Video on Demand

Service brings together content from BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5. Freeview Play gets October launch date Streaming giant stands firm despite Amazon's recent announcement. Netflix won't budge on offline playback Netflix might want to rethink its stance on this one. Amazon Prime Video gets offline playback Will Amazon's Jeremy Clarkson have the power to change the streaming landscape? Netflix is dominating Amazon, says study Trawl Netflix, BBC iPlayer and Amazon Prime Instant Video in one fell swoop. Streaming search engine launches in the UK Unfortunately, the company says it has "no immediate plans" to jump to full HD at the moment. New Now TV box does actually support Full HD Next-generation streaming box arrives just in time for the new footy season. Sky's new Now TV box launches this week Kickstarter campaign cancelled due to uncertainty over licences. Matchstick scraps its Chromecast rival The company is discontinuing their TV-based service next month. Nintendo TVii for Wii U to shut down The new app aims to help you remember where you left off. Netflix is updating its TV apps Over half of those watching iPlayer for free abroad originate from China to the tune of around 38.5 million. iPlayer 'watched by around 65m abroad' Streaming service's boss Reed Hastings wants to increase prices. Bad news for fans of Netflix? Third-party app lets users watch YouTube footage on their smartwatch. YouTube videos come to Android Wear The new box has an ethernet port and a five-times faster processor, but there's no word on full-HD. New Now TV box and Sports Month Pass launching Streaming service overhauls its web layout for the first time in four years. Netflix starts rolling out new web interface Starbreeze Studios lifts the lid on its high-end competitor to Oculus Rift. StarVR headset to take on Oculus Rift If all goes according to plan, the film will get a theatrical release before being streamed. Gilliam signs Don Quixote deal with Amazon New customers in the UK now required to pay £7.49 per month for the service. Netflix increases cost of its basic HD deal The streaming giant says ciao to more TV and movie hungry users across the world. Netflix is coming to 3 more countries soon Short teasers for original content is being trialled, but there won't be adverts. Netflix has no plans for third-party ads Users can now customise their home screens with themes such as Star Trek. Enliven your Roku set-top box with themes Rivals including Netflix and Sky are pulling audiences to alternative services. BBC iPlayer figures drop for third month Users in the UK can now search for films across Netflix, Snagfilm and Popcornflix. Roku boxes get cross-app movie search tool Streaming giant to update its layout for first time since 2011. Netflix's new web interface to ape its app The number of streaming requests in March fell by 7% compared to the same period in 2014. iPlayer experiences first ever popularity fall Catching up on EastEnders while on holiday in Spain could become a reality. EU wants iPlayer access throughout Europe Looking to turn a dumb TV into a smart TV? You've come to the right place. Which is the best media streaming device? Is Amazon Instant Video the new mile high club? Amazon Prime heading to in-flight TVs Satya Nadella admits HoloLens was in the works when the firm bought Mojang. Why Microsoft really bought Minecraft Some pre-2013 devices are left behind as YouTube upgrades to Data API v3. YouTube app retired on older hardware Pay TV service asks overseas users to prove they have the right to stream content. HBO Now to cut off viewers outside of US Over 300 million on-demand downloads for shows like Game of Thrones and Fortitude. Sky sees massive growth in on-demand viewing A record quarter for the company sees it add 4.91 million new customers. Netflix reaches 60 million subscribers HDMI stick becomes the online retailer's fastest-selling product in the UK. Amazon Fire TV Stick is a hit in the UK IMDB-powered information service coming to Fire TV and Fire TV Stick hardware. Amazon X-Ray for Movies comes to Fire TV Online retailer to offer high dynamic range streaming later this year. Amazon Prime Video to offer HDR streaming Streaming service is free for six months when you buy a 4K TV from LG. LG TVs come with six months' free Netflix Amazon's Netflix rival gets a native application for Android tablet devices. Prime Instant Video hits Android tablets TV streaming box is now on par with the Roku 3 in terms of performance. Roku 2 revamped with new hardware specs Refreshed models of the Roku 2 and Roku 3 leaked by North American retailers. Roku expected to announce new TV boxes