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Phillips Android TVs the first to offer Spotify Connect

Phillips brand TVs which are powered by Android will be the first to support Spotify Connect, letting Spotify Premium subscribers stream music from a mobile device to the television.

From September, Phillips smart TVs will integrate the music service further into home networks and will be first in a "long line" according to Spotify.

Rumours of a Microsoft rival to Chromecast

With evidence from the company's latest FCC filings and certification granted by the WiFi Alliance, are we about to see Microsoft take on Google with their own rival to the Chromecast?

The company have unveiled details of a device called the HD-10 which includes WiFi, HDMI and USB connectivity. Twin with this a document on the WiFi Alliance website which identifies a certificate for a media adapter described as a Miracast dongle, a device which is certified to operate in the 2.4GHz band.

UKTV VoD portal could be used to pilot new shows

UKTV are planning to use their recently launched VoD service UKTV Play to pilot new TV shows and allow viewers to vote on their preferences. The new content will sit next to aired content like Crackanory, Dave Gorman's Modern Life is Goodish and Storage Hunters and will see a series of five to ten minute short films airing on the portal.