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10 new Sky Sports channels explained: What they are and how to get them

10 new Sky Sports channels explained: What they are and how to get them

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Sky Sports has rebranded its TV channel line-up, adding a few new stations to the mix in the process. Now TV has announced that they will all be available through the streaming platform too.From today, 18 July, Sky Sports subscribers through Sky, Now... >>

Game of Thrones season 7: When it's on, how to watch it and full trailers right here

Game of Thrones season 7: When it's on, how to watch it and full trailers right here

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Tired of being the only person who doesn't know who Jon Snow is or what the heck "winter is coming" means?No worries. Now's the time to jump on the Game Of Thrones bandwagon. Season seven has now started on HBO and Sky in the US and UK respectively, huzzah!... >>

Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?
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Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?

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When Sky first revealed that it was to introduce another new Now TV box, it was widely presumed that it would feature 4K streaming. But even though Ultra HD content is coming to the company's flagship TV offering, Sky Q, the Now TV Smart Box maxes out... >>

Watch The Open for free with Now TV

Watch The Open for free with Now TV

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You can watch the first day of The Open golf championship for free today, 14 July, thanks to Now TV.The major golf event is being shown exclusively by Sky Sports and if you don't have Sky you might miss out. However, Now TV is giving everyone a free Sky... >>

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Sky has now set into motion a new stage for Now TV, its internet streaming service that has grown massively over the last couple of years.Not only has it introduced a new package and way to get Now TV, with the Now TV Combo that includes broadband and... >>

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

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Not only has Sky released a new Now TV Smart Box, but also offers a new contract-free home connectivity package.The Now TV Combo from Sky encompasses a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband and a phone line.Releasing such an all inclusive package... >>

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now

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Sky announced its next Now TV box at an event in London just over a week ago and has revealed that you can nab one from today, Thursday 7 July.It is also the Now TV Combo from today too, which lumps a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband, and... >>

Now TV 4K box and "more" to be announced on 29 June

Now TV 4K box and "more" to be announced on 29 June

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Sky has sent out press invites to an event on 29 June where the new Now TV box will be unveiled.However, the new set-top-box, already revealed to be 4K-ready, will not be the only announcement. The invite states that there will be "so much more than... >>

Now TV Kids Pass coming to give children their shows in the one place

Now TV Kids Pass coming to give children their shows in the one place

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Now TV will soon add an all-new subscription offering and it's just for children.From 21 June, you will be able to pay £2.99 a month for a Now TV Kids Pass. It will give access to six live TV channels and all the box sets and catch up content to view... >>

Sky Q to get 4K Ultra HD TV shows and movies from summer, Now TV too

Sky Q to get 4K Ultra HD TV shows and movies from summer, Now TV too

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It's been known since the unveiling of Sky Q last year that the Sky Q Silver box would be getting Ultra HD programming at some point in its future, we just didn't know when.The main box in the Sky Q line-up has the required HDMI output to transmit 4K... >>

New, more advanced Now TV box coming soon - 4K anyone?

New, more advanced Now TV box coming soon - 4K anyone?

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A new Now TV box has been announced that will sit alongside the existing model.It will be coming later this year and although Sky has been light on details, the fact the box looks similar to the 4K Roku 4 recently launched in the States, rumours point... >>

10 best comedy streaming services: Funny cat clips, dangerous stunts, stand-up and more

10 best comedy streaming services: Funny cat clips, dangerous stunts, stand-up and more

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As streaming video becomes more popular and conventional TV takes a back seat, growing amounts of online channels and apps emerge hoping to grab your attention with a TV show, movie or even short clip or two. How then can you sort out the wheat from the... >>

EU ruling to force NOW TV, Netflix and other streaming services to offer access when abroad

EU ruling to force NOW TV, Netflix and other streaming services to offer access when abroad

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The European Commission is to push forward with proposals to change the way streaming services work across all countries in the region. If approved, it means that you will be able to use any of your streaming subscriptions no matter where you are in Europe.Currently,... >>

10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more

10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more

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Christmas is coming and that means we're all getting into the spirit - sometimes literally when a bottle of brandy is left within sight.One way of ensuring that you feel positively "Chrismassy" before the big day arrives is to fill your viewing hours... >>

Which of these limited edition custom NOW TV boxes would you want for Christmas?

Which of these limited edition custom NOW TV boxes would you want for Christmas?

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If you're thinking of getting a NOW TV box to enjoy streamed TV shows and movies this Christmas you might be faced with a bigger choice than you originally thought. There are seven new designs the service is adding to its line-up for a limited period.A... >>

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

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When it comes to deciding what to watch on demand, there can be such a thing as too much choice. For example, Roku offers access to over 1,700 channels on its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find the ones that will... >>

10 best sports streaming services: The Ring, UFC TV, Red Bull TV and more

10 best sports streaming services: The Ring, UFC TV, Red Bull TV and more

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There are now so many different streaming services in the UK alone that it's hard to keep track of what offers what. Roku, for example, has over 1,700 channels available for its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find... >>

Now TV Box (2015) vs Now TV Box vs Roku 2: What's the difference?

Now TV Box (2015) vs Now TV Box vs Roku 2: What's the difference?

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Sky's Now TV box has had an update bringing with it a number of new features, but should you upgrade from the original, should you just bite the bullet on the extra costs and go for the Roku 2, or should you just stick with what you've got already?We've... >>

New Now TV Box (2015) arrives, we get watching the latest movies, TV and sport

New Now TV Box (2015) arrives, we get watching the latest movies, TV and sport

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Sky’s new Now TV box arrives in the UK on the 6 August and boasts a number of updates over the original box launched a couple of years ago.The new Now TV box (2015) will now feature an Ethernet port to support a wired connection, as well as, a processor... >>

Now TV takes further step to being Sky TV for those without a dish, sports monthly pass now available

Now TV takes further step to being Sky TV for those without a dish, sports monthly pass now available

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Sky's Now TV is rapidly becoming the broadcaster's alternative paid TV service for those who cannot have a satellite dish. Already offering monthly passes for entertainment and movies channels, the service has finally launched a monthly pass for Sky's... >>

What better way to enjoy Game of Thrones season 5 than to snuggle up to one of these?

What better way to enjoy Game of Thrones season 5 than to snuggle up to one of these?

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Fancy a bit of Snow in spring time? Now TV is celebrating the return of Game of Thrones with a custom-made pillow in the style of one of the Night's Watch that will keep you safe and warm as the action unfurls.And you could be in with a chance of winning... >>

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

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Early adopters of the EE TV box will be pleased to hear that its creators have rewarded them by already announcing Sky's NOW TV is arriving soon.NOW TV allows viewers to enjoy Sky content over their internet connection without the need to pay for a long... >>

Sky lets slip updated Now TV box due later this year

Sky lets slip updated Now TV box due later this year

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Sky has let slip that it will be releasing a new Now TV box later this year. The announcement appeared in Sky's business results that were shown off this morning.Very little detail has been announced at this stage but it's clear from the information that... >>

Look at the fancy new NOW TV boxes you can get in time for Christmas

Look at the fancy new NOW TV boxes you can get in time for Christmas

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Sky has unveiled its Christmas present this year, and there's more than one. The Now TV services can be streamed to your TV from your own personalised Now TV box, with five to choose from.The special edition Now TV boxes will still be only £10 to buy... >>

Your Apple TV just got a bit more useful, NOW TV available in full

Your Apple TV just got a bit more useful, NOW TV available in full

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NOW TV is now available on Apple TV in full. The sports part of the over-the-top video service from Sky was added to Apple's media streaming box at the end of last year, but users have asked for the entertainment and film areas for some time. Sky has... >>

Braaiiinnsss!!! Hands-on with The Walking Dead special edition Now TV box and Brain Food Popcorn Bowl

Braaiiinnsss!!! Hands-on with The Walking Dead special edition Now TV box and Brain Food Popcorn Bowl

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We're big fans of The Walking Dead here on Pocket-lint, the original Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard comic books and the TV series. And we were already fizzing with excitement that season five is almost on us, starting in the US on 12 October and screening... >>

NOW TV adds Chromecast support for Android, iPhone and iPad, still no Apple TV though

NOW TV adds Chromecast support for Android, iPhone and iPad, still no Apple TV though

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As reported in March, Sky's NOW TV subscription service is making good on the promise of supporting as many streaming devices as possible by adding Google Chromecast support for its apps for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.The NOW TV apps for both... >>

Sky Sports News HQ viewable by all NOW TV subscribers, just in time for transfer deadline day

Sky Sports News HQ viewable by all NOW TV subscribers, just in time for transfer deadline day

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NOW TV has added a standalone application to its NOW TV set-top-box that provides direct access to the recently relaunched Sky Sports News HQ. And what's more, you don't need a subscription to the daily or weekly Sky Sports packages to watch it.Sky Sports... >>

Sky Sports gets price-drop with week pass on NOW TV

Sky Sports gets price-drop with week pass on NOW TV

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Sky has announced that it's online streaming NOW TV service will dish up sports for a more affordable price.Until this Thursday users wishing to get access to Sky Sports over the internet, via their NOW TV service, must pay for a day pass at £9.99. But... >>

NOW TV box gradually becoming new Roku, adds YouTube

NOW TV box gradually becoming new Roku, adds YouTube

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It's a well-publicised fact that the NOW TV set-top-box is made by Roku. After all, Sky owns a significant stake in the streaming device manufacturer. And a recent system update even changed the user interface to look more like the Channels grid found... >>

Xbox One gets NOW TV, becomes best media player on the planet?

Xbox One gets NOW TV, becomes best media player on the planet?

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After launching on the PS4 last week, NOW TV is now available through the Xbox One and, unlike the other apps available across platforms, it fits in with the Microsoft console's tile user interface.It might even seem a little unfamiliar to those used... >>

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr join NOW TV line-up just in time for the school holidays

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr join NOW TV line-up just in time for the school holidays

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It's all go with NOW TV today. Not only is the streaming service available on a next-gen console for the first time, having launched for PS4, but two new channels have joined the Entertainment Month Pass line-up. And they are brilliantly timed to coincide... >>

Have you checked your PS4 today? NOW TV now available, Xbox One in 'coming weeks'

Have you checked your PS4 today? NOW TV now available, Xbox One in 'coming weeks'

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Sky has launched its NOW TV service on PlayStation 4. An application for the movie, sport and entertainment streaming service is now available to download on the console.The service has been available through PS3 for over a year, but this is the first... >>

Samsung giving free NOW TV movie subscriptions with Galaxy Tab S tablets

Samsung giving free NOW TV movie subscriptions with Galaxy Tab S tablets

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Samsung has announced several exclusive content deals for its Galaxy Tab S tablets including a partnership with Sky that results in free NOW TV subscriptions for buyers of the devices.Free with every Galaxy Tab S 10.5 or 8.4-inch tablet sold in the UK... >>

Sky launches Sky Sports 5 channel ahead of the World Cup, its first dedicated to European football

Sky launches Sky Sports 5 channel ahead of the World Cup, its first dedicated to European football

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Sky has announced a new channel, Sky Sports 5, which will be its first that is dedicated to airing European football.The announcement, which comes ahead of the World Cup, states that Sky Sports 5 will air up to 600 live European football matches next... >>

NOW TV apologises for Premier League outage, hands out £10 shopping vouchers (updated)

NOW TV apologises for Premier League outage, hands out £10 shopping vouchers (updated)

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UPDATE: Pocket-lint has spoken to Sky and Now TV to get some clarification and has updated some of the details below....NOW TV, the video streaming service from Sky, has suffered a few dips in its service recently. It struggled during the 9pm showing... >>

Sky Go and Now TV coming to PS4 from this summer

Sky Go and Now TV coming to PS4 from this summer

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Sky has just announced that its streaming services, Sky Go and Now TV, will arrive on Sony's PlayStation 4 from this summer.First to become available will be Now TV, the subscription-free online streaming platform, which will arrive this summer. That... >>

Don't have Sky? Here's how to watch the Easter weekend Premier League crunch matches

Don't have Sky? Here's how to watch the Easter weekend Premier League crunch matches

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This Easter bank holiday weekend there are five football matches being shown live on Sky Sports HD that will help determine who ends the long season as champions of the Premier League and who will be in fourth and therefore bag the last Champions League... >>

Sky and TalkTalk team-up to offer 1000Mbps broadband to the UK

Sky and TalkTalk team-up to offer 1000Mbps broadband to the UK

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Sky and TalkTalk are currently reliant on using the infrastructure of BT Openreach to provide their internet - meaning paying BT - so they have teamed up to lay down fibre optic cabling that'll allow them to offer 1000Mbps internet in the UK.The Sky... >>

Game of Thrones success prompts Sky to simulcast 24: Live Another Day and Mad Men too

Game of Thrones success prompts Sky to simulcast 24: Live Another Day and Mad Men too

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Sky has revealed that its simulcast of Game of Thrones Season 4 episode 1 ('Two Swords') was such a success that it will be repeating the practice with other big Sky Atlantic HD shows.The first episode of Game of Thrones was available to watch on the... >>

NOW TV could come to Chromecast, Sky always 'looking at potential platforms'

NOW TV could come to Chromecast, Sky always 'looking at potential platforms'

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Sky's NOW TV movie, entertainment and sports streaming service could come to the UK version of Google's recently launched Chromecast device in the future."We are always looking at potential distribution platforms for NOW TV including Chromecast," said... >>

Game of Thrones series 1-3 available for catch-up on NOW TV and Sky OnDemand ahead of season 4 premiere

Game of Thrones series 1-3 available for catch-up on NOW TV and Sky OnDemand ahead of season 4 premiere

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Winter is coming. But before it arrives in series 4 of Game of Thrones, a catch-up session is available on Sky.From today, series 1-3 of Game of Thrones are ready to watch on Sky OnDemand. The shows, all in HD, can be watched ad-free right now meaning... >>

NOW TV Beta app brings Entertainment Pass and Sky Atlantic to Android, tablet support too

NOW TV Beta app brings Entertainment Pass and Sky Atlantic to Android, tablet support too

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Sky has finally released a second NOW TV application for Android that adds wider compatibility with devices, including tablets, and access to the Entertainment Pass and therefore Sky Atlantic in plenty of time before Game of Thrones season four starts.Available... >>

Apple TV owners can now access Sky Sports through Now TV Day Pass

Apple TV owners can now access Sky Sports through Now TV Day Pass

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Sky's Now TV service has launched an application for Apple TV that allows owners of the media streaming box to access Sky Sports.If there is a particular sporting event you want to watch, you can purchase a Sky Sports Now TV Day Pass through the app,... >>

Sky Store opens its doors to all, anybody can rent movies not just Sky subscribers

Sky Store opens its doors to all, anybody can rent movies not just Sky subscribers

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Sky has made its Sky Store movie rental service publicly available. Anybody can now sign up for an account and rent movies through a number of different platforms, not just those with a Sky subscription.The Sky Store offers a wide collection of movies,... >>

Tank Top TV lets you find where to stream or download box sets, instantly

Tank Top TV lets you find where to stream or download box sets, instantly

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Tank Top TV is a website that houses links to more than 2,500 digital TV box sets. It’s a bit like a Google search that only links to videos and has everything you could want to watch. That’s over 73,000 episodes of TV at your fingertips.Imagine you... >>

Now TV box gets 4oD to expand catch-up and on-demand offering

Now TV box gets 4oD to expand catch-up and on-demand offering

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Owners of a Now TV set-top-box will find a new app alongside the existing catch-up and on-demand offerings from BBC iPlayer and Demand 5. Channel 4's 4oD service is now accessible through the box, leaving just ITV as the last major terrestrial TV broadcaster... >>

Now TV's Entertainment Month Pass lands for iOS and LG devices

Now TV's Entertainment Month Pass lands for iOS and LG devices

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BSkyB's Now TV internet television service offers a new package that dramatically increases the amount of content available through the Now TV box, and now it is available to iOS and LG devices.Called Now TV Entertainment Month Pass, the package works... >>