Latest Sky TV news

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

Formula One season is more competitive this season than it's been for some time. For a couple of years now, Sky has offered the racing in 4K UHD - here's... Read more

Netflix to arrive on Sky Q in November, other UI updates too
Netflix to arrive on Sky Q in November, other UI updates too By Rik Henderson

Sky Q customers will get Netflix integration from November.Announced at the beginning of March, Netflix will be added as an app on Sky Q boxes. Netflix... Read more

How Netflix works on Sky Q: Your questions answered
How Netflix works on Sky Q: Your questions answered By Rik Henderson

Here is our handy guide on what to expect when Netflix arrives on Sky Q. Do you need a separate subscription? Is it voice controlled and more?... Read more

Sky and Channel 4 partner for F1 and TV show content swaps
Sky and Channel 4 partner for F1 and TV show content swaps By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced what it is calling a ground-breaking deal with a UK broadcaster. It has partnered with Channel 4 to ensure F1 still has a presence on... Read more

Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box
Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box By Stuart Miles

You've got the latest television system from Sky, Sky Q, but how the heck to you use it? And are there any secrets hidden in the settings that will make... Read more

Sky Q voice control getting better, you could even ditch the remote control in future
Sky Q voice control getting better, you could even ditch the remote control in future By Rik Henderson

Sky has released its year end financial results for 2017/18 and among the numbers and forecasts lies an interesting commitment to improving the voice control.... 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... 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... 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... 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

Read our guide to Sky Q. Everything you need to know about what it, how to get it and all the features it offers from 4K UHD to multi-screen viewing.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box
How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box By Rik Henderson

Sky Q subscribers will finally be able to access 4K Ultra HD TV shows, movies and sport from 13 August, but ahead of the launch you can ensure your Sky... Read more

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now
Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now By Rik Henderson

Sky started to install its new Sky Q service and kit in customers homes at the end of March and, by all accounts, it has gone down very well indeed.However,... Read more

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh
Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh By Rik Henderson

Sky isn't just concentrating on Sky Q these days, after all the vast majority of its customers have Sky+HD boxes. Sky Q might be getting 4K soon, but Sky+... Read more

What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q?
What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q? By Rik Henderson

Sky Q goes live on 13 August, to coincide with the start of the new Premier League football season. However, rather than launch as a couple of new channels,... Read more

Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free
Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free By Rik Henderson

Sky is finally ready to unleash its 4K Ultra HD services, as teased during the launch of Sky Q in November last year.The Sky Q service and boxes were... Read more

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off
Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off By Rik Henderson

After successful trials of a "default on" approach with its Sky Broadband Shield service for some customers last year, the company has made the bold step... Read more

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes
Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes By Luke Edwards

The HBO adaptation of the Westworld film has finally been teased in a trailer that makes it look even better than the original. Robot cowboy slaves finding... Read more

Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre
Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre By Stuart Miles

Sky has rebranded its Sky Movies service to be called Sky Cinema. The new name, which will come into effect on the 8 July, will kick off with the UK premiere... Read more

Sky Kids app 'Buddies' bring TV and on demand fun to the little ones
Sky Kids app 'Buddies' bring TV and on demand fun to the little ones By Luke Edwards

Sky has announced its new Sky Kids app which aims to keep your children entertained. It will be available from 31 March, arriving just in time to help... Read more

Sky to show Formula 1 in 4K UHD from 2017
Sky to show Formula 1 in 4K UHD from 2017 By Luke Edwards

Sky has officially confirmed that it will show the Formula 1 race season in 4K Ultra High Definition from next year.The 4K race coverage will be delivered via... Read more

All Sky customers to get live Sky Sports free… through new Sky Sports Mix channel
All Sky customers to get live Sky Sports free… through new Sky Sports Mix channel By Rik Henderson

Sky is launching an all-new Sky Sports channel that will be free to all of its TV customers and offer a selection of different, live sporting events.Sky... Read more

Sky Q to get 4K Ultra HD TV shows and movies from summer, Now TV too
Sky Q to get 4K Ultra HD TV shows and movies from summer, Now TV too By Rik Henderson

It's been known since the unveiling of Sky Q last year that the Sky Q Silver box would be getting Ultra HD programming at some point in its future, we... Read more

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