Tag Archives: Sky Player

Microsoft unveils Xbox Live Rewards scheme

Microsoft has started a new Xbox Live Rewards scheme, whereby gamers get free MS points for taking certain actions – mostly revolving around buying stuff. For example, if you renew your.. more
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Xbox Live Gold free this weekend

Starting today and for the whole weekend, Microsoft is making the Xbox Live Gold service available to all gamers on its console. It’ll give silver members a chance to see what.. more
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Xbox 360 dashboard update now out

The next time you turn on your Xbox 360, a major update will likely be available which brings with it a new dashboard (assuming you’re online, of course). One major element.. more
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iPlayer top for VoD usability, Sky bottom

The BBC’s ever-popular iPlayer came top for usability in a report from user experience consultancy, Webcredible, with a score of 88 per cent. Sky Player, however, scored just 55 per cent, putting it at the bottom of the list of six VoD / catch up.. more
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Sky Player will be graced with Kinect support

If you’re a Sky viewer with an Xbox, then some interesting news has emerged regarding Microsoft’s Kinect motion control system. The Kinect will feature built-in support for the Sky Player on the console, so you’ll be able to use hand gestures and voice control to.. more
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Sky Player targets gamers

It was only a few days ago that BSkyB announced it would be rolling out the Sky Player catch up service to the Fetch TV Freeview+ set top box. Now it seems that the satellite broadcaster is planning an assault into the gamers’ world by.. more
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Sky Player now showing on Freeview

Finally, a deal between satellite digital TV provider BSkyB and online TV provider IP Vision is moving to the next stage, with pay TV content becoming available via a Freeview set top box. The service will be available through the Fetch TV service, which is.. more
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Sky Players turn up in Humax

The satellite TV provider BSkyB has agreed terms with set-top-box maker Humax to allow its on-demand service, the Sky Player, to be built into Humax’s new range of Freeview set top boxes. Humax is planning to launch new models in the UK, including the Humax.. more
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Freeview on 3View launched

The electronics firm 3View has announced that its new hybrid set top box will be available for pre-order on the 7th April. The price of the new equipment will be £299. The 3View set top box is being marketed as the first piece of equipment.. more
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STBs to come with Sky Player

New digital equipment is to get the BSkyB on-demand service Sky Player built in, allowing the service to be used without the need for a computer. Adding these services directly into these devices is a good move by the satellite TV provider BSkyB, and follows.. more
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