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EssentialMac | 31/01/2015

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YouTube. HTML 5 First, Flash 2nd. Steve Was Right After All

29/01/2015 |

Remember when Android users rejoiced and poured scorned that a lowly iPhone couldn’t display flash.  Remember that Steve Jobs penned his his famous “Thoughts on Flash”.  Hell I’ve even posted an article on how to reduce flash CPU usage by up … Read More

Edifier Prisma Encore Complement your personal computer with the Edifier Prisma Encore.

23/01/2015 |

Complement your personal computer with the Edifier Prisma Encore. This stylish and modern looking speaker set features a 40W subwoofer, 2 x 12W satellite speakers, touch-sensitive volume and playback controls; and a remote control. It connects via the auxiliary input … Read More

Busted – Netflix’s Rumoured VPN crackdown. It’s Rubbish

19/01/2015 |

It gets even more interesting today in the Netflix vs People who want to watch decent programming that isn’t available in their own country.  Reports would have you believe that Netflix is said to have cracked down on illicit video streamers from abroad.
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Top Gear Season 22 To Be Simulcast WorldWide To Beat Piracy.

19/01/2015 |

Top Gear season 22 could mean the start of a new radical shift by the BBC to stop piracy, well at least for Top Gear, something which Jeremy Clarkson has alluded to a few times.  Season 22 of Top Gear will be simulcast around the world when the new series premiers 26th January, 8PM GMT

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UnoTelly, It’ll Still Work With Netflix Over VPN

08/01/2015 |

A couple of weeks ago Netflix changed it’s Android offering of Netflix to hard encode it’s own DNS settings.  This mean that even if you used UnoTelly or HideIPVPN to access content that;s not available in your country it would no longer work.  Today UNOTelly have made a statement.
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“This Time We Really Mean It” WWE Network Launching UK And Ireland Jan 19th

05/01/2015 |

Finally the WWE network will be launching for UK and Ireland viewers starting January 19th.  This will be the third time we’ve been promised the launch of the on line, on demand WWE network so here’s keeping those fingers … Read More

Apple Pay Coming To UK in First Half of 2015

31/12/2014 |

According to an article posted at the Telegraph, britains top banks are in negotiations to bring Apple pay to the uk in the first part of 2015.
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14 Day iTunes Refunds Now Available, Providing You Haven’t Downloaded Your Purchase

30/12/2014 |

A new policy in the iTunes store, somewhat hidden away, has revealed a new policy that allows up to 14 days for users to cancel their purchases.
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Using A VPN or DNS Service To View Netflix. You Might Have Problems Soon.

28/12/2014 |

Today is not a good day to be an Android user, well at least if you use Netflix alongside UnoTelly, HideIPVPN or any other service that let\s you watch region restricted content on your device.  
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$24 Active Wrap SPBEAT9 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones review

22/12/2014 |

Bluetooth headphones that sound half decent seem to be something of a holy grail. After the shambolic performance of the 100 quid Jabra units that’s put me off wireless headphones for life.  However these SPBeat9 Wireless Bluetooth headphones look ok. Read More