‘Futurama’ gets its own quote search engine

Ever since The Simpsons got an encyclopedic search engine through Frinkiac, many TV fans have been wondering one thing: where’s the Futurama version? Relax, it’s here. The creators of Frinkiac have launched Morbotron, a quote search tool that lets…

Ever since The Simpsons got an encyclopedic search engine through Frinkiac, many TV fans have been wondering one thing: where's the Futurama version? Relax, it's here. The creators of Frinkiac have launched Morbotron, a quote search tool that lets…

BBC to put major new drama series on iPlayer before it airs on TV

While the BBC is increasingly choosing to air new programmes on iPlayer before they appear on TV, the broadcaster has typically restricted output to low-risk shows and specials. However, with its new supernatural drama, The Living And The Dead…

While the BBC is increasingly choosing to air new programmes on iPlayer before they appear on TV, the broadcaster has typically restricted output to low-risk shows and specials. However, with its new supernatural drama, The Living And The Dead, the B…

Sky Movies will become Sky Cinema next month

Sky isn’t just a household name in the UK, but in several other European countries too. In those regions, however, Sky Movies as a brand doesn’t exist. Instead, it’s called Sky Cinema in those parts, and come July 8th, that’s what it’ll be known as i…

Sky isn't just a household name in the UK, but in several other European countries too. In those regions, however, Sky Movies as a brand doesn't exist. Instead, it's called Sky Cinema in those parts, and come July 8th, that's what it'll be known as i…

HBO Now tallies 800,000 subscribers in 10 months since launch

A standalone HBO streaming service was supposedly what the masses were clamoring for. Well, it turns out “about 800,000” people were really interested. HBO CEO Richard Plepler revealed the figure during an earnings call for the network’s parent compa…

A standalone HBO streaming service was supposedly what the masses were clamoring for. Well, it turns out "about 800,000" people were really interested. HBO CEO Richard Plepler revealed the figure during an earnings call for the network's parent compa…

Sky Q goes on sale in the UK

Sky TV’s long overdue revamp has finally arrived. The new Sky Q service is available to order starting today, ushering in fresh hardware and a vastly improved UI. The basic box costs £42 per month and can record three shows simultaneously in 10…

Sky TV's long overdue revamp has finally arrived. The new Sky Q service is available to order starting today, ushering in fresh hardware and a vastly improved UI. The basic box costs £42 per month and can record three shows simultaneously in 10…

VLC for Apple TV plays virtually all of your media

The new Apple TV is a more capable media device than its predecessors, but let’s face it: out of the box, it’s not much use if your collection is in formats that Apple doesn’t handle. That’s where the newly released (and long promised) VLC for Apple…

The new Apple TV is a more capable media device than its predecessors, but let's face it: out of the box, it's not much use if your collection is in formats that Apple doesn't handle. That's where the newly released (and long promised) VLC for Apple…

Political TV ad archive preserves lies for the ages

You’re about to see a lot of political TV ads in the US (if you haven’t already), and keeping tabs on them is going to be… difficult. Who paid for which ad, who are they attacking, and who’s playing fast and loose with the facts? That’s where the…

You're about to see a lot of political TV ads in the US (if you haven't already), and keeping tabs on them is going to be… difficult. Who paid for which ad, who are they attacking, and who's playing fast and loose with the facts? That's where the…

AT&T’s unlimited mobile data plan is back

After discontinuing its unlimited mobile data plans back in 2010, AT&T has brought them back as a bundle with its U-Verse TV and new DirecTV services. If you’re a subscriber on either of those, the plan costs $100 for a single smartphone, with ad…

After discontinuing its unlimited mobile data plans back in 2010, AT&T has brought them back as a bundle with its U-Verse TV and new DirecTV services. If you're a subscriber on either of those, the plan costs $100 for a single smartphone, with ad…