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Sky now lets you beam your photos to the TV

Sky has announced a new addition to its mobile app: The ability to beam up your photos to view on the TV. The update means that on either the new iPhone, iPad or Android app, you'll be able to hit the camera icon, select which photos you want and have them appear on screen -…

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James O'MalleySky now lets you beam your photos to the TV
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Sky’s NowTV adds Chromecast support

Sky's streaming service for non-subscribers, NowTV has added another viewing option: Google's Chromecast Dongle. This seems like a good match - given how the Chromecast dongle has sold like wildfire, and NowTV doesn't need a satellite dish. The press release notes that this means that customers will be able to Cast on-demand movies, as well…

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James O'MalleySky’s NowTV adds Chromecast support
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Sky+ software update takes its cues from Netflix

Today Sky is rolling out a software update to Sky+ customers - introducing a bunch of new features which seem to take inspiration from the likes of Netflix. Perhaps the biggest new feature is the introduction of a recommendation engine: Sky will now recommend TV shows to you based on your previous downloads and Sky+…

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James O'MalleySky+ software update takes its cues from Netflix
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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

As our "second" screens get smaller while our TV screens get larger, it seems that the old adage that "bigger is better" just might hold true. Some new research has shown that despite the growth in watching television via a PC, tablet or smartphone, 90 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to…

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Stuart O'ConnorBritons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs
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Sky’s NowTV comes to Xbox One

Less than a week ago we reported that Sky's NowTV service was heading to PS4. In the short time since, the Xbox One has now caught up, also offering the service from today. The service is Sky's live and on-demand streaming service for non-Sky customers. This means that you can get everything from Sky's entertainment…

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James O'MalleySky’s NowTV comes to Xbox One
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Sky’s Now TV comes to PS4

Good news for PS4 owners wanting more video on their box: Sky's Now TV streaming service launches on the platform today. Whilst not a hugely surprising news, this is a nice addition to the PS4's rather lacklustre selection of video providers. Now TV, which has been available on PS3, Xbox 360 and even as a…

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James O'MalleySky’s Now TV comes to PS4
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Britons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

UK web users must really like their porn. Either that, or they just don't like the government telling them what they can and cannot look at online. A new report from Ofcom shows that broadband customers in the UK are overwhelmingly choosing not to use parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government - with…

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Stuart O'ConnorBritons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

Sky Go hikes prices for console viewers

Boo, bad news if you use Sky Go on Xbox 360 – BSkyB has announced that from the 29th July you'll need to pay an extra fiver a month for Sky Go Extra. The on-demand viewing service is available on…

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James O'MalleySky Go hikes prices for console viewers