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Tuluntulu now streams 40 TV channels on mobile

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Tuluntulu has added an education, talent and religious channel to its lineup of shows which are viewable on a smartphone, offering users up to 40 TV and 28 radio channels.

Tuluntulu has added an education, talent and religious channel to its lineup, among other new offerings. Its content now includes 40 TV channels and 28 radio stations – and the app is claimed to use less data than any other video service.

As the cost of smartphones and mobile data decreases and free Wi-Fi becomes more commonplace, watching video content on mobile devices is finally becoming more affordable. Combine this with Tuluntulu’s free African content offering and unique data management technology, and it is set to become a major player in Africa’s mobile video arena.

The free Tuluntulu app provides access to relevant African content, as well as unique technology to ensure that mobile data consumption when watching video is low – as little as 50 MB per hour for video. 10 hours of TV will use as little 500MB of data. On a monthly mobile data package, this will cost the end user less than R1,50 per hour of TV, while being 100% free on Wi-Fi.

The TV channels include the following genres: Entertainment, News, Education, Documentaries, Movies, Series, Sport, eSports, Fashion, Lifestyle, Children, Comedy, Music, Shopping, Public information, Religion.  Tuluntulu also TV Channels and radio stations broadcasting in English, French, German, Hausa, Portuguese, and Kiswahili.

Tuluntulu’s content offering is continually being expanded and now includes unique local content. Recently launched channels, and channels to be launched soon, include:

265 MAX TV which showcases Proudly South African content with a mix of upcoming talent and mainstream entertainment that includes mainstream music, lifestyle, culture and expression which embraces South African fashion, music talk shows, gadget shows, extreme sports, interviews with famous people and local documentaries.

MSSA TV which features games and championships and shares news, views, interviews to keep all updated about championships, clubs, schools, events, and the stars who play eSports. Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) is the official National  Federation for various mind sports in South Africa. MSSA owns all Regional, Provincial, and National Championships for the various games for which it is the custodian.

Mpuma Africa TV which features urban youth Christain content. Translated from Xhosa reads “COMING FROM AFRICA”, “MPUMA” is also the cardinal direction of the sunrise “EAST” Mpuma Africa TV is all about family entertainment, proclaiming and establishing the culture of Jesus Christ Kingdom here on earth as it is in heaven.

Eyam Nawe TV is a platform for South African talent to showcase their movies, lifestyle, reality and cultural programmes. It features some of the top entertainment from South Africa.

Mindset TV provides learners with high-quality video lessons and supporting lesson notes. All the lessons are CAPS aligned and cover key aspects of the curriculum, providing overviews and summaries of difficult and important sections. During exam time, special support exam revision programmes are broadcast, which focuses on working through past exam papers. We summarize all the key content, work through selected past paper questions and unpack the ins and outs of exam readiness.

The Tuluntulu app is already popular across Africa and has been downloaded more than 495,000 times in 154 countries, the most popular being South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, and Kenya. The cumulative usage numbers since launch include over 16,6 million screen views from more than 3,3 million sessions.

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Timberlake to headline iTunes London festival

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Apple has announced that Justin Timberlake, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson and Jessie J are among the headliners at this year’s iTunes Festival in London.

Running every night in September at the Roundhouse, the iTunes Festival features more than 60 acts performing at the legendary venue.

Performances can be watched live or on-demand by millions of iOS users around the world on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, as well as by music fans with iTunes on their computer or in stunning HD with Apple TV. Tickets are free for competition winners only.

Music fans from across the world, including the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Japan and Mexico can win tickets to the iTunes Festival through competitions run by local media partners. In the UK, fans can win tickets using the iTunes Festival app and the iTunes Store as well as select media partners including Channel 4, Global Radio and Metro.

Sir Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse and Crowded House played the first iTunes Festival at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts in 2007. Since then over 370 artists have performed in front of more than 370,000 fans and tens of millions more online and on television. Other performers have included Adele, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon, Jack White and Oasis. Performances are available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

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New PS games ready for download

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Sony has announced its June line-up for PlayStation Plus subscribers, including Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, and two new catalogue releases, Demon’s Souls and ICO and Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection.

Immerse yourself in the ancient world of Amalur and its 10,000 years of magical history in the action-packed tale Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, created by acclaimed New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore. Take destiny into your own hands as you combat your way through this vast and vibrant world as envisioned by the visionary creator of Spawn and much-admired artist, Todd McFarlane.

In Demon’s Souls you are summoned by a mysterious maiden as the last hope for humanity to take on a mighty demon horde that has taken over the kingdom of Boletaria, after a terrible curse was mistakenly unleashed by King Allant the XII whilst in search of greater powers. Prepare for a battle that has so far defeated all other realm champions as you set out on this epic journey to save the Kingdom from a fate worse than death.

ICO and Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection brings two exciting worlds to PS Plus ready for fans to explore. Adopt the role of ICO, a young boy who finds himself imprisoned by the people of his village inside the walls of a menacing castle before joining forces with a young girl named Yorda as she attempts to escape in ICO. Take on the role of a young man named Wander in Shadow of the Colossus as you journey through an enchanted land, battling 16 enormous beasts known as the Colossi in order to restore the life of a girl named Mono, whose soul is trapped in this haunting world.

For gamer’s on-the-go, grab your PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) and transport yourself to lush forests in the cartoon-quality action title Rayman Origins. Alternatively, weave through airborne mazes as you avoid falling coconuts in Coconut Dodge HD, both available on PS Plus from 5th June.

PS Plus provides subscribers with access to top-rated games on PS3 and PS Vita, extending the service to two platforms for a single price for a one-year subscription. Additionally, 90 day subscriptions are also available giving user’s access to the same fantastic titles and great PlayStation Store discounts.

PS Plus subscribers receive an array of exclusive features, including 2GB cloud storage (1G for PS3 & 1G for PS Vita) for game saves. Automatic updates and beta access, as well as a huge collection of exclusive dynamic themes and PlayStation Network avatars, makes PS Plus the place to be in 2013.

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