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Sky broadcasts first 4K live UK event, Premier League football in ultra high-definition

Sky broadcasts first 4K live UK event, Premier League football in ultra high-definition

By 2 September 2013

In a UK first, Sky has broadcast a live event using 4K Ultra High Definition. The event was to show that Sky has the technology to support 4K UHD and to assess its future potential. Sky filmed and broadcast Saturday's West Ham versus Stoke football... >>

Sky Sports Pub Challenge launches, with app to match

Sky Sports Pub Challenge launches, with app to match

By 19 August 2013

Sky's new Pub Challenge app gives you the chance to win all sorts of amazing prizes, including Premier League tickets, weekly £2500 prizes and an annual £20,000 grand prize. And remarkably, all you need to do is go to a Sky Sports pub.  The app, available... >>

A week in reviews: 29 July - 3 August

A week in reviews: 29 July - 3 August

By 3 August 2013

It's been a week chock-full of announcements: ranging from the Motorola Moto X smartphone through to the Panasonic Lumix GX7 compact system camera, to name but two, there are plenty of products on the horizon to look forward to. But let's not get ahead... >>

Now TV box review
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Now TV box review

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Sky has launched a set-top box that allows you to turn any crusty old television with an HDMI socket into something capable of getting movies, sports and BBC iPlayer. All via the internet, all for a tenner. It can’t be that easy can it? Design With... >>

Microsoft to change name of SkyDrive after losing Sky trademark battle

Microsoft to change name of SkyDrive after losing Sky trademark battle

By 31 July 2013

Microsoft has agreed to change the name of its cloud storage service SkyDrive after a UK court ruled that it infringed on a trademark owned by BSkyB. The British Sky Broadcasting Group won its battle with the software giant after claiming that the SkyDrive... >>

Got a Sky Now TV box? Now you can get a subscription for just £2.50 a month

Got a Sky Now TV box? Now you can get a subscription for just £2.50 a month

By 30 July 2013

At the tail end of last week, Sky launched the Now TV box, a £9.99 online streaming device that gives you access to the Now TV movie and sports services, BBC iPlayer, Demand 5 and more. Now it is pushing its on demand streaming service by offering a... >>

New Sky+HD box coming in September with built-in Wi-Fi as standard

New Sky+HD box coming in September with built-in Wi-Fi as standard

By 26 July 2013

Sky has revealed that it will be introducing a new Sky+HD box in September, with integrated wireless internet connection as standard. It will become the version offered to new Sky HD subscribers and will help the channel ensure more of its customers are... >>

Sky's catch-up TV services and Sky Go contribute to successful financial year

Sky's catch-up TV services and Sky Go contribute to successful financial year

By 26 July 2013

BSkyB has posted its year-end financial results for 2012/13 and its profits have risen year-on-year. This is in no small part thanks to a major rise in subscribers connecting their Sky boxes to the internet to make use of the company's catch-up TV and... >>

Sky wants to turn your existing TV smart with new £10 Now TV box

Sky wants to turn your existing TV smart with new £10 Now TV box

By 26 July 2013

Sky is hoping to shake up the set top box market with the launch of a £10 box that plugs into your TV and gives you access to Now TV, BBC iPlayer, and other internet services. Priced at just £9.99, the box will allow people without a smart TV to connect... >>

LG grabs Now TV exclusive until 2014

LG grabs Now TV exclusive until 2014

By 25 July 2013

Sky has teamed up with LG to release its Now TV service exclusively with the television maker. We say exclusively, but that term is only for smart TV platforms built into the television or Blu-ray players and doesn't affect how you get Now TV on other... >>