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The Era Of 99p Downloads May Be Coming To An End

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech

The era of the 99p download might be coming to an end - all because of George Osborne. Buried within the Chancellor's 2014 Budget was a promise to ...

A Pirate's Life for Me?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lewis Shepherd

It appears that the film companies, and the cinemas for that matter have no idea just how extortionate these prices are (or maybe they do.) It feels like they don't realise that most people can't afford the prices they are charging in order to go to the cinema, therefore more and more people are turning to a 'life of crime' in order to obtain films to get some release from the hardships of day to day life.

Superfast Broadband - Coming to a Street Near You?

Dominic Baliszewski | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dominic Baliszewski

But wait just a minute - 90% of households? What about the other 10%? Will they be left to endure infuriating pauses as attempts to stream last night's EastEnders are thwarted by intermittent 'buffering'? The truthful answer, regrettably, is yes they probably will.

Which Town Is UK's Illegal Downloads Capital?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Tech

More than 43 million albums and singles were illegally downloaded in the first half of 2012, a major study of piracy in the UK has revealed. Global...

Indie Publishing: The Way Forward For Authors and Readers

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Reno Charlton

Imagine if that first Harry Potter manuscript had fallen into the hands of the wrong reader when it was sent to Bloomsbury - we might never have heard of Harry or J.K and the world of children's literature might be very different today.

Free Music - A Gift or a Curse?

Labrinth | Posted 15.05.2012 | Home
Labrinth

I'm not scared about my album leaking... you know I'm not gonna be a flash in the pan artist, I've gotta hundred more of those records in me - this isn't gonna be my only shot. I've been working on my music for 10 years. You best watch out Mr Cowell, make sure I don't have one wild night in the studio and decide to give away album number two for free! Can you imagine the telling off!?

App Downloads Break The 1bn Download Barrier Over Christmas

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2012 | UK Tech

More than 1bn mobile apps have been downloaded in a week for the first time. The gargantuan download marathon was noted in analysis by mobile resea...

It's the $1 Million Day Comedy Experienced Its Radiohead Moment

John Fleming | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Louis CK had reportedly just made over a million dollars from his concert video. He did not release as a DVD through the normal channels. Instead, he released it by himself as a download. The result? Over $1 million of income from $5 downloads in 12 days.

WATCH: Angry Birds Christmas Light Display Takes Epic Pig Battle To The Next Level

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Tech

This YouTube video of an Angry Birds Christmas light display is the aficionado's answer to festive pigging as airborne avian terrorism is given a yule...

The Beatles In Fight Against Illegal Music Downloads - How Do You Get Yours?

Posted 16.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Beatles have backed a campaign to encourage people to appreciate the value of music and discourage illegal downloads. They...