TV3 has launched a new mobile web friendly version of its video on-demand service 3 Player. The web app is built with HTML5 so it works on any smartphone directly in the browser - the way services should.
Londis are staging a social media treasure hunt this Wednesday and Thursday, giving lucky Facebook and Twitter followers the chance to win an iPad 2 on both nights. The hunt takes place directly after TV3's Londis-sponsored hit reality TV show Come Dine With Me at 9.30pm each night and will be streamed live on Londis' Facebook page.
Saorview, RTÉ's free-to-air digital TV service launched in Ireland at the end of May. And over the past number of months readers have been asking us about it, so here are the most common Saorview questions and their answers.
Live TV streaming service Magnet WebTV have recently extended the availability of their service to 99% of all devices. Launched in January of this year, Magnet WebTV have upgraded their streaming service to support HTML5 video, effectively enabling a plethora of new devices that don’t support traditional Adobe Flash video, including the Apple iPhone and iPad.
RTÉ Player has today updated its free online video catch-up service to enable live streaming of channels RTÉ One, RTÉ Two, and RTÉ News Now. It’s not yet understood if all programming will be made available, but this certainly is a welcome move from our national broadcaster.
RTÉ’s Saorview will launch with five digital-only channels in May this year, the state broadcaster said today. RTÉ Aertel Digital, RTÉ Plus, RTÉ News Now, RTÉjr and RTÉ Two High Definition will accompany RTÉ One, RTÉ Two (Standard Definition), TV3, 3e and TG4 and RTÉ‘s digital radio stations for the launch.
The now infamous Johnny Yacuntya has released another spoof video to a list of already acclaimed uploads. This time he targets the outgoing Taioseach Brian Cowen and TV3 presenter Vincent Browne, where, as usual, little love is shown between the two. Browne attempts to argue his case regarding the integrity and build quality of the world's leading tractor brand, the Massey Ferguson - something which Cowen whole-heartdely refuses to accept.
Christmas is that wonderful time of year when the world gathers together, and with one breath, prepars to laugh their socks off at some of the funniest videos produced for the season. We present to you a selection box of some of the best Christmas Specials from this year (mostly) from across the web.
About this time every year Google publish Zeitgeist; a collection of data and visualisations that help capture the spirit of the year just gone by based on the aggregation of billions of search queries.