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Galapagos 3D: Attenborough heads to remote island with Sky 3D camera crew

Galapagos 3D: Attenborough heads to remote island with Sky 3D camera crew

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Sky has announced that it is continuing its partnership with Sir David Attenborough with a new three-part natural history series which tells the story of the remote Galapagos Islands.  Galapagos 3D, which is scheduled to air on Sky 3D in late 2012, will... >>

Credit Crunch Christmas: Sky and LG Xmas Cashback

Credit Crunch Christmas: Sky and LG Xmas Cashback

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Continuing our run of tech bargains in the lead up to Christmas, we have an offer from two companies that are central to the success of most people's Christmas Day festivities: TV.Rather than making conversation with people you truly have nothing in common... >>

Sky Broadband customers to get Cloud Wi-Fi access

Sky Broadband customers to get Cloud Wi-Fi access

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Sky Broadband customers look set to enjoy Wi-Fi hotspot access when out in town thanks to the company’s purchase of The Cloud. The move was confirmed by the Network Implementation Director for Sky Network Services, Trevor Legg, when he spoke to Pocket-lint... >>

Sky Go now offers movies on demand

Sky Go now offers movies on demand

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Sky Go has just got a major content boost in the form of Sky Movies live and on demand. The services bring with them a significant selection of movies to watch from tablet, phone or web browser. Just like with the current Sky Go setup, you will be able... >>

Sky Sports F1 HD channel detailed

Sky Sports F1 HD channel detailed

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The 2012 Formula One season may not start until March 2012, but that hasn’t stopped Sky detailing how it plans to cover the sport in the new year - in HD of course.  “SKY SPORTS will launch a dedicated channel for its new in-depth Formula 1 coverage,... >>

Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week

Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week

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Just weeks after it hit the cinema (in fact, it's still in some), Sky has announced that it has scored the rights to broadcast The Lion King 3D on its third-dimensional channel from 27 November.Originally released back in 1994, the Disney classic was... >>

Sky celebrates 10-year anniversary of Sky+ with designer 1TB HD boxes

Sky celebrates 10-year anniversary of Sky+ with designer 1TB HD boxes

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Sky+ is now 10-years-old and, to celebrate, the satellite broadcaster has commission limited edition designs for its 1TB Sky+HD box from 10 different designers. Available to subscribers for a additional fee, interest in each design can be registered on... >>

Best looking home cinema kit in the world. Ever.

Best looking home cinema kit in the world. Ever.

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Phones spend most of their time in your pocket, cameras in some bag. If you really want the world to know what a great eye you have, then it’s home cinema where you need to spend the bucks on good looking technology. So, that’s exactly where we’re... >>

Sky+ app for iOS and Android receives major updates, Series Link added

Sky+ app for iOS and Android receives major updates, Series Link added

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Sky+ has announced a major update to its Android and iOS apps which bring some tasty new features into the remote TV mix. And amongst these will be the introduction of Series Link to both apps.Series Link will allow users to remote record complete series... >>

Big 4 ISPs team up to protect kids online

Big 4 ISPs team up to protect kids online

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The top 4 ISPs in the UK - BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media - have teamed up to publish a Code of Practice that should help parents keep their kids safe online.The Code is the result of discussions between ISPs, Government, NGOs, and parents’ and... >>

Virgin Media and Sky join forces for Sky Anytime on Virgin Media

Virgin Media and Sky join forces for Sky Anytime on Virgin Media

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TV service provider Virgin Media has struck a deal with Sky that allows its customers access to the satellite broadcaster's content on demand, without the need for a Sky subscription. Shows like the Steven Spielberg-produced Terra Nova, Glee and An Idiot... >>

UK ISPs tighten grip on porn controls

UK ISPs tighten grip on porn controls

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BT, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and Sky are set to actively manage the way users access porn on the Internet, following a campaign by Mothers’ Union.The drive, backed by the UK Prime Minster David Cameron, will see ISP customers in the UK getting greater... >>

Sky 3D coming to your 2D TV

Sky 3D coming to your 2D TV

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Time flies when you’re having fun. And that's exactly what you'll think when we tell you that Sky 3D is now a year old.While Sky has yet to officially confirm how many people have signed up to the three dimensional offering; the biggest problem with... >>

Sky takes to Twitter for billboard show recommendations

Sky takes to Twitter for billboard show recommendations

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Sky has announced its latest web-savvy advertising campaign - using Twitter, billboards and train stations to appeal to bored commuters.From 4pm to 10pm on Friday 30 September, rail stations including London’s King Cross, Liverpool Street, Piccadilly... >>

Sky Go celebrates a million downloads

Sky Go celebrates a million downloads

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Sky has announced that Sky Go has been downloaded a whopping 1 million times since it went live in July.Sky Go is Sky Player and Sky Mobile TV collaborated and revamped and shows both live streamed and catch up programming. And it's live streaming that... >>

Sky News iPad app paywall goes up, now £4.99 a month for non-Sky subscribers

Sky News iPad app paywall goes up, now £4.99 a month for non-Sky subscribers

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The Sky News iPad app has been so successful that Sky has now decided to cut the free trial; as it said it would when it launched earlier in the year, forcing the 500,000 who’ve downloaded the app to either sign up or miss out."I believe we've created... >>

Sky Go and Sainsbury's team up to make iPad-toting shopping trolley

Sky Go and Sainsbury's team up to make iPad-toting shopping trolley

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Sky Go has gone and given the common shopping trolley a hi-tech rethink and added an iPad, collision detection and set of speakers. The idea is that you can get your Sky Sports fix while out shopping and should something like transfer deadline day tomorrow... >>

Sky warned to loosen grip on blockbuster movies

Sky warned to loosen grip on blockbuster movies

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Sky's "stranglehold" over the pay-TV movie industry is to be weakened following a report published by the Competition Commission.Sky has deals with six of the top Hollywood studios for exclusivity periods on their movies, and the CC has estimated that... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #49

Pocket-lint Podcast #49

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Sky's controversial announcement about the Formula One broadcast rights takes centre stage this week, as two Lint F1 fans, Rik and (new to the podcast) Hunter join the mass debate (fnar) on whether a pay TV model is right for the sport. Meanwhile, Dan... >>

UKTV adds VOD content to Sky Anytime+

UKTV adds VOD content to Sky Anytime+

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UKTV, the company behind Dave, Watch, Gold, Good Food and the like (you know, all the channels you end up watching when you get back from the pub in the early hours) is launching its first video on demand platform - on Sky's Anytime+.Virgin Media currently... >>

Sky to broadcast Formula 1 live from 2012

Sky to broadcast Formula 1 live from 2012

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BSkyB has won the right to broadcast Formula One races, plus qualifying and practice sessions live from 2012 to 2018.The deal has been struck in partnership with current F1 broadcaster The BBC, who will also still screen half of the season's races and... >>

Sky has Colossal 3D plans

Sky has Colossal 3D plans

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Sky isn't messing about with this 3D-malarkey. If some critics thought its 3D channel might be a bit of a novelty and the wealth of high-quality content hasn't convinced them otherwise already, then maybe the announcement that the satellite broadcaster... >>

Sky the big winner in Ofcom customer service report

Sky the big winner in Ofcom customer service report

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Ofcom has published its findings from research to gauge levels of satisfaction within the communications industry and there's one clear winner - Sky.BSkyB came top in terms of most satisfaction and least dissatisfaction in the pay TV market - 67 per cent... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)

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Sky Go was officially born on 8 July, when its Mac and PC platforms went live, but this is the launch that all the fanboys have been waiting for - its arrival into the App Store.But should you download the free app, and sign up for a subscription, or... >>

Sky Go is go, go, go.....

Sky Go is go, go, go.....

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Sky Go has officially launched, that's the good news. The bad news is that the iPhone and iPad versions aren't ready yet - the launch is purely for PC and Macs.The iOS versions should be coming "in time for the beginning of the Premier League football... >>

Sky iPad remote control app confirmed

Sky iPad remote control app confirmed

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Sky has confirmed that it is working on a way to control its set-top-boxes using an Apple iPad. A new app will be launched within the next 12 months.Spilling the beans on the application previously teased by Sky was David Gibbs, director of Mobile Apps... >>

BBC to keep SD and HD channels separate on Sky...

BBC to keep SD and HD channels separate on Sky...

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The BBC has blamed regional and localised content for it not taking part in Sky’s HD swap programme.Sky, who launched the initiative earlier in the year, has automatically swapped out its SD channels for HD equivalents on its Sky HD box in order to... >>

BBC testing Group Record - Series Link on steroids

BBC testing Group Record - Series Link on steroids

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The BBC has teased us with a new feature that its aiming to launch in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games.Called Group Record, the new feature will allow users to record a group of programmes in a similar way to how Series Link works. However, rather... >>

Sky Go: Free Sky TV coming to tablets, smartphones, PCs and laptops

Sky Go: Free Sky TV coming to tablets, smartphones, PCs and laptops

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Sky is to offer a mighty suite of shows, both live streamed and catch up, to its subscribers to access via tablet devices, phones, PCs or laptops. And the best news is that it will be completely free.As of 6 July, Sky Player and Sky Mobile TV will be... >>

Panasonic films Elbow tour in 3D

Panasonic films Elbow tour in 3D

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Elbow is set to move into the third dimension with their latest tour which has been filmed by cutting edge Panasonic 3D cameras.Dress rehearsals and behind the scenes footage of the tour, in support of their 'build a rocket boys!' album is to be broadcast... >>

Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage

Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage

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The BBC's decision to broadcast the Wimbledon tennis Championships in 3D later this month has been welcomed by industry bigwigs - most notably Sky's 3D channel director John Cassy.Cassy said that the BBC's arrival to the 3D arena could open up big opportunities... >>

Email has a mid-life crisis...Now 40 years old

Email has a mid-life crisis...Now 40 years old

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For those still getting their heads around Gmail, it may come as quite a shock to learn that email is now 40 years old. The now somewhat aged electronic mail system celebrates its birthday alongside web founder Tim Berners-Lee. Unfortunately the first... >>

David Cameron yet to upgrade to iPad 2 and Sky HD - so yesterday!

David Cameron yet to upgrade to iPad 2 and Sky HD - so yesterday!

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While making several steps to improve the UK's technology infrastructure and practices, including the commissioning of the Hargreaves Report into technology copyright laws, Prime Minister David Cameron has been caught out as being one or two steps behind... >>

50 per cent Sky Atlantic customers time-shift TV shows

50 per cent Sky Atlantic customers time-shift TV shows

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The traditional TV channel as we know it could be doomed according to new figures out by Sky on Thursday.It’s found that while 10 million viewers have watched it’s new Sky Atlantic channel, over half of them have merely recorded shows to watch at... >>

Sky: 36 per cent of customers now HD

Sky: 36 per cent of customers now HD

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Sky has announced its latest results to the City on Thursday, and while there are lots of boring numbers about performance involved, HD viewing is on the up. According to Sky, 36 per cent of it’s customers now take the company's HD subscription package... >>

FA Cup Final to be shown in 3D

FA Cup Final to be shown in 3D

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For the first time in its 140 year history the FA Cup Final will be broadcast in 3D, as Sky and ESPN have announced details of their coverage for the big match between Manchester City and Stoke City.ESPN will be shooting the action in 3D, and Sky 3D will... >>

Sky gives Kylie 3D treatment

Sky gives Kylie 3D treatment

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Sky is to give its 3D customers a chance to check out Kylie Minogue’s bottom in 3D, after confirming that it will be filming her Aphrodite-Les Folies Tour for broadcast in June.Those who didn’t manage to get tickets, or just want to relive the excitement... >>

Sky finds iPhone and iPad app clocks going forward bug, offers fix

Sky finds iPhone and iPad app clocks going forward bug, offers fix

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Sky has found a bug in its iPhone and iPad Sky+ Remote app that would have caused confusion had it not been found before the clocks go forward in the UK this Sunday.The good news, though, is that Sky has found the bug, fixed it and now offers an update... >>