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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.... >>

Samsung giving free NOW TV movie subscriptions with Galaxy Tab S tablets

Samsung giving free NOW TV movie subscriptions with Galaxy Tab S tablets

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Samsung has announced several exclusive content deals for its Galaxy Tab S tablets including a partnership with Sky that results in free NOW TV subscriptions for buyers of the devices. Free with every Galaxy Tab S 10.5 or 8.4-inch tablet sold in the UK... >>

Sky customers turning to on-demand in droves

Sky customers turning to on-demand in droves

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Sky has confirmed that more than half of all its TV customers now have a Sky+HD box connected to a broadband service and that on-demand viewing when in a connected home accounts for 5 per cent of all programmes watched. In a huge shift from its first... >>

Sky Go to get live World Cup matches as ITV signs up to service

Sky Go to get live World Cup matches as ITV signs up to service

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Sky has signed ITV's channels for inclusion in its Sky Go application, which introduces live World Cup matches to the mix. As ITV has half the terrestrial TV rights to the live matches throughout the tournament in Brazil, Sky Go users will be able to... >>

NOW TV apologises for Premier League outage, hands out £10 shopping vouchers (updated)

NOW TV apologises for Premier League outage, hands out £10 shopping vouchers (updated)

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UPDATE: Pocket-lint has spoken to Sky and Now TV to get some clarification and has updated some of the details below....NOW TV, the video streaming service from Sky, has suffered a few dips in its service recently. It struggled during the 9pm showing... >>

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

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Virgin Media has signed a five year deal with Sky that means the cable TV operator will get all of the remaining HD channels it has previously lacked. Sky F1 HD, Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD, Sky Sports News HD and Sky News HD will join the service... >>

UK ISPs agree to send piracy alert letters to suspected offenders

UK ISPs agree to send piracy alert letters to suspected offenders

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After years of talks, internet service providers in the UK are about to sign a deal to help cut down on piracy by sending alert letters to suspected offenders. However, they will be educational in tone rather legal. And after four alerts, ISPs will take... >>

Sky News adds Catch Up TV service for Sky+HD customers

Sky News adds Catch Up TV service for Sky+HD customers

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Sky News has launched its own Catch Up TV service on the Sky On Demand platform.Sky+HD customers who have their set-top-boxes hooked up to a broadband connection can choose to watch current and recent stories on demand. Some Sky News applications allow... >>

Project Ethan: Sky planning major revamp of set top box to fend off competition

Project Ethan: Sky planning major revamp of set top box to fend off competition

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Sky has setup a special unit named "Project Ethan" that's planning a major overhaul to place shows in the cloud, it's claimed. In preparation for competing services from Apple TV, Google and Amazon, Sky has punted the name "Project 2016". This apparent... >>

Sky Store Buy & Keep service now available, buy the HD film get a DVD

Sky Store Buy & Keep service now available, buy the HD film get a DVD

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Sky has started the roll out of its Sky Store Buy & Keep service. From today, connected Sky+HD customers will be able to purchase digital versions of movies in high definition to download to their boxes and receive an additional DVD copy in the post.The... >>

Don't have Sky? Here's how to watch the Easter weekend Premier League crunch matches

Don't have Sky? Here's how to watch the Easter weekend Premier League crunch matches

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This Easter bank holiday weekend there are five football matches being shown live on Sky Sports HD that will help determine who ends the long season as champions of the Premier League and who will be in fourth and therefore bag the last Champions League... >>

Sky+ HD footy remotes pictures and hands-on: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City - who will win the title?

Sky+ HD footy remotes pictures and hands-on: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City - who will win the title?

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Sky announced its line-up of football club remote controls last week and now we've had a chance to see them in action. We're nearing the end of one of the most exciting Premiership seasons in recent memory, with three teams still in with a realistic chance... >>

Game of Thrones success prompts Sky to simulcast 24: Live Another Day and Mad Men too

Game of Thrones success prompts Sky to simulcast 24: Live Another Day and Mad Men too

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Sky has revealed that its simulcast of Game of Thrones Season 4 episode 1 ('Two Swords') was such a success that it will be repeating the practice with other big Sky Atlantic HD shows.The first episode of Game of Thrones was available to watch on the... >>

Sky Buy & Keep service lets you do just that with new movies

Sky Buy & Keep service lets you do just that with new movies

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Sky has announced it will soon let customers buy HD movies to download and keep via their Sky box as it continues to try and capitalise on the 4.4 million connected Sky customers in the UK with set top boxes in their homes. While Amazon, Netflix, and... >>

Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)

Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)

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Sky is set to release an update to the EPG in the UK this Spring (read April) that will bring a couple of new features as well as pave the way for more features in the coming months.We've been living with the new update to see if it helps improve your... >>

8K TV broadcast trials: Do they mean 4K UHD TVs are obsolete already?

8K TV broadcast trials: Do they mean 4K UHD TVs are obsolete already?

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If you thought talk of 8K broadcasting was premature, you're right. 4K TVs are still expensive and broadcasting of UHD hasn't even begun yet. Nevertheless, Japanese TV station and tech company NHK is pushing 8K developments with plans to air the 2020... >>

NOW TV could come to Chromecast, Sky always 'looking at potential platforms'

NOW TV could come to Chromecast, Sky always 'looking at potential platforms'

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Sky's NOW TV movie, entertainment and sports streaming service could come to the UK version of Google's recently launched Chromecast device in the future. "We are always looking at potential distribution platforms for NOW TV including Chromecast," said... >>

New Sky+ EPG and homepage starts to roll out to Sky+HD customers

New Sky+ EPG and homepage starts to roll out to Sky+HD customers

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Sky customers will start to get the new Sky+ EPG from today. The new homepage packages different elements of the Sky TV service together as tiles, with the channel listings now an accessible section alongside Catch Up TV, the Sky+ Planner, Sky Store and... >>

Sky+ EPG (2014): What's new? (video)

Sky+ EPG (2014): What's new? (video)

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Sky has detailed its new Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) and Pocket-lint was treated to a behind closed doors sneak peak at some of the features ahead of a bigger rollout expected in April.Already being tested by hundreds of Sky employees, the new system... >>