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Germany calling: Sky TV plans an iPad push

Tweet News Corp. doesn’t just own a load of newspapers, it also owns Sky – and it looks like it intends introducing iPad-compatible Sky TV subscriptions, beginning with a roll-out in Germany later this month. Sky Deutschland, News Corp.‘s German pay-TV provider will introduce its Sky Anywhere TV viewing service for the iPad in mid-May. […]

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Apple Closes LaLa.com. Will iTunes.com Launch In June? 5

Tweet Apple will close down its recently-acquired LaLa.com service on May 31, the company revealed in a bried message posted on the streaming music service’s website. Existing users will be able to log in until the end of next month.

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iPhone-controlled iPad Becomes TV Games Console – Can Apple TV Be Far Behind?? 13

Tweet Once again, with the technology so obvious that developers are already creating such solutions, there is a future for the Apple TV, as a low cost console for the television that aggregates all your iTunes media, offers internet access and surfing, a full selection of HD or upscaled iPhone apps and higher capacity. Oh, […]

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Apple versus Google: Now Samsung Plans An Android-Powered TV 7

Tweet Just how far is the battle going to go, as Apple defines itself as the world’s leading consumer electronics company while Google attempts to retool itself as a product and software firm, rather than a search engine. Now comes the news Samsung may be preparing to assemble Android-powered televisions…

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Apple geeks antsy as iPad TV ad debuts during the Oscars 1

Tweet Look – its Apple’s new TV ad spot, extolling the virtues of its camera-free (like anyone really needs one) iPad. Look in wonder as those hands lovingly caress the digital revolution. Ask yourself how often you’ll see one pulled out for playback on the tube or bus…is this a computer for some of us […]

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Anime leads YouTube’s video-on-demand niche attack on Hulu, iTunes 1

Tweet YouTube has quietly widened the range of videos it is making available for rent through the popular Google-owned service, betting a little face that a focus on niche markets will help it take on existing behemoths in the online video on-demand space, such as iPlayer, Hulu and iTunes.

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iPlayer comes to Nintendo Wii next week

Tweet The BBC and Nintendo UK today introduced a new version of the popular BBC iPlayer on Nintendo’s Wii. First made available through the console’s Internet Channel in April 2008, BBC iPlayer will now be available as a dedicated Wii Channel to provide Wii users with a new, richer experience of the BBC’s TV and […]

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Spinal Tap’s new short movie is iTunes scoop

Tweet In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the cult classic film “This is Spinal Tap”, Shorts International and INgrooves have released Spinal Tap’s new short film, “Stonehenge: ‘Tis A Magic Place”. The film is available to download exclusively from iTunes for $1.99. The seven-minute short marks iTunes’ first original film, where Spinal Tap, having […]

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Netflix video service aims at iPhone 1

Tweet Netflix is developing a streaming application that will enable iPhone users to stream movies offered by the service over a WiFi connection, reports claim. This ‘Watch Instantly’ feature is already available to Mac and PC users on an unlimited plan, as it is to Xbox 360 owners. Some reports also claim the online video […]

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