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Pebble Gear launches Mickey and Friends & Cars tablets

Pebble Gear has announced the launch of its new Mickey and Friends & Cars kids’ tablets. Following on from the already successful Frozen 2 and Toy Story 4 tablets, the new range is aimed at 3 to 8-year-olds and is specifically designed to allow children to access digital content safely and securely. Free from in-app […]

October 28, 2020

New Frozen short for Disney+

The previously untold origins of Olaf, the innocent and insightful snowman from Disney animated feature Frozen and its sequel, are set to be revealed in a new Walt Disney Animation Studios animated short, Once Upon a Snowman. The film follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the […]

September 10, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Sky Cinema on Virgin TV Go app

Customers of UK pay-TV operator Virgin Media TV can now watch Sky Cinema channels, as well as hundreds of movies on demand, via its Virgin TV Go app for the first time. Previously, Virgin Media TV customers have had to use the dedicated Sky Cinema app to watch movies on their chosen device, but this […]

July 10, 2020

Hamilton draws over 750,000 new Disney+ subs

A filmed version of the Hamilton Broadway theatre production premiered to much fanfare on the Disney+ streaming platform on July 3rd. Consequently, the Disney+ app was downloaded 752,451 times globally between July 3rd and July 5th, including 458,796 times in the US alone, according to a report in Variety, citing analytics firm Apptopia. It means […]

July 7, 2020

Disney+ scraps 7-day free trial

The Disney+ streaming service has axed its seven-day free trial. The deal had been in place since the platform’s debut in the US in November 2019. The timing of the promotion’s demise would seem to not be coincidental, with two key titles set for release next week; animated movie sequel Frozen 2 (which got an […]

June 22, 2020