Sky to launch internet based TV in 201231 January 2012 11:39:35
Sky are set to launch a brand new service in the first half of 2012, this new service will allow customers to watch some of its most popular content over the internet and will be available to anyone in the UK with a broadband internet connection. But the new service isn't designed to replace the existing UK pay TV service, it will be an additional choice for people who don't currently subscribe to Sky.
Key features will include:
Great content - the new service will offer some of Sky's most popular programming. Sky Movies will be available from launch and the service will expand to offer sport and entertainment soon afterwards.
Flexible pricing – with no minimum contract, customers will be able to choose from a variety of pricing options. For example, people will be able to pay monthly for unlimited access to Sky Movies or rent a single movie on a simple, pay-as-you-go basis.
Easy access – the new service will be available across a wide range of connected devices, including PCs, Macs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, games consoles and connected TVs.
Ease of use – with immediate streaming through an intuitive interface, backed up by recommendations and editorial support, customers will quickly and easily find the content they most want to watch.
Sky have announced that "more details of the new service will be revealed closer to launch...".
Low light picture quality gets a boost25 January 2012 13:45:08
The next generation of Sony smartphones will see marked improvements in low light picture quality thanks to new RGBW sensor technology.
The new sensor adds white to the conventional red, green and blue (RGB) colour range increasing the camera's sensitivity and creating a more dynamic, higher quality image particularly in low light situations.
"These new Sony camera sensors should set a new standard in smartphones and are likely to eclipse even Apple's iPhone 4S sensor. The new cameras are due to launch later this year with the Summer looking the most likely arrival."
Glad tidings for tablets and e-readers24 January 2012 15:29:55
Tablet and e-reader ownership nearly doubled over the festive season according to research conducted by the Pew Research Center. The research concluded that approximately 28 percent of all adult Americans now own some form of tablet or e-reader, a whopping 19 percent growth on last month!