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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'... >>

BBC iPlayer now on Sky+

BBC iPlayer now on Sky+

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The BBC iPlayer is now available to Sky customers through their Sky+ boxes, joining other terrestrial catch-up services from ITV and Channel Five. Viewers will be able to catch up on their favourite BBC shows, such as Doctor Who and Strictly Come Dancing,... >>

Sky Broadband Sky Hub pictures and hands-on

Sky Broadband Sky Hub pictures and hands-on

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Sky has announced the launch of a new broadband hub which it hopes will increase where you can use its Sky Go and Now TV services in the home, but is it that simple? Pocket-lint installed the new Sky Hub to find out. Open the box and the simplicity starts... >>

Harry Potter and the Sky Christmas Overload: All eight movies secured

Harry Potter and the Sky Christmas Overload: All eight movies secured

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Sky has secured the exclusive rights to show all eight Harry Potter movies this Christmas. A partnership with Warner Brothers means that the broadcaster will offer the entire franchise on its HD and SD movie channels, its mobile platforms and on demand.... >>

Sky Broadband Sky Hub router promises best Wi-Fi range

Sky Broadband Sky Hub router promises best Wi-Fi range

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Sky Broadband has announced that new customers will be getting a new router, dubbed the Sky Hub, which promises the "best wireless range of any major provider" in the UK when they sign up for the company's broadband packages. "The Sky Hub provides the... >>

BBC cuts back on Red Button services, but is 'in no way demise of BBC Red Button'

BBC cuts back on Red Button services, but is 'in no way demise of BBC Red Button'

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The BBC is reducing its video component of BBC Red Button from five streams to one on Sky, FreeSat and Virgin Media, in a move that is sure to irk subscribers.  The reduction will take place on 15 October and will mean Sky, FreeSat and Virgin Media customers... >>

Sky introduces new 2TB Sky+HD box, to coincide with catch-up TV service launch

Sky introduces new 2TB Sky+HD box, to coincide with catch-up TV service launch

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Sky has launched its extended catch up TV service today, with the introduction of both the ITV Player and Demand 5 streaming portals to its Sky+ On Demand section (formerly Sky Anytime).  BBC iPlayer and 4oD will also be added later this autumn and in... >>

TalkTalk most complained about phone and broadband provider, Sky and Virgin Media the least

TalkTalk most complained about phone and broadband provider, Sky and Virgin Media the least

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Ofcom has published its communications services complaints data, to name and shame the companies about which it receives the most gripes, and to highlight which providers have the most satisfied customers. The report is broken down into landline (phone),... >>

Sky signs exclusive movie deal with Warner Bros, beating Netflix and Lovefilm

Sky signs exclusive movie deal with Warner Bros, beating Netflix and Lovefilm

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Sky has signed a deal with movie studio Warner Bros to be the first to show its new films exclusively across the broadcaster's multiple pay-TV services. The deal includes Sky's satellite movie channels, including HD and 3D where available, the Sky Go... >>

Sky+ updated with undelete function and Catch Up TV

Sky+ updated with undelete function and Catch Up TV

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Sky+ is receiving an update that will enable the recall of programmes that have been deleted accidentally.The Undelete feature stores deleted programmes in a separate folder. Any programmes sitting in the deleted space can then be restored - or, if you’re... >>

Sky's Now TV service launches on Xbox 360

Sky's Now TV service launches on Xbox 360

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Sky has launched its Now TV service on the Xbox 360, through Xbox Live. Available as a downloadable application, it enables customers to access Sky Movies content on-demand without a subscription. And you can even try it out for 30 days completely free... >>

Sky makes 3D channel free to HD subscribers for another week

Sky makes 3D channel free to HD subscribers for another week

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Sky HD subscribers can have access to the Sky 3D channel for a further week with no additional subscription charge. The broadcasting giant had already opened up its 3D channel during the London 2012 Olympics, but the additional week will see highlights... >>

Sky+ iPad app update pictures and hands-on

Sky+ iPad app update pictures and hands-on

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Sky has rolled out quite a significant update to its iPad app, giving owners of Sky+ HD boxes the ability to control them by remote using their iPad. It might be a simple tweak but this is one update we know Sky subscribers have been waiting for, Pocket-lint... >>

YouView gets influx of movies with Now TV arrival

YouView gets influx of movies with Now TV arrival

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Movie fans may now have the perfect excuse to sign up to YouView after Now TV went live on the on-demand TV service. With a range of titles to choose from in the Sky Movies film catalogue, the Now TV app can be found on the YouView homepage with customers... >>

Sky to launch James Bond HD channel in October, Sky Go to get all 22 007 movies

Sky to launch James Bond HD channel in October, Sky Go to get all 22 007 movies

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Sky is to launch a dedicated high-definition movie channel to tie in with the release of the 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall, in October.Running throughout the month, Sky Movies 007 HD will carry all 22 of the previous official movies, from Dr No to Quantum... >>

3D viewing up, but still small when it comes to the bigger picture

3D viewing up, but still small when it comes to the bigger picture

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Some 113,000 people watched the London 2013 opening ceremony in 3D, figures confirm, sending mixed messages on whether the format is finally starting to be adopted, or  if it still has a long way to go before it proves itself in UK homes.The audience... >>

Is Sky about to take on Netflix in its own back yard through Roku investment?

Is Sky about to take on Netflix in its own back yard through Roku investment?

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Roku, the TV box provider that offers access to web streaming services such as Netflix, has received a cash investment of $45 million. The financial backing comes from, among others, News Corporation and BSkyB, which, when combined with the launch of... >>

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

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

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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 to... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Now TV: Everything you need to know

Now TV: Everything you need to know

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Sky’s Now TV has launched, offering on-demand movies while allowing you to dodge the Sky subscription needed for Sky Go. There is a lot to like about the new service, but at £3.49 per rental, or £15 a month, is it really worth it? We have had a long... >>

Hands-on: Now TV review

Hands-on: Now TV review

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Forget Netflix, forget LoveFilm, Sky wants Now TV to be the service you choose when it comes to streaming movies online to your computer, phone, games console, or set top box. But is the new service "powered by Sky" good enough to impress? We had a quick... >>