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Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-07-2015, 12:30
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By 56up
But now Season 2 of Arrow is available so I will...

But now Season 2 of Arrow is available so I will have to watch that before my contract runs out
Forum: Virgin Media Broadband 29-06-2015, 11:30
Replies: 4
Views: 15,022
Posted By 56up
Virgin Email service

Not sure where this should be posted, but this is a good a place as any

I note that VM are setting up their own email service and dropping Google. I am so glad, I really dislike the Google webmail...
Forum: Landline Phones and VoIP Services 29-06-2015, 11:19
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By 56up
0800 numbers are free from mobiles from Wednesday...

0800 numbers are free from mobiles from Wednesday - I wonder what effect that will have on this service?
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-06-2015, 11:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By 56up
glagys, I have a thread on this forum re Amazon...

glagys, I have a thread on this forum re Amazon Prime - do read it, there are some excellent pointers there from contributors.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-06-2015, 11:10
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By 56up
That's funny, my friends definitely have that...

That's funny, my friends definitely have that opinion of me.

Thanks for your post ovbg, good to see a point well put and readable. I'm headed towards 70 and I think out on my own when it comes to...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 25-06-2015, 11:32
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By 56up
I don't know how old you are - the "since...

I don't know how old you are - the "since 1982-83" bit does suggest you're not a teenager. The younger generation arer heavily into streaming and the attitude there is different. But my peers are not...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 23-06-2015, 13:47
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By 56up
I do hope you are correct. I took the membership...

I do hope you are correct.

I took the membership because of Ripper Street, a few good movies etc and paid the annual membership because of some of the back series including series 1 of arrow. The...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 19-06-2015, 10:11
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By 56up
Why, what do you think customer support would do?...

Why, what do you think customer support would do? I have no intention of bashing my head against a brick wall



Then they should be parcelled out. Who the hell watches something around 70 episodes...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-06-2015, 10:53
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By 56up
Not Amazon Prime anymore

I was happily watching the whole original series of Star Trek from the 60s as part of my Prime membership. When I went to view the next one I discover that is now chargeable - 35 for the whole...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 16-06-2015, 15:23
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By 56up
I think a major point is overlooked here. How...

I think a major point is overlooked here. How many of us have actually looked carefully at the services and channels we use? It's an exercise that I did last year and realised that I could cut the...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 30-04-2015, 15:46
Replies: 53
Views: 45,142
Posted By 56up
Not all disagree with you Carl, I certainly have...

Not all disagree with you Carl, I certainly have the same opinon.

And my further opinion is that the greatest majority of people still only use the 4 original channels. In fact I heard someone...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 30-04-2015, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By 56up
Or put the hdmi signal into the back of a unit...

Or put the hdmi signal into the back of a unit with pass through like we used to do with scart? That one definitely does not exist and, even if it did, copyright protection would kick in.

Lots of...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 29-04-2015, 12:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By 56up
That's a lot of mines. What are you...

That's a lot of mines. What are you extracting?

Or do you mean

Mine's up to the 13th
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 29-04-2015, 12:06
Replies: 20
Views: 3,531
Posted By 56up
I didn't even know there was a new channel. Now...

I didn't even know there was a new channel. Now I've wasted 10 minutes of my life looking it up.
It's just another cheap and nasty repeats channel. Another pointless channel. Why all the fuss, if it...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 08-04-2015, 09:23
Replies: 1
Views: 939
Posted By 56up
I suspect we're going to have to buy wider TVs...

I suspect we're going to have to buy wider TVs too to accomodate the new wider goal mouths in football.
Forum: TiVo 07-04-2015, 11:11
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 56up
This is the only featue of the TiVo that is a...

This is the only featue of the TiVo that is a real backward step from the V+; no background archivng facility. You have to play the programme and record it on the DVD recorder at the same time. This...
Forum: Cable 05-03-2015, 10:12
Replies: 17
Views: 2,172
Posted By 56up
I don't care what kind of protection they were...

I don't care what kind of protection they were using. You could not record Sky movies on to a VHS recorder and watch them back. I know, I tried. This is the days before Sky+.

The image was colour...
Forum: Cable 05-03-2015, 10:09
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By 56up
We watched episode 2 last week of Bake off on...

We watched episode 2 last week of Bake off on iPlayer and it was OK, stuttered a bit when switching to HD but then ran smoothly.

The only comparison I have is with the Smart TV function on our...
Forum: Cable 04-03-2015, 15:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,172
Posted By 56up
There has been copy protection on channels like...

There has been copy protection on channels like Sky movies for years, at least 12 to my knowledge. And the result appears similar to Macrovision. I discovered this when I tried to record a film from...
Forum: Cable 09-02-2015, 16:34
Replies: 10
Views: 3,358
Posted By 56up
I have no idea how brilliant is that router, but...

I have no idea how brilliant is that router, but I have just looked at the prices - it would need to make tea and wash the dishes too.
That does not seem to make any economic sense at all to me.
Forum: Cable 09-02-2015, 15:04
Replies: 10
Views: 4,736
Posted By 56up
I use 1080i as all my feeds to the TV are via my...

I use 1080i as all my feeds to the TV are via my Onkyo amp which converts or upscales everything to 1080p.
Forum: Cable 09-02-2015, 14:57
Replies: 32
Views: 3,751
Posted By 56up
Having a bit of deja vu here. I seem to remember...

Having a bit of deja vu here. I seem to remember the same vehemence over Sky problems.

We get the odd fault, mostly caused by outages on the broadband (some TiVo facilites stop working to when that...
Forum: Cable 09-02-2015, 14:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,612
Posted By 56up
If the delay is going to be that long, why didn't...

If the delay is going to be that long, why didn't press the record button? I know the TiVo puts all the buffer in to the recording and then continues till the end. Then you can pick it up any time...
Forum: Cable 31-10-2014, 14:41
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By 56up
TV Guide Flaw

I've had Tivo for three years now and first grew used to it and eventually to really like it. There are (IMHO) a couple of software flaws, one of which really annoys me.

The scenario: I'm in the TV...
Forum: Cable 31-10-2014, 12:53
Replies: 50
Views: 9,725
Posted By 56up
There is a similar feature on the TiVo. I think...

There is a similar feature on the TiVo. I think it only works when you are on live TV. Try pressing the LEFT key and it will take you to the resume playing screen on the recorded programme you were...
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