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  • Sky Go, Sky+ app and Sky Anytime+ all getting new features, including iPad remote control
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    Sky Go, Sky+ app and Sky Anytime+ all getting new features, including iPad remote control

    By 26 July 2012

    Sky has announced a swathe of major new features to a number of its services, television and app-related. The first to get its update is Sky Go on mobile and smartphone. The broadcaster and TV service provider has added hours of catch-up kids content...

  • Sky Go now on Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note
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    Sky Go now on Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note

    By 20 July 2012

    Three more Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich handsets can now be used to watch Sky channels on the move, after Sky Go was made accessible on the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy Note. It means a total of 11 Android handsets...

  • Sky Go Ice Cream Sandwich support coming end of July, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Google Nexus users rejoice
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    Sky Go Ice Cream Sandwich support coming end of July, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Google Nexus users rejoice

    By 4 July 2012

    Sky has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be releasing an Ice Cream Sandwich approved version of the Sky Go Android app by the end of July. "By the end of July an additional update to Sky Go will support the Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich...

  • Sky Go iOS and Android apps updated: Now watch TV shows on demand too
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    Sky Go iOS and Android apps updated: Now watch TV shows on demand too

    By 3 July 2012

    Sky has updated its Sky Go app once again, for both iOS and Android, this time creating an entertainment and TV shows on-demand area within Anytime. It means that Sky customers will now be able to watch a selection of their favourite shows on the go from...

  • Sky Go for Ice Cream Sandwich coming soon, previous Google Play appearance premature
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    Sky Go for Ice Cream Sandwich coming soon, previous Google Play appearance premature

    By 25 June 2012

    Although a version of the video-on-demand application, Sky Go purporting to work with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich appeared as an update recently, it was soon withdrawn by the broadcaster as some complained that it didn't work. However, a new version...

  • Eurosport added to Sky Go app - now it's even better
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    Eurosport added to Sky Go app - now it's even better

    By 29 May 2012

    Sports fans rejoice, as British Eurosport becomes the latest channel to be added to the Sky Go app - the video-on-demand service that won Pocket-lint's "Best App" category in last year's Gadget Awards. With a sport-packed summer ahead, Eurosport will...

  • Sky: Second screen experience in front of TV key
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    Sky: Second screen experience in front of TV key

    By 26 April 2012

    Sky has told Pocket-lint that it sees tablets and smartphones as key in enhancing the viewing experience in front of the TV. Ian Lewis, director of Sky Movies, told Pocket-lint that partnerships with companies such as Zeebox are all about "creating a...

  • Best Formula One apps
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    Best Formula One apps

    By 17 March 2012

    The first qualifying session is about to start. Engines are revving up at 17,000 rpm, tyres are screeching and the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel are prepping to make their mark on the sport. For those lucky enough to have it, then all this...

  • Best Android apps for TV and movie fans
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    Best Android apps for TV and movie fans

    By 14 March 2012

    One of the most popular uses for tablets and phones is watching videos or catchup TV. From BBC iPlayer in bed, to movies on your travels, having a good-quality screen to hand makes your Android device a perfect choice for those who love television and...

  • Sky Sports for iPad F1 pictures and hands-on
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    Sky Sports for iPad F1 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 March 2012

    The Sky Sports News app for iPad is to get a significant redesign to coincide with the launch of the broadcaster's new dedicated Formula One channel. It's now called Sky Sports for iPad, and Pocket-lint has had a play with what the application has in...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #73 - Panasonic Eluga, MWC and Sky Go for Android
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #73 - Panasonic Eluga, MWC and Sky Go for Android

    By 24 February 2012

    Mobile phones dominate the podcast this week, with Mobile World Congress in Barcelona looming over us like a silent movie villain.  The team, therefore, turns its attention to the handsets we hope to see there, and those we have already; the Panasonic...

  • Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on
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    Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on

    By 20 February 2012

    Sky has released an Android version of its Sky Go app allowing some Android smartphone owners to turn their phone in to TV. We've grabbed a Samsung Galaxy S II downloaded the app, and plugged in our details to check it out. Sky Go Android is free,...

  • Sky Go Android app now available for selected phones
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    Sky Go Android app now available for selected phones

    By 20 February 2012

    Sky has finally released the Android version of its extremely popular and Pocket-lint Gadget Award-winning live TV and video on demand application, Sky Go. However, at present the app is not compatible with all handsets, only a few by Samsung and HTC....

  • Sky looks beyond the dish with new Internet TV Service
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    Sky looks beyond the dish with new Internet TV Service

    By 31 January 2012

    Sky is to give viewers the option to ditch the dish with a new Internet TV Service that it plans to launch later in the year. There has been a tidal wave of announcements from Sky over the last day or so. On Monday it was revealed that Sky Anytime+ would...

  • Sky Go tunes in on Android
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    Sky Go tunes in on Android

    By 31 January 2012

    It's all go over at Sky Go. Not only is the streaming platform all set to hit Android, it is being expanded to include even more channels. Sky Go launched back in July on PC and iOS and is Sky Mobile TV revamped, showing both live streamed and catch up...

  • Year in review 2011: August
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    Year in review 2011: August

    By 29 December 2011

    Of all the stories that broke in August the one that really got people talking was that tech superstar Steve Jobs would be resigning from Apple, to be replaced by CEO Tim Cook. It was one of the most important stories to break this year apart from of...

  • Sky Go now offers movies on demand
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    Sky Go now offers movies on demand

    By 28 November 2011

    Sky Go has just got a major content boost in the form of Sky Movies live and on demand. The services bring with them a significant selection of movies to watch from tablet, phone or web browser.  Just like with the current Sky Go setup, you will be able...

  • Sky Go celebrates a million downloads
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    Sky Go celebrates a million downloads

    By 16 September 2011

    Sky has announced that Sky Go has been downloaded a whopping 1 million times since it went live in July. Sky Go is Sky Player and Sky Mobile TV collaborated and revamped and shows both live streamed and catch up programming.  And it's live streaming...

  • Sky Go and Sainsbury's team up to make iPad-toting shopping trolley
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    Sky Go and Sainsbury's team up to make iPad-toting shopping trolley

    By 30 August 2011

    Sky Go has gone and given the common shopping trolley a hi-tech rethink and added an iPad, collision detection and set of speakers.  The idea is that you can get your Sky Sports fix while out shopping and should something like transfer deadline day tomorrow...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)

    By 19 July 2011

    Sky Go was officially born on 8 July, when its Mac and PC platforms went live, but this is the launch that all the fanboys have been waiting for - its arrival into the App Store. But should you download the free app, and sign up for a subscription, or...

  • Sky Go is go, go, go.....
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    Sky Go is go, go, go.....

    By 8 July 2011

    Sky Go has officially launched, that's the good news. The bad news is that the iPhone and iPad versions aren't ready yet - the launch is purely for PC and Macs. The iOS versions should be coming "in time for the beginning of the Premier League football...

  • VIDEO: Sky Go in action
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    VIDEO: Sky Go in action

    By 27 June 2011

    Sky's revamped mobile offering - Sky Go - is all set to go live next month and the broadcaster has published this video of director of product design and development Brian Lenz, talking through the platform's new features. And whilst that's all well and...

  • Sky Go: Free Sky TV coming to tablets, smartphones, PCs and laptops
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    Sky Go: Free Sky TV coming to tablets, smartphones, PCs and laptops

    By 10 June 2011

    Sky is to offer a mighty suite of shows, both live streamed and catch up, to its subscribers to access via tablet devices, phones, PCs or laptops. And the best news is that it will be completely free. As of 6 July, Sky Player and Sky Mobile TV will be...