Alternative Media: Are You Informed?

Are You Being Brainwashed?

In this age of 24 hour rolling news, are you being honestly informed on what is happening in the world? Are you being sold a truthful picture of world events, without a conflict of interests, or political bias? Do you trust the institutions that broadcast into your home on a daily basis, and feed you … Read moreAlternative Media: Are You Informed?

The Cape – A New TV Superhero?

The Cape

NBC will air a pilot for it’s new show The Cape on January 9th, but if you’re an iPad owner you can catch an exclusive version of it right now, thanks to a groundbreaking deal between NBC and DC Comics. By way of the free DC Comics iPad app, you can watch an unfinished first … Read moreThe Cape – A New TV Superhero?

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 … Read moreiTunes 12 Days Of Christmas 2010

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 … Read moreZumocast Media Streaming for iPhone/iPad

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 … Read moreFreeview HD – First PVR’s Set For Launch

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 … Read morewe7 – Premium Music Streaming

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 … Read moreImproved Sky+ App Released

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 … Read moreSpotify iPhone App Review

iTunes 12 Days Of Christmas

Everyone loves free stuff, don’t they? And even more so at this time of year, when your budget might be stretched. All the more reason to take advantage of Apple’s forthcoming 12 Days Of Christmas promotion that will run, as it did last year, from December 26th until January 6th. Each day, the iTunes store … Read moreiTunes 12 Days Of Christmas

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 … Read moreThe Guardian Launches iPhone App

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