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  #881667 20-Aug-2013 17:13
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Android app up https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.neulion.android.plp&hl=en

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Master Geek


  #881679 20-Aug-2013 17:50
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kipkip:
JarrodM: the app is being reviewed by apple at the moment, shouldn't be too much longer.


Apple always taking ages to review the app, unless you have good connections within Apple...and literally forces you to have a testing environment opened up so that they can play the apps.


Yep - absolutely - that's why Apple have fewer apps with bugs or lazy code cos they take the time to curate everything. Android will allow pretty much anything.

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  #881688 20-Aug-2013 18:01
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Android app seems to only play at a maximum of 1600Kbps

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Wannabe Geek


  #881692 20-Aug-2013 18:13
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@KopKiwi: Point of order.

What I said was very true. Just because it didn't work for you doesn't make me a liar.


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Uber Geek


  #881724 20-Aug-2013 19:14
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JarrodM: Android app up https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.neulion.android.plp&hl=en


Bah, now you don't have the option of checking a demo!

I'd like to see it running on my Nexus 7 just to see the quality but I'm not paying $24 for a day pass to test it

God these guys are hard work

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Master Geek


  #881754 20-Aug-2013 19:43
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Dororke: Android app seems to only play at a maximum of 1600Kbps


I had been wondering about that. I sent them an email a couple of days ago asking about what bit rate the apps would be capable of streaming at. I got the stock response about their release, telling me that no date had been set for the release of the apps... Didn't fill me with confidence that they had actually read my question!
Also did anyone else notice that the premier league footage on TV3 news had the PLP watermark on it but somehow had none of the motion 'jutter' problems their regular customers are having to put up with! It seems where there's a will, there's a way.

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  #881755 20-Aug-2013 19:47
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Kim587:
Dororke: Android app seems to only play at a maximum of 1600Kbps


I had been wondering about that. I sent them an email a couple of days ago asking about what bit rate the apps would be capable of streaming at. I got the stock response about their release, telling me that no date had been set for the release of the apps... Didn't fill me with confidence that they had actually read my question!
Also did anyone else notice that the premier league footage on TV3 news had the PLP watermark on it but somehow had none of the motion 'jutter' problems their regular customers are having to put up with! It seems where there's a will, there's a way.


umm, because it wasn't live streamed via the internet maybe...?????

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  #881756 20-Aug-2013 19:52
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That was kinda my point!

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  #881762 20-Aug-2013 19:57
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@Nonprayingmanits

It was also a higher quality video, didn't look anything like the 3mpbs stream I watched on my TV at the weekend!

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Master Geek


  #881769 20-Aug-2013 20:06
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I have hide the score on the apps but you can still tell which team won the game by different colour of the team name, only norwich which drawn with everton having same colour for both team.
Crap apps

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  #881794 20-Aug-2013 20:32
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fyscdaniel: I have hide the score on the apps but you can still tell which team won the game by different colour of the team name, only norwich which drawn with everton having same colour for both team.
Crap apps


Spoilsport. I wish you hadn't told me that.

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  #881801 20-Aug-2013 20:37
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Dororke: Android app seems to only play at a maximum of 1600Kbps


So ... this just made the Android stick I bought to watch games on useless. Great job team PLP!

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  #881804 20-Aug-2013 20:41
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MePLUR:
Dororke: Android app seems to only play at a maximum of 1600Kbps


So ... this just made the Android stick I bought to watch games on useless. Great job team PLP!


I wouldn't say useless.  I watch Netflix at 1600kbps on a big screen quite often.  It's not HD, but it's still watchable

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  #881824 20-Aug-2013 21:12
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NonprayingMantis: I wouldn't say useless.  I watch Netflix at 1600kbps on a big screen quite often.  It's not HD, but it's still watchable


Only if PLP's video quality were as good as Netflix's.

Still do not understand the logic behind capping the bitrate though. Surely they would have known that people would want  to hook up their Android devices to watch on TV. Unless they're really that clueless.

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Master Geek


  #881846 20-Aug-2013 21:44
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MePLUR:
NonprayingMantis: I wouldn't say useless.  I watch Netflix at 1600kbps on a big screen quite often.  It's not HD, but it's still watchable


Only if PLP's video quality were as good as Netflix's.

Still do not understand the logic behind capping the bitrate though. Surely they would have known that people would want  to hook up their Android devices to watch on TV. Unless they're really that clueless.


I wonder if they'll cap the Apple app. Was kind of banking on air play at 3K to the big screen.

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