Whether you're a subscriber to Sky's premium Now TV on-demand streaming service or not, the company's £10 Now TV set-top box is becoming an increasingly good deal if you're looking to hook a dumb TV up to the web on the cheap. In addition to the BBC iPlayer and Demand 5 catch-up services, it now offers Channel 4's 4oD for free too. [Now TV] Read More >>
Channel 4's just updated its apps for both iOS and Android to allow downloading of shows for offline viewing, beating the BBC to the offline-Android punch. Now you can cringe at the Inbetweeners even when you're 60m underground on the Northern Line. Read More >>
Want to watch the likes of Shameless, Peep Show, or even Grand Designs on your Android of choice? Well now you can, and without having to mess around with a web app, either. Download the official 4oD app from Google Play and stream shows, via Wi-Fi only, to your hearts content. Well, if you're not rooted that is.
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Good news for commuters, people with really slow internet and the 4G-less majority - the 4oD app's getting a serious makeover, with the notable introduction of offline viewing and live streaming. Read More >>
With a wee bit of fanfare and a few murmurings of excitement, Netflix has finally arrived in the UK and Ireland. But it is really that big of a deal? It's not as if we don't have a veritable avalanche of television on-demand services already dribbling out of our ears. Between iPlayer, LOVEFiLM, 4OD, ITV Player, Virgin Media, iTunes, YouTube and Sky, we've got all the bases covered thank you very much. Or do we? Read More >>
Microsoft has come through with its promise to deliver a few UK-themed catch-up channels for those who do their TV watching through Xbox 360, with archive content from both Channel 4 and Five now available. Read More >>
Microsoft has announced plans to add BBC and Channel 4 content to its Xbox 360 TV service, finally bringing the big guns to its Xbox Live media domination plans. But it's a bit late, isn't it? Read More >>