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Forum: Freeview 29-06-2015, 09:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By tompayne
Big drop in quality on BBC channels

A few days ago, I noticed that the BBC channels have had a big drop in picture quality.

Previously on my TV the SD versions looked very sharp and clear, and the HD versions a little bit better. Now...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-06-2015, 09:14
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By tompayne
Thank you. It seems to have gone :)

Thank you. It seems to have gone :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-06-2015, 20:57
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By tompayne
CouponTitan extension

Hello, I hope someone can help!

I have had an adware thing on my laptop, its called CouponTitan. I have done everything I can think of to remove it - but it still comes back.

I have uninstalled...
Forum: BT YouView 16-06-2015, 13:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By tompayne
I'll wait until I can watch Netflix / Youview 4K...

I'll wait until I can watch Netflix / Youview 4K UHD on a HoloLens :) That is when things get cool
Forum: Freeview 13-05-2015, 20:22
Replies: 26
Views: 3,444
Posted By tompayne
So that it can be replaced by free IPTV or so...

So that it can be replaced by free IPTV or so that Sky / pay TV can dominate?

The future of the License fee is looking bleak as well apparently. I saw an interesting promo on Channel 4 the other...
Forum: Freeview 12-05-2015, 14:43
Replies: 26
Views: 3,444
Posted By tompayne
I think broadcast switch off by the mid 2020s...

I think broadcast switch off by the mid 2020s (say around 2025) would be achievable if somewhat ambitious.

Announce a date, and spur on the industry to get a move on. Invest in infrastructure roll...
Forum: Freeview 09-05-2015, 19:37
Replies: 26
Views: 3,444
Posted By tompayne
Effect of a Tory government on Freeview

So, will a Tory government have much of an effect on the future of Freeview? Will they be more partial to selling off the airwaves? Are they pro-IPTV? Or has nothing changed?
Forum: BT YouView 01-05-2015, 09:44
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By tompayne
So for 5 extra per month you get this: MTV...

So for 5 extra per month you get this:

MTV Music
Movies 24
Lifetime
H2
Comedy Central Extra

Presumably they have plans to add more channels to this "plus" package because frankly, the current new...
Forum: BT YouView 29-04-2015, 14:01
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By tompayne
So the new FREE 'starter' pack costs 19 to...

So the new FREE 'starter' pack costs 19 to activate? What exactly is there to activate?
Forum: Freeview 29-04-2015, 12:20
Replies: 33
Views: 3,463
Posted By tompayne
BBC Persian and BBC Arabic would be interesting...

BBC Persian and BBC Arabic would be interesting too but I am sure they will never be allowed to broadcast in the UK even though they are available online.
Forum: BT YouView 29-04-2015, 12:17
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By tompayne
These new channels are not on my EPG yet, not...

These new channels are not on my EPG yet, not that I am particularly excited by the prospect of them.
Forum: Freeview 24-04-2015, 10:00
Replies: 33
Views: 3,463
Posted By tompayne
+1 channels are useful. Look at the viewing...

+1 channels are useful. Look at the viewing figures.

I think a large amount of viewers simple change channels by going up and down on the EPG to see what happens to be on. If that happens to be on a...
Forum: BT YouView 24-04-2015, 09:53
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By tompayne
I would like to have to choice of individual...

I would like to have to choice of individual channels. For example, I have no interest in most of the entertainment channels, but I would like to continue having Eurosport 1 & 2.

Its 2.50 per...
Forum: BT YouView 01-04-2015, 21:06
Replies: 35
Views: 10,315
Posted By tompayne
That makes sense to me. There is no need to have...

That makes sense to me. There is no need to have so many different providers of the same films and box sets. Netflix is the dominant force, and BT would not be able to realistically challenge them. I...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-03-2015, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By tompayne
Nevermind, I have sorted.

Nevermind, I have sorted.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-03-2015, 10:46
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By tompayne
unisales

Hi,

I am having problems with an adware thing that I can't seem to remove.

I have removed from the extensions options in Chrome, uninstalled it from Control Panel and deleted any associated files...
Forum: Freeview 27-02-2015, 09:52
Replies: 18
Views: 4,921
Posted By tompayne
I have YouView (from BT) - it is exactly the same...

I have YouView (from BT) - it is exactly the same as what Freeview Play has been described as, but with the added benefit of the option to include paid elements if so desired, and able to record...
Forum: Freeview 25-02-2015, 16:19
Replies: 18
Views: 4,921
Posted By tompayne
So will Panasonic Freeview Play TV's be banned...

So will Panasonic Freeview Play TV's be banned from adding their own apps?


Edit: I have just remembered... there are already examples of paid for content on Freeview - some of the connected...
Forum: Freeview 24-02-2015, 10:06
Replies: 18
Views: 4,921
Posted By tompayne
This looks essentially the same as YouView minus...

This looks essentially the same as YouView minus the pay element.

What is needed is one 'basic' platform for DTT - whether that be Freeview or YouView (or new). Then the various providers can...
Forum: Netflix 15-01-2015, 11:07
Replies: 1
Views: 1,266
Posted By tompayne
NEW to Netflix UK

I thought it would be a good idea to have a thread for Netflix UK new additions and recommendations.

Do Netflix publish a list of new content?
Forum: Netflix 15-01-2015, 11:04
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By tompayne
TED Talks on Netflix

Sorry I don't know if this is new or not, but I have only just found them. Netflix UK now have a whole load of TED Talk, looks like around 30 series / collections.
Forum: Netflix 15-01-2015, 11:00
Replies: 70
Views: 35,697
Posted By tompayne
I don't know if this is new (but I have only just...

I don't know if this is new (but I have only just found it) but there are now lots of TED Talks on Netflix UK.

For me, thats a great addition. Personally I really like Netflix. I watch it on...
Forum: BT YouView 03-01-2015, 19:46
Replies: 35
Views: 10,315
Posted By tompayne
I very rarely watch live / linear channels. The...

I very rarely watch live / linear channels.

The main reason we got BT (Vision) was for the on-demand players etc. That changed to YouView recently and now have to pay more for the on-demand stuff...
Forum: YouView 16-12-2014, 09:41
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By tompayne
Desperate need for new channel numbers

I am not going to post a "fantasy EPG", but it is looking like the YouView section of the EPG needs to desperately be updated as the entertainment section is running out of space, so is the sports...
Forum: Mobile Phones 15-12-2014, 20:20
Replies: 442
Views: 39,923
Posted By tompayne
Presumably they will drop the name. BT Mobile...

Presumably they will drop the name. BT Mobile surely?
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