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  #1891759 28-Oct-2017 11:22
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Tried it last night - looks awesome.




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  #1891949 28-Oct-2017 19:27
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I've downloaded the app and used it a few time now.  Credit where its due - it seems pretty good.  Some bits of the UI are a little hidden but its stable and has good content and functionality.  Still don't understand why it took them so long but better late than never - well done TVNZ


 
 
 
 


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  #1891961 28-Oct-2017 20:41
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Russcolli:

 

I've downloaded the app and used it a few time now.  Credit where its due - it seems pretty good.  Some bits of the UI are a little hidden but its stable and has good content and functionality.  Still don't understand why it took them so long but better late than never - well done TVNZ

 

 

F rom what I past read, perhaps rights with Samsung?  But yes, its a good alp, its all there, clean. 


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  #1891965 28-Oct-2017 20:49
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Is it just me, or is just SD?

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  #1892158 29-Oct-2017 15:28
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I’m sure it’s SD as well, quite a difference watching something recorded on panonsonic recorder verses the app

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  #1892159 29-Oct-2017 15:31
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There is no excuse for streaming SD these days, the Three app is just as bad. Looks awful on a 4K TV.

It would be great if NZ broadcasters got with the times, or even 2015!

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  #1892170 29-Oct-2017 16:28
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JonoNZ: Is it just me, or is just SD?

 

Its just you. Live streams are vastly better than SD. Duke is better than its SD OTA broadcast. My guess is it's 720p60 on all live streams. You can actually see it switch from 360p?? to 720p within 10 secs of startup (it replays around 3 secs). Looks acceptable on a 46".

 

I was doing a comparison of Coro Street 1080i and the ATV stream and thought that ATV stream was only slightly inferior but hard to tell difference.





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  #1892175 29-Oct-2017 16:40
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JonoNZ: Is it just me, or is just SD?


Its just you. Live streams are vastly better than SD. Duke is better than its SD OTA broadcast. My guess is it's 720p60 on all live streams. You can actually see it switch from 360p?? to 720p within 10 secs of startup (it replays around 3 secs). Looks acceptable on a 46".


I was doing a comparison of Coro Street 1080i and the ATV stream and thought that ATV stream was only slightly inferior but hard to tell difference.



You’re right, I flipped through a few programmes and didnt give them enough time to get up 720p or whatever they’re streaming at. It looks ok, agreed. Duke is much better than broadcast on Freeview.

TVNZ1 and TVNZ2 look a bit softer than the 1080i off Freeview, but’s that just to my over critical eye.

All in all a step forward for sure now they we have TVNZ OnDemand on the Apple TV.

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  #1892187 29-Oct-2017 17:24
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I measured the throughput on TVNZ1 @ 1.2 GB/hour or around 2.5 Mbps.





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  #1892382 30-Oct-2017 07:34
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Having been critical of TVNZ for not having an Apple TV app, I must admit it was worth the wait. In a day of minimal viable products and agile software development with a defect list as long as your arm, it is refreshing to see a relatively polished initial release.

 

In my opinion ,the TVNZ app is much better that the TV3 one. Well done. 


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  #1892397 30-Oct-2017 08:41
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Installed on Saturday morning. Impressed. It works, and seems to work well. I had no issues with Live TV, and OD.

 

Of course, they should not rest too long on their Laurels. 1080 and 5.1 would be nice TVNZ :)

 

 

 

 


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Seems to be 7 add breaks in a 44 min show, beginning, end, and 5 during.
Also they make the first one a bit into program and put them closer together towards end of show.

I know they're short but be better to be a bit longer and fewer breaks, I find the way TV3 does adds is better.

The applic is well polished, and I'll probably watch Duke live on it for better quality.

I'll be avoiding the OD part unless they cut frequency of add breaks. Half of them for just advertising OD lol.

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rugrat: Seems to be 7 add breaks in a 44 min show, beginning, end, and 5 during.
Also they make the first one a bit into program and put them closer together towards end of show.

I know they're short but be better to be a bit longer and fewer breaks, I find the way TV3 does adds is better.

The applic is well polished, and I'll probably watch Duke live on it for better quality.

I'll be avoiding the OD part unless they cut frequency of add breaks. Half of them for just advertising OD lol.

But you can fast forward through them in 10 sec increments.




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If I have watched something and want to watch it again it always starts from the end (where it finished last time). Is there a way to start from the beginning without having to pause and scrub in reverse back to the beginning?




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kharris: If I have watched something and want to watch it again it always starts from the end (where it finished last time). Is there a way to start from the beginning without having to pause and scrub in reverse back to the beginning?

Had the same problem and couldn’t figure it out.

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