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  • Gaming

    Hands-on: Now TV review

    By 16 July 2012

    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...

  • Home Cinema

    Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on

    By 20 February 2012

    Sky has released an Android version of its Sky Go app allowing some Android smartphone owners to turn their phone in to TV. We've grabbed a Samsung Galaxy S II downloaded the app, and plugged in our details to check it out. Sky Go Android is free,...

  • Home Cinema

    ITV Player on Sky Anytime+ pictures and hands-on

    By 1 February 2012

    On Monday, Sky announced that it would be bringing ITV's catch-up service, ITV Player, to its Anytime+ service on Sky boxes. And true to its word, the company has done just that. But what's it like? Pocket-lint has checked out the new offering... If you...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Netflix review

    By 11 January 2012

    Netflix has now officially launched in the UK, bringing with it a formidable streaming experience that works across multiple platforms including iOS and Android. We have had a few days to play with the service now, running it through its paces on various...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Android Film Rentals/Videos (Android)

    By 21 October 2011

    Accessing films or movies on Android has never been much of a problem. Support for a range of video formats, including Flash, means that streaming or playing local content is pretty simple - if you're prepared to do a little fiddling around. Apple haa...

  • Home Cinema

    Lovefilm Player for iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 29 September 2011

    The Lovefilm Player for iPad is such an obvious and welcomed application that it's a wonder that it's taken so long to arrive. For starters, the look and feel is identical to the service's other portals on Samsung and Sony home entertainment kit and the...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: HBO Go review (iPad, iPhone & Android)

    By 3 May 2011

    Sadly, UK readers won't be able to make use of today's App of The Day - it's Stateside only folks. But we still thought it worthy of inclusion, not only for our American fans - but because even UK fans can appreciate what is, undoubtedly, the biggest...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Sky Anytime+ review

    By 29 October 2010

    With over 200 channels, you would think that there is already enough to watch on Sky, but if that's the case why are you always saying there's nothing on? Don't worry you aren't alone, and perhaps hearing the cries that people just want to watch what...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    4oD on demand - PC review

    By 2 October 2007

    Television isn't just ruled by the schedules any more. No, no, no. Sky, Channel 4 and the BBC are all in for offering on-demand service via a PC and an internet connection. Channel 4's offering is called 4oD and offers users the chance to catch up with...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    BBC iPlayer - EXCLUSIVE review

    By 27 July 2007

    The much anticipated BBC iPlayer has gone live as a public Beta and Pocket-lint got an early peek ahead of the official launch. In a nutshell, the BBC iPlayer lets you catch up with all the BBC programmes you've missed (or want to watch again) during...