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Ramjet007

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#80765 4-Apr-2011 06:01
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This is new for the main sports channels.

Be good to do one for Movie and News channels.

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ashnizzle
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  #455219 4-Apr-2011 18:41
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oo i really like this :D like ramjet said hope theres one for news and maybe documentaries

 
 
 

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Speedy885
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  #455672 5-Apr-2011 21:25
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Cool, they also did this for the commonwealth games too.

jackfry
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  #455744 6-Apr-2011 00:15
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And they used to have this on channel 0 a few years back though it was a better design and had more channels, well me thinks it was a lot better than the current one anyways.



wpcnz
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  #455755 6-Apr-2011 06:38
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Yeah the design is ridiculous... 5 Channels? Really, Sky?

Take out the highlights channel (OBVIOUSLY), and you can put the remaining 4 channels in a perfect 4x4 grid and utilise all of the space. 

As it is now, there is so much blank space, which makes the channels small and hard to watch even on a 42" 

manaia
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  #455756 6-Apr-2011 06:39
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jackfry: And they used to have this on channel 0 a few years back though it was a better design and had more channels, well me thinks it was a lot better than the current one anyways.


The old mosaic was a 4x4 grid with the centre four squares taken out for the Preview channel (I think). I don't think it had the audio for each channel so you could only select by picture.

A couple of years ago MTV ran a similar mosaic on Foxtel. The MTV guys were surprised how many people sat on the mosaic and just selected audio without going full-screen.

wpcnz
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  #455762 6-Apr-2011 07:06
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Oops, obviously I mean 2x2 grid in my above reply. That would be an awesome setup in a good size...

There's been so much sport on lately, I've found myself flicking between 3 channels at various times. Given the CWC is now over, and Sky have not secured IPL rights.. but there's still plenty to be watched

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