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Amazon Fire TV price drop 'til midnight

In a bid to promote the new Jeremy Clarkson (& Co) show, The Grand Tour, Amazon have decided to drop the price of their Amazon Fire TV. It is only until midnight tonight (today being 20th September 2016, if you're reading this late), and you'll get £25 off, bagging the set-top box for £9.99. Now,…

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Captain Morgan ad, banned

Captain Morgan ad, banned

Alcohol - it makes you better looking, more witty, a superior dancer, and of course, gives you the confidence to actually believe the aforementioned things you've told yourself. Confidence you say? Careful now, as a television advert for Captain Morgan rum has been told off for that precise reason. Featuring a boat party and a…

TV Licence rules are changing for catch-up

The TV licence is having some changes which come into place on September 1st, and it seems a lot of people don't know about it. According to a new survey, four in five households are oblivious or don't care. There's a risk of a fine of £1,000, which is worth knowing about though. Basically, the…

Summer of sport - save money by watching it in the pub

If you're a sports fan, this summer is an absolute treat. There's the imminent Euro 2016 tournament, as well as Wimbledon, the Olympics in Rio, the Tour de France, formula one, cricket, the Open, and more. If you hate sport, then you're going to be playing with your phone a lot, and tutting under your…

Netflix prices going up for some

The price of Netflix is going to be rising for some of their customers - most notably, the oldest (most loyal?) customers of the video streaming service. At the moment, Netflix has three packages in the UK - there's Basic, Standard, and Premium. Basic costs £5.99 per month, which has standard picture quality and only…

Record and watch your favourite TV shows on tablets with EE

You know how you can record things with Sky Q, and watch them on a number of devices? Well, Sky have got some competition because EE TV customers can now do the same. You'll be able to watch Match of the Day, or episodes of Bargain Hunt while you're down the gym, or wishing you were…

Microsoft to let you trade games for credit?

When Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, there was a lot of anger at the idea that you couldn't play old games on them. Well, it looks like they're having a look at this area, which could see gamers being able to resell their old games in exchange for credit. This rumour concerns digital games, which…

Sky are putting their prices up

Hey Sky customers! You're going to be paying more for your services, as the company are sticking their prices up on June 1st 2016. You should be getting some correspondence from them this week, telling you that you that prices are going up. If you're a new customer, you'll be paying less than existing customers…

Will Sony play ball with Microsoft over cross-platform gaming?

Remember the head of [email protected], Chris Charla, saying that Rocket League would be a cross-platform game, so that PC owners and Xbox One gamers could play together? Well, everyone got excited at the prospect of being able to play against your chums on different consoles, with Xbox One players taking on those with PS4 machines.…

Xbox One and PS4 gamers to play together, online?

One of the things that has annoyed gamers for a while, but just accepted as is, is the fact that people with different consoles can't play against each other online, even if they've both got the same game like FIFA 16, or something. Well, that could all be changing, if Microsoft have their way. PC…

Have Sony just leaked what is next for the PS4?

Sony revealed a load of new features that are being tested on for the PS4, such as a friend online notification, an option to appear offline, a scheduling option so you can organise when to play games online with friends, the ability to livestream to Dailymotion, and more. Well, thanks to a potential gaffe by Sony,…

TV licence to be changed for catch-up

If you've been refusing to pay for your licence fee, but watching programmes on catch-up through the BBC's iPlayer, things could be changing. Some of you will know that, through iPlayer, you can watch TV shows minutes after broadcast, and it is all legal and lovely. Well, John Whittingdale, the culture secretary, might be putting the…

Sky+ updates will keep you on the sofa FOREVER

Sky have been tinkering with the whole Sky+ thing, and have started doling out the next-gen Sky Q box to some customers. They've been keeping the system updated, and as of this week, there's going to be a host of new features to be enjoyed. If you're a fan of the Box Set feature, you'll…

Stream your tunes without your phone

Irritated by having to take your phone with you when you go for a run, or go for a sweat down the gym? Well, some people think they've got just the solution. It is a dongle called Mighty, and it is a thing that is wireless, and doesn't need your phone or apps to work.…

Pirate Bay adds 'Stream It!' option

The Pirate Bay are at it again, annoying people from entertainment companies and broadcasters, with the release of a button that allows you to stream films and TV shows, as well as the usual option of being able to swipe it for yourself. Now, you won't necessarily have to download a film or show, instead,…