Sunday Review - 'Got a Text!' Love Island is Back
Bikinis, abs, and Iain Stirling. Summer is here!
What will break me first? The Love Island contestants or trying to watch them on the ITV Hub?
A week in, it's increasingly clear that it will be the broadcaster’s horrible streaming offering. It is absolutely fine that it's free and ad-supported, as the linear channel is. However, it is clunky and trying to rewind and/or fast forward can trigger a fresh wave of adverts. It is miles behind its competitor's offerings, with only All 4 giving it a run for its money in the race to be the most unusable streaming service out there.
I took a year off Love Island last year, the commitment required to keep up with both that and the year-delayed Euro 2020 football tournament was too much, but it's back to the villa this year.
That theme! The intro and outro music for ad breaks! The text ringtone! These are the official sounds of the British summer.
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