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Game of Thrones season 5 begins 12 April in US, 13 April UK, no Sky simulcast this time

Game of Thrones season 5 begins 12 April in US, 13 April UK, no Sky simulcast this time

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Game of Thrones will return to US screens on Sunday, 12 April, HBO has announced. The highly anticipated season 5 will debut at 9pm in the States. Sky has also confirmed to Pocket-lint that it plans to show the episode on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV the... >>

Sky Fibre offers up to 38Mbps broadband for just £10 a month, comes with 25GB monthly cap though

Sky Fibre offers up to 38Mbps broadband for just £10 a month, comes with 25GB monthly cap though

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Sky has added a new package for those interested in its broadband services that costs only £10 a month for up to 38Mbps fibre internet. However, it's really for those who don't use too much data as it is capped to a limit of 25GB a month. Consider that... >>

Exploring Middle Earth: How Jaunt VR could change the way we watch television

Exploring Middle Earth: How Jaunt VR could change the way we watch television

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It is a pleasant evening in The Shire. Primroses sway in the wind as the sun catches on the green grass of the rolling hills that stretch as far as the eye can see. Gandalf, tall and commanding but shaggy and dirty, is ambling off into the distance down... >>

Sky Go on PS4: Sony console starts home entertainment pitch in earnest

Sky Go on PS4: Sony console starts home entertainment pitch in earnest

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Sky has announced that Sky Go customers will be able to access the catch-up service on the Sony PlayStation 4 from today via the TV from Sky app in PlayStation Store. However, users will have to pay extra for the feature unless they already subscribe... >>

Sky completes European invasion, ditches BSkyB name after 24 years

Sky completes European invasion, ditches BSkyB name after 24 years

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Sky has completed its acquisition of Sky Italia and secured the controlling stake in Sky Deutchland to become what it calls "Europe's largest entertainment company."The deal was originally announced in July, during the posting of the company's financial... >>

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... >>

Sky+ app upgrade allows you to fling photos to your TV

Sky+ app upgrade allows you to fling photos to your TV

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Sky has announced an update to its Sky+ app to work with Sky+ HD boxes. The latest software will enhance the service beyond a portal to TV and movies allowing you to make your TV smart using the app. The new Sky+ app update will allow users to fling images... >>

Sky are you listening? We want the Simpsons World app too

Sky are you listening? We want the Simpsons World app too

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FX Networks in the US has announced an app for multiple devices that will offer every single episode of The Simpsons ever made to view any time you like, but sadly it will only be available in America. And to FXX cable subscribers at that. Coming to mobile... >>

Sky invests in US TV streaming service Pluto.TV, is Sky Go soon to get a facelift?

Sky invests in US TV streaming service Pluto.TV, is Sky Go soon to get a facelift?

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Sky has announced a major investment in the US online video service Pluto.TV. It has paid the firm half-a-million dollars, partly to draw on its experience in streamed content and the new ways people are enjoying television across multiple platforms.... >>

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 takes aim at Netflix with recommendations and Smart Series Link

Sky takes aim at Netflix with recommendations and Smart Series Link

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Sky has announced a new recommendation engine, not unlike Netflix uses, that aims to offer up showings based on a viewer's likes and dislikes. The recommendation engine comes as part of Sky's latest Electronic Programme Guide update that's rolling out... >>

Sky Sports free to Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers for Premier League first day

Sky Sports free to Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers for Premier League first day

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Anyone signed up to Sky, TalkTalk or Virgin Media will be able to enjoy Sky Sports for free on Saturday 16 August.The start of the Barclays Premier League kicks off on Saturday and Sky wants everyone in the football spirit, so it's giving away coverage... >>

Behind the scenes at Sky Sports News HQ, bringing social, digital and broadcast closer together

Behind the scenes at Sky Sports News HQ, bringing social, digital and broadcast closer together

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For the first time in many years, Sky Sports is to redesign, rebrand and relaunch one of its most loyally viewed channels, Sky Sports News. Launching at 6am on Tuesday 12 August, Sky Sports News HQ will be the new name and new home for all of Sky's up-to-the-minute... >>

Sky Sports and Sky Movies apps available on the go to Virgin Media customers

Sky Sports and Sky Movies apps available on the go to Virgin Media customers

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Virgin Media customers with Sky Movies and Sky Sports subscriptions can now access the services on the go via iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or online. The iOS Sky Movies and Sky Sports apps now allow users to login using their Virgin Media login details. The... >>

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... >>

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

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Sky is rebranding and relaunching its Sky Sports News channel in time for the start of the new football season. Called Sky Sports News HQ, the new channel will appear on the Sky EPG at 401, elsewhere on other providers, and will be available from 12 August.... >>

Sky Service app introduced to help you manage your account

Sky Service app introduced to help you manage your account

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Sky has announced a new app to add to its suite of apps. Sky Service is an app that lets users manage all of their account details in one place. Users of the Sky Service app are able to check their bill, change settings and manage any engineer visits.... >>