Tag Archives | Television


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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Keep Calm and Re-Scan Saorview

Remember all that  talk about Digital SwitchOver (or Analogue SwitchOff) last year.  Yes it was a year ago and now we can all forget about it, right?  Well not quite, because RTE are planning to introduce new HD services in the new year, and so we’re all being asked to re-tune our TVs, set-top boxes, […]

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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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Daft.ie Launch Smart TV App

Online property portal Daft.ie has announced that they’ve launched an App for the Samsung range of “smart” TVs. The new app will allow users to access all advertised properties, search and save them to their existing Daft.ie account. Do you have a smart TV? Would you use this? Related articles Daft.ie Unveil TV ad (technology.ie)

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Austerity Technology

I hate to use the word ‘austerity’.  I’ve resisted giving in to the “doom & gloom”, aware that it’s a convenient trope for media in “the current climate”. But in 2011 it’s become clear that ‘austerity’ is more than just a media cliche.  And this Christmas as we’ve reconnected with old friends, people are talking […]

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