The ongoing legal case between some of the UK's big ad-funded TV networks and streaming site TVCatchup has come its latest conclusion, with the European court of Justice ruling that any streaming services must get permission from the original broadcaster to redistribute their feeds. And that's very unlikely to be granted. 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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Scientists working for forthcoming Channel 4 TV show How to Build a Bionic Man assembled the most cutting-edge prosthetic limbs available today, creating an incredibly versatile robot person for around $1m. Read More >>
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 >>
The US of A has a history of....'adapting' British TV, nicking the characters and the plot and shoehorning them into a more American setting. In this case, they've wholesale pinched the characters of The Inbetweeners; got a man with a deep voice to do the trailer, and made some kind of mutant cross between E4's sitcom and High School Musical. Read More >>
Charlie Brooker's first season of Black Mirror received complaints and praise in equal measure for its, err, provocative content. Now, Channel 4 wants more. (Praise, that is, not complaints.) Read More >>
Channel 4's news team has smashed a huge hole in the wall of online kiddy chat room Habbo Hotel, unearthing a sadly predictable mess of predatory paedos hanging around within its cartoony halls. It's enough to see financial backers and high street shops drop the Habbo brand in a flash. Read More >>
Seems everyone wants to cash in on Steve Jobs now he's no longer able to defend himself. A long-lost interview with Jobs from back in 1995, which was originally recorded for a Channel 4 documentary aptly titled The Triumph of the Nerds, has been found on VHS tape, restored and will be released, unedited, as a film. Read More >>
If adverts on the goggle box weren’t annoying enough for you, you can now participate in them live thanks to the magic of Twitter. Channel 4 is going to broadcast the “world premier” of the full trailer for Prometheus and then follow it up with a 40-second live advert featuring your responses on Twitter. Read More >>
Need yet another way to watch endless repeats of Location, Location, Location? Channel 4's got one lined up in the shape of 4seven, a new channel set to repeat the "noisiest" and most popular elements of its output. Read More >>
SeeSaw, the evolution of the once fateful joint venture between BBC, ITV and Channel 4, Project Kangaroo, has shuttered after investment in June this year failed to save the troubled company. 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 >>