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  Reply # 704184 21-Oct-2012 00:06 Send private message

Updated a friends 10.1 to the generic ics firmware linked a couple of pages back.. works great. Seemed to cure some strange wifi issues, eg stay connected but wouldnt connect to any sites via the browsers and apps couldnt synch to web data.




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  Reply # 704197 21-Oct-2012 07:53 Send private message

Slighty OT but one of the reasons I updated my friend's Tab was because he cannot play the videos on the smg.com.au web site. He can play the long ones (over an hour some of them) which appear to us Flash but when he clicks the short ones, a Play icon appears briefly and then the video area just displays a film frame as an icon.

Updated to ICS and tried the following.

Updated Flash to the latest version and configured it. Using the stock browswer he can play the longer videos but the same problem occurs with the short videos. Using Chrome the long videos don't play (no surprise since Flash isn't supported in Chrome). With short videos the video panel shows an image about to be played. Clicking the play button just causes the screen to display a gallery of other videos he could play as if the video had been played.

This is really strange since I  have no problem playing those same videos on my Xoom or GN phone.




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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

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  Reply # 704252 21-Oct-2012 10:40 Send private message

The update allows you to disable certain stock apps like the samsung app store and other things I dont use. This is great as I don't need to install a custom ROM. Goto applications and you can uninstall or disable apps. 

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  Reply # 704253 21-Oct-2012 10:40 Send private message

The update allows you to disable certain stock apps like the samsung app store and other things I dont use. This is great as I don't need to install a custom ROM. Goto applications and you can uninstall or disable apps. 

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  Reply # 704264 21-Oct-2012 11:19 Send private message

lchiu7: Slighty OT but one of the reasons I updated my friend's Tab was because he cannot play the videos on the smg.com.au web site. He can play the long ones (over an hour some of them) which appear to us Flash but when he clicks the short ones, a Play icon appears briefly and then the video area just displays a film frame as an icon.

Updated to ICS and tried the following.

Updated Flash to the latest version and configured it. Using the stock browswer he can play the longer videos but the same problem occurs with the short videos. Using Chrome the long videos don't play (no surprise since Flash isn't supported in Chrome). With short videos the video panel shows an image about to be played. Clicking the play button just causes the screen to display a gallery of other videos he could play as if the video had been played.

This is really strange since I  have no problem playing those same videos on my Xoom or GN phone.

Hi, I battled the same frustrating web streamed video issues for a while and finally cracked it! While I'm still waiting for ics on my tab this works on my phone running ics. The problem is the browser and how it handles websites. The stock browsers don't have enough customisation and some streamed video just won't work. Most of the many other browsers available have plenty of settings you can tweak, and that's what fixed it for me. When I change user access, or U/A to desktop ( I presume so it handles the webpage like a pc would rather than the other options which are usually android, iPhone, iPad) then everything works brilliantly!

Good luck

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  Reply # 704363 21-Oct-2012 17:33 Send private message

Cheers. That fixed it.




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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  Reply # 706502 25-Oct-2012 20:27 Send private message

My 10.1 looks to have just started downloading the ICS upgrade. Woohoo.

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