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Cash in your unused data for money to spend on new phone deals with Sky Mobile
Cash in your unused data for money to spend on new phone deals with Sky Mobile By Rik Henderson

Sky Mobile was the first network to allow you to bank unused data each month and use it at a later date, now you can spend your surplus data another way.The Sky Mobile Piggybank Rewards scheme gives you the option to swap your unused data for cash discounts... Read more

Sky to give cricket the 4K treatment, starting with England T20 and ODI matches
Sky to give cricket the 4K treatment, starting with England T20 and ODI matches By Max Langridge

Sky is increasing the amount of sport it broadcasts in 4K by announcing that from today 13 June, cricket fans will be able to watch all of England's T20 and One Day International matches in 4K Ultra HD through Sky Q and the Sky Sports Cricket channel.... Read more

Sky Mobile offering free European flights with new phone or tablet
Sky Mobile offering free European flights with new phone or tablet By Max Langridge

Sky Mobile could make your summer that little bit better by offering a free return flight to one of 30 European destinations, thanks to a partnership with lastminute.com. What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data? The offer... Read more

French Open tennis to be shown in 4K on Sky Q and Virgin TV
French Open tennis to be shown in 4K on Sky Q and Virgin TV By Rik Henderson

Coverage of the Roland Garros tennis tournament will be shown in Ultra HD across Europe for the first time this year, with Sky Q and Virgin TV customers getting a new 4K live channel for the duration.Eurosport's 4K feed will be available on both platforms,... Read more

Sky 4K HDR broadcasts start in Italy, UK Sky Q update imminent?
Sky 4K HDR broadcasts start in Italy, UK Sky Q update imminent? By Rik Henderson

Sky Italia has started broadcasting content in 4K HDR, leading many to believe that Sky Q in the UK will be next.Sky has promised a HDR technology upgrade for Sky Q in the recent past, using the HLG format recognised by many 4K HDR TVs, but has previously... Read more

Finally! Massive No Man’s Sky update will add online multiplayer in July
Finally! Massive No Man’s Sky update will add online multiplayer in July By Elyse Betters

No Man's Sky, the planetary exploration game that launched in 2016, is getting a massive update.The game's next update, called Next, will bring a much-requested feature: online multiplayer. Developer Hello Games described it as the biggest update to the... Read more

Sky Mobile adds Apple iPad and iPad Pro to its tablet data rollover plans from £15
Sky Mobile adds Apple iPad and iPad Pro to its tablet data rollover plans from £15 By Rik Henderson

Sky Mobile has added several Apple iPad models to its device line-up, with monthly data plans that include no upfront costs and data rollover so you never miss out on the data you paid for.Last month, it started to offer some 4G Android tablets as part... Read more

You can watch the Royal Wedding in 4K on Sky Q
You can watch the Royal Wedding in 4K on Sky Q By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced that it will be showing the upcoming Royal Wedding in Ultra HD for those with a Sky Q 2TB box.The Sky News presentation of the wedding between Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle will be broadcast live in 4K, from 9am on Saturday... Read more

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?
What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it? By Chris Hall

Sky Q is Sky's number one product, offered as the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV. Existing Sky+ users can upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, and the company is keen to switch all of its customers to the platform. At some point this year you won't... Read more

Sky Q now has Spotify and new user interface, other new features still to come
Sky Q now has Spotify and new user interface, other new features still to come By Rik Henderson

Spotify is now available on Sky Q boxes.You can now play Spotify music through a dedicated app on an updated Sky Q user interface. It is available in the Music section of the new menu and works with free and Spotify Premium accounts.The new, wider user... Read more

How to live stream Joshua vs Parker: How to watch the big fight live on Sky and more
How to live stream Joshua vs Parker: How to watch the big fight live on Sky and more By Max Langridge

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker face off for the first time tonight in the first major boxing match of 2018.Current IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua is set to face WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, from New... Read more

How to watch Sky Go abroad using a VPN
How to watch Sky Go abroad using a VPN By Steve Dye

Sky's Sky Go streaming app is amazing, enabling you to watch great TV shows like Game of Thrones and Tin Star when travelling.But leave the UK for work or holiday and you're out of luck - you'll have to wait to see that last episode in a series or vital... Read more

Sky Q will have Netflix integrated into the UI this year, new combined TV package too
Sky Q will have Netflix integrated into the UI this year, new combined TV package too By Rik Henderson

There have been plenty of Sky Q announcements this week already, with Spotify coming to the platform, HDR and other new features, but they were the tip of the iceberg. Sky and Netflix has announced a partnership that will see Netflix shows and movies... Read more

Free PS4 with an Xperia phone on Sky Mobile from £25 a month
Free PS4 with an Xperia phone on Sky Mobile from £25 a month By Rik Henderson

Sky Mobile is offering an amazing exclusive with its Sony Xperia tariffs. If you take a Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Sony Xperia XZ1, Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact or Sony Xperia XA2 phone plus a Sky Mobile price plan, you are eligible for a free PlayStation 4 console... Read more

Sky TV without a dish? It’s getting closer…
Sky TV without a dish? It’s getting closer… By Dan Grabham

Last year Sky announced that it would be making its full platform available without a dish and now we’re finally hearing more details about it. While there has been no UK launch date confirmed, Sky specified a 2018 launch date in its original announcement... Read more

Sky Sports channels explained: What they are and how to get them
Sky Sports channels explained: What they are and how to get them By Rik Henderson

In the summer, Sky Sports rebranded its TV channel line-up, adding a new stations in the process. Now TV also offers them through its streaming platform too.Sky Sports subscribers through Sky, Now TV, Virgin Media and other providers, have access to them... Read more

Sky revamps its TV package offerings, making them more flexible and cheaper
Sky revamps its TV package offerings, making them more flexible and cheaper By Max Langridge

Sky has quietly rolled out a completely revamped TV package offering, making its products and services a lot more flexible than before and cheaper, too. Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more Gone are the three tiers of Original, Variety... Read more

Disney buys Fox's TV and film businesses, including majority stake in Sky
Disney buys Fox's TV and film businesses, including majority stake in Sky By Rik Henderson

It seems that 21st Century Fox's £11.7 billion takeover of Sky could mean that Disney will own the UK satellite broadcaster lock, stock and barrel.That's because Fox itself has decided to sell almost its entire TV broadcasting assets and film production... Read more

Sky Store now offers Blu-rays with digital movie purchases too
Sky Store now offers Blu-rays with digital movie purchases too By Max Langridge

Sky has revised its Buy and Keep service that lets you get a physical copy of a film that you buy through the Sky Store. Up until now, with any film you bought, Sky would automatically send you a DVD copy in the post. Sky Store Buy & Keep now rolling... Read more

Sky Soundbox preview: Mixed results for Sky's first home cinema speaker
Sky Soundbox preview: Mixed results for Sky's first home cinema speaker By Stuart Miles

We all know that a better sound system has the potential to enhance a movie, TV show or sporting event we're watching yet, according to Sky, most of its customers are still relying on the speakers included in their television.And as the average TV... Read more

Sky Q voice controls expanded, now you can change channels and more
Sky Q voice controls expanded, now you can change channels and more By Stuart Miles

Sky has introduced a bevy of new voice controls that are set to transform the way people use its Sky Q system.They expand the voice functionality beyond search, adding channel hopping to the mix, and are part of a feature update that is rolling out to... Read more

Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more
5.0 stars Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more By Stuart Miles

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 was available with the standard Sky HD package.Now it is the only offering available to new customers,... Read more

Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros
Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros By Rik Henderson

We only have two feature-length episodes left in season 7 of Game of Thrones but anyone who has seen any of the previous five will know we're in for a treat. And what better way to settle down and watch the next two week's shenanigans than with limited... Read more

Sky Soundbox: What is it, what can it do and how can I get one?
Sky Soundbox: What is it, what can it do and how can I get one? By Rik Henderson

Improving a TV's sound for movies and TV shows is usually high on the agenda for many. Thankfully, we have several different options for creating our own home cinema. If you have space, you can install a 5.1 surround sound system. Or if you have a lot... Read more

Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off
Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off By Rik Henderson

Sky has added Dolby Atmos support to the Sky Q 2TB box, just in time for the start of the 2017/18 Premier League season.Arsenal takes on Leicester in the first televised match on Sky Sport's new Premier League channel tonight, Friday 11 August with... Read more

Sky Store coming to LG TVs with the very latest film and TV shows
Sky Store coming to LG TVs with the very latest film and TV shows By Max Langridge

LG has announced it will soon be rolling out an update that will add Sky Store as an exclusive feature to its TVs running webOS 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. Sky Store lets you buy and rent films and TV shows available through Sky, and receive a physical copy... Read more

Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service
Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service By Max Langridge

Sky has announced Sky VIP, a new loyalty programme that rewards all of its customers, but gives bigger and better rewards the longer a customer has been with Sky. What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it? Split across four tiers, Silver,... Read more

Want The Grand Tour crossed with Robot Wars? Sky's new Carmageddon could be just that
Want The Grand Tour crossed with Robot Wars? Sky's new Carmageddon could be just that By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced several new TV shows coming to Sky 1 this autumn and early 2018 and one has particularly piqued our interest.Currently sporting the working title of Carmaggedon, a new six-episode series is set to combine the car driving shenanigans... Read more

Sky Q now lets you record six programmes, while watching a seventh
Sky Q now lets you record six programmes, while watching a seventh By Chris Hall

Ever felt spoilt for choice? The latest update for Sky Q customers will bring the ability to record six programmes while watching a seventh.That's mind boggling news, but means that you really don't ever, ever, have to miss out on recording something... Read more

What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data?
What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data? By Rik Henderson

Like BT and Virgin Media, Sky offers its own mobile network service alongside TV, landline and broadband. However, Sky Mobile gives you a few features you might not find anywhere else. That's why we've decided to give you a low down on the network,... Read more

You can get a Sky Mobile price plan with 500MB data for just £5
You can get a Sky Mobile price plan with 500MB data for just £5 By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced a new Sky Mobile 4G SIM-only plan that starts as low as just £5 a month for Sky TV customers. For that, you will get 500MB of data, unlimited texts and unlimited calls on a minimum 12-month plan.Non-Sky TV customers can get the same... Read more

Watch Anthony Joshua's amazing win over Klitschko in virtual reality
Watch Anthony Joshua's amazing win over Klitschko in virtual reality By Rik Henderson

Anthony Joshua's 11th round victory over Wladimir Klitschko was an incredible feat - capping one of the best bouts of boxing we've seen in many years. If you managed to catch it on Pay-Per-View you were lucky indeed.If not, you can always relive the fight... Read more

How to watch F1 2017 in 4K Ultra HD
How to watch F1 2017 in 4K Ultra HD By Rik Henderson

The new Formula One season is fizzing along and it is shaping up to be one of the most exciting for years.Not only do car rules changes promise a closer season - as evidenced in the races so far - the entire shebang is being broadcast in 4K Ultra... Read more

4K cricket next to hit Sky Q and David Attenborough becomes a VR hologram
4K cricket next to hit Sky Q and David Attenborough becomes a VR hologram By Rik Henderson

After showing the majority of its Premier League football matches in 4K for a while, Sky added Formula One races, qualifying and practice sessions to its Ultra HD line-up. Now comes another Sky Sports mainstay: cricket.The company has announced that... Read more

Sky Mobile Swap: How to change your phone every year with Sky's new plans
Sky Mobile Swap: How to change your phone every year with Sky's new plans By Max Langridge

Sky has introduced a new feature to its mobile service called Swap, that will let you change your phone every one or two years, depending on which of the two plans you select to join. The service is live now, so you can head to Sky's mobile website and... Read more

18 great movie quotes that work with Sky Q voice search, try these out yourself
18 great movie quotes that work with Sky Q voice search, try these out yourself By Rik Henderson

Sky started to roll out its long-awaited voice search feature to Sky Q boxes from Wednesday 22 March, and while not everyone will have the software update yet, there are plenty trying out right now.All Sky Q boxes will have the update by the "end of spring"... Read more

Virgin TV V6 box vs Sky Q: What's the difference?
Virgin TV V6 box vs Sky Q: What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

Sky Q has been around for just over a year and has been the undisputed king of paid TV in all that time. Now a new kid is on the block, hoping to steal that crown.Virgin TV is the collective name for a new family of devices and services from Virgin Media,... Read more

Sky, Discovery Channels agree on new deal at the last moment
Sky, Discovery Channels agree on new deal at the last moment By Elyse Betters

After much hubbub, Sky and Discovery have come to an agreement.The two media companies -- hours before their previous contract was set to expire, which would have seen TLC, Animal Planet, Eurosport, and more pulled from Rupert Murdoch's Sky -- have announced... Read more

Sky Q coming for those without a satellite dish, full service over broadband
Sky Q coming for those without a satellite dish, full service over broadband By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced that it will be bringing its full Sky Q television service to those who cannot or will not install a satellite dish.The inability to have a satellite dish has been a barrier to getting Sky's TV services since they started more than... Read more

Win Sky Q with Ultra HD, Sky Cinema and Sky Sports free for a year
Win Sky Q with Ultra HD, Sky Cinema and Sky Sports free for a year By Pocket-lint Promotion

Pocket-lint and Sky has teamed up together to give you the chance to win a Sky Q system with Ultra HD, Sky Cinema and Sky Sports free for a year. Yes, that's right, the award winning Sky Q free for a year.With Sky Q you can watch all your recordings anywhere... Read more

Sky agrees to sell business to Fox for £18.5bn
Sky agrees to sell business to Fox for £18.5bn By Rik Henderson

Twenty-First Century Fox has been in talks to buy Sky before but it seems there is a breakthrough in the acquisition of the satellite broadcaster and entertainment company.After a new approach by the movie studio and media firm, and subsequent negotiations,... Read more

Sky Mobile will let you roll over your unused data for up to 3 years
Sky Mobile will let you roll over your unused data for up to 3 years By Rik Henderson

Sky has officially announced its entry into the mobile network market with Sky Mobile, its first 4G service.It is initially offered with 12-month contracts and SIM only, although phones, such as Samsung devices and iPhones, will become available in 2017.... Read more

Get a free 4K TV with Sky Q Black Friday deal, plus many other Sky and Now TV deals
Get a free 4K TV with Sky Q Black Friday deal, plus many other Sky and Now TV deals By Rik Henderson

Sky is going crazy with its Black Friday deals, there are huge discounts across many of its services and hardware, plus free TVs or games consoles when signing up to monthly packages.Its Black Friday bundle deals even include an amazing freebie when signing... Read more

Sky+ gets some more Sky Q loving
Sky+ gets some more Sky Q loving By Max Langridge

Sky has announced some new features for the Sky+ platform that are already available on Sky Q. The new features include Auto Play, which automatically plays the next episode of a TV series you're watching, provided it's already downloaded to your Planner.... Read more

Sky Q smartphone app now available; recordings go fully mobile
Sky Q smartphone app now available; recordings go fully mobile By Max Langridge

Sky has announced a new smartphone app for Android and iOS to accompany its Sky Q multi-platform service. The smartphone app joins the already available tablet app, in letting you access recordings from your box to download for offline viewing, streaming... Read more

Sky Q adds split screen viewing to make football and F1 even more thrilling
Sky Q adds split screen viewing to make football and F1 even more thrilling By Rik Henderson

Sports fans with a Sky Q box are in for a treat as there is a new feature that will help them enjoy tense action like never before.A Sports Split Screen mode makes great use of the Sky Q boxes' many tuners in order to present different ways to keep... Read more

Sky launches VR app featuring David Beckham and the English National Ballet
Sky launches VR app featuring David Beckham and the English National Ballet By Max Langridge

Sky announced back in March it was creating its own dedicated Sky VR Studios to develop its own original content. Sky also said it would be producing around 20 pieces of content over the next couple of years. New Sky VR Studio kicks off with Team Williams... Read more

Sky to show Drone racing on Sky Sports Mix channel
Sky to show Drone racing on Sky Sports Mix channel By Max Langridge

Sky has announced it has invested $1 million in the Drone Racing League (DRL) and agreed on a deal that will bring the new sport of drone racing to the Sky Sports Mix channel. Sky Sports Mix is free for all Sky TV customers and shows a mixture of live... Read more

Bush Digital TV Recorder has fluid viewing-style features without needing Sky Q
Bush Digital TV Recorder has fluid viewing-style features without needing Sky Q By Rik Henderson

British tech firm Bush has announced a Digital TV Recorder that gives access to your stored programmes even when you are out and about.Thanks to ShowDrive support, users can record TV shows on the new set-top-box and watch them on mobile devices over... Read more

House of Cards comes to Sky in the UK
House of Cards comes to Sky in the UK By Stuart Miles

Netflix stalwart, House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey will be available on Sky in the UK for the first time as part of a new move from the broadcaster to sell TV Box Sets in its Sky Store. Fans of the political drama will now be able to watch the... Read more