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Old 19-04-2013, 17:57
02churmat
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Is anyone else experiencing problems withe 4OD?

It starts fine.When the adverts play, they are fine too, until it comes to cutting away to the program. At this point, they whole PS3 just freezes, and the only way to get out of this is to turn it off, then back on. The home button does nothing.

Any suggestions?
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Old 19-04-2013, 19:15
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If one person comes on here and says 4OD works fine for them I will be amazed. It's totally useless, I have the exact same problem, it looks like it's cutting to ad breaks in the wrong place then freezes mid ad. It wouldn't be so bad if you could quit out of it, but as you say it freezes the whole Playstation. I've stopped using it completely now, I don't know what has gone wrong because it used to work fine.

4OD need to hire whoever designed the BBC iplayer, which is amazing! And very fast since the last update,
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Old 19-04-2013, 19:55
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4OD works best using the regular web browser. Just bookmark this address in the PS3 browser and go from there: http://ps3.channel4.com

The PS3 app opens up an older version of the browser which is why it tends to freeze a lot.
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Old 20-04-2013, 12:54
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4OD works best using the regular web browser. Just bookmark this address in the PS3 browser and go from there: http://ps3.channel4.com

The PS3 app opens up an older version of the browser which is why it tends to freeze a lot.
Oh thanks, I never thought of that. This will be the first time I have used the PS3 web browser, a momentous occasion. If that is the reason 4OD doesn't work it's even more annoying, just update the app!
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Old 23-04-2013, 18:54
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Yeah it's terrible, I tend to use the 360 instead as it wors better for all catchup.
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Old 23-04-2013, 19:01
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Why don't Sony have proper PS3 customised apps for Catch-up for BBC iplayer, ITV Player, 4OD, Demand 5, Sky Go & Now TV????

All currently terrible!!!
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Old 25-04-2013, 13:11
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Why don't Sony have proper PS3 customised apps for Catch-up for BBC iplayer, ITV Player, 4OD, Demand 5, Sky Go & Now TV????

All currently terrible!!!
The BBC iplayer is customised, that's the only one that works really well, ITV is usable, 4OD is crap. Doesn't Xbox have exclusive rights to Sky? (I could have made that last bit up, but I thought that was the case)
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Old 25-04-2013, 14:36
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Why don't Sony have proper PS3 customised apps for Catch-up for BBC iplayer, ITV Player, 4OD, Demand 5, Sky Go & Now TV????

All currently terrible!!!
The BBC iplayer is customised, that's the only one that works really well, ITV is usable, 4OD is crap. Doesn't Xbox have exclusive rights to Sky? (I could have made that last bit up, but I thought that was the case)
PS3 has a Demand 5 app now as well.
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Old 07-10-2013, 12:31
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Yeah, having major issues getting it to play, trying to watch Shameless season 11 is slow and painful. Sometimes it play an episode but then it won't play anything else at all. Just has after the advert, 4oD ident, the main programme is just 00:00

Or it get to an advert but won't continue afterwards partway through a programme or it just stop playing altogether midway through.

Considering it's the worst app on PS3 compared to BBC iplayer, lovefilm, netflix, Channel 4 really should pull this and work on a better app for streaming their online content.
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Old 03-11-2013, 14:03
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Yeah, having major issues getting it to play, trying to watch Shameless season 11 is slow and painful. Sometimes it play an episode but then it won't play anything else at all. Just has after the advert, 4oD ident, the main programme is just 00:00

Or it get to an advert but won't continue afterwards partway through a programme or it just stop playing altogether midway through.

Considering it's the worst app on PS3 compared to BBC iplayer, lovefilm, netflix, Channel 4 really should pull this and work on a better app for streaming their online content.
Couldn't a Facebook petition perhaps be set up and shown to Channel 4, threatening to boycott using 4oD unless the problem is resolved?
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