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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RussWWFC, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. RussWWFC

    RussWWFC Android Enthusiast
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  2. RussWWFC

    RussWWFC Android Enthusiast
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    Anyone tried this yet?

    Fingers crossed it has the oomph to work, will find out when I get the phone anyway
  3. mpgv

    mpgv Lurker

    so whats conclusion? can DHD stream sport channels?
  4. hibs1875

    hibs1875 Lurker

    I've watched football on the HTC Desire from those sites perfectly via Wi-Fi, easily watchable and buffer free. Havn't yet tested it on 2G/3G though.
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  5. alfie_2006

    alfie_2006 Lurker

    What are the best sites for watching football? Cant get any to work?
  6. Bang Bang Boom

    Bang Bang Boom Well-Known Member

    well I've tried ustream app and site, aswell as Justin tv app and site... neither work.

    I've tried football doctor and atdhe.com and that won't work either..

    anyone had any luck yet?
  7. ynwa

    ynwa Well-Known Member

    yeah i have watched football streaming over wifi. It watchable. It doesnt lag or anything, just not great on a screen of this size, but if youre stuck for a tv then this works fine.
  8. Bang Bang Boom

    Bang Bang Boom Well-Known Member

    what did u stream off?

    tried it over 3g?
  9. RussWWFC

    RussWWFC Android Enthusiast
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  10. SupremeBeaver

    SupremeBeaver Android Enthusiast

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  11. Hi everyone, new to android phones but I know a site that isn't free but has excellent quality!
    Go to www.liveonlinefooty.com and sign up!
    I've been a member on this site for the past 4-5 years and it has never let me down. I paid about
  12. PrideLeader

    PrideLeader Newbie

    That's a rip off, buddy, sorry.
  13. SMFire

    SMFire Newbie

  14. mate, I tell YOU what's a rip off. Paying BT or Top Up tv money per month to just watch Sky Sports 1 & 2!

    You get it with BT for
  15. cracksquirrel

    cracksquirrel Well-Known Member

  16. Not by a long shot and if you bothered to try out the site, you would be saying the same things as me but as you can't be asked to get up off your backside and actually try then I guess you're all stupid.

    I can't believe you still watch stuff off Sopcast! The quality is useless to the extent that you can't see where the football is and what the scoreline is!

    You're always going to disagree with me because you haven't tried paying
  17. bonerp

    bonerp Android Expert

    I've got a slingbox. Works fine on wifi. Bit ropey on 3g unless a strong (H) signal. The box obviously costs but thats it. Can watch anything from my sky HD now.
  18. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

    If you're not called Blackbeard, Sky are supposed to be releasing their Sky Sports app in the near future.
  19. The Hoff

    The Hoff Well-Known Member

    You have a reference for that kingdave? I'd hoped it would be available, but hadn't hear anything official, or unofficial for that matter confirming it.
  20. RussWWFC

    RussWWFC Android Enthusiast
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    A bit suspicious Asteele3Orange that all of your 3 posts on this forum have been advertising one site.

    It may well be amazing, but there is no free trial to find out if it is
  21. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

    I don't. I was sure I had found a link a few months ago that said one was in the works but no definite release date, but Google isn't returning anything for it now.

    I've tweeted Sky Sports but had no response and also tried contacting them via their website, but again, no response.

    I find it really frustrating that these companies don't release apps for Android despite its massive user base, completely missing out on a large share of the market. Tesco are just as frustrating - they have an app for iOS, Symbian (is that the Ovi store?) and even one for Windows Phone 7 for Christ's sake! Yet if the latest market share stats are to be believed, Android beats all of them and postivley annihilates WP7!!
  22. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

  23. colrey

    colrey Well-Known Member

    Really wound up with people no appreciation for information,this guy let's everyone know about the football, and its the best info you could ask for, I would just like to say thankyou, live football on my phone,no lag, even HD quality, it don't get better than that,
  24. RussWWFC

    RussWWFC Android Enthusiast
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    Any updates on this, new apps etc?
  25. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

    According to the Sky forums, the Sky Go app (which will let you watch Sky Sports provided you have a subscription) should be released before the end of the year.

    Sky are touting the usual crap of security concerns on the Android platform, but its more likely to be issues with the larger variety of handsets available compared with iOS.

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The HTC Desire HD release date was October 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1230mAh battery.

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