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Game of Thrones seasons 1 and 2 to be available on demand on Sky and Sky Go as season 3 starts

Game of Thrones seasons 1 and 2 to be available on demand on Sky and Sky Go as season 3 starts

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Game of Thrones season 3 starts in the UK on 1 April, one day after its US airing, and will be shown on Sky Atlantic HD at 9pm. Thanks to Sky's deal with HBO, the broadcaster has also got the VOD rights to seasons 1 and 2, which it will be offering to... >>

Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites

Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites

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The UK government clampdown on torrent sites continues, this time in the form of a new court order which will force BT, Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, EE and O2 to block websites Kickass Torrents (kat.ph), H33T and Fenopy. High court judge Mr Justice Arnold said... >>

Sky to acquire O2 and Be broadband and landline services from Telefónica

Sky to acquire O2 and Be broadband and landline services from Telefónica

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BSkyB has agreed to purchase Telefónica UK's broadband and landline telephone services. That means the internet and fixed-line offerings from O2 and Be will be absorbed into Sky's current services. The company claims when the acquisition goes through,... >>

Sky Movies Disney headlines new deal for kids on Sky

Sky Movies Disney headlines new deal for kids on Sky

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Sky is set to launch a new Disney movie channel at the end of March in time for the Easter holidays, bringing a little bit of piece and quiet for parents. In a deal that will see a new channel added to the roster already available, the launch of new channel... >>

Sky: F1 to be broadcast in 3D for first time at Circuit de Catalunya

Sky: F1 to be broadcast in 3D for first time at Circuit de Catalunya

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Almost a year after telling Pocket-lint that it hoped to broadcast some Formula One live coverage in 3D, Sky has announced that the third test from Circuit de Catalunya will be the first to get the three-dimensional treatment. Simultaneously broadcast... >>

Sky+ for Android adds Planner Manager and Remote Control features

Sky+ for Android adds Planner Manager and Remote Control features

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Sky has updated its Android app, bringing with it the remote control feature previously available only on iPhone and iPad. This update introduces several improvements and some cool new features to the Sky+ app for Android 2.2 (API 8) devices or above,... >>

85th Academy Awards to broadcast live in UK on dedicated Sky Movies Oscars HD channel

85th Academy Awards to broadcast live in UK on dedicated Sky Movies Oscars HD channel

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Sky has announced that it will be showing the 85th Annual Academy Awards live on Sunday 24 February on its own dedicated channel for the very first time. Called Sky Movies Oscars HD (a standard definition version is also available), the channel will broadcast... >>

Sky Go Extras app goes live, first two months are free

Sky Go Extras app goes live, first two months are free

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Sky had already confirmed that it would be launching Sky Go Extra, a new update to its Sky Go app, this week, and now it has gone - and done it, adding new features and support for a couple of new Android devices at the same time. The new service, which... >>

Sky Go Extra to let users download latest movies to watch offline

Sky Go Extra to let users download latest movies to watch offline

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Sky is to expand its Sky Go service in the UK to allow users to download on-demand movies and TV, including exclusive content for up to four users for an additional £5 a month on top of the standard subscription.Each download will last for a month, but... >>

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 9: Win a 2TB Sky+ HD box

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 9: Win a 2TB Sky+ HD box

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Day 9 of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular brings you the chance to win a 2TB Sky+ HD box. Pocket-lint has teamed up with Sky to let one lucky Sky subscriber upgrade their hardware to the biggest storage drive the company offers.  Sky customers can now... >>

Sky+ Remote iPhone and iPad app adds On Demand and Catch Up record

Sky+ Remote iPhone and iPad app adds On Demand and Catch Up record

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Sky has added the ability to record On Demand and Catch Up recordings direct to your Sky box while on the go from the company's iPhone and iPad app.  The new feature introduced on Tuesday means Sky users who also use the services accompanying iPhone... >>

Sky Go now on more Android devices including HTC One series and Nexus range

Sky Go now on more Android devices including HTC One series and Nexus range

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Sky has confirmed that it has added more Android devices to the "approved" list, opening up the service to even more customers. This includes the entire HTC Android One series and the new Nexus 4. From today, Sky Go is available on 25 Android tablets... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

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The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint... >>

Sky's Now TV now available on Roku too

Sky's Now TV now available on Roku too

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Now TV, the movie streaming service powered by Sky, has arrived on Roku boxes. Available in the Roku Channel Store, its addition means that the brand's media players join a host of other devices on which Sky has made its new service available so far,... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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AirPlay, Spotify and DLNA all made significant changes to the way people listen to music in 2012. The technologies started to appear in pieces of Hi-Fi hardware, reducing the need for laptop-connected cables and even the iPhone dock.There was certainly... >>

Sky turns the iPhone into Sky+ remote control

Sky turns the iPhone into Sky+ remote control

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The days of fighting for the remote control are over. Sky has updated its Sky Remote for iPhone app to bring the same remote control features to the Apple phone as previously found on the iPad version of the app. The latest update to the Sky+ app for... >>

Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The humble app has been enriching our smartphone lives for some years now, and 2012 was no different. In a testament to the constant fresh thinking of the app designer, we were never stumped in finding something exciting for App of the Day in 2012.But... >>

Sky Go customers can now access FX shows, including Dexter, True Blood and The Walking Dead

Sky Go customers can now access FX shows, including Dexter, True Blood and The Walking Dead

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Sky Go customers are in for a treat after the broadcaster announced that shows from the FX channel are now available to watch on the go.  Shows such as Dexter, True Blood and American Horror Story: Asylum will all be available to watch any time on subscribers'... >>