Fun and interesting technology news from broadbandchoices.co.uk

Fun and interesting technology news from broadbandchoices.co.uk

  • UK music streaming hits 500 million tracks per week

    The number of weekly audio streams in the UK has risen above 500 million for the first time, as more of us listen to music via streaming sites such… More »

  • Spotify launches new personalised mixtape feature

    Spotify has launched a new feature for discovering new music. ‘Discover Weekly’ will generate a two-hour playlist for you every week, with recommended tunes based on your listening habits… More »

  • Samsung reveals Galaxy Tab S2 tablet

    Samsung is taking the fight to Apple’s iPad with its latest tablet: the Galaxy Tab S2. The thin and light tablet comes in two sizes - 8in and 9.7in… More »

  • Netflix will raise prices to fund more original shows

    Netflix has warned customers they may have to foot the bill for its ever-growing line up of original programmes. The on-demand platform has stated that prices could soon increase… More »

  • Apple revamps iPod touch with more power and better cameras

    Apple has launched an all-new iPod touch, with an improved camera and the iPhone 6's processor. The compact MP3 player is available now in a range of colours, and… More »

  • Facebook may be launching music streaming service

    Facebook is reportedly in talks with major music labels with a view to building a new music streaming service. The service would be ‘Spotify-style,’ reports claim, with tunes available… More »

  • BPI reveals 80% rise in music streaming

    According to research by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), legal music streaming has grown by 80% in the past six months. The news will come as a relief to… More »

  • Britain has 18 smart devices per household

    When it comes to technology, Brits are among the most enthusiastic customers in Europe, a new survey has shown, with an average of 18 smart devices per household including… More »

  • One-hour delivery from Amazon Prime Now arrives in the UK

    Retail giant Amazon has launched its Prime Now service in the UK, meaning that in certain parts of central London you can receive your delivery within an hour of… More »

  • Pinterest’s UK user base doubles

    The number of Brits signing up for social sharing site Pinterest has doubled during the last year, with users now pinning around 3 million items every day. More »

  • 1 in 4 kids think video games are exercise

    A new study by Youth Sport Trust has revealed that 25% of children believe playing videos games is a form of physical exercise. The survey of 1,000 5-16 year… More »

  • E3 2015: Press conference roundup

    The Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) is the biggest week in the gaming calendar. It’s when the world’s top game makers show off their new titles and technologies - what… More »

  • YouTube Gaming to launch in UK this summer

    YouTube is launching a dedicated gaming site later this year. The new service will rival Amazon's Twitch, offering live broadcasts and a hub for archived videos and other content. More »

  • Spotify reveals 75 million active users ahead of Apple Music launch

    As it prepares for a battle with Apple's upcoming rival Music platform, music streaming service Spotify has revealed it has 20 million premium subscribers and 75 million active users. More »

  • EE unveils world's first 4G action camera

    EE has announced the impending release of its new own-brand action camera with built-in 4G connectivity. The provider revealed the tech would the be the first in a range… More »

  • Average media use rises to eight hours per day

    We’re now consuming media for over eight hours per day, including watching TV and browsing the internet, according to a new report by ZenithOptimedia. More »

  • Half of UK households now own a tablet

    More than half of all UK households and almost two-thirds of 35 to 54 year olds now own a tablet computer, according to a new report published by media… More »

  • Ofcom to auction off more 4G spectrum

    Ofcom has announced plans to auction off a new batch of high frequency 4G spectrum, in hopes to improve speedy mobile broadband coverage across the UK before the end… More »

  • Mobile devices account for third of all internet usage

    Mobile browsing now accounts for a third of all internet usage worldwide, according to a new global report. We’re also spending more of our time on social media, the… More »

  • EE most complained-about phone and broadband provider

    EE has topped a list of the most complained-about broadband and phone providers. The UK's largest mobile operator has ticked users off the most, receiving the most complaints from… More »

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