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HBO launches interactive Game of Thrones guide ahead of season 4

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Any good GoT fan will know that the fourth season of the hit TV saga airs this weekend and to celebrate HBO has launched an interactive online guide designed to get us all up-to-date with what's been happening in Westeros (and not to mention even further afield). The site over at viewers-guide.hbo.com allows you to…

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Google's Photowall turns your TV into a huge photo frame

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After launching its new Chromecast streaming dongle in the UK last week, Google has also unveiled a new app called Photowall, which turns a your TV into, you guessed it, a big wall of photos. Chromecast users will be able to send their photos to their screens via an iOS app and an Android version…

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Now Sky is going to take on Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Tesco in download and keep movies

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Apple's iTunes Store, Netflix, Amazon and Tesco's Blinkbox will soon have a new rival. According to reports today Sky is planning to launch a new service that will enable customers to download and keep movie titles from its Sky Store. Up until now they have only been able to download them and keep them for…

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Massive BBC iPlayer expansion – new channels, exclusive online content, 30 days to watch programmes and more

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Some seismic news from the BBC this morning. It has unveiled plans to develop its online iPlayer service taking it from broadcast TV catch-up to what the corporation says will be the BBC's primary digital entertainment destination. In what might be seen one day as watershed moment for the BBC is said that the revamped…

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Sky adds Wi-Fi to Sky+HD and drops a new two terabyte Sky+HD 2TB boxes

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As has been rumoured for a while now Sky has today confirmed that its next generation of Sky + boxes - namely the Sky+HD and Sky+HD 2TB will come with integrated wireless facilities. The built in Wi-Fi will enable them to be seamlessly integrated on to a wireless network to access Sky's On Demand service.…

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Sky adds new +HD box and £10 streaming gizmo

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A couple of big-ish announcements this morning from Sky TV. The satellite TV broadcaster/broadband provider has announced the imminent arrival of a new Sky+HD box, with integrated wireless facilities and a Now TV £10 box that enables viewers to watch on demand services. The announcement of the new box was included in the company's financial…

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Will you be buying the Google Chromecast?

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It has been hailed as a smart move by Google, but will you be investing in one? The Google Chromecast, which debuted yesterday is a dongle that plugs into your TV's HDMI socket and enables you to stream video content from a number of devices to your screen. It is apparently compatible with Android and…

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Sharp unveils the 90inch Aquos LC-90LE757 – the biggest TV to go on sale in Europe ever

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If you are lusting after a big TV and we mean really big then Sharp has some great news. It has just agreed to start selling the Aquos LC-90LE757, which has a screen size of a monstrously large 90inches, in the UK. Ideal for football player penthouses the set is a whole is six inches…

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John Lewis offers free six months broadband with your gadget

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I'd always thought that one day soon hardware manufacturers would be giving their gadgets away with deals for broadband or subscriptions to services. Now it appears that I have got it wrong and the deals are the other way round. Retailer John Lewis has announced that if you buy an internet enabled product from the…

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Ditch the cinema and bring it to your home with Sony's state of the art projectors

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We all know attending the cinema is built up to be a truly magical experience, you get your favourite popcorn, rush excitedly into the theatre, sit down on comfy seats and stay there for two hours, completely transfixed by the movie in front of you. However we also all know (but forget at the crucial…

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TalkTalk launches (kinda) free YouView boxes & Joanna Lumley re-enacts famous TV moments

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We're unsure as to how many launches digital terrestrial TV service YouView has had now, but at the latest 'official' launch Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest were treated to national treasure Joanna Lumley appearing to beat the hell out of the original Austin 1300 car used in the famous Fawlty Towers sketch (actually she wasn't…

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