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iTunes 12 Days Of Christmas 2010

It’s almost that time of year again. The time of year that Santa delivers gifts via the chimney, apparently, and also when Apple give away a selection of products from their iTunes store. Regular visitors to Sunshine Playroom may remember me posting about last year’s offer, which offered a wide selection of goodies, some better […]


Zumocast Media Streaming for iPhone/iPad

Zumocast is a new free app available to download for the iPhone and iPad. Once you’ve installed a free piece of software on your PC (or Mac), you can then stream all your media and documents to your iPhone that are stored on your computer. Music, videos, photos, and even documents can all be accessed […]


Freeview HD – First PVR’s Set For Launch

Freeview HD launched late last year in the London and Manchester areas, with rollout set to continue around the country. 50% of the population are expected to be able to receive the service by the start of this year’s World Cup, and over 98% by the end of the digital switchover in 2012. As well […]


we7 – Premium Music Streaming

Music streaming service we7 have recently launched an ad-free subscription service, offering unlimited music on your PC. And for a limited period you can subscribe to it for only £3.99 a month (it will usually be offered at £4.99). For this you get their usual great service, but will never have to look at or […]


Improved Sky+ App Released

BSkyB released a new improved version of their popular free iPhone Sky+ app last week, with many new and useful features added to make it easier to use. The old version has always been a popular application for iPhone/iPod Touch users, allowing you to browse Sky’s schedules and set a programme to record when you’re […]


Spotify iPhone App Review

Spotify released their music streaming service app for the iPhone a while ago, and I thought it was about time I tested it out to see exactly what it offers. Whilst the app itself is available free from the iTunes store, to actually use it you need to sign up for Spotify‘s premium service at […]


The Guardian Launches iPhone App

The Guardian newspaper this week launched it’s own iPhone app, priced at £2.39. It joins many of it’s competitors ‘on the shelves’ with apps already available from The Independent, The Telegraph, Daily Star and The Financial Times, although so far all of those are available for free. It does have one feature that it hopes […]

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