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  # 1110134 17-Aug-2014 21:29
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Is it still the case that the Youtube app requires a geo-unblocker to work?

Considering one of these after the other conversation about plug and play XBMC boxes, but Youtube would be great as well. If the Youtube app doesnt work without an unblocker, what about the youtube plugin for XBMC?




 

(I currently have no desire to sign up for an unblocker service, nor any offshore streaming services, so wouldn't want to do so just to get Youtube)

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  # 1110180 17-Aug-2014 22:21
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youtube installed and worked for me without any unblocker.




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  # 1114449 24-Aug-2014 10:38
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Anyone noticed Hulu freezing at "Loading"? I am on Vodafone cable, UnoTelly.

Hulu working fine on HTPC and laptop, only not on Amazon Fire TV. Netflix, Amazon Instant Video still ok.





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  # 1114497 24-Aug-2014 12:02
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freitasm: Anyone noticed Hulu freezing at "Loading"? I am on Vodafone cable, UnoTelly.

Hulu working fine on HTPC and laptop, only not on Amazon Fire TV. Netflix, Amazon Instant Video still ok.



Had the same problem on my Apple TV since Friday. Hulu works okay on the ipad. Netflix is fine. I use Unotelly & Spark ADSL.

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  # 1114503 24-Aug-2014 12:29
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richms: youtube installed and worked for me without any unblocker.


How did you get yours working? Did you use the official Youtube App or try side-loading an Android one?  The official one is unavailable for me (using effectively Slingshot's Global mode), and when I tried side-loading the .apk from my phone it fails to load as it's missing some core Google services.




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  # 1114505 24-Aug-2014 12:34
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insane:
richms: youtube installed and worked for me without any unblocker.


How did you get yours working? Did you use the official Youtube App or try side-loading an Android one?  The official one is unavailable for me (using effectively Slingshot's Global mode), and when I tried side-loading the .apk from my phone it fails to load as it's missing some core Google services.





After I changed my Kindle account to usa I just found it on Amazons site and it installed from there.




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  # 1114506 24-Aug-2014 12:35
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Dynamike:
freitasm: Anyone noticed Hulu freezing at "Loading"? I am on Vodafone cable, UnoTelly.

Hulu working fine on HTPC and laptop, only not on Amazon Fire TV. Netflix, Amazon Instant Video still ok.



Had the same problem on my Apple TV since Friday. Hulu works okay on the ipad. Netflix is fine. I use Unotelly & Spark ADSL.


Happening here. Unotelly and slingshot. Just spins loading at the top left.




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  # 1114508 24-Aug-2014 12:47
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richms:
insane:
richms: youtube installed and worked for me without any unblocker.


How did you get yours working? Did you use the official Youtube App or try side-loading an Android one?  The official one is unavailable for me (using effectively Slingshot's Global mode), and when I tried side-loading the .apk from my phone it fails to load as it's missing some core Google services.





After I changed my Kindle account to usa I just found it on Amazons site and it installed from there.


You legend! Didn't even realise I could install apps to it remotely, guess it's just another android device so why wouldn't it.


 

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  # 1114549 24-Aug-2014 14:04
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freitasm: Anyone noticed Hulu freezing at "Loading"? I am on Vodafone cable, UnoTelly.

Hulu working fine on HTPC and laptop, only not on Amazon Fire TV. Netflix, Amazon Instant Video still ok.


Same problem, Hulu+ on Snap and Unblock-us.

Works on the AppleTV though.

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  # 1114554 24-Aug-2014 14:20
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Same results as @freitasm. I'm on Vodafone cable and Unotelly. On Fire TV - Hulu+ sits on loading screen, been happening since around Friday. Netflix and Amazon work fine. On Apple TV - Hulu+ works fine.

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  # 1114563 24-Aug-2014 14:25
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The problem comes and goes on my Apple TV.

Working at the moment and around midday yesterday, but hopeless Saturday and Friday nights.

I switched modems but it made no difference.

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  # 1115511 25-Aug-2014 21:20
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I have uninstalled Hulu and installed again. When it loaded instead of being presented with a login page it asked me to go to hulu.com/activate and enter a code (similar to what YouTube does). It is now working again.

I guess Hulu somehow changed login/activation...





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  # 1115765 26-Aug-2014 11:21
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Amazon Fire TV is currently $15 off on Amazon.  At $84USD it's pretty good value.

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  # 1115832 26-Aug-2014 13:09
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BigMal: Amazon Fire TV is currently $15 off on Amazon.  At $84USD it's pretty good value.


That's good value. Do you think there might soon be a MKII on the way?

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  # 1115836 26-Aug-2014 13:13
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BigMal: Amazon Fire TV is currently $15 off on Amazon.  At $84USD it's pretty good value.


That's good value. Do you think there might soon be a MKII on the way?

Or a new Apple TV? Maybe one with installable Apps? (Hopes).

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