Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sky 3D Channel Programme Line-Up Unveiled

Pipped to the 3D post following Virgin Media’s surprise launch of a 3D movies on-demand service yesterday, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) is understandably keen to remind the public that its Sky 3D Channel – scheduled to be fully launched in less than two days’ time on Friday the 1st of October – is still top dog when it comes to ... Read More »

Virgin Media Unveils 3D Movies On Demand To Beat Sky 3D Launch

In a rather cheeky act of one-upmanship, Virgin Media today announced the launch of what the company claimed to be the “first commercially available 3D service” in the United Kingdom, narrowly beating by 3 days the full launch of the Sky 3D channel offering from arch rival British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB). Although in operation since the 3rd of April, Sky’s ... Read More »

ITV2 HD To Arrive On Sky+ HD On 7 October

Following last month’s news that ITV is going to launch its remaining 3 channels of ITV2, ITV3 and ITV4 in crisp high-definition on the Sky satellite TV subscription platform, the date of the first HD broadcast has now been confirmed: Sky+ HD subscribers will be able to tune in to the ITV2 HD channel from the 7th of October. Although ... Read More »

Sony To Officially Launch Google TV Set On 12 Oct

News and rumours about Google TV – an open-source software platform developed together by some of the world’s most influential technology companies including Google, Sony, Intel and Logitech – have been circulating aplenty since it was officially unveiled back in May this year. Very soon many of the questions will be answered, because the first HDTV to be powered by ... Read More »

Panasonic Launches Latest TV Advert For Viera 3D TVs

One of the earliest TV manufacturers to jump on the 3D TV bandwagon, Panasonic has never been one to skimp on marketing its extra-dimensional products using TV commercials. According to a press release issued by Panasonic, the latest advertisement for its Viera range of 3D TVs was to be aired on ITV1 at precisely 7:45pm yesterday during the commercial break ... Read More »