Latest Sky TV reviews

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

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+ 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? By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)
Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video) By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky+ iPad app update pictures and hands-on
Sky+ iPad app update pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

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... Read more

Sky EPG (2012) update starts rolling out, we go hands-on
Sky EPG (2012) update starts rolling out, we go hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky Sports for iPad F1 pictures and hands-on
Sky Sports for iPad F1 pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

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... Read more

Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on
Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

ITV Player on Sky Anytime+ pictures and hands-on
ITV Player on Sky Anytime+ pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)
APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS) By Paul Lamkin

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... Read more

Sky News for iPad hands-on
Sky News for iPad hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Sky Siege 3D review (iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: Sky Siege 3D review (iPhone) By Libby Plummer

It's AR Week on Pocket-lint, and that means five days of the latest apps, features and news from the world of Augmented Reality. There are plenty of AR apps on offer, but we've picked some of the best ones around for you to get stuck into. Today's choice?... Read more

Sky+ iPad app hands-on
Sky+ iPad app hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky Anytime+
4.0 stars Sky Anytime+ By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

First Look: Sky 3D
First Look: Sky 3D By Stuart Miles

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.... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Sky Sports News (iPhone & iPad)
APP OF THE DAY: Sky Sports News (iPhone & iPad) By Paul Lamkin

It's a sad day for sports fans.No, not because the mighty West Ham made a £4 million loss on Italian winger Alessandro Diamanti (£6 million! Really Gianfranco, really?) but because Sky Sports News is no longer available on Freeview.But don't despair... Read more

Sky 1TB set-top box
4.5 stars Sky 1TB set-top box By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky Player on Xbox 360
4.5 stars Sky Player on Xbox 360 By Jamie Carter

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... Read more

Sky HD 2009
4.5 stars Sky HD 2009 By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky HD set-top box
4.5 stars Sky HD set-top box By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky Gnome
4.5 stars Sky Gnome By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Sky+ decoder
4.5 stars Sky+ decoder By Stuart Miles

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... Read more