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Amazon Announces Alexa-Enabled Echo Earbuds, Glasses, A Ring – And An Oven

Earlier today, Amazon announced a number of new devices at their annual “Echo” event in Seattle. As you would expect, Amazon introduced a slate of new Alexa-enabled devices, from a new “Echo Studio” high-end speaker, to a ring and eyeglasses with built-in Alexa, and even… a smart oven. While there were no major Fire TV

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NOW TV’s Entertainment Pass Price Is Going Up

Sky is raising prices on their NOW TV streaming TV service again – this time for the Entertainment Pass, which had a steady price for two years. Starting October 9, the price will go up from £7.99/month to £8.99/month. NOW TV was created as Sky’s answer to Netflix and cord cutters – a cheap TV

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New Amazon Fire TV Cube Coming To The UK, Plus A Soundbar And A TV

Amazon unveiled yesterday a number of new Fire TV and Alexa-enabled devices: A second-generation Fire TV Cube (a mix between a Fire TV streaming device and an Echo), a “Fire TV Edition” soundbar, and a Fire TV Edition telly from JVC. Unlike some other past announcements, these devices will all come to the UK –

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NOW TV Raising Sky Sports Price – For The Second Time This Year

Bad news for TV sports fans – again. Seven months after raising the price of the NOW TV Sky Sports Day Pass, Sky is raising it yet again – from £8.99 to £9.99 (per day). Pricing of the Week Pass and the Month Pass remain unchanged. Cord cutting sports fans don’t have a lot of

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Sky Crime and Sky Comedy

Sky Is Adding Two New Channels To NOW TV: Crime And Comedy

Two new channels are set to be added to Sky and NOW TV’s services in the coming months: Sky Crime, which will feature true crime shows from the US, and Sky Comedy, which will include premium scripted US comedy shows from HBO, NBC and Showtime. NOW TV was created as Sky’s answer to Netflix and

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Streaming TV Is Demolishing Pay-TV And Broadcast Channels In The UK

A new Ofcom report sheds some light on the streaming habits of Brits – and shows how regular pay-TV companies (Sky/Virgin Media/etc’) are losing the battle to streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Furthermore, broadcast channels such as BBC 1 and ITV are also losing viewers – a lot of them – in

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It’s Official: BBC iPlayer Gets Permission To Keep Shows For 12 Months

Tired of having your favourite programmes disappear from BBC iPlayer after 30 days? Following a proposal from the BBC, they now have permission from Ofcom to keep programmes on iPlayer for a full year. While this is meant to help the BBC compete with streaming services such as Netflix, the new decision also comes with

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BritBox Is Coming: New Details On The BBC/ITV Joint Streaming Service

BritBox, the joint streaming TV venture from BBC and ITV which is supposed to be the British answer to Netflix, is coming this autumn. The service, according to newly released details, will cost £5.99 a month, and will have no exclusive new programmes at launch (though new programmes are expected to arrive in 2020.) The

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