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Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more
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Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more

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When it was originally launched, Sky Q was pitched as the company's flagship TV offering, delivering a number of new features above and beyond what is available with the standard Sky HD package.Now it is the only offering available to new customers, with... >>

Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?
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Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?

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When Sky first revealed that it was to introduce another new Now TV box, it was widely presumed that it would feature 4K streaming. But even though Ultra HD content is coming to the company's flagship TV offering, Sky Q, the Now TV Smart Box maxes out... >>

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

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Sky has often come out with interestingly designed remote controls - such as the football team editions - or set-top-boxes, and its latest venture is to partner with Disney to launch a dedicated Sky+HD Frozen-themed remote control for those that just... >>

Braaiiinnsss!!! Hands-on with The Walking Dead special edition Now TV box and Brain Food Popcorn Bowl

Braaiiinnsss!!! Hands-on with The Walking Dead special edition Now TV box and Brain Food Popcorn Bowl

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We're big fans of The Walking Dead here on Pocket-lint, the original Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard comic books and the TV series. And we were already fizzing with excitement that season five is almost on us, starting in the US on 12 October and screening... >>

Sky+ HD footy remotes pictures and hands-on: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City - who will win the title?

Sky+ HD footy remotes pictures and hands-on: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City - who will win the title?

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Sky announced its line-up of football club remote controls last week and now we've had a chance to see them in action.We're nearing the end of one of the most exciting Premiership seasons in recent memory, with three teams still in with a realistic chance... >>

Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)

Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)

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Sky is set to release an update to the EPG in the UK this Spring (read April) that will bring a couple of new features as well as pave the way for more features in the coming months.We've been living with the new update to see if it helps improve your... >>

Sky Wireless Booster review
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Sky Wireless Booster review

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This is a review for Sky customers, as the Sky Wireless Booster is a new product in the company's arsenal. If you already have a Sky Broadband router in your home then, let us guess, its wireless power doesn't quite reach everywhere?In the UK, with our... >>

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?DesignWith a... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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 Sports for iPad F1 pictures and hands-on

Sky Sports for iPad F1 pictures and hands-on

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The Sky Sports News app for iPad is to get a significant redesign to coincide with the launch of the broadcaster's new dedicated Formula One channel. It's now called Sky Sports for iPad, and Pocket-lint has had a play with what the application has in... >>

Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on

Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on

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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, the... >>

ITV Player on Sky Anytime+ pictures and hands-on

ITV Player on Sky Anytime+ pictures and hands-on

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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... >>

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 News for iPad hands-on

Sky News for iPad hands-on

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Sky News has launched a dedicated iPad app that will let you get the most of the 24 hour news channel when you are away from a TV.Open up the free app and you’ll notice that it looks very different from your average catch up news broadcasting app with... >>

Sky+ iPad app hands-on

Sky+ iPad app hands-on

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Sky has moved to create an interactive digital TV guide out of the iPad, with a new app designed specifically for the Apple tablet that lets you select programmes to record without having to pick up your traditional remote; and yes, moments after it hit... >>

Sky Anytime+
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Sky Anytime+

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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... >>

First Look: Sky 3D

First Look: Sky 3D

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The dawn of a new era in television is upon us, but is 3D really the answer? We've given Sky's new 3D service a run for its money to see what's what before the service goes official. It's worth stressing at this point that Sky's 3D service is in its infancy.... >>

Sky 1TB set-top box
4.5 stars

Sky 1TB set-top box

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Sky's Sky HD set-top box, it has to be said is one of our favourite gadgets of the last decade, defining how we watch television and ensuring that no one in the family has to ask how they set the timer on the "VCR". But that's old news, Sky's Sky+ technology... >>

Sky Player on Xbox 360
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Sky Player on Xbox 360

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Video-on-demand (VOD) is all the rage in TV and games. The BBC’s Project Canvas should initiate open platform set-top boxes in 2010 with elements of IPTV and video on demand streaming services. Sky needs a plan.Similarly, Xbox bosses desperately need... >>

Sky HD 2009
4.5 stars

Sky HD 2009

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Three years since the first Sky HD box rolled out of the factory and into homes, Sky has updated it Electronic Programme Guide to bring it up to speed. But does the new EPG really make that much of a difference? We get channel hopping to find out. Before... >>

Sky HD set-top box
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Sky HD set-top box

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With the launch of Sky HD, television promises to be crisper, cleaner and better all around, but does the hype live up to its promise? Pocket-lint has been living with one of the new Sky HD boxes to find out. The shinny new box, which has more home entertainment... >>

Sky Gnome
4.5 stars

Sky Gnome

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Sky has launched a new wireless device that will connect to your Sky box allowing you to listen but not watch your favourite Sky TV and radio channels in any room of the house? How does it work, and is it any good are the first questions that spring to... >>

Sky+ decoder
4.5 stars

Sky+ decoder

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Sky hopes its latest addition to the satellite box will make it a common occurrence in even more homes. We put life on pause to find out why. It’s always the way, you’re just about to find out who killed professor Plum when the phone rings, the partner... >>