Sky Go App Updated With New Design & Better Tablet Use

January 20, 2016 - Written By John Anon

Watching video content on a mobile device, be it a smartphone or a tablet, is an aspect which seems to be growing massively of late. In fact, arguable the biggest video content provider, Netflix, just recently announced expansion to a further 130 countries, as well as confirming their subscribers numbers now exceed the 75 million marker. So video content on mobile devices is certainly on the up.

If you live in the UK, you of course, have access to many of the Worldwide big names like Netflix and Amazon’s Instant Video, however, you also have access to additional on-demand content like for example, Sky Go from Sky. Much the same way as those in the U.S. have access to HBO Go and the likes. Well, if you are a subscriber to Sky and do make use of the additional benefit of being able to use Sky Go, then it looks like your app is about to get a fairly decent update.

The update is already listed on the Play Store and as such should be rolling out to devices anytime now, if you have not already seen it arrive that is. In terms of the update, most of the listed changelog hints towards a big visual redesign. According to the changelog, the update which brings your app up to version 5.0.0 comes with a whole new homepage design. Not to mention the navigation has also been improved to make it more intuitive. For those who make use of a table for Sky Go, the app is said to now come with a dedicated landscape design which has been optimized for tablets. While phone users can also expect improvements to the general UI. There are of course the typical bg fixes and improvements on offer, while the changelog also lists new easy access to sport and child-friendly content. Those interested in finding out more about the Sky Go app or downloading it, can do so by reading through the link below. Of course, you will need to be a UK resident (or at least your device registered as a UK device with Google) to be able to download the app.