The Xbox One is Turning Your Phone Into the Only Remote You Need

The Xbox One's TV-controlling powers are a great feature; having a list of just the channels you watch is how all TV surfing should be. But if you use a set-top box, you probably also have a DVR, and the Xbox One has been useless at controlling it. Until now. Read More >>

BT's Rural Broadband Plans Criticised by MPs for Lacking Useful Details

The complex plan to wire up the messier rural parts of the country have been criticised by a group of MPs again, who say that BT's failing to provide accurate future coverage and speed data and also accuse it of altering plans to freeze out the competition. Read More >>

Netflix Streams Coming to Virgin Media TiVo Boxes

Two of our media titans are set to collide, with old world cable TV and ISP network Virgin Media set to start carrying content from new media streaming darling Netflix. Read More >>

BT Sport Channels Now Available in HD on Virgin Media

The two BT Sport channels and their ESPN overseas exchange student buddy are now available on Virgin Media, with the cable network providing them for free to anyone who currently subscribes to the Virgin XL TV bundle. Read More >>

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This Is What an Undersea Data Cable Actually Looks Like

The internet doesn't just happen; it's served up to us by thousands of miles of physical cabling, and much of it, naturally, has to stretch under the sea in order to make it truly international. In case you've ever wondered, this is what one of those cables actually looks like. Read More >>

Chopped Cable Downs Virgin Media TV and Internet on the South Coast

The precious umbilical cord of light that connects thousands of Portsmouth and Southampton residents to the internet has been cut through by engineers, leaving thousands of Virgin customers in the area without telly and cable broadband. Read More >>

Google Works Out How to Make Money From Android -- Charge £16 for a USB Cable

Google has launched a new range of official accessories to accompany the Nexus 4, although you'd be best off not bothering with its USB cable which costs a ludicrous £9.99 -- and an additional £5.99 in shipping costs. Madness. Read More >>

Stand Your iPhone Up Like a Cobra and Charge It While You're at It

Ever wanted to make your iPhone stand up like a Cobra ready to strike? Well now you can, and you can charge it at the same time too. Meet the Une Bobine -- a crappy name, but a potentially useful little cable, which having blasted through Kickstarter, is now on sale. Read More >>

Having Doubled Your Speed, Virgin Kicks Off Its Free 120Mbit Broadband Boost

Good news for those with Virgin's blazing 100Mbit broadband; after doubling everyone's speed for free, meaning 50Mbiters already got upgraded to 100Mbps, the cable company has just started bumping you all up to 120Mbit, and you don't have to spend a penny to get it, either. Read More >>

Bloomberg: No New Apple TV This Year

We heard in August that Apple had been struggling to square up the future of its TV service with the big bad cable companies over. Now, a Bloomberg source is admitting that it means no new Apple TV product will launch this year. Read More >>

This Sure Looks Like Apple's New iPhone Cable

Another day closer to the iPhone 5 launch, another alleged leak part. This time is the USB cable with the rumoured iPhone dock connector. It certainly looks designed by Apple, a bit like a Thunderbolt cable. Read More >>

Reuters: Apple Shrinking iPhone Connector to 19-Pin Port

The idea of Apple ditching the current 30-pin iPhone connection in favour of something smaller has been floating around for some time. Now, Reuters is reporting that the next iPhone will feature a new, 19-pin connection. Read More >>

Apple's New iPhone 5 Connector Could Be a Mini MagSafe With Data

Yesterday we heard that Apple's working up a smaller dock connector for the incoming iPhone 5, but rumour has it we might see something akin to a mini MagSafe, just like the MagSafe2 Apple shoved onto the new MacBook Pro and Air. Read More >>

Forget BT's 330Mbps Fibre, We Want Virgin to Pump Out 4,700Mbps Over Cable Broadband

BT might be pushing 330Mbps through fibre this July, but it seems that good old copper isn't down and out just yet. The Germans have successfully tested broadband at a colossal 4.7Gbps; that's over 14 times as fast as our new top speed, using just standard cable in the field. Come on Virgin, where are you on that? Read More >>

Steve Jobs Was Smacked Down by CBS' CEO Over Apple TV

Speaking at a conference in LA on Saturday, CBS' CEO Leslie Moonves explained how Steve Jobs approached him with a pitch for an Apple subscription content service. Moonves, however, wasn't convinced, and he decided to turn Jobs away. Read More >>

A Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 or a Motorola Xoom For Under £280 Is Your We-Want-Android-Not-That-Overpriced-Apple-Rubbish Deal of the Day

The iPad 3 is on its way but let’s not get ourselves completely hung on that – it’s only a machine and it’s certainly not the boss of us. Other similar machines are available and perfectly capable of doing the same stuff as Apple's tablet. Read More >>


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