Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • LG first to offer curved OLED televisions to consumers

    Posted on April 30, 2013 by admin

    LG Electronics are to start selling curved OLED TVs to consumers from next month, making them the first company to offer such technology to the general public. The first product to be launched will be a 55inch (140cm) model (EA9800), costing the equivalent of around £8700.  The TV will be launched in LG’s native South Korea, but ..

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  • Sir David Attenborough to launch Radio 4’s ‘Tweet of the Day”

    Posted on April 26, 2013 by admin

    The BBC has announced a new early morning feature named “Tweet of the Day” which will be launched by Veteran wildlife presenter, Sir David Attenborough. The New series, which will be a 90 second daily broadcast, will feature the song of a particular bird, followed by an expert insight into the birds life, habits, and behaviour patter..

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  • Virgin Media adds 21 channels to TV Anywhere service

    Posted on April 26, 2013 by admin

    Virgin Media has added 21 new channels to its TV Anywhere service. Available for all Virgin TV subscribers the service now offers Viacom and Sky channels including Discovery Networks, NBC Universal and Channel 4 on PCs and Desktops. TiVo customers can also download an app for iOS devices to watch Virgin TV on an iPhone, iPad, or iTouch. ..

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  • Android users welcome BBC iPlayer Radio app

    Posted on April 25, 2013 by admin

    The BBC has launched its iPlayer Radio app for Android devices.  As well as access to the BBC radio stations, the app features an alarm to wake up with a favourite programme. The gesture-based software allows users to access on-demand content, videos and set programme reminders with a swipe of the screen.    Although Androi..

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  • New FM frequency for Lakeland Radio

    Posted on April 25, 2013 by admin

    Kendal-based radio station, Lakeland Radio has added another FM frequency to serve the town of Keswick. The station, which launched in 2001, already offers transmission on 100.1 for Kendal and 100.8 for Windermere. The new frequency, 101.4 MHz FM will be a welcome addition for the residents of Keswick.   The station says: “If you l..

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  • Surveys reveal UK on-demand market approaching saturation

    Posted on April 17, 2013 by admin

    YouGov has revealed that the UK market for on-demand services is reaching saturation point. 48% of the UK online population have used digital TV catch-up services in the last three months. BBC iPlayer has been identified as by far the most popular service, followed by YouTube, Virgin Tivo and Sky Sports. The surveys also revealed that a t..

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  • Leading creative figures sign up to BBC Radio 4 art initiative

    Posted on April 17, 2013 by admin

    BBC Radio 4 has welcomed dozens of the world’s leading creative figures to its arts initiative. From Monday 22 April, The Cultural Exchange will see 75 of the highest-profile names in the arts world sharing their own personal cultural recommendations. Tracey Emin, novelist Jeanette Winterson, ballerina Tamara Rojo, broadcaster Melvyn Br..

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  • New contract from O2 offers unlimited upgrades

    Posted on April 17, 2013 by admin

    O2 has launched a new flexible mobile phone contract that allows customers to upgrade at any time. O2 Refresh splits phone and airtime charges into separate contracts to allow customers to change handsets as often as they want. The deal includes a raft of top-end handsets, including Apple's latest iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3, Blackberry Z..

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  • Doro introduces its new 'tough' easy to use phone

    Posted on April 17, 2013 by admin

    Doro has launched the latest addition to its PhoneEasy series of easy-to-use phones. The PhoneEasy 520X is Doro’s first ‘rugged’ handset, promising to be shock, dust and splash resistant. As well as sporting tough outer casing, the 520X also features a torch. Featuring Doro’s signature emergency assistance function, at the press o..

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  • Sony Radio Academy Awards nominations announced

    Posted on April 11, 2013 by admin

    Nominations for the Sony Radio Awards 2013 have been announced.  Among the hopefuls are BBC Asian Network, BBC Radio 5 live and Classic FM who are nominated for the prestigious ‘UK Station of the Year’ award. Newly appointed BBC Radio 1 breakfast presenter Nick Grimshaw missed out on the Breakfast Show of the Year category, but h..

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