Sky has today announced the release of an updated version of its iOS application which brings a number of new enhancements and tweaks to Apple device owners.

The first major enhancement is the addition of a new sharing feature that allows you to share thoughts on programing as well as posting your favourites directly to a number of major social networks from the app.

Now at version 4.5, the Sky+ app will now also allow users to search the included TV guide with an enhanced criteria that includes the title, actor, channel, sport and a number of others.

Here’s the full list of new features:

“Enhanced Search – search the TV Guide and On Demand by title, actor, channel, sport and lots more.

Stunning new DVD cover art in the Sky Movies and Sky Store sections of On Demand.

Discover More – now available on iPhone, actor and background info on shows, see topics that are trending, tweet about a show and post to Facebook from the app.

Don’t forget that when connected to your Sky+HD you can pull down in Planner to see how much space is left on your box (only available on latest Sky+HD box models and not compatible with Pace, Samsung and 780 box models)”

You can download version 4.5 of the Sky+ app today from the iTunes App Store free.

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