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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... >>

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 and... >>

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 iPhone... >>

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.The... >>

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 service... >>

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... >>

Now TV powered by Sky goes live

Now TV powered by Sky goes live

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Sky has announced the launch of its pay-per-view IPTV streaming service, Now TV, as it looks to claw back lost time against Netflix and LoveFilm.The new service will see customers able to buy new movies for 99p to £3.49 a go, or pay a monthly subscription... >>

YouView, Google TV, Apple TV, Sky, TiVo, Xbox or PS3: Which is best for home entertainment?

YouView, Google TV, Apple TV, Sky, TiVo, Xbox or PS3: Which is best for home entertainment?

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Sony’s new Internet Player with Google TV has been announced, adding another box to what is, for many, already a crowded living room. Google TV was a bumpy experience at best when it launched, but just like the Android of smartphones and tablets, it... >>

Sky Sports for iPad app adds split-screen tech in time for British Grand Prix

Sky Sports for iPad app adds split-screen tech in time for British Grand Prix

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Sky has added split-screen viewing to its Sky Sports for iPad application, to allow avid followers of Formula One to watch two different camera viewpoints at the same time.Although it's not the "four-way split" teased to Pocket-lint at Sky's headquarters... >>

Sky Go Ice Cream Sandwich support coming end of July, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Google Nexus users rejoice

Sky Go Ice Cream Sandwich support coming end of July, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Google Nexus users rejoice

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Sky has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be releasing an Ice Cream Sandwich approved version of the Sky Go Android app by the end of July."By the end of July an additional update to Sky Go will support the Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich... >>

Sky Go iOS and Android apps updated: Now watch TV shows on demand too

Sky Go iOS and Android apps updated: Now watch TV shows on demand too

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Sky has updated its Sky Go app once again, for both iOS and Android, this time creating an entertainment and TV shows on-demand area within Anytime.It means that Sky customers will now be able to watch a selection of their favourite shows on the go from... >>

Hate your BT Vision and TalkTalk service? Ofcom says you aren't alone

Hate your BT Vision and TalkTalk service? Ofcom says you aren't alone

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Are you a BT Vision customer; maybe a Talk Talk customer perhaps? Turns out if you've been grumbling about your service you aren't alone. Ofcom has found that the two companies have received the most complaints with regards to mobile, landline, broadband... >>

Sky Go for Ice Cream Sandwich coming soon, previous Google Play appearance premature

Sky Go for Ice Cream Sandwich coming soon, previous Google Play appearance premature

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Although a version of the video-on-demand application, Sky Go purporting to work with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich appeared as an update recently, it was soon withdrawn by the broadcaster as some complained that it didn't work. However, a new version... >>

Sky EPG (2012) update starts rolling out, we go hands-on

Sky EPG (2012) update starts rolling out, we go hands-on

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UPDATE 7 June 2012: The new EPG is starting to roll out slowly in the UK and we've already got it. Sky has told Pocket-lint that the roll out will be phased out gradually to a wider audience in the coming months. A second glance on our home setup and... >>

Sky+ HD F1 boxes: Designed for speed freaks by celebs

Sky+ HD F1 boxes: Designed for speed freaks by celebs

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Sky has announced the launch of three new limited-edition set-top boxes inspired by its Formula 1 channel, so fans can really show their need for speed.The company is continuing its decade-long association with designers, and this time around Sky has... >>

Kingdom of Plants 3D with David Attenborough: The secrets behind the series

Kingdom of Plants 3D with David Attenborough: The secrets behind the series

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With the first episode from Sir David Attenborough’s Kingdom of Plants 3D series airing on Sky 3D this weekend, Pocket-lint got to meet the living legend in person, and to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the programme was recorded in 3D.As Sir... >>