Arts and Entertainment

Win with Gadget and Assassin’s Creed

-December 15th, 2016
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Gadget and Ster-Kinekor are giving away three double sets of tickets to the screening of Assassin’s Creed. To enter, follow Gadget and Ster-Kinekor and show or tell us why you are the most entrenched Assassin or the most feared Templar.

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Amazon Prime Video hits SA

-December 14th, 2016
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Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries including South Africa.

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SA ahead of USA with Rogue One in IMAX

-December 2nd, 2016
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The pre-release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens – in December last year set new records for pre-bookings in Ster-Kinekor’s IMAX theatres across the country.

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Netflix vs ShowMax: The showdown

-October 28th, 2016
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TV, in South Africa, is not quite dead yet. But it’s certainly headed that way thanks to the rise of on- demand video streaming services.

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ShowMax Year 1: ‘What we learned’

-August 19th, 2016
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Launched one year ago, ShowMax has clocked up over 10 million views - more than 700 years’ worth of TV shows and movies. We’ve learned much about what people watch and when they watch it, writes BARRON ERNST, Chief Product Officer for ShowMax.

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Google joins SA video-on-demand entertainment war

-February 19th, 2016
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Google joined the video-on-demand fray in South Africa this week, launching its Play Movies service into a South African market that is being defined by Showmax and Netflix

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LG airs all-star Superbowl ad

-February 11th, 2016
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LG Electronics (LG) recently released its first Super Bowl commercial, featuring actor Liam Neeson and its new LG Signature OLED TV. The commercial is a father-son collaboration between Ridley Scott as executive producer and Jake Scott as director.

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iROKO brings in $19m funding

-February 1st, 2016
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African mobile entertainment and internet TV provider, iROKO, has announced multiple deals totalling $19m, both in content development and in capital funding.

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Now Showmax allows movie downloads for iOS

-January 28th, 2016
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ShowMax has recently announced that iOS users are now able to download content to their devices for watching when not connected to the Internet.

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Vodafone launches TV service in Ireland

-January 21st, 2016
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Vodafone Ireland has launched TV services, allowing its customers to view streaming content while out and about.

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