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  1. acoole

    acoole Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Anyone know of any Live TV apps or at least websites for Android, I really need one that has Channel 4/E4 and it needs to have UK channels. Somthing like tvcatchup.co.uk . And yes, I know about beebplayer, but that's just BBC.
     

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  2. lekky

    lekky Lover VIP Member

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    Tvcatchup.com is supposed to be developing an android app. That allows you to watch any freeview channel in the UK
     
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    acoole Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks but I'm already aware, aren't there any services already out like this?
     
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    TheBrit Well-Known Member

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    An android SeeSaw client would be very useful.
     
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    acoole Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Agreed, but that still doesn't do live TV AFAIK?
     
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    houdini2005 Active Member

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    forgive me for mentioning the iphone, but there is a web app @ www.iphone.tvcatchup.com which gives all the freeview uk live. might just do the trick.
     
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    n0v Well-Known Member

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    Not just yet it won't but they are working on it.

    n0v
     
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    I know of a couple of apps like spbtv and one just called television. Also if you have a rooted phone you could try out the sprintTV app
     
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    bbrosen Well-Known Member

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    I have tried orb tv but could never get it to work, at all...I also wanted to watch fancast.com but cannot due to no flash on the hero..I tried different browsers, apps and settings, etc etc.no go. I hate this because I miss streaming to my phone like i could before. Sling box will not port to android, they say it will not work on Linux based os because it cannot run native, at least that is how i understood their answer.

    I will grow old and die before i even get the old apps i used to use on my other phone working on my hero.

    For now, it's not live but there is

    TBS for tbs

    ABC for abc

    http://m.nbc.com for nbc

    Hopefully they will help somewhat.

    What confuses me is youtube is flash 10.1 and so is Hulu, which fancast uses to play their video, so what is the difference in not being able to see the fancast video? anyone know?
     
  10. hood420

    hood420 Well-Known Member

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    No mobile platform has flash 10.1 yet.

    Youtube has special app & website adapted for mobile use, thats why it works. Don't expect Hulu to work even with flash 10.1, they have blocked mobile browsers from accessing their site for some unknown reason.
     
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    bbrosen Well-Known Member

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    Ahhh, so they block it...Ok so thats why.
     
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  13. lekky

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    OP is looking for UK channels btw.
     
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    TheBrit Well-Known Member

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    Channel 4's 4OD service has it's own channel on YouTube. Not live but shows do get added soon after broadcast.
     
  15. MindTrainer

    MindTrainer Active Member

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    I have my Hero tethered to my PC via usb and am running Firefox with a TV-Fox add on. It lets me watch good live TV from around the world. I'm hoping that when we get the mobile Firefox maybe we can use this to watch live TV on the Hero. One last note: it uses a lot of bandwidth (I think I downloaded 400MB in 20 minutes of watching a German channel) good picture on my 26" LCD High Def monitor.
     
  16. tspoonfr

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    Hello,

    I have just purchased my android smart TV box and was seeking apps for BBCiplayer, ITV player and the channel 4 player. I wondered if anyone knew of an android app for UK players

    The smart tv that I have is this one -->
    Smart TV Entertainment Box Powered by Android : Media Adaptors : Maplin Electronics

    Also why do you not get full youtube facility via the android? Do I require another app to enable me to see full working youtube and not mobile app youtube?

    Many thanks in advance.

    tspoonfr
     

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