Posts tagged as Opinion

Like 3D TVs, curved ones are doomed

Big-name TV manufacturers would have us believe curved screens are set to be the next big thing. Sadly, their collective optimism and investment doesn’t change the fact that they’re wrong, writes Craig Wilson.

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The biggest bang

Inheriting the Earth was never geekier than it is today.

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Is the tide turning against online pirates?

Pirates move at internet speed. Unhindered by rules and regulations they continually adapt, leaving the content owners, media industry and legal institutions to play catchup … But in the last month or so there are more examples of how the tide might be starting to turn against the pirates.

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Algorithmic content: Designed to delight

Computers could be creating video tailored to your specific preferences for genre, plot and even actors sooner than you think.

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Internet TV: can we all just get along?

What’s attracting people to internet TV? Amongst other things, binge-watching is a big deal. 73% of US consumers, and nearly 90% of Millennials and Gen Z, say they binge-watch content.

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Brett Michael Innes’ #ShowmaxAddiction

The director and writer of the award-winning South African movie Sink, Brett Michael Innes, tells us about his passion for film and TV.

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7 keys to mobile success in high-growth markets

To deliver successful mobile services in emerging markets, understanding local nuances and developing suitable business models are key.

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I’m a series junkie. Here’s why I love internet TV.

Tvplus editor Lucia Swart-Walters talks about the ever-evolving television landscape.

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Does size matter?

Though going to the cinema is magic, the experience of watching series or movies on smaller screens has become much more convenient, while the quality has improved exponentially, writes poet, editor and blogger Kojo Baffoe.

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Introducing the Showmax Soapbox. SFW?

We’ve added an opinion section to our blog. SFW?

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HDR content: Why you’re going to want it

Content creators and distributors are as excited about HDR as TV manufacturers are. But should you be paying attention, or is it just another marketing gimmick?

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