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Apple's Next Major Innovation Could Be An Augmented Reality Headset

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

Apple is reportedly working on an augmented reality headset to rival the likes of Microsoft's HoloLens and Google Glass, according to a prominent indu...

Are Film Festivals Dying?

Derek Malcolm | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Derek Malcolm

More and more the question being asked is "is to all worth it?" The cynics suggest that a big, starry American film will make its way at the box-office whether or not it wins a Festival prize. And an art movie from a small country will be bought and shown all over the world if it is good enough.

Why Account Sharing is Good News for Netflix

Jason Mander | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Last month, Netflix hit the headlines once again by announcing that it had attracted more than 65 million members globally, with over 42 million of these subscribers coming from the US.

How Do You Get Over Your Creative Block?

Ellie Lewis | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Lewis

I've sat down to write this a thousand times. At least in my head I have. For the past few months I have been struggling with, for want of a better expression, writer's block. I have been drowning in doubt and question why I am even bothering whenever I open a word document. This has happened for both creative writing and blog posts.

The Piracy Problem - The Hunt for an Effective Solution

Wayne Beynon | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech
Wayne Beynon

The new legislation can be effective, but it needs to be coupled with improved relations and co-operation between industry and streaming companies. This - I believe - may be the key to stamping out online piracy once and for all.

Twitter And Video-On-Demand - Shifting The TV Balance of Power?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Blanchard

The balance of power has already shifted. VoD is a door that won't be slammed shut. The traditional broadcasters have spent the last few years looking down their noses; throwing a few out-of-date series in the direction of VoD. But recently things have changed.

Brace Yourself, Netflix Has Some Bad News For Us

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Tech

All good things come at a price and Netflix is about to tell us how much. During a call to investors, the company's CEO Reed Hastings announced tha...

'Witnesses': The Latest Subtitled Crime Drama Is Very French And Very, Very Dark

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

The latest European TV drama 'Witnesses' has all the ingredients that we've come to expect of our continental crime fiction counterparts. Walking ...

8 Things We Learned About TV From The Emmy Awards Nominations

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

So, the Emmy Award nominations were announced yesterday afternoon, and it was the usual bunch of shoo-ins, gasps and apparent snubs, with an impressiv...

Caroline Frost

House of Cards, And Why Frank No Longer Talks To Camera...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

The stakes are higher than ever for Frank Underwood now he’s installed as US President in Series 3 of the award-winning ‘House of Cards’, says s...

Caroline Frost

Who Is Nina Simone's Natural Successor?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Entertainers have a huge role in inspiring people and keeping them energised for change and social justice, says the director of an intimate documenta...

Thirteen Signs Your Binge Watching Is Out of Control

Kim Chambers | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Kim Chambers

My habits are out of control and interfering with my life. I probably average three hours a day of binge watching television shows online and, on some days, up to seven hours of serious bingeing on a show.

Matt Smith Lands A Royal New Role

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘Doctor Who’ star Matt Smith is set to play a young Prince Phillip in Netflix’s new big series ‘The Crown’. SEE ALSO: Matt And D...

Your Guide To Orange Is The New Black's Litchfield Lingo

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

After a long year of waiting, the doors of Litchifield Penitentiary are about to be thrown open once again, when the new series of ‘Orange Is The Ne...

‘Orange Is The New Black' Fiendishly Tricky Quiz

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Orange Is The New Black’ was an instant hit when it launched on Netflix in 2013 thanks to its smart and funny script and incredible array of stro...

The BBC Licence Fee Is Killing Creativity

M.R. Hall | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
M.R. Hall

When was the last time a BBC drama gave you that zinging sense of witnessing something dazzling, wonderful and challenging? Or opened up new areas of consciousness and forged hitherto unmade connections in your brain?

Data Centres: The Backbone of Your Favourite Technology

Roger Keenan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

In the modern world, technology never stops evolving and the rate of change seems to be increasing. Ten years ago YouTube was in its infancy, yet now your favourite films and TV shows can be streamed at the click of a button.

You Won't Believe What Clarkson And Co Are Planning To Call Their New Show...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson and his former ‘Top Gear’ co-presenters have come up with an inspired title for their new show if they sign to Netflix. SEE MOR...

Three Things You Need to Know About the EU Commission Digital Single Market Proposals

Russell Haworth | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

Yesterday the European Commission launched its much anticipated proposals to make the European "Digital Single Market" happen. It'll be some time before the Commission proposals translate into actual changes in the law, but the debate around them is just beginning.

Freedom. "We Try to Get Rid of Rules When We Can." - Netflix

Colin Hunter | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Tech
Colin Hunter

Chances are you've heard about Netflix's much hyped and dubiously titled 'culture document'. With over five million hits, it's been described by Sheryl Sandberg as one of the most important documents to come out of Silicon Valley - ever. Those are fighting words. Or at least they would be, if anyone disagreed.

Netflix Has Over 62 Million Subscribers Thanks To House of Cards

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Tech

Netflix has announced its quarterly earnings and while it appears to be suffering from the strength of the US dollar, the company is far from struggli...

'Orange Is The New Black' Fans Get A Double Dose Of Good News

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Orange Is The New Black’ has been commissioned for a fourth series, it has been confirmed. SEE MORE: Guess How Many Episodes Your Average Net...

Amazon Will Use HDR To Make Its Videos Look Amazing, But What Is It?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon has announced that it'll be bringing High Dynamic Range technology to its Instant Video content later this year. This is great news, but onl...

The 'Orange Is The New Black' Trailer Has Landed

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

'Orange is the New Black', the award-winning and critically acclaimed original series from Netflix, is on its way back for its third season, and the v...

Google To Ditch YouTube Adverts, For A Price

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

Nobody likes YouTube adverts, they interrupt the flow of the a playlist and they can potentially put you off even watching the video in the first plac...