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Old 02-12-2017, 16:56   #16
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

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Can you explain why it is so difficult for you?
How does splitting the app disadvantage you?
I never said it was difficult. I just don't see the need to have 4 apps to gain access to all the features they offer. It's the same with Sony and the PlayStation app were they removed the messaging from the main app and made a dedicated app for it.

If there is some benefit of splitting the apps, at least tell us when they are making the change.
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Old 03-12-2017, 14:05   #17
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Surprised it took that long TBH, when I originally beta tested the app way back it had 3/4G streaming. But was then removed for public launch.
I agree, so long overdue but they've caught up finally. I wonder what reasons they had to ditch it the first time around. Perhaps they didn't want their mobile customers complaining of using their data plans up 'without realising it'

The two registered device limit still annoys me, I prefer the Amazon/Netflix approach of max 2 devices being used at the same time (or however many devices you pay for in the case of Netflix)

Oh well, you can't win them all, looking forward to trying the new apps when released though
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Old 03-12-2017, 14:51   #18
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I agree, so long overdue but they've caught up finally. I wonder what reasons they had to ditch it the first time around. Perhaps they didn't want their mobile customers complaining of using their data plans up 'without realising it'

The two registered device limit still annoys me, I prefer the Amazon/Netflix approach of max 2 devices being used at the same time (or however many devices you pay for in the case of Netflix)

Oh well, you can't win them all, looking forward to trying the new apps when released though
Sky have that same annoying policy with Skygo too only 2 registered devices 1 change a month unless you upgrade to skygo extra then it's 4 devices but still one change a month.
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

I can't understand why people find it so shocking if I'm honest.
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Old 03-12-2017, 17:50   #20
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I can't understand why people find it so shocking if I'm honest.
I appreciate the reasons behind the limit but I find the 2 devices at any one time approach more logical.
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Old 03-12-2017, 17:57   #21
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

The reason for the limits probably stem from the ease with which others could "borrow" the login details. If it was just tied to your VM BB connection, it would be easy to allow more devices.
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

What happens then the apps change? Do we get all two "asset changes" back? I've got my mums ipad sorted and my iphone currently as the two devices.

If we just get the "1 a month" changes and its still just 1 change this month it means i'll need to get my mums ipad sorted first and then wait next month to do my phone?
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

TV Go and TV Control are available on Android now.

TV Control is available on iOS, and TV Go is here https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/virg...o/id1279877804 (for some reason doesn't show up in the App Store properly yet)

An app for Windows 10 will be available later today

TV Control for Amazon devices will be available later today.

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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

The new Virgin TV GO app is actually quite good. I love the new UI, it's simple and good looking but they really should have updated the UI for Virgin TV Control.
I also like the most watched channels feature.
And maybe the new UI could also be a hint at what a new TiVo UI would look like.
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Old 07-12-2017, 13:15   #25
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

...and don’t forget that you can choose which channels to display and their order.
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

Well I tried to use the old Tv anywhere this morning got a warning about new version. So when on the link and got to the app page and it wouldn’t let me download just had the open button which opened the old app. So I deleted the app. Found the TV go app and installed that. Eventually found the TV control app and installed it. Ran it and the old TV anywhere app opened. Uninstalled it tried again, same thing.
We should by now expect this sort of thing from Virgin. But we keep hoping thing work first time.

Actually i just had another look and was wondering if this was the TV control app has you can’t watch anything but you can set a recording. Maybe they’ve just removed the watching part of the old app.
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

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Well I tried to use the old Tv anywhere this morning got a warning about new version. So when on the link and got to the app page and it wouldn’t let me download just had the open button which opened the old app. So I deleted the app. Found the TV go app and installed that. Eventually found the TV control app and installed it. Ran it and the old TV anywhere app opened. Uninstalled it tried again, same thing.
We should by now expect this sort of thing from Virgin. But we keep hoping thing work first time.

Actually i just had another look and was wondering if this was the TV control app has you can’t watch anything but you can set a recording. Maybe they’ve just removed the watching part of the old app.
The TV Control app still looks the same as TV anywhere but it hasn't got live TV or on demand. It's mainly an app for use at home as you can stream and download from my shows still.
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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

New TV guide launched online

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Re: New TV Apps from December 7th

So I can watch a show but I can't remote control because it can't find my Tivo box. Now I never had that issue with the old app.
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So I can watch a show but I can't remote control because it can't find my Tivo box. Now I never had that issue with the old app.
The new app is working fine on my Samsung 7 and i can stream recordings from my V6 to my phone
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