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Tough Mudder partners with Sky Sports for event coverage

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Obstacle course marathon event runner, Tough Mudder, has signed a deal with Sky Sports to showcase its events on digital on-demand and linear TV platforms starting in 2017. The partnership will see a show created around the World’s Toughest Mudder 2016 race event, as well as a series focusing on …

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Apple said to take on Netflix with its own TV Series

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Apple may have hit a wall with its TV streaming service but it looks like the company is now looking to get serious about creating its own original content instead by adopting the Netflix model. According to sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the company is currently warming up to the …

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We may see FreeSync technology come to TVs

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Since launch, variable refresh rate technologies like FreeSync and G-Sync have gone on to become staple features for PC gamers, removing things like screen tearing while making games feel smoother by letting the GPU control the monitor’s refresh rate so that it matches your frame rate. However, there are plenty …

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BBC Three is now online only

BBC Three has ended its run as a traditional TV channel and is now officially an online only destination. To celebrate the end of its 13 year run on TV, the channel broadcast some of its most popular shows, including Family Guy and the Mighty Boosh among others. BBC Three …

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NBC executive not concerned about Netflix, Amazon, Youtube

If you look back to the late ’90s, early ’00s, there were a lot of people claiming that the internet wasn’t a threat to their business and wouldn’t change the way we do things. That’s why it feels like deja vu when head of NBC’s research and media development, Alan Wurtzel, claims …

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BBC entire online presence is down

If you tried to visit BBC News, watch iPlayer or use any of the BBC’s online services this morning, you will have found them surprisingly unresponsive. Since the early hours of the 31st, most of the BBC’s online presence has been down, though the BBC News Facebook page has remained …

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Apple is reportedly putting its TV service plans on hold

Over the last year, plenty of rumours surrounding Apple’s own live-streamed internet TV service have made the rounds, with a few TV networks also confirming that they were in talks with Apple about being on the service. However, it looks like negotiations have been taking too long and Apple is …

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Razer to honour Ouya Free the Games funding commitments

Although the Android Ouya console failed to make the splash its developers hoped, one aspect of its platform did impress a lot of indies: its Free the Game promotion. With it, Ouya promised to match whatever developers were able to raise on Kickstarter from a million dollar fund. The plan …

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LG shows off 55” OLED TV that is 1mm thick

At a press event in South Korea, LG Electronics has demonstrated the world’s first and yet the only 55” OLED [organic light emitting diode] display that is less than one millimeter thick and weighs less than two kilograms. The company did not reveal when displays like that are expected to …

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Apple cuts price of Apple TV to £59/$69

In an unexpected move, Apple on Monday reduced the price of its Apple TV set-top-box to £59/$69. It is expected that lower price will help Apple to sell more of its STBs and eventually boost sales of video content via iTunes. For well over a year Apple is rumoured to …

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Watch London Zoo’s animals live on Youtube

Considering how much of the internet is consumed by animal pictures, videos and GIFs (the unholy marriage of the former two) it seems ridiculous that someone didn’t think of this already. Now though, thanks to a partnership between London Zoo and Google, you can view live video streams of some …

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Microsoft announce Xbox One TV Tuner for Europe

Microsoft has announced that it will begin selling an Xbox One TV Tuner later this year. The console add-on will be coming to the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany, allowing users to watch freeview channels through the One Guide on Microsoft’s console. The tuner supports free to air standards …

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Google is planning an Android TV

Google is reportedly planning to release an Android TV, the new service will go head to head against Amazon’s recently launched Fire TV as well as the rumoured revamped Apple TV. However, this isn’t Google’s first time releasing a TV service, previously the company released Google TV but it failed …

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