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  Reply # 968592 17-Jan-2014 06:07 Send private message

Jaxson:
haydenmarsh: The stream is encrypted like hell. ask Apsattv about our messages on facebook. i have tried literally everything i know. (i wont post anything here to do with it as i might get banned)


Internet sauces are the way to go for this nowadays, the satellite option just doesn't work practically in our part of the world. Probably different in the likes of Europe but we're too far from our few neighbours here.

Looks like tab will stream live for free based on those FAQs posted above.


Maybe when they release their IOS and Android apps...




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  Reply # 968713 17-Jan-2014 10:06 Send private message

You can watch it using Safari on iOS and Firefox for Android.

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  Reply # 973194 23-Jan-2014 21:18 Send private message

haydenmarsh: You can watch it using Safari on iOS and Firefox for Android.


Have you tried on iOS and if so does it work well? (or anyone else for that matter)

I have an elderly neighbour who is either going to purchase a Macbook Air or an iPad Air, connected/mirrored to the TV to watch Trackside. While I think a Macbook Air would do a better job 'dedicated', I think she should purchase the iPad as it does a whole lot more (being a user that doesn't use a computer)

She doesn't want SKY.


Can the iPad stream the video and mirror/Apple TV to the TV at the same time, or would it better better plugged in directly via HDMI and stream via wireless?

Or someone else have a better suggestion?

Matt

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  Reply # 973197 23-Jan-2014 21:22 Send private message

haydenmarsh: You can watch it using Safari on iOS and Firefox for Android.

App or website? 

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  Reply # 973198 23-Jan-2014 21:22 Send private message

zebis:
haydenmarsh: You can watch it using Safari on iOS and Firefox for Android.


Have you tried on iOS and if so does it work well? (or anyone else for that matter)

I have an elderly neighbour who is either going to purchase a Macbook Air or an iPad Air, connected/mirrored to the TV to watch Trackside. While I think a Macbook Air would do a better job 'dedicated', I think she should purchase the iPad as it does a whole lot more (being a user that doesn't use a computer)

She doesn't want SKY.


Can the iPad stream the video and mirror/Apple TV to the TV at the same time, or would it better better plugged in directly via HDMI and stream via wireless?

Or someone else have a better suggestion?

Matt


Good choice with the Macbook Air for the elderly neighbour. it would be easier in my opinion to use HDMI into the TV with the stream running on the Macbook Air. then he/she could also use it as a DVD/CD player via HDMI also.

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  Reply # 973202 23-Jan-2014 21:24 Send private message

Jaxson:
haydenmarsh: The stream is encrypted like hell. ask Apsattv about our messages on facebook. i have tried literally everything i know. (i wont post anything here to do with it as i might get banned)


Internet sauces are the way to go for this nowadays, the satellite option just doesn't work practically in our part of the world. Probably different in the likes of Europe but we're too far from our few neighbours here.

Looks like tab will stream live for free based on those FAQs posted above.


Internet sauces?  

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 973204 23-Jan-2014 21:25 Send private message

tdgeek:
haydenmarsh: You can watch it using Safari on iOS and Firefox for Android.

App or website? 


It's natively supported on iOS. but on Android you can install this Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.47 APK and use Firefox and it seems to work well on a Samsung Galaxy S4.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 973206 23-Jan-2014 21:26 Send private message

tdgeek:
Jaxson:
haydenmarsh: The stream is encrypted like hell. ask Apsattv about our messages on facebook. i have tried literally everything i know. (i wont post anything here to do with it as i might get banned)


Internet sauces are the way to go for this nowadays, the satellite option just doesn't work practically in our part of the world. Probably different in the likes of Europe but we're too far from our few neighbours here.

Looks like tab will stream live for free based on those FAQs posted above.


Internet sauces?  


I think you'll find he meant to say "sources"

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  Reply # 973219 23-Jan-2014 21:58 Send private message

 haydenmarsh:

Good choice with the Macbook Air for the elderly neighbour. it would be easier in my opinion to use HDMI into the TV with the stream running on the Macbook Air. then he/she could also use it as a DVD/CD player via HDMI also.


Umm no - no optical drive on the air remember! or the new pro for that matter.

What about the iPad? Will the stream (if by app) be different to the Macbook air (web)?

I just think for a device like email, casual browsing etc that the iPad would be better...

Matt

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 973254 23-Jan-2014 22:57 Send private message

zebis:
 haydenmarsh:

Good choice with the Macbook Air for the elderly neighbour. it would be easier in my opinion to use HDMI into the TV with the stream running on the Macbook Air. then he/she could also use it as a DVD/CD player via HDMI also.


Umm no - no optical drive on the air remember! or the new pro for that matter.

What about the iPad? Will the stream (if by app) be different to the Macbook air (web)?

I just think for a device like email, casual browsing etc that the iPad would be better...

Matt


I am 99% sure that from the tab.co.nz website you can watch the stream on your iPad using safari. i can double check later on if wanted.

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  Reply # 973266 23-Jan-2014 23:40 Send private message

Point remains, you need to have a TAB account and to have credit in it to be able to see it.




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Master Geek
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  Reply # 973267 23-Jan-2014 23:41 Send private message

Apsattv: Point remains, you need to have a TAB account and to have credit in it to be able to see it.


for now Apsattv, for now. hopefully they make it a free service, if they don't i will.

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  Reply # 973364 24-Jan-2014 09:42 Send private message

Apsattv: Point remains, you need to have a TAB account and to have credit in it to be able to see it.


Essentially though, who else would be interested in a racing channel?


haydenmarsh:
tdgeek:
Jaxson: Internet sauces are the way to go for this nowadays

Internet sauces?

I think you'll find he meant to say "sources"


No, I fully meant to spell sauces instead of sources, as it made me smile ;-)

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  Reply # 973378 24-Jan-2014 10:19 Send private message

Jaxson:
Apsattv: Point remains, you need to have a TAB account and to have credit in it to be able to see it.


Essentially though, who else would be interested in a racing channel?


haydenmarsh:
tdgeek:
Jaxson: Internet sauces are the way to go for this nowadays

Internet sauces?

I think you'll find he meant to say "sources"


No, I fully meant to spell sauces instead of sources, as it made me smile ;-)


LOL, I knew you meant sources! 

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  Reply # 974475 26-Jan-2014 08:55 Send private message

I hope that the TAB's departure from Freeview means we get a great channel to replace it. Perhaps the TAB are prepared to offer odds on this happening?

Perhaps tdgeek meant to say "Internet saucers", those mysterious things that fly around the internet seen by only a select few.

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