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# 217909 18-Jul-2017 12:39
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Long time coming, but finally MediaWorks support Chromecast via their ThreeNow Android app. Not sure about ios?

Just noticed the update last night.

TVNZ yet to release support but should be coming soon too.


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  # 1824349 18-Jul-2017 12:58
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Great news, I will try it out tonight.

 

I have a chromecast, but we all use iphones, so hoping it works.


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  # 1824350 18-Jul-2017 12:59
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Wooooooh!


 
 
 
 


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  # 1824365 18-Jul-2017 13:31
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TVNZ have said coming soon for as long as the chromecast has been available..

 

Considering they broke TVNZ Demand content on FreeviewPlus on LG TV's and haven't fixed it, id be surprised if they can release anything soon 


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  # 1824464 18-Jul-2017 15:21
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I'm actually surprised that 3Now beat TVNZ on this one.




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  # 1824466 18-Jul-2017 15:22
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Wiggum:

I'm actually surprised that 3Now beat TVNZ on this one.



I'm not... ThreeNow beat tvnz for 24/7 live streaming too

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About time the government got rid of TVNZ while it is still worth something. Amazing that in this day and age they still don't have chromecast support for it. Not surprised mediaworks took so long, but at least they beat TVNZ to it.


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  # 1824508 18-Jul-2017 16:03
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simon14:
Wiggum:

 

I'm actually surprised that 3Now beat TVNZ on this one.

 



I'm not... ThreeNow beat tvnz for 24/7 live streaming too

 

 

 

TVNZs live stream on their windows app keeps breaking down for me. They also weirdly put ads on it, which play over the top of the live ads.


 
 
 
 




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  # 1824629 18-Jul-2017 17:34
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You can't stream the live feed via Chromecast, only on demand content.

Frustrating for me as we don't have tv connected to a dish or aerial.


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  # 1824631 18-Jul-2017 17:36
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To be honest, since I put the Freeviewe/TV3 apps on Kodi this hasn't been a problem. They work extremely well! Chromecast is just the slight bit easier but I have the Boss trained on Kodi now so all good.




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chevrolux:

To be honest, since I put the Freeviewe/TV3 apps on Kodi this hasn't been a problem. They work extremely well! Chromecast is just the slight bit easier but I have the Boss trained on Kodi now so all good.



Yea but you need to be a genius to be able to set up Kodi to work like that. Seems complicated.

What kodi box do you have?

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  # 1824658 18-Jul-2017 18:03
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Last month TVNZ had s press release where they said Chromecast support was coming in the next month followed by an Apple TV app


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  # 1824661 18-Jul-2017 18:12
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simon14:
chevrolux:

 

To be honest, since I put the Freeviewe/TV3 apps on Kodi this hasn't been a problem. They work extremely well! Chromecast is just the slight bit easier but I have the Boss trained on Kodi now so all good.

 



Yea but you need to be a genius to be able to set up Kodi to work like that. Seems complicated.

What kodi box do you have?

 

Honestly you really don't. There are so so so so so soooooooooooooo many tutorials and recipes out there for Kodi it makes it very easy. Follow he-who-must-not-be-named blog (see other thread about Freeview/Kodi) to load up his add-ons and all done.

 

You can literally go from nothing to fully functioning in 10 minutes. Download an image, burn to SD, boot.

 

I run the LibreELEC distro on Raspberry Pi - LibreElec has had my favourite theme so far pre-installed over the standard Confluence theme, i think its called Chorus or something. The only "tricky" thing I have done is move the database off the individual Pi's and to a central server so I get continuity across devices- even that is step-by-step due to someone else already documenting it.


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  # 1825058 19-Jul-2017 11:52
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Yabanize:

 

Last month TVNZ had s press release where they said Chromecast support was coming in the next month followed by an Apple TV app

 

 

 

 

Chromecast Support has now been added to TVNZ Ondemand (iOS on my devices) 





Currently working with Freeview NZ and Owner of Tech Plus Services Limited
Former Consultant at Spark New Zealand Trading Limited, DISH TV Technologies. 


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  # 1825205 19-Jul-2017 13:52
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joshhill96:

 

Yabanize:

 

Last month TVNZ had s press release where they said Chromecast support was coming in the next month followed by an Apple TV app

 

 

 

 

Chromecast Support has now been added to TVNZ Ondemand (iOS on my devices) 

 

 

Just updated the Android app and it's there as well..





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  # 1825350 19-Jul-2017 16:13
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joshhill96:

 

Yabanize:

 

Last month TVNZ had s press release where they said Chromecast support was coming in the next month followed by an Apple TV app

 

 

 

 

Chromecast Support has now been added to TVNZ Ondemand (iOS on my devices) 

 

 

 

 

And TVNZ support live streaming on Chromecast :)


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