Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




43 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 4


Topic # 128886 27-Aug-2013 12:43
One person supports this post
Send private message

Don't you just hate it when TVNZ have a program time wrong in their EPG and you record the wrong program because of it?  On Monday 26 August, the TV1 EPG showed the Louis Vuitton final race scheduled to begin broadcasting at 9am.  Only problem was the broadcast actually started at 8am, the race at 8:10am and it was over before the PVR started recording.  Choice frequently change the program schedule around without updating the EPG but I expect better from TVNZ.

Create new topic
704 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 96

Subscriber

  Reply # 885227 27-Aug-2013 13:25
Send private message

They've got it wrong a couple of times over the last week or so.

In desperation I put even put Breakfast on series link.

The Americas Cup app is EXCELLENT on ipad, and the YouTube streaming seems good too.

This is about the only time it's good to be a shift worker!

Looking forward to next Sunday...




PC: ASUS P8P67 Pro B3, intel i5, 8Gb RAM, 120Gb SSD, Win 10
HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


792 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 67


  Reply # 885240 27-Aug-2013 13:32
Send private message

I thought the one at 9 was for the second race of the day if it was needed. I'm pretty sure I read that on the epg. I think also it was the same for all the other race days and the yachting was just shown during breakfast. Then if there was a second race they had a separate listing on the epg as it started at 9 after breakfast had finished.

 
 
 
 




43 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 885712 28-Aug-2013 09:41
Send private message

Thanks for the replies.  You are correct Jarrod.  I set up a series link record a couple of weeks ago.  I've checked back and the Saturday and Sunday EPG was correct but in their wisdom TVNZ decided not to include the 8am races in the EPG.  During the week prior to the final race I had been watching live and turned on the TV around 8am without looking at the EPG.  Last Monday, I checked the EPG at around 7am and saw that Breakfast was scheduled through until 9am, then America's Cup.  I incorrectly assumed that the race had been delayed for an hour and TVNZ had updated the EPG accordingly.  Now that I see what has happened, I think it is even worse than I thought.  No entry at all for the 8am races during the entire series.

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted 21-Sep-2017 15:33


FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10


Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted 1-Sep-2017 18:38



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.