The Sky+ Remote Record application is now available from the Apple App Store. The free application enables iPhone users with a Sky+ or Sky+HD set-top box to set recordings wherever they are.
The application gives customers access to Sky's seven-day Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), where they can browse listings by time, day or programme name, and then select programmes to record. Once a recording request has been sent to the customer's set-top box, a message appears on screen confirming that the show will be ready and waiting for them when they get home.
In similar news, DirecTV has announced its DVR Scheduler App has been downloaded over 100,000 times since its launch last week. The new app allows customers to tap the DirecTV icon on their iPhone or iPod touch to begin remotely scheduling and recording DirecTV programming on their home DVR whilst on the move