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Infographic: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hacking

Norton have put together a new infographic explaining the history and dangers of hacking, based on Douglas Adams’ cult book series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The guide has been designed help users stay protected against hackers, using examples from the likes of Weird Science and WarGames! The first hack ever recorded was in...

The best and worst US remakes of British TV shows

With Broadchurch’s American remake, Gracepoint, drawing ever closer to its US premiere, we look at some of our other TV exports. Some proved to be hits with stateside audiences, while it seems some British shows just cannot lend themselves properly to America…   The Best   The Office (2001-2003) US version: The Office – An...

Top 5 ‘Coronation Street’ moments

Nobody could have foreseen the huge success the TV soap opera Coronation Street would turn out to be when it first aired on Granada Television in December 1960. In November 2010 it officially became the longest-running TV soap opera in the world. The series is set in the fictional town of Weatherfield, which is based...

10 unrecognisable famous guest stars in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of Doctor Who‘s famous guest stars who you might not have recognised under all the make-up…   Peter Kay as The Abzorbaloff in ‘Love & Monsters’   Zoe Wanamaker (Harry Potter, My Family) as Lady Cassandra in ‘The End of the World’ and ‘New Earth’   Ian McKellen...

Sponsored video: 5 actors who’ve played Hercules

Kellan Lutz joined the long list of actor to play mythical Greek hero Hercules this year in epic origin story The Legend of Hercules, out now to download from iTunes and available on DVD and 3D Blu-ray from Monday 4 August. The new movie sees Hercules – a half-god, half-man blessed with extraordinary strength –...

‘Sherlock’ news summary: Everything we know about Series 4 and the 2015 special

“Did you miss me?” Sherlock will return for a one-off special in 2015, followed by a fourth series of three new episodes. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top… > Buy the complete Series 1-3 boxset on Amazon.   2015 special Filming: January-February...

10 things you never knew about ‘Round the Twist’

“Have you ever, ever felt like this? How strange things happen, Are you going round the twist?” Yes, it really is 25 years since Australia’s weirdest ever children’s comedy series first aired! To celebrate Round the Twist‘s 25th anniversary, here are 10 surprising facts about the show…   > The Australian Children’s Television Foundation had...

‘Doctor Who’ news summary: Everything we know so far about Series 8

Doctor Who will return for a full series in 2014, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor alongside Jenna Coleman as Clara. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top of each section. Rumours and unconfirmed reports will be marked with a *. Warning:...

‘Doctor Who’: 10 quotes from the Doctor’s companions

Though all his travels, the Doctor has been accompanied by a host of companions. From school teachers and alien orphans to robots, but invariably attractive young women, their horizons have been expanded in his company – never to be the same again. Diving into Cavan Scott and Mark Wright’s Wit, Wisdom and Timey-Wimey Stuff: The...