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  Reply # 887994 1-Sep-2013 22:40
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was cleaning my grubby finger prints on my s3 and this came up.
couldnt get it off until I uninstalled the app and reinstalles it


ok how do I upload a picture
I screenshot off my phone and followed the upload diections but it aint appearing
in the gallery


it was the web address of the game I was watching
a description of the device I was using and a while bunch of stuff that makes
no sense to me.

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  Reply # 887999 1-Sep-2013 23:08
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Lust:
Dororke: Had a great night of viewing via the iPhone and airplay to my AppleTV onto the big screen. Watched the full man City v Hull game and then fell asleep watching West Ham. No offense to Hammer supporters by the way - I was just tired.

So I went to bed around 6:00am and was awoken by the kids with a cooked breakfast around 10:00ish. (It's father's day here). Then I watched the West Ham game again on my iPad from the comfort of my bed. Arose at 12:00 and after a quick shower, walk the dog, lunch etc I'm about to sit down and watch another game. This time I'll have to use the 2nd TV (40") in the kids rumpus room as they're watching the Disney channel on the big screen. I wondered when I would find my 2nd Apple TV useful.

Overall I'm loving the freedom of being able to watch the game anywhere I choose in the confines of my own home. Something in the past I would have had to fight over.


Two questions for you.

1) in the shower, did you wash behind your ears?

2) you mentioned lunch, what did you have and did it fill you up?

Just trying to get a more detailed overview.

Lol - you might care to know of the rest of my day, but sadly it didn't entertain any more football, so I'll spare you the detail.

As I write from my iPad I'm getting ready for tonight's feast. I will again be using airplay as this is the most convenient method of getting the broadcast to the big screen.

I'll update you on my moves around the workplace tomorrow.

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  Reply # 888070 2-Sep-2013 08:43
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I watched the glorious Liverpool play the Scum this morning via Airplay on iPad. It wasn't HD, that's for sure, but good enough. And the convenience of the Airplay is just uber awesome.
I think once I accept HD is never going to happen, then it doesn't seem so bad. Bit of jitter on panning, a few compression artifacts, but on the up side didn't have to look at Vidic's ugly mug in HD.

My gripes about the iPad app:
1. doesn't remember my login details on a permanent basis. Why should I have to keep logging in? I don't have to login to Hootsuite, Facebook, Yahoo! apps when I click a button.
2. I can't use the iPad for anything else while watching the games, such as tweeting about how glorious Liverpool are, and how scummy the Scum is.
3. Could they please integrate the "bible" into the app and indicate the games that are only available for 24 hours? Then I could prioritise my viewing.

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  Reply # 888072 2-Sep-2013 08:52
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Little annoyed this morning (and not just at the result obviously!)...

Woke up at 6am, grabbed the iPad clicked the ARSEnal v Spurs game and it said 'Stream not available, try again later'. So closed the app, tried again, 3 or 4 times and still got the same message. Then started to watch Liverpool v Man Yoo and watched about 3-4 mins of that and then tried the Spurs stream again. This time it worked...

Then about 20mins in, it suddenly flicked me out of the stream and back to the PLP image and a message came up on the screen saying something like 'Another user is logged on, please log out'. Well the only person who knows my user details is my 9 yr old for his tablet. He was still asleep. But even if he did log in, why would i be thrown out and get the message (after all i was in the midst of watching the game).

I then closed the app down, opened it back it up, it made me sign in again, and then it told me again the 'Stream wasnt available blah blah' when i clicked the Spurs game. It only did this once and then next time i clicked it worked fine (although obviously restarted at the beginning of the telecast, so i had to drag the progress bar and guess to roughly where i was in the game) and i watched it till the end.

The MAIN thing i find frustrating is no option to go forward by 10secs or 30 secs or the like. The previous two games i have watched, I have had a couple of hours spare and watched the entire games without needing to fast forward. But this morning I was planning on watching the game in about 60mins, and using my fingers to drag the small dot in the progress bar at the top is far from ideal. Why isnt this feature there? It's on the browswer version...



Sorry for the those who follow the YF forum and this one as I sometimes post the same in both as I appreciate both sets of responses

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  Reply # 888165 2-Sep-2013 10:46
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I have been a huge critic of PLP and have not had a single good word to say about them, however I think I should give them a bit of credit now as, in my opinion, the iOS apps are providing pictures at a quality I am happy with and it integrates well with Apple TV, I can also watch on the move and the quality on 3G was very good too. I have 150gb BB pack and work paid iPhone so I am able to use pretty freely.

There are obviously some things that need improving I.e. ability to move forward and back (and not just by 30 secs) however I don't see the point of moaning about things on here unless you have also contacted PLP with the gripes so they have the feedback and can hopefully improve things. Maybe you have done this - if so state on your post feedback provided.

Also I am amused by the folks who have decided they want their money back for reasons such as not being able to watch every game for the whole week etc. 99% of us want to watch our team within 24 hours, cos you will know the result after this time anyway.

The main thing for me was being able to watch every man city game. I can do this now both at home and on the move, and at work. I can also watch us in champs league, fa cup and carling cup thanks to sky. I have highlights on TV one and thanks to smart DNS can watch MOTD live on Sunday mornings too.

I'm as Happy as a pig in sh**e, and I am a pretty hard task master.

we give this mob a fair crack of whip now they are at an acceptable standard and hope they will carry on improving as the season progresses, and give them feedback as to how they should do it!

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  Reply # 888201 2-Sep-2013 11:34
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great to see the liverpool game advertised to be on sommet at 11-00am

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  Reply # 888262 2-Sep-2013 13:08
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Watching the Arsenal-Spurs game at the moment (airplaying from my iPhone), the video quality is pretty good. No juddering like there was when I watched on the Macbook with HDMI.

Noticed the audio is a little "tinny", particularly when the crowd clap. Anyone else noticed this?

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  Reply # 888269 2-Sep-2013 13:18
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The first 4:45 minutes is missing from the WBA v Swansea game.

While watching the game this morning (started to watch at 5am), frequently during the first half in particular, the speed dropped down to 800 or 1200 (and twice the screen froze completely), making the output to the TV, very poor.

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  Reply # 888310 2-Sep-2013 14:10
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dougierydal:
Then about 20mins in, it suddenly flicked me out of the stream and back to the PLP image and a message came up on the screen saying something like 'Another user is logged on, please log out'. Well the only person who knows my user details is my 9 yr old for his tablet. He was still asleep. But even if he did log in, why would i be thrown out and get the message (after all i was in the midst of watching the game).


I had a similar issue this afternoon. Had the Arsenal game playing on my iPhone, then signed in to the PLP website on my laptop to see if the highlights show had been added. Five minutes later an error appeared on my iPhone saying I was logged in on another device.

Fixed it by closing out of the PLP website and logging back in on my phone. 

One idea for PLP: Make it so if you leave a game for whatever reason, when you go back into the game there is an option to start again from previous position. Would be so handy.

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  Reply # 888582 2-Sep-2013 20:33
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I had VDSL installed last week (kind of a sledgehammer to crack a walnut thing, but anyway ...) and I bit the bullet and signed up for the basic package with the Telecom discount.  I have been watching most games on my new Nexus 7 (2013) and by and large the games have been fine, streaming at 1600 kbps.  Naturally the picture looks better on a 7" device.

HOWEVER ... 5:30am this morning, logged on to watch the Arse play the Tiny Tots, from the comfort of my own bed (missus was snoring away, none the wiser), it was buffer-city.  I think it took me near on 2 hours to watch the game!  Thats a half hour lost to watching a small ring on the screen while my blood pressure rises.  Not a good way to start the day.  I was tempted to get up and try on the (wired) laptop, but I don't believe my wifi is the issue (3 APs in the house) and as above, I now have a VDSL connection.  I put it down to server-load as everyone got up and wanted to watch the game.  But really not happy with that.  I was prepared to live with watching off a small screen (on a 37" screen it still looks average at best), but not with all of this buffering.  I even forced the bitrate down to 800 kbps  but it made no difference.

This product really is sub-standard.  There are a number of people on this forum flat out making excuses for an inferior product.  There is no way they would be defending it if this was another piece of technology kit.  Coliseum really need to sort it out.

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  Reply # 888606 2-Sep-2013 20:59
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walt12: I had VDSL installed last week (kind of a sledgehammer to crack a walnut thing, but anyway ...) and I bit the bullet and signed up for the basic package with the Telecom discount.  I have been watching most games on my new Nexus 7 (2013) and by and large the games have been fine, streaming at 1600 kbps.  Naturally the picture looks better on a 7" device.

HOWEVER ... 5:30am this morning, logged on to watch the Arse play the Tiny Tots, from the comfort of my own bed (missus was snoring away, none the wiser), it was buffer-city.  I think it took me near on 2 hours to watch the game!  Thats a half hour lost to watching a small ring on the screen while my blood pressure rises.  Not a good way to start the day.  I was tempted to get up and try on the (wired) laptop, but I don't believe my wifi is the issue (3 APs in the house) and as above, I now have a VDSL connection.  I put it down to server-load as everyone got up and wanted to watch the game.  But really not happy with that.  I was prepared to live with watching off a small screen (on a 37" screen it still looks average at best), but not with all of this buffering.  I even forced the bitrate down to 800 kbps  but it made no difference.

This product really is sub-standard.  There are a number of people on this forum flat out making excuses for an inferior product.  There is no way they would be defending it if this was another piece of technology kit.  Coliseum really need to sort it out.


wouldn't 3 APs make your wifi at home worse by  all interfering with each other



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  Reply # 888612 2-Sep-2013 21:05
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Not when I maintain channel separation.  I can settle for the convenience of watching it on my tablet as compensation for being unable to enjoy it on the big screen.  But this endless buffering ... 2 hours to watch a game!  If it wasn't the Arse there is no way I would have seen it through to the end.

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  Reply # 888623 2-Sep-2013 21:16
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NonprayingMantis:
walt12: I had VDSL installed last week (kind of a sledgehammer to crack a walnut thing, but anyway ...) and I bit the bullet and signed up for the basic package with the Telecom discount.  I have been watching most games on my new Nexus 7 (2013) and by and large the games have been fine, streaming at 1600 kbps.  Naturally the picture looks better on a 7" device.

HOWEVER ... 5:30am this morning, logged on to watch the Arse play the Tiny Tots, from the comfort of my own bed (missus was snoring away, none the wiser), it was buffer-city.  I think it took me near on 2 hours to watch the game!  Thats a half hour lost to watching a small ring on the screen while my blood pressure rises.  Not a good way to start the day.  I was tempted to get up and try on the (wired) laptop, but I don't believe my wifi is the issue (3 APs in the house) and as above, I now have a VDSL connection.  I put it down to server-load as everyone got up and wanted to watch the game.  But really not happy with that.  I was prepared to live with watching off a small screen (on a 37" screen it still looks average at best), but not with all of this buffering.  I even forced the bitrate down to 800 kbps  but it made no difference.

This product really is sub-standard.  There are a number of people on this forum flat out making excuses for an inferior product.  There is no way they would be defending it if this was another piece of technology kit.  Coliseum really need to sort it out.


wouldn't 3 APs make your wifi at home worse by  all interfering with each other




I watched the spurs game live via hard wired from my router to my pc.
the quality fluctuated quite a lot.
it was only just watchable, i didnt get any buffering but it did take an age on the initial load up.

now just trying to figure out how my club spent £100 mill and was still shi*.

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  Reply # 888626 2-Sep-2013 21:17
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At least your senior management has been able to sign some players. I trust that Woodward will pull out some awesome deals on the last day for Moyes to play with.

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Reply # 888644 2-Sep-2013 21:40
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vkjc:
NonprayingMantis:
walt12: I had VDSL installed last week (kind of a sledgehammer to crack a walnut thing, but anyway ...) and I bit the bullet and signed up for the basic package with the Telecom discount.  I have been watching most games on my new Nexus 7 (2013) and by and large the games have been fine, streaming at 1600 kbps.  Naturally the picture looks better on a 7" device.

HOWEVER ... 5:30am this morning, logged on to watch the Arse play the Tiny Tots, from the comfort of my own bed (missus was snoring away, none the wiser), it was buffer-city.  I think it took me near on 2 hours to watch the game!  Thats a half hour lost to watching a small ring on the screen while my blood pressure rises.  Not a good way to start the day.  I was tempted to get up and try on the (wired) laptop, but I don't believe my wifi is the issue (3 APs in the house) and as above, I now have a VDSL connection.  I put it down to server-load as everyone got up and wanted to watch the game.  But really not happy with that.  I was prepared to live with watching off a small screen (on a 37" screen it still looks average at best), but not with all of this buffering.  I even forced the bitrate down to 800 kbps  but it made no difference.

This product really is sub-standard.  There are a number of people on this forum flat out making excuses for an inferior product.  There is no way they would be defending it if this was another piece of technology kit.  Coliseum really need to sort it out.


wouldn't 3 APs make your wifi at home worse by  all interfering with each other




I watched the spurs game live via hard wired from my router to my pc.
the quality fluctuated quite a lot.
it was only just watchable, i didnt get any buffering but it did take an age on the initial load up.

now just trying to figure out how my club spent £100 mill and was still shi*.



Glad I'm not the only one who had problems with that game. I watched it live and it was buffer city, even when I set the bit rate to 'best available' and it went down to what looked like about 400kbps it had to buffer a bit. I doubt it was my connection, seeing as I'm on cable with a 15mbps download speed, it was about 4 in the morning and that was the only device I was running!
On the other hand, it was still good enough me to enjoy the fans' chants of 'What a waste of money'!   

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