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New Star Trek Series & Complete Archive Comes to Netflix

Netflix and CBS Studios International have announced a landmark international licensing agreement for the new “Star Trek” television series. Netflix will be the exclusive premiere home of “Star Trek” in 188 countries (excluding the US and Canada). Each episode of the new series will be available globally within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere. Additionally, all […]

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BBC Three Ceases Broadcasting, Moves Online

Thirteen years after it began broadcasting, the BBC’s youth oriented TV channel BBC Three stopped broadcasting yesterday. Instead, it is to continue as an online service, offering about 4 hours a week of new content, available on-demand via the BBC iPlayer, and YouTube. It’s a significant milestone in the move away from ‘linear’ TV, meaning programmes streamed sequentially in a ‘channel’ […]

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Netflix Increase Prices Again

Netflix have upped their prices again. The new prices start at €7.99 / month and go up to €11.99 / month: All plans still come with a free 30 day trial for new users. The latest round of price increases won’t impact existing subscribers until the middle of next year according to an email the […]

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Game of Thrones Visual Effects (Video)

German company Mackevision is one of several involved in the visual effects of HBO’s blockbuster series Game of Thrones. A couple of days ago they released a video that “reveals” some of the visual effects work they contributed to season 4. It’s a little bit like having a magician tell you how they perform a […]

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Computer Code In Movies & TV Shows

Films and TV shows often feature computers. Some of the computers display code on the screen, but is the code real? What would the code actually do? Well some people have gone to the trouble of checking it out in detail and, of course, there’s a blog dedicated to collecting it  You’ll find screenshots and […]

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Adding films and shows to "my list" on Netflix

Netflix Adds Wishlist Feature

Netflix has finally launched a “wishlist” feature that they’re calling “my list”. As a regular Netflix user this is a very welcome addition. The feature will be available to Netflix Ireland and UK users as well as those in other markets. One of my pet peeves while using Netflix is that there was no easy […]

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Netflix Publish Latest ISP Index

Netflix have published their monthly ISP Index. For Ireland the ranking is now: Which is pretty much the same as last month. But what about historically? That’s a little bit more interesting: But the speeds themselves are still really slow with only one ISP (Magnet) giving an average over 2 megabits per second. Remember how […]

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Amazon Taking On Netflix With Original Series?

Last Friday Amazon debuted the pilots for several TV shows on their video streaming service. The 14 pilots include 8 sitcoms and 6 kids animated shows. Based on the viewers’ feedback Amazon will then decide which shows to actually order. In a release earlier today they announced that the pilots had been the most watched […]

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