Digirepairs Blog

Back to Digirepairs Blog

Sky+ HD New EPG (2014): What’s new?

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 – Takes you to the CatchUp section of OnDemand.
    • TV Box Sets – Takes you to the Box Sets section of OnDemand.
    • New Series – Highlights all the latest shows in one place, allowing you to record the next episode or CatchUp on the previous ones through OnDemand.
    • Best of OnDemand – This tile takes you to Showcase where some content is available to play instantly.
    • Sky Movies OnDemand – Takes you to the Sky Movies tab within OnDemand.
    • Sky Store – Takes you to the Sky Store tab within OnDemand.
  • The enhanced search feature is now accessed directly from the Home page, just start typing to search.
  • To return to the currant channel being viewed in the TVGuide instead of 101 just press BackUp when watching live TV. (Note: you may sometimes need to press BackUp twice).
    • When watching live TV to jump to the last channel you were watching just press the left arrow on your Sky remote. (Note: The blue button still provides this function)
    • StandBy, Keypad, BackUp & Select buttons have been added to the Sky+ App’s media controller. (Requires R009 Firmware & Sky+App version 4.8 or newer)
    • The Sky Boxes MAC Address is now shown on the System Details screen.
    • Planner Disk usage is now measured to 1 decimal place (e.g. 0.1%), to give you a more accurate representation of disk usage.
    • HD content is now highlighted with yellow text in the Planner, just like the TVGuide when the relevant option is enabled in the settings.
    • To quickly access the TVGuide, just press the TVGuide button twice.
    • To exit the Sky Guide just press the “Sky” button.
    • Firmware rollout commenced Tuesday 18th March 2014

This article has been useful and Id like to recieve more information from Digi Repairs UK regarding all things Sky.

Share this post

Back to Digirepairs Blog