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Associate Editor, Engadget UK — Engadget
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Man behind @EngadgetUK. Dad. Husband. Let's put on our classics and we'll have a little dance shall we? #coys

Major UK music body sues SoundCloud over unpaid royalties

engadget.com — With 175 million unique listeners each month, SoundCloud has established itself as a major player in the streaming space. Despite its size, the company has faced an uphill battle to convert its huge community into customers who are willing to pay for "unprecedented access to the world's largest community of music & audio creators."

Amazon UK will waive delivery fees if you pick your order up

engadget.com — In order to be eligible for "free" Amazon deliveries, you either need to spend £20 for Super Saver Delivery or jump aboard the £79 Prime train. From today, though, Amazon has a new shipment option it'd like to run by you.
Aug 26, 2015

If you miss Amazon deliveries cos you’re stuck at work, you can now get free delivery to one of 13k pickup points. engadget.com/2015/08/26/ama…

The Uber effect: government report shows London's private taxi boom

engadget.com — Private taxi apps like Uber, Hailo and Gett are becoming ever popular, but not everyone is happy with their UK expansion. But how widespread are they? According to new figures from the Department of Transport, the number of unlicenced private hire vehicles in England has risen by 11.8 percent since 2013, with London seeing a massive 26 percent rise alone.

eSports gets its first major UK bookmaker

engadget.com — Ignore it all you like, but eSports is booming. There are now million-dollar payouts, doping scandals and even official ways to put money down on your favourite squad. While gambling on eSports is still a relatively new concept, it's just been given a much-needed boost after well-known UK betting site Betway launched its very own gaming portal.

BBC's license fee study muddies the debate it tries to solve

engadget.com — WIth the BBC's funding firmly in the government's sights, the broadcaster has published a new study attempting to highlight its value. With help from research agency MTM, the Beeb removed access to its TV and radio broadcasts, as well as its websites, from 70 households in order to find out whether they would be missed and whether British families would still be prepared to pay for a licence fee after a brief hiatus.
Aug 25, 2015

The BBC's license fee study, which focuses on those who don’t want to pay, raises some interesting Qs. engt.co/1hb7AV1

Amazon brings HDR video streaming to the UK

engadget.com — Sure, Amazon is focusing on Ultra HD (4K) broadcasts for its upcoming streaming content, but that isn't all that the company has on the agenda. Two months after it began supporting high dynamic range (HDR) in the US, Prime members in the UK now have the chance to watch some Amazon Instant Video shows in more vivid detail.

Citymapper travel app tells you the best place to get on the train

engadget.com — While Apple and Google are incorporating more public transport data into their operating systems, standalone apps like Citymapper continue to lead the way in terms of features. Already in 28 cities, the travel app combines bus routes and live times, train timetables and cycle paths, but from today it'll also help you navigate your way around an unfamiliar metropolis with its new "Where to Get On the Train" feature.

Citymapper travel app tells you the best place to get on the train

engadget.com — While Apple and Google are incorporating more public transport data into their operating systems, standalone apps like Citymapper continue to lead the way in terms of features. Already in 28 cities, the travel app combines bus routes and live times, train timetables and cycle paths, but from today it'll also help you navigate your way around an unfamiliar metropolis with its new "Where to Get On the Train" feature.
Aug 24, 2015

Citymapper's app now tells you the best place to get on the train. Brilliant for me as I don't live in London. engt.co/1Efb1VO

BT outbowls Sky to show England's next Ashes series

engadget.com — The 2015 Ashes series may only have concluded yesterday (with England retaining the urn), but broadcasters are already focusing their attention to the next round of tests in two winters' time. After stealing a significant chunk of Sky's prized football coverage away, BT announced today that it's won the rights to the 2017-18 Ashes series, dealing a heavy blow to its rival in the process.

BT outbowls Sky to show England's next Ashes series

engadget.com — The 2015 Ashes series may only have concluded yesterday (with England retaining the urn), but broadcasters are already focusing their attention to the next round of tests in two winters' time. After stealing a significant chunk of Sky's prized football coverage away, BT announced today that it's won the rights to the 2017-18 Ashes series, dealing a heavy blow to its rival in the process.
Aug 24, 2015

BT’s really going for it. Apparently outbid Sky by £20 million to show England's next Ashes series. engt.co/1MNQL07

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Aug 29, 2015

@Adamsaich_ Guess who forgot he changed character and just bought the same helmet he already had?

Aug 29, 2015

RT @dysondoc: My daughter keeps giving everyone in the house shocks from static electricity. I've grounded her.

Aug 29, 2015

@edzitron @brokenbottleboy Mic's free to burn the whole thing down. He has a good team and EiC behind him.

Aug 29, 2015

@brokenbottleboy Fair enough. My impression is that you tried and buckled when someone called you on it.


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