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.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
85 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 160496 28-Aug-2008 15:57
Send private message

ZollyMonsta: [..] Snip!

 frankly I feel I pay for the content and should be able to watch it on my iPhone or whatever, whenever I like.  All in all though very happy with the new MySkyHDi and happy that I now also have a dish... so might be able to in due course find a Dreambox or equivalent product that will give me some content portability.


Good luck with that wish.  The issue is content rights.  Studios and Channel providers don't like copies of content floating around.  Movie studios are particuarly oppressive over such things.


One can always hope... I know what you say is correct, but that doesnt make the way things are right.  I dont want to rip the studio off at all, or distribute content, but I do want the flexibility to watch it on the go given my lifestyle and the amount of time I spend travelling with work.  One 'move' from MySkHDi to one other device for example would do me fine.  Given what is happening with movies etc on itunes I would have thought that this has to happen sooner or later.

27066 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6509

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 160499 28-Aug-2008 16:03
Send private message

spk18:  One 'move' from MySkHDi to one other device for example would do me fine.  Given what is happening with movies etc on itunes I would have thought that this has to happen sooner or later.


What you want to do is unfortunately in breach of NZ's brand new copyright laws that prevent format shifting of video content. Therein lies a fundmental issues preventing anybody from allowing this to happen both here and in many other countries where content owners have effectively been allowed to write the laws..Frown

I iz your trusted friend
5802 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 140

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 160506 28-Aug-2008 16:28
Send private message

OT and Interestingly enough..

Since Apple has launched iTunes movies, and in essence it allows you to purchase or rent movies and a copy is synced to your iPod so that you can watch it there too... isn't that format/platform shifting?




Internet is my backyard...

 

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...»

 

Please read the Geekzone's FUG

 


2678 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 225

Trusted

  Reply # 160530 28-Aug-2008 19:30
Send private message

Interesting.. Possibly... But I assume it is tied to your Ipod/Apple TV and cannot be viewed on any other device.




Check out my LPFM Radio Station at www.thecheese.co.nz cool




1166 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 105

Subscriber

  Reply # 160532 28-Aug-2008 19:34
Send private message

You know, I couldve swarn I had a thread in here related to Telstra and their analog/digital tv boxes.


222 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 25


  Reply # 163163 8-Sep-2008 21:04
Send private message

I too have had digital installed this week and i must say its much better (no ghostly horizontal lines).
While the guy was installing it he noted that my signal was over 64% and that he had to lower it as it might damage my hardware, any truth to this?

2678 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 225

Trusted

  Reply # 163164 8-Sep-2008 21:08
Send private message

Signal level too loud (or too quiet) can affect Cable Modem performance.  The signal level won't usually affect Digital TV performance (unless its too low..)  If the signal is too high it can affect RF output into the TV.




Check out my LPFM Radio Station at www.thecheese.co.nz cool


1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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:



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.