'Climate of terrorist threats': France bans big screen zones for World Cup public viewing

As people across the globe prepare to watch the World Cup next month, French fans will have to do so in private. The country has banned big screens in public spaces, citing terrorist concerns. “I remind all publicly-elected officials of the fact that ‘big screen’ zones are completely forbidden in public spaces,” the interior ministry […]

Twitch is hosting a seven-week ‘Doctor Who’ viewing event

If you’re a die-hard Doctor Who fan, Twitch is about to make your summer. The livestreaming service is teaming with BBC Studios on a seven-week Doctor Who viewing event on May 29th that will show more than 500 classic episodes of the Time Lord’s adventures, dating all the way back to the first black-and-white season […]

Coronation Street: Producer supports rape storyline as fans long for lighter viewing

Already viewers have slammed the recent harrowing child grooming of Bethany Platt and psychopath Pat Phelan’s double murder. Now Ms Oates has defended last night’s shocking new story – where hairdresser David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) is drugged and raped by Josh Tucker (Ryan Clayton) who he believed was his friend. On TV’s Good Morning […]

The future of Super Bowl viewing will be mixed reality

GUEST: Super Bowl Sunday is upon us once again. However, one of America’s most beloved traditions may soon be disrupted and re-invented. Television viewership of the game has declined in recent years, with an increasing number of fans following through digital channels. And for those who watched the big game just for the commercials and […]

Facebook adds more viewing options to its 360 app for Gear VR

Facebook launched its Facebook 360 app for Gear VR in March and today the company announces some new features. Facebook says that because people want more than just 360 videos in VR, it’s adding a slew of new video types to the app’s available options. Now, users will be able to view Live videos, including […]

BBC Breakfast: Dan Walker takes swipe at rival ITV's viewing figures 'No chance!'

His remark came after fellow presenter Steph McGovern had spoken to easyJet’s outgoing chief executive Carolyn McCall, who is moving to ITV, about the company’s profits.  The host revealed that their figures had been “quite robust” and there was no doubt she would be missed from the company.  She told Dan and Louise Minchin: “Interestingly, […]

Sun Chaser: Volvo Turns XC60 into Retina-Friendly Eclipse Viewing Station

– Monday, August 21, 2017, will mark the first time in more than 38 years that parts of the United States will be able to witness a solar eclipse in its totality. Although most eclipse viewers will be relegated to staring at the phenomenon behind ISO-certified 12312-2 sunglasses while standing outside in the hot and humid summer air, […]

Twitch is down for streaming and viewing

You may have trouble tuning into the finals of the Evo fighting game tournament this evening because the Twitch livestreaming service is down for a significant number of people. This is preventing broadcasters from publishing new streams, and it is also keeping viewers from tuning into their favorite channels. The outage is not affecting everyone, […]

Selling your house? This is what house buyers REALLY look for when viewing your home

The innovative study uses eye tracking technology and can reveal exactly what people look for when they view a property, and just how distracting mess and clutter can be for potential home buyers.  The study was conducted by Anglian Home Improvements and saw a range of house hunters view a property while wearing eye tracking […]