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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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The Trailer for the New X-Files Mini-Series is Here!

Fox TV has just released the Trailer for the new X-Files mini-series which is due to air in January. [youtube]https://youtu.be/_1SmJUBT5q0[/youtube]   The trailer shows Fox Mulder, played by David Duchovny, apparently getting back in the saddle, as he is recruited and gets a shave and a suit. “I can’t do it alone”, he says, before calling his old partner […]

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Galway Gamers’ Kickstarter Launches Biker Mice for Mobile

Fans of nineties TV animation Biker Mice from Mars have an opportunity to help turn the franchise into a mobile game, thanks to a Kickstarter launched by an Irish company yesterday. Galway-based game developers 9th Impact beat off international competition last year to get the licence to develop a Biker Mice game for Android and iOS. They’ve been working […]

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What if Man of Steel Was in Colour? [Video]

The success of dark-themed and dark-toned Batman films had an influence on the last Superman movie, it appears. Just how much of an influence becomes obvious when you see Man of Steel corrected to give it a brighter look. It would appear that the darker look was a decision taken in post-production, as the brightened images seem to correspond […]

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New Freemium ‘RTE International Player’ is a Response to Diaspora’s Demands

The new RTÉ Player International was launched yesterday by Ryan Tubridy, along with some other well known RTÉ faces. http://youtu.be/0l8el3KmbNY Based on a ‘freemium’ model, the app, which is available on iOS devices only, offers about 100 hours of free RTÉ programming, with up to 500 hours available for a subscription of €8.99 per month. […]

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Conn Talks Blogging Tonight on TG4

Update: now you can watch the show on the TG4 Player. Tune into TG4 this evening at 6:25pm for the latest episode in the series Gleo, which features discussion on topics of interest to young people. Tonight’s show is about blogging, and I’m on the panel! The programme is in Irish, with subtitles in English. Clár comhrá do […]

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