In case your Sky Q field hasn’t acquired the most recent software program replace – simply the largest redesign in years – then relaxation assured, the wait is nearly over. Sky promised that its new software program would roll out to clients throughout the UK between July 8, when the redesign and new options had been unveiled, and August 12, 2020. Which means there’s lower than two weeks earlier than your package will get the most recent lick of paint from Sky HQ.
So, what’s included within the Sky Q replace? Effectively, rather a lot.
Essentially the most hanging change is the up to date look. Sky has tweaked nearly each side of its Sky Q software program, which now has a larger emphasis on art work from tv reveals and films – much like what you see on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon’s Prime Video and Apple TV.
To make room for the a lot bigger art work, Sky has pushed the card-like previews of every episode in a tv present a lot additional down the person interface. As an alternative of a protracted record of episodes with a small preview picture – or as a rule, the identical picture to characterize the whole season repeated on each episode tile – you may now be introduced with a bigger title, description of the present and a button to pick-up watching the place you left off.
The latter is named a Sensible Button. Based on Sky, “if you happen to’re midway by an episode of Gangs of London, it’ll say ‘Proceed Ep. 3’, or if you happen to’ve simply completed, it’ll counsel you begin the subsequent episode”. If this sound acquainted, that is precisely how Netflix handles the…