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Sky Go Android and iOS apps updated, enjoy the new look and get highlights from Sky Sports

Sky Go Android and iOS apps updated, enjoy the new look and get highlights from Sky Sports

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Sky has released an update for its Sky Go iOS and Android applications, overhauling the interface to bring a new, cleaner look to the proceedings and one that is more in keeping with the company's set-top box user interface.The refreshed design includes... >>

Sky Go MD says Android app has fallen short of expectations

Sky Go MD says Android app has fallen short of expectations

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Sky has admitted it needs to do better to service the needs of its customers who use the Sky Go app and service on Android.In an open letter to the Sky User forums, Alun Webber, MD for product design and development at Sky. admits: "Sky Go on Android... >>

Sky's Now TV out of beta on PS3, faster and smoother to use

Sky's Now TV out of beta on PS3, faster and smoother to use

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Observant PlayStation 3 owners will have noticed that an application for Sky's Now TV streaming platform appeared on the XrossMediaBar just over a month ago. The full service is now available today and the access is smoother and far quicker to use than... >>

No Wimbledon 3D coverage for Sky subscribers, BBC wouldn't pay for EPG listing

No Wimbledon 3D coverage for Sky subscribers, BBC wouldn't pay for EPG listing

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For the third year running, the BBC will be showing the Wimbledon men's and ladies' singles finals live in 3D. It will also be showing 3D coverage of the semi-finals. However, because it has moved the broadcasts to its Red Button HD service from the now... >>

BT responds to Sky Sports' free for a day promotion: BT Sport is free every day

BT responds to Sky Sports' free for a day promotion: BT Sport is free every day

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Sky fired the first salvo in what is going to be an interesting battle with BT to capture the attention of sports and specifically football fans by making Sky Sports 1 free on the first day of the new Premier League season, Saturday 17 August. However,... >>

BT Vision subscribers to lose Sky Sports if they don't take Infinity broadband

BT Vision subscribers to lose Sky Sports if they don't take Infinity broadband

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Many BT Vision subscribers are angry that they will lose access to Sky Sports when the communications and broadcaster launches its own BT Sport channels from 1 August. Because BT Sport will be filling the digital terrestrial television channel slots that... >>

Sky Sports to be free to every household in UK on opening day of Premier League season

Sky Sports to be free to every household in UK on opening day of Premier League season

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Sky Sports will be offering its first live Premier League game of the season free to potentially every household in the UK. All other football shows from the first day will also be available to watch for free, as Sky Sports 1 will take over Sky 2 on Sky... >>

Sky Go and On Demand getting major update: New look, channels and features

Sky Go and On Demand getting major update: New look, channels and features

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Sky Go is due to get a major update later this summer, which will see a new-look design implemented across apps. As well as the redesign, Sky will be bringing four new catch-up TV channels and the ability to use Sky Go Extra for free for Sky Multiroom... >>

Sky introduces free broadband access in response to BT Sport offer

Sky introduces free broadband access in response to BT Sport offer

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Sky announced on Friday it would give Sky Sports customers one free year of Sky Broadband Unlimited (£14.50 line rental) or six months free of Sky Fibre Unlimited (£20 per month after and £14.50 line rental) - as long as they make the switch from... >>

Yahoo signs deal with Sky News to broadcast feed online

Yahoo signs deal with Sky News to broadcast feed online

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Yahoo's continued bank balance blowout now involves Sky News. Following the $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr, the Flickr buyout and the GhostBird iOS developer purchase, Yahoo is now to begin broadcasting Sky News footage live online during breaking news... >>

Sky Sports Highlights added to Sky Go iPhone, iPad and Android apps

Sky Sports Highlights added to Sky Go iPhone, iPad and Android apps

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Sky just keeps on adding channels to its Sky Go service. The latest is Sky Sports Highlights which, as the name suggests, gives you highlights of the latest action on Sky Sports if you've missed it.The new feature is available on iPhone and iPad and... >>

Sky *not* looking to sell Xbox One to subscribers [update]

Sky *not* looking to sell Xbox One to subscribers [update]

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UPDATE: Pocket-lint has been in contact with Sky. The satellite TV service provider and broadcaster told us that contrary to earlier reports, it has no intention whatsoever of offering the Xbox One to its subscribers, as a set-top-box or otherwise."We... >>

Sky+ Android app gets update, brings advanced search

Sky+ Android app gets update, brings advanced search

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Sky has updated its Sky+ Android app bringing with it a proper advanced search functionality and Google-style instant type search results. The app's look remains unchanged for the most part, but the intelligent search should speed up the rate at which... >>

Sky Twitter hack was a prank, Android apps not hacked and replaced

Sky Twitter hack was a prank, Android apps not hacked and replaced

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Sky has confirmed to Pocket-lint that its apps haven't been hacked and replaced as suggested by the company's Sky Help Team Twitter account on Sunday morning.    "Sky Android apps previously downloaded by Sky customers are unaffected and there is no... >>

Sky happy to explore opportunities of Xbox One, YouView not so much

Sky happy to explore opportunities of Xbox One, YouView not so much

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Sky has told Pocket-lint it is happy to explore any future opportunities offered by the Xbox One suggesting that we could see a strong tie-in between Microsoft and the broadcaster in time for the launch of the console at the end of the year."We enjoy... >>

Sky Sports iPad app updated for Champions League final, 20 camera angle choice

Sky Sports iPad app updated for Champions League final, 20 camera angle choice

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Sky has added a new feature to its Sky Sports iPad app just in time for the Champions League final. It is now possible to select from 20 different camera angles to watch a match.Called Sky Sports 360, it isn't the first time that Sky has been experimenting... >>

BT Sport channels to be free to BT broadband customers, £15 for Sky

BT Sport channels to be free to BT broadband customers, £15 for Sky

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When BT first announced it was bidding for some of the Premier League live football rights, many were unsure how they would be used. Now we know.BT Sport will be comprised of a suite of channels, with BT Sport 1 and BT Sport 2 joined by the newly acquired... >>

Best Android movie player apps

Best Android movie player apps

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There are lots of options when it comes to watching video on your Android phone. Nearly every manufacturer has some sort of offering unique to its take on how TV and films should be on Android to try to persuade you in its direction. On top of that there... >>

Sky to debut Hannibal and other TV shows on demand, as catch-up popularity grows

Sky to debut Hannibal and other TV shows on demand, as catch-up popularity grows

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Sky has released its third-quarter financial results and revealed that its catch-up services have grown dramatically in popularity.The company says 45,000 of its customers connected their set-to-boxes to home broadband services every week in the first... >>

Sky Go: Now available on SGS4, Xperia Z, and HTC One

Sky Go: Now available on SGS4, Xperia Z, and HTC One

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Sky has added more Android devices to the list of those compatible for Sky Go, the on demand video and TV show service from Sky for its customers.Sky has added support for the latest flagship Android handsets on the market including the new Sony Xperia... >>

The Masters 2013: Why this year's coverage will be Sky Sports' most advanced yet

The Masters 2013: Why this year's coverage will be Sky Sports' most advanced yet

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Sky is the first foreign broadcaster permitted to use hardware on the Augusta National course during this year's Masters Golf Tournament from 11 to 14 April.It will be placing ball flight-tracing cameras behind the tees on the 10th and 13th holes, next... >>

Game of Thrones piracy is a compliment, says HBO

Game of Thrones piracy is a compliment, says HBO

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Game of Thrones returned to UK screens on Monday night, US on Sunday, for its third season and so is bound to top Sky Atlantic's viewing charts for several weeks. It will also undoubtedly top another, less salubrious chart, aping former seasons' "honours"... >>

Sky Go gets Disney Movies, Syfy, Universal Channel and more, now offers 49 live channels

Sky Go gets Disney Movies, Syfy, Universal Channel and more, now offers 49 live channels

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A swathe of new channels has been added to Sky's mobile live and on-demand TV platform, Sky Go.Disney Movies will be available from 6pm tonight (28 March) to Movies subscribers and then during the same time slots as its broadcast TV equivalent every day.... >>

Now TV to offer Sky Sports as pay-as-you-go service without need for Sky subscription

Now TV to offer Sky Sports as pay-as-you-go service without need for Sky subscription

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Sky's Now TV service has announced that it has added Sky Sports to the on-demand service, bringing all six Sky Sports channels to those happy to pay £9.99 for 24 hours of access on a pay-as-you-go basis. The on-demand service, which has been available... >>

4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday

4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday

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We've been teased for long enough about the impending presence of 4oD on Sky, with a "coming soon" logo on our On Demand screen. Now it's finally about to arrive.From Monday, head over to the Sky On Demand service on your Sky box and you should be able... >>

Sky Movies for Android now in Google Play Store

Sky Movies for Android now in Google Play Store

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Sky is expanding its Android app family with the launch of the Sky Movies App for Android.Previously available only for iPhone and iPad users, the app gives Sky subscribers who own an Android phone the chance to watch trailers and check out movie synopses... >>

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 or... >>