The BBC's YouTube channel, which is usually little more than a collection of trailers and sample clips, is now hosting a full 1080p HD video of the London 2012 fireworks display. If you like going "Oooh!" at bright lights, 11 minutes of HD oooh-ing, with music by The Kinks and Soft Cell, is there to enjoy. [YouTube]
Look at that whopper. It's LG's forthcoming 3D UD TV, with the UD part of that standing for Ultra Definition -- meaning the display supports a staggering 3840 x 2160 image resolution, with its images composed of eight million pixels.
Remember OLED? Even back in 2009 we were lamenting how the gorgeous screen tech seemed to be a flash in the pan for televisions—at least for those with less income than Lex Luthor. LG, however, is OLED-ready.
The battle for the UK streaming rights between LoveFilm and the incoming Netflix is really hotting up. While Netflix has seen the majority of exclusive deals, LoveFilm's hit back, first with Warner Brothers and now Sony Pictures.
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.
Looks like Netflix is going to offer a tad more for Brits than just crummy American films come early 2012. The BBC has signed up to put its back catalogue on the streaming service, with highlights including Torchwood, Spooks, Little Britain and Fawlty Towers.
A future update to Virgin Media's TiVo software will add in support for the BBC's enhanced "Red Button" features, allowing Virgin subscribers to fiddle with all the corporation's multi-screen feeds of major events.
Virgin Media's automated censoring tool has been giving everyone a good laugh over the weekend, thanks to over enthusiastically scanning programme listings and removing potentially rude words regardless of context.
Jeremy Hunt, the Culture Secretary, has announced the first 20 towns that are expected to get local TV stations occupying channel 106 on Freeview. Each town or city has been hand picked by Ofcom from a list of 65, and are expected to be licensed come summer 2012 for all your local TV issues.
The BBC is carrying out another tech test of its 3D broadcasting abilities, only this time it's also sticking the end results up on iPlayer -- so owners of internet connected 3D TVs can enjoy the footage as well.