Entries by Martin Greene

Restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to factory settings

A factory restore erases the information and settings on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod and installs the latest version of iOS or iPod software. Get your device ready Check that you have the latest version of iTunes on your Mac or PC. If you can’t access a computer and your device still works, you can erase and restore your device […]

How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

If you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ll have a copy of your information to use in case your device is ever replaced, lost, or damaged. Choose a backup method Before you get started, learn the difference between iCloud and iTunes backups, then choose the method that’s best for you. If you need an […]

Have you got Gremlins in your Sky box?

Eventually all electrical products will suffer from the inevitable. The Gremlins will get in and your Set top box might freeze or not respond to your remote control.   Check your remote   Pressing Sky on your remote should turn your set top box on, if it’s not responding double check that the LED at the […]

Sky announces plans to launch Sky TV without Dish.

Sky announces plans to launch Sky TV without Dish. Sky say we have exciting plans in place to launch our Sky TV service in the UK without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, opening up the full Sky TV service to millions of customers who either currently don’t want or can’t […]

Sky rolls out New Sky+ HD EPG

Sky rolls out all-new design for Sky+ Homepage with Top Picks Sky+, the UK’s biggest connected TV platform, is set to get even better with a new Homepage design introduced to help customers discover even more TV to watch. The new features, the latest in a series of updates this year, form part of Sky’s […]

How to Set Sky+HD box to Single feed.

  1 Press the Services button on your Sky remote.The Options menu should now be highlighted. 2 Press the 0 button on your Sky remote.The Picture tab within the Settings menu should now be highlighted. 3 Now press the 0 1 & Select buttons on your Sky remote in quick succession.You should now be in […]

Why Sky Q may not be for U!

Thinking about getting Sky Q? Our advice would be to wait. Sky – Sky Q 1TB box,  which is the one they are pushing the most with great Sky Q offers at the moment,  is not 4K compatible, so if your thinking of upgrading to Sky Q because you have just splashed out on a […]

Sky Q Set Top Box launched

Well finally the wait is over. Sky today have released details of their new Sky Q box.  We always new Sky would have something good up their sleeve and they havn’t  disappointed us. This new set top box looks quite something with a whopping 12 tuners means you can record up to four channels simultaneously, […]

How to get Sky 4K TV ?

Looks like 4K Sky TV is on it’s way and its about time too, as they have been keeping it quiet for sometime now. We are not able to tell you how to get  Sky 4K right now. However as soon as we know we’ll let you know. Sky  have just announced that they’re going to […]

What is sky contact number ?

It always amazes me how many people ring us up wanting to know the contact telephone number for Sky. Although we are independent of Sky we will always try to help you. Who know’s you  may need our services if Sky can’t help you sometime in the future. Just keep us in mind! Be careful when […]

Can I buy my own Sky Box? Do I own my Sky box? Yes Yes !

These are two most popular questions we get asked. I guess when your subscribing to Sky TV service you automatically assume that the equipment belongs to the broadcaster. No, you actually own your Sky box and dish from day one. However you are contracted to pay your subscription to Sky usually for a minimum of […]

Amstrad Sky+ DRX 280 box problems continue!

Sky+ boxes seem to be plagued with a lot of problems at the moment. Sky say they are working hard to fix the problems. Some customers with White Sky+ boxes have reported frozen or pixelated video and interrupted sound when trying to watch recordings from their Planner. They’ve had similar problems trying to resume watching […]

Buy a Sky HD box online cheap for Sky Sports

If you are searching the net trying to buy a reliable replacement Sky+HD so you can watch the footy in peace in another room. Youv’e came to the right place!  We sell the full range of Sky+ HD boxes available for Sky TV. All our units are strenuously tested and come with 1 Years no quibble […]

Thomson Sky+HD boxes nearing End of Life

Sky have started switched off all the HD channels on the Thomson Sky+ HD model 8215 only. Its not known how long more before the Thomson boxes will finally be made redundant. They are switching off the HD channels first at a rate of one per week. The channels that are gone to date : Sky […]

Sky+ HD New EPG (2014): What’s new?

R009.066.70.00P What’s New – Aesthetic improvements to the overall visual look of the Sky Guide. New Sky+HD Home Page accessed by pressing the TVGuide button, this page displays 8 tiles which are links to the following Sky features: TVGuide – Displays your 7 day TVGuide. Planner – Takes you to your Sky+ Planner. CatchUp TV […]

Expats now living on the Edge

Big changes to European reception of UK TV via satellite? Viewers in parts of continental Europe, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean begin to lose further UK free-to-air channels as a result of the switch to new satellite Astra 2E.The BBC satellite move is part of a second phase of moving TV and radio services across to a […]

How to get BT Sport on your Freesat from Sky viewing card

You can now get BT Sport for free if you have BT broadband and a Freesat from Sky viewing card. This card must be the original registered to your address. A Freesat card costs a one off payment of £25. To get a Freesat from Sky Card and  any further questions you may have about Freesat from Sky. […]

BBC Playlister service goes live

        A beta version of the BBC Playlister, a new digital service that allows listeners to tag any piece of music they hear on the BBC and listen to it later, has gone live. read more  

Planner sharing on your Sky HD box – How does it work?

It can ‘t be too far away now! Yes Planner Sharing from Sky has got to be one of the most awaited updates for Sky+ HD boxes. Imagine been able to access recording from other Sky HD boxes in your house without having to go into that room or switch on that other box. Off Course you’ve got to have […]

Sky launch their new Wifi enabled Sky+HD box

Up until Now, Sky customers have had to connect their Sky boxes to their router using Ethernet cable, or buy a separate Wi-Fi adapter. With new Wi-Fi-enabled box, you won’t have to worry about this any more. You can your TV and Sky+HD box anywhere in the house and as long as you can get an […]

Sky Rf 2 output to be disabled

          In October, Sky will be providing new firmware that will be lacking the RF Output Voltage ON/OFF option. It is not known whether the “magic eye” facility will be disabled totally. At present I don’t have any further information. Watch this space for updates.