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Old 18-11-2012, 17:34
Franglais
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Do these sets have BBC iPlayer in them? Sorry I hardly know anything about Smart TVs except I think it needs to be connected to the Internet?

My TV's on it's last legs so beginning to look around for a 32" variety.
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Old 18-11-2012, 18:33
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Most do, depends on the manufacturer. My Sony does and for what its worth iplayer is the ONLY smart feature I ever use, youtube is ok but all the other stuff is a waste of time.
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Old 18-11-2012, 20:27
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I have a samsung smart TV and because of that we have now cancelled sky and subscribed to netflix and lovefilm

samsung seem to be the leaders in the smart side of TV - although ITV player is a little dubious on some models....

add a cheap wireless keyboard and mouse and its quite a ueable web browser too
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Old 18-11-2012, 21:42
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I have a samsung smart TV and because of that we have now cancelled sky and subscribed to netflix and lovefilm

samsung seem to be the leaders in the smart side of TV - although ITV player is a little dubious on some models....

add a cheap wireless keyboard and mouse and its quite a ueable web browser too
It's just a shame that Netflix is not available on certain models with mine being one of them.
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Old 18-11-2012, 22:01
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It's just a shame that Netflix is not available on certain models with mine being one of them.
i have a smart TV - ITV Player available but doesnt work
also a smart BD/Freeview+ - ITV Player not available

both have Netflix (which ive managed to point to the *cough* USA version )

it seems strange that Samsung are so close to having a good setup but cant seem to polish it completely .....
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Old 19-11-2012, 11:31
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I Have a Panasonic with BBC I Player which works well, with very good picture quality when in HD mode
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Old 19-11-2012, 20:51
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i do have a couple of catch up options on my freesat box, and a few more on my Bluray player (none on the tv), but tbh, i use the PC for all the Smart stuff. The tv and PC are linked together using an HDMI cord. I also have a wireless keyboard with built in trackpad for "remote control" of the PC. As its PC based I dont see any such issues with certain things not working on certain devices,+ the advantage of proper web browsing on the tv.
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Old 20-11-2012, 00:19
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i do have a couple of catch up options on my freesat box, and a few more on my Bluray player (none on the tv), but tbh, i use the PC for all the Smart stuff. The tv and PC are linked together using an HDMI cord. I also have a wireless keyboard with built in trackpad for "remote control" of the PC. As its PC based I dont see any such issues with certain things not working on certain devices,+ the advantage of proper web browsing on the tv.
Netflix and iPlayer seem to play much better on the Samsung Smart app than they do on my Acer Revo (connected to the TV)........
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Old 20-11-2012, 21:31
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The BBC iPlayer on mine stalled ever since I got the set. The volume won't change and the picture freezes. I just watch it through Sky or BT.
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