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 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
272 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  Reply # 1423218 8-Nov-2015 17:30
Send private message

psychnurse:
attewell:
 That is true, I have apps from UK, Aussie and US all sitting next to each other. SKY Now UK is the best pic quality I have seen through any device.


Is there a Sky Nov UK app on AppleTV now?

Yes


What UK Credit card method do you use?

284 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 25

Trusted

  Reply # 1423226 8-Nov-2015 17:43
Send private message

attewell:
psychnurse:
attewell:
 That is true, I have apps from UK, Aussie and US all sitting next to each other. SKY Now UK is the best pic quality I have seen through any device.


Is there a Sky Nov UK app on AppleTV now?

Yes


What UK Credit card method do you use?

I use the Kiwi bank Mastercard

 
 
 
 


272 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  Reply # 1423235 8-Nov-2015 18:04
Send private message

I use the Kiwi bank Mastercard



Any you load a UK address onto it? or just postcode?



284 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 25

Trusted

  Reply # 1423276 8-Nov-2015 19:43
Send private message

attewell:
I use the Kiwi bank Mastercard



Any you load a UK address onto it? or just postcode?




I just loaded my sisters address in the UK.

1844 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 272

Subscriber

  Reply # 1423289 8-Nov-2015 20:31
Send private message

I can confirm you only need to change app stores for the initial download. Once the apps are on there, they all show up regardless of where you're logged in. I've got Hulu Plus, TenPlay Australia and UK TV Player happily co-existing. The only app I've had any issue with is Willow TV (US Cricket channel) which needed the ATV region on US before it would let me log in. Not keeping that one, though. The streaming quality is terrible, yet Hulu comes through in HD without issue.

Edited for spelling.




Geek girl. Freelance copywriter and editor at Unmistakable.

 

Currently using: Modified 2008 Mac Pro, HP M6-1017TX Laptop, iPad Pro, iPhone 6S, iPhone 5, AppleTV4, Minix Neo Z-64.


38 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 1427180 12-Nov-2015 21:05
Send private message

Hey, a new app that allows you to connect your HDhomerun device to apple tv 4 has launched called channels. Picks up all freeview channels and works well for live tv. I have no affiliation to app except trying to find a solution to using apple tv and freeview. 

more info at www.silicondust.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=28426



143 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 43


  Reply # 1429943 17-Nov-2015 20:12
Send private message

3Now is now available.... Yay

277 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 61


  Reply # 1429944 17-Nov-2015 20:14
Send private message

Dynamike: 3Now is now available.... Yay


This implies to me that TVNZ will (should) be working on one too, they would to be left behind!

143 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 29


  Reply # 1429947 17-Nov-2015 20:29
Send private message

Awesome! 3now app isn't that amazing, but perfectly functional!

Annoyingly doesn't save your progress in a video if you exit and resume watching.

On a massive bright side though, no ads! They must not have worked that out yet ??

277 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 61


  Reply # 1429951 17-Nov-2015 20:39
Send private message

Has anyone tried any of the games available (are there any games yet)?

My 4.5 year old likes playing games on the iPad and my wife is now teaching her Harry Potter on an old PS2.... The new ATV might be a good option as well.

2865 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 262


  Reply # 1429973 17-Nov-2015 21:16
Send private message

SheriffNZ: Has anyone tried any of the games available (are there any games yet)?

My 4.5 year old likes playing games on the iPad and my wife is now teaching her Harry Potter on an old PS2.... The new ATV might be a good option as well.


Kids love playing crossy road in two player mode.
You can use the app on another iOS device as a second controller, while the other one uses the remote.

I also briefly tried some car racing game (can't recall the name) to see how the remote worked as a steering wheel, and it seemed to be pretty good, and graphics were great, although I haven't played on Xbox or ps for a long time.




10786 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1827

Trusted

  Reply # 1430004 17-Nov-2015 21:42
Send private message

Dynamike: 3Now is now available.... Yay


Great. If the other comes soon, and Lightbox, sweet. Ive had my ATV4 for a week, still on the computer table, wrapped. Time to unbox soon.



Webhead
1895 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 561

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1430073 18-Nov-2015 04:41
Send private message

tdgeek:
Dynamike: 3Now is now available.... Yay


Great. If the other comes soon, and Lightbox, sweet. Ive had my ATV4 for a week, still on the computer table, wrapped. Time to unbox soon.


It really deserves to be unwrapped. I hope Apple will get the Remote App running with it again, and in my dreams I hope they are working on it because they want to add sound from Apple TV to iPhone (so you can have headphones and watch TV, kinda like with Roku and their headphone jack).

That would be awesomesauce. The new virtual keyboard and no support for bluetooth keyboard or Remote App are the two main letdowns on the Apple TV at the moment. 

But its become the default streaming box in this house, in competition with Roku and Amazon Fire TV.




What does this tag do
921 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 185

Subscriber

  Reply # 1430113 18-Nov-2015 06:09
Send private message

Not sure if anyone has mentioned but I love the TV power button and volume controls. Worked immediately with my Sony TV out of the box and even changed TV input to the appropriate one instantly, and turns TV off if you put to sleep.

7730 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 755

Subscriber

  Reply # 1430142 18-Nov-2015 08:41
Send private message

Dynamike: 3Now is now available.... Yay


HD content??




Regards,

Old3eyes


1 | ... | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
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:





News »

CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny
Posted 21-Feb-2018 19:43


Foodstuffs to trial digitised shopping trolleys
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:27


2018: The year of zero-login, smart cars & the biometrics of things
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:25


Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44



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.