Voice calling, entertainment and web browsing are not the only stuffs that you can do with your Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. Now you can also use your iPhone and iPod Touch as remote control to regulate your TV. All you need to have updated version of Sky+ app installed in your iPhone and iPod Touch.
Once installed, the new updated Sky+ will allow you to pause, play and rewind TV with a swipe or tap of the finger, and you will also be able to access the planner and browse the recordings on your set-top box. In order to use the app you would also have to connect your Sky+HD box to the same WiFi network as their phone.
The Sky+ app is a personal video recorder (PVR) service for Sky in UK and is available for free. The app was launched in September 2001and since then the free Sky+ app has been downloaded more than 5.9 million times and attracts an average of more than 1.2 million users a month.