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  Reply # 840612 20-Jun-2013 20:49
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Goodbye quickflix hello hulu ;)




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  Reply # 840636 20-Jun-2013 21:58
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richms: Anyone know how to use this to get the US apps onto a NZ purchased samsung TV instead of the useless ones we get on them?


See here, the article starts by showing how to set a custom DNS (already done for you by Slingshot) and moves onto a key combination to change countries. Allow up to half an hour for it to update after changing.

Warning, you will loose access to the TVNZ onDemand app (haha)


you can try to hack ur tv  also - im not liable just suggesting btw its amazing after u hack it u can pretty much remove all the drm crap and use pvr recording and watch on comp share etc. 

if you want to hack the tv this is some info i used

http://www.tancosin.com/blogger/hack-samsung-tv/

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  Reply # 840646 20-Jun-2013 22:10
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Netflix won't load on the TV. Hulu works but was really choppy playing the ads but the macgyver ep I played worked fine.





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  Reply # 841140 21-Jun-2013 15:42
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Quite ironic that when trying to access my account from work, I am informed by Slingshot that I can't access my account page from a non-NZ-based computer.

I'm in Auckland. I work for an AU organisation. Our server presumably is in AU.

Funny though, that they enable the use of sites globally, and yet don't allow access from a global location.





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  Reply # 841205 21-Jun-2013 18:43
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What a bold move! Will be interesting to see how this develops, and if others follow suit.

Has anyone gotten BBC iPlayer working?  I have Hulu and Southpark studios working so I think global mode is active and doing it's stuff, but can't play a video successfully with iPlayer.

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  Reply # 841210 21-Jun-2013 19:16
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Does anyone know if having a fixed IP with slingshot prevents this from working?  I assume it would and I'm not sure it's working and therefore would assume I need to remove my fixed IP Grrr. :(

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  Reply # 841260 21-Jun-2013 20:18
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Still nothing from Netflix on the smart TV.




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  Reply # 841265 21-Jun-2013 20:24
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My Samsung smart is hopeless on Netflix. I gave up and now just access it through the htpc




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  Reply # 841269 21-Jun-2013 20:30
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I might give my android TV box a shot but it means putting another access point in since its WiFi only.

Just watched a 15 sec ad in n about 3 mins because it was constantly buffering on the TV.




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  Reply # 841270 21-Jun-2013 20:32
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So does anyone have a good site that we can go to and check it's working?  Get's a bit confusing with Google's presence that already knows everything about you....

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  Reply # 841271 21-Jun-2013 20:34
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marshalleq: So does anyone have a good site that we can go to and check it's working?  Get's a bit confusing with Google's presence that already knows everything about you....


Netflix will do it - if it isn't working you will get a 'not available in your country yet'; if it is working you should see options to signup

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  Reply # 841272 21-Jun-2013 20:35
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Then I guess it's working.  A few other things I've tried have clearly been a bit too clever.

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  Reply # 841277 21-Jun-2013 20:47
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Hulu is only barely playing the crappest quality. Will try a direct cable to the slingshot router and not the rest of the man in the way later. Watching SD is ickky.




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  Reply # 841363 22-Jun-2013 00:47
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I get the same streaming South Park, but I'd need a much faster connection in order to test this further.





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  Reply # 841487 22-Jun-2013 14:05
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richms: Still nothing from Netflix on the smart TV.


I can report the same.
When I select the Netflix app, just sits there forever "connecting".

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