Sky’s Now TV Box review round-up

When it comes to the latest in audiovisual technology it wouldn’t be unfair to say Sky TV’s ageing satellite system is years behind the competition when it comes to streaming and catchup TV. And with the likes of LoveFilm and Netflix changing the landscape of TV consumption, Sky has finally realised that its current crop … Continue reading Sky’s Now TV Box review round-up

Sky Sports Kick Off New Season With Pub Challenge App

Sky Sports has launched a new app to coincide with the start of the new football season, offering features aimed specifically at fans watching games in their local pubs. Included in Sky Sports Pub Challenge is a pub finder for locating big-screen TVs and a variety of games and activities to play once you’ve been … Continue reading Sky Sports Kick Off New Season With Pub Challenge App

Sky Now TV: A threat to Netflix and Lovefilm?

Sky has entered the internet TV arena with the launch of a new service called Now TV. With streaming services available on PC, Mac and selected Android handsets, the service puts Sky, and owners BSkyB, in direct competition with streaming giants Netflix and Lovefilm. Now TV subscribers will gain access to a range of Sky … Continue reading Sky Now TV: A threat to Netflix and Lovefilm?

Great Gadgets & Gifts for Her

Forget the usual perfume or underwear and think outside the box this year with a few gadget ideas… Zeo Sleep Manager Do you have a sister or partner who is always looking for way to improve her health and wellbeing? The Zeo Sleep Manager Mobile (£89) uses the latest technology to tell you how you … Continue reading Great Gadgets & Gifts for Her

SkyGo Brings Movies to Tablets/Smartphones

Just in time for the Christmas viewing season, Sky has announced that it is bringing Sky Movies Live and on demand on Sky Go. This means that Sky TV customers can have access to hundreds of films via their tablets and smartphones, as well as at home on their TVs. Sky Movies subscribers can use … Continue reading SkyGo Brings Movies to Tablets/Smartphones

Preparing for the digital handover: the best of the set-top boxes

It all started off with a trial in the small Welsh communities of Ferryside and Llansteffan. 500 properties switched over to digital television in 2005, way before anyone else did, as part of a Government trial. Next was the Copeland area in the Borders in 2007. And now in 2010, BBC One and Two, ITV, … Continue reading Preparing for the digital handover: the best of the set-top boxes

“From the laptop to the living room”: The Smartbox 8000

Sky and IP Vision invited us to have a look at the range of content that the Fetch Smartbox 8000 Freeview+ box gave access to. The key feature they wanted to highlight was of course, access to the Sky Player that the Fetch Box enables. If you didn’t know, Sky Player is Sky’s online TV … Continue reading “From the laptop to the living room”: The Smartbox 8000

Sky Mobile TV comes to App Store

Not content with only allowing XBox users the chance to view their wares, Sky are now offering iPhone devotees the opportunity to stream live TV right into their palm. Channels such as Sky News, as well as their Sky Sports package, will be available via subscription, allowing you to watch top football action whilst on … Continue reading Sky Mobile TV comes to App Store