New Season of Planet of the Apps brings back mobile and gadgets on TV

Planet of the Apps season 4 brings back mobile and gadgets on TV

From Tuesday April 21st, 19:00 on GINX

 13 x 30 minute episodes

Available on Virgin Media channel 286 and online via http//staging.ginx.tv

Twitter: @GinxTV #PLAPPS

London, April 2015: Fresh-faced technology show Planet of the Apps, produced by international broadcaster Ginx TV, returns this April for an exclusive season packed with the latest trends for mobile devices and gadgets.

Hosted by technology journalists David McClelland (BBC Rip Off Britain, ITV Good Morning Britain, Computer Weekly), Lucy Hedges (London Live, Rinse FM, Stuff) and presenter Adam Savage (ITN, The First Hour), Planet of the Apps is the essential urban guide to all things mobile, lifting the lid on how smartphones and tablets, apps and accessories are revolutionising our daily lives. Each week the Planet of the Apps team takes a burning tech topic, gets hands-on with the hottest in gaming technology and gadgets, and hears from leading industry experts.

Made by mobile and gadget aficionados for tech geeks, the brand new season sees the team explore whether the smartphone is killing gaming consoles, marvel at the rise of mobile virtual reality and test out whether wearable tech really can help keep us fit.

Technology and games featuring in this series include the 3DS XL, Sony Xperia Z3 and the PS4 Remote Play, GoPro Hero 4 Black, Google Glasses, Oculus Rift, Hololens, HTC Vive, Galaxy VR and Parrot BeBop drone. Key names in the new series include Dr Jo Twist,CEO of UKIE, and Andy Milnes.

Executive Producer of Planet of the Apps, James Neal said: “Season 4 will see Lucy, David and Adam investigate how the ubiquitous world of mobile tech is influencing mainstream culture. They will be championing the huge growth in crowdsourced projects and the people behind them. Mobile tech is now, quite literally, in the hands of the people and Planet of the Apps will be right there with them.

Episode Descriptions

  1. Gaming on the go

Is mobile gaming killing consoles? Lucy take a closer look on whether handheld consoles like the Nintendo 3DS are any better for gaming compared to smartphones like the Sony Xperia Z3, Adam while David scours crowdsourcing sites to find the bleeding edge of gaming technology.

 

  1. Outdoors and Extreme sports

Is the Extreme becoming commonplace in tech and games? David and Lucy uncover what tech the pros are using to share their dangerous passions while Adam reviews the best extreme sports games on the market.

 

  1. Virtual Reality

The Rise and Fall and (eventual) Rise of Virtual Reality: Lucy, David and Adam explore the past, present and future of VR and test some of the latest wearable technology to experience virtual worlds in real life (well, almost).

For More details, see the Planet of the Apps Season 4 Media Pack or contact info@staging.ginx.tv

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