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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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>