Monthly Archives: October 2012

Samsung ES7000 & ES8000 Smart TVs Get Spotify App

Bored, with nothing to watch on television? Well, so long as you happen to own a compatible Samsung Smart TV, you’ll no longer have to worry about that; as from today, you can always flip over to Spotify’s new music channel. Samsung ES7000 & ES8000 Smart TVs get Spotify app The Seoul-headquartered manufacturer has just announced the addition of the ... Read More »

Sony Goes Big On 4K With 84-Inch KD-84X9005 LED TV

2012 has marked a spectacular return to form for Sony as far as its Bravia HDTV lineup is concerned, with the flagship HX853 series scooping up awards after awards in various publications and industry events – the 55-inch KDL-55HX853 we reviewed back in June remains the best LED LCD TV we’ve seen this year. Not content to rest on its ... Read More »

Android Beats iOS In Second Screen Usage When Watching TV

The vast majority of UK viewers possessing smartphones and tablets have tried ‘second-screen’ devices whilst watching their favourite TV shows, although many report that they are not satisfied with the level of engagement offered by the service, according to new research by Red Bee Media. The study also found that second screen adoption is more prevalent among Android device users ... Read More »

BBC Worldwide To Launch 2 New Channels On YouTube

BBC Worldwide has announced the launch of two new channels on YouTube, one dedicated to science programming and the other to broadcast programmes on nature. BBC Worldwide to launch 2 new channels on YouTube The Beeb’s commercial arm says that its new YouTube nature channel will be funded by Bristol-based BBC Earth Productions, headquarters of its Natural History unit, and ... Read More »

Oppo BDP-103 4K Upscaling Blu-ray Player To Hit UK Soon

Turn back the clock five years previously, and Oppo was the brand of choice for anyone looking to buy a DVD player, with its DV-981HD model generally considered to be one of the best in the business. Then along came Blu-ray players, and Oppo continued to be one of the most revered names around, with many rival manufacturers ditching premium ... Read More »