PlayStation 4

BT Sport launches PlayStation 4 app

BT has released the latest iteration of its BT Sport app, now on Sony’s PlayStation 4 (PS4) games console. The launch comes just in time for the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League Finals, which will be available for UK-based viewers to watch for free. Like its mobile and smart TV counterparts, the PS4 […]

Sony readies ‘high-end’ PlayStation 4 with 4K

Sony is working on an advanced version of its PlayStation 4 games console that will include 4K support. The upgraded version of the console will include a faster processor, better graphics and support for Ultra HD resolution, according to industry reports. A spokesperson for Sony told the Wall Street Journal that it is working on […]

Sky launches online TV on PlayStation 4 in Germany

Sky in Germany has launched its online TV service on Sony’s PlayStation 4 game console, with a promise that a launch on the PlayStation 3 will follow soon. Sky is proposing an Entertainment monthly pass that gives viewers access to shows including House of Cards season 4, Game of Thrones season 6 and Gomorrah season […]

Chromecast continues to lead streaming device market

Google’s Chromecast led the global digital media streamer market for the fifth consecutive quarter in Q3, accounting for 35% market share, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm’s ‘Global Connected TV Device Vendor Market Share: Q3 2015’ report said that global shipments of digital media steamer devices reached 9.2 million in the third quarter. Chromecast […]

Global PlayStation 4 sales pass 30 million mark

Sony’s PlayStation 4 games console has cumulatively sold more than 30.2 million units worldwide, marking the “fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation hardware history”. Sony said that the rapid expansion of the PS4 platform “reinforces the foundation of delivering compelling entertainment experiences” – from disk-based and digital games to the variety of services available on PlayStation […]

Icflix launches on PS3 and PS4 consoles

Middle East and North African streaming service, Icflix, has launched on Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles. Through the Sony deal, PlayStation viewers will be able to access Icflix’s catalogue of Hollywood, Jazwood and Bollywood content. “We are thrilled to announce this partnership to millions of PlayStation owners across Middle East and […]

Popcornflix launches on PS4 and PS3

Free movie and TV show streaming app Popcornflix is now available as an app for Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation 3 (PS3) games consoles in the US and Canada. The advertising-supported, US-based firm said it also plans to roll out its service to these devices in Latin America “soon.”

Dailymotion launches app for Sony PS4

French YouTube rival Dailymotion is now available on Sony PlayStation 4 games consoles via a new app. According to Dailymotion, the app enables users to earch Dailymotion’s catalogue based on their interests, whether that is sports, gaming, fashion, film or many others. Once they start to watch videos the app will suggest video playlists based […]

Sony unveils PlayStation Vue cloud TV service

Sony has unveiled PlayStation Vue, a new cloud-based TV service that combines live, on-demand, and catch-up TV. The service, which Sony claims “reinvents the television experience” will launch later this month as an invite only beta trial for select PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 games console owners, ahead of a staged rollout across the US. […]

PS4 gets YouTube game-sharing app update

A new YouTube app has launched in the PlayStation Store, allowing PlayStation 4 users to share gameplay directly to the video site from their console. “Just hit the Share button on the DualShock 4 controller to turn your power move into your next great video on YouTube,” said YouTube software engineer Richard O’Grady, announcing the […]