BBC iPlayer and ITV Player hitting Sky Anytime+ service, rolls out beyond Sky broadband customers

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Sky are updating their Anytime+ service, announcing that they've signed a deal that will see the BBC's iPlayer and the ITV Player VOD platforms be added to their own video-on-demand portal. Sky have also announced that, for the first time,…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Set-top boxes from Sky, Apple, TVonics and more!

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What good is a brand new TV sitting wrapped underneath your Christmas tree this goodwill season if you've got nothing to watch on it? While plenty of TVs have built in digital tuners, only the most expensive have web connected…

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Sky launch special edition 1TB Sky+HD World Cup boxes

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With preparations for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa now getting into full swing, Sky have announced details of a limited edition range of Sky+HD boxes. With specially decorated 1TB boxes from designer Wayne Hemingway, illustrator Gerald Scarfe…

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Sky News HD to broadcast from Election night

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Sky News will be launching a HD channel to mark 2010's Election night broadcasts. Sky News HD will be a simulcast broadcast of the content from the standard definition Sky News channel, and will launch on Thursday 6th May at…

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Five HD headed to Sky+ HD boxes

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Channel Five and Sky have today announced that Five will be launching a HD service for Sky+HD subscribers this July. It means Five's many top-rated US dramas such as CSI and FlashFoward will get a HD makeover, as well as…

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ITV HD headed to Sky+ HD and Virgin Media services in time for the World Cup

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After long negotiations, ITV HD is finally coming to Sky and Virgin Media TV services on April 2nd. The news means that almost all of the 64 World Cup matches from this year's tournament in South Africa will be available…

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Sky's 3D TV service set to work with both passive and active 3D sets

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Migrating to new tech always tends to bring with it some compatibility issues between devices, but thankfully Sky seem to have ironed out any possible problems with their upcoming Sky 3D service. The satellite TV giants sent out a message…

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