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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) Yesterday, 11:08 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 6
Posted By David[_14_]
OT(ish) - mobile taking over TV frequencies

On Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:15:55 +0000, nemo wrote:

On 21 Jan 2018 16:51:28 GMT, David wrote:

On Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:46:19 +0000, Brian-Gaff wrote:

Well I'm sure...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) Yesterday, 05:10 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 8
Views: 12
Posted By David[_14_]
No buffering since Christmas

On Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:03:05 +0000, Phi wrote:

Dash seems to have made a positive difference to my BBC viewing on
iPlayer.

We still seem to get a lot of buffering on our VM Tivo box. Not sure...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) Yesterday, 04:59 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 6
Posted By David[_14_]
OT(ish) - mobile taking over TV frequencies

On Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:57:05 +0000, Bill Wright wrote:

On 20/01/2018 11:15, David wrote:
There is much talk about the shuffling of muxes and fitting of filters
to allow use of some current...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) Yesterday, 04:51 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 6
Posted By David[_14_]
OT(ish) - mobile taking over TV frequencies

On Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:46:19 +0000, Brian-Gaff wrote:

Well I'm sure there are repeaters you used to be able to get, but of
course the networks guard their systems well and no doubt if every...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 20th 18, 11:15 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 6
Posted By David[_14_]
OT(ish) - mobile taking over TV frequencies

There is much talk about the shuffling of muxes and fitting of filters to
allow use of some current TV frequencies for mobile phones.

This led me to wonder:

If the signals are being picked up by...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 7th 18, 03:18 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 41
Views: 85
Posted By David[_14_]
If you were buying a new telly..

On Sat, 06 Jan 2018 16:26:56 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

Would you go for Freesat or Freeview?

I'm in two minds, of course many sets do have both, but it is attractive
to not have to worry...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 5th 18, 01:14 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 74
Posted By David[_14_]
Does any hardware still allow playing of CD video?

On Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:18:32 +0000, Max Demian wrote:

On 03/01/2018 15:53, David wrote:
On Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:01:30 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

I'm talking the cd sized discs you used to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 3rd 18, 03:53 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 74
Posted By David[_14_]
Does any hardware still allow playing of CD video?

On Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:01:30 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

I'm talking the cd sized discs you used to get that were gold in colour,
but had one big video track and a couple of normal audio tracks.
...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 2nd 18, 02:09 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 74
Posted By David[_14_]
Does any hardware still allow playing of CD video?

On Sat, 30 Dec 2017 16:32:44 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

Hmm, aye it does, not tried it. I was told by somebody that modern
drives firmwaare has no support for the format.
Brian

Dig out an old...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 23rd 17, 02:23 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 8
Views: 53
Posted By David[_14_]
Star Wars Rogue 1 - pricing on Amazon

On Fri, 22 Dec 2017 18:51:40 +0000, John Hall wrote:

In message , David
writes
Prices from Amazon:

Amazon Video...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 22nd 17, 04:55 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 8
Views: 53
Posted By David[_14_]
Star Wars Rogue 1 - pricing on Amazon

Prices from Amazon:

Amazon Video £7.99.

Blu-ray £11.99

DVD £15.85

O.K., the DVD is not directly from Amazon but the other two are and they
are all on the same page.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 19th 17, 10:13 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By David[_14_]
Star Wars Rogue 1 - where is it showing on TV?

On Sun, 17 Dec 2017 17:33:27 +0000, John Hall wrote:

In message , David
writes
I have been chasing my tail on t'Internet trying to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 17th 17, 04:46 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 50
Posted By David[_14_]
Samsung Smart TVs and Android

On Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:15:44 +0000, David wrote:

We have a UE22H5600AK Samsung TV.

It is "smart" and has the multi-colour logo button on the remote
control.

Now you are supposed to be...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 17th 17, 04:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By David[_14_]
Star Wars Rogue 1 - where is it showing on TV?

I have been chasing my tail on t'Internet trying to track down where Rogue
1 is showing (if at all).

I would have thought that with the new Star Wars release it would have
been all over the place...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 16th 17, 03:15 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 50
Posted By David[_14_]
Samsung Smart TVs and Android

We have a UE22H5600AK Samsung TV.

It is "smart" and has the multi-colour logo button on the remote control.

Now you are supposed to be able to do all sorts of clever things like
playing videos...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 6th 17, 08:24 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.comp.homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By David[_14_]
W7 Media Centre - does it still do anything? Netflix?

I started off trying to find out how to view Netflix on a Raspberry Pi,
which seems overly complicated until the next release of Kodi.

So I thought I would try on a PC.

First search results for...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 5th 17, 02:25 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 54
Views: 220
Posted By David[_14_]
Terrible iPlayer response

On Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:50:14 +0000, tony sayer wrote:

In article , David
scribeth thus
On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 22:14:14 +0000, tony sayer...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 30th 17, 05:31 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 105
Posted By David[_14_]
Way OT - F1 and Valtteri Bottas

Well, I have been watching F1 on a digital TV :-)

There has been a load of excitement over the race for the F1 championship
(resolved in Mexico). Lewis Hamilton again.

Valtteri Bottas seems to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 30th 17, 11:04 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 54
Views: 220
Posted By David[_14_]
Terrible iPlayer response

On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 22:14:14 +0000, tony sayer wrote:

In article ,
TonyGamble scribeth thus

Works fine...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 30th 17, 11:01 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By David[_14_]
Virgin Tivo - how many versions?

On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 21:58:06 +0000, Mr Guest wrote:

David wrote (apparently) in uk.tech.digital-tv on Sun 29 Oct 2017
20:17:21:


Looked on the VM forum and they were saying a lot more...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 29th 17, 08:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By David[_14_]
Virgin Tivo - how many versions?

On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:17:15 +0000, Mr Guest wrote:

wrote (apparently) in uk.tech.digital-tv on Sun 29 Oct 2017 13:49:26:

[Snipped...]

I've had the V6 box for several months now. It...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 27th 17, 04:02 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By David[_14_]
Virgin Tivo - how many versions?

Following on from streaming problems with iPlayer on our Samsung Tivo box,
it occurred to me to look and see if there was a newer version of the
hardware. Just in case the poor streaming was a...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 23rd 17, 12:19 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 52
Views: 252
Posted By David[_14_]
Digital/Analogue Connections

On Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:05:51 +0100, charles wrote:

In article ,
David wrote:
On Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:34:26 +0000, Jeff Gaines...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 23rd 17, 12:15 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 156
Posted By David[_14_]
iPlayer buffering - VM

My understanding is that getiplayer downloads the programme for later
viewing so the absolute streaming speed from second to second doesn't
matter.

In effect it buffers the whole programme...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 22nd 17, 05:02 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 52
Views: 252
Posted By David[_14_]
Digital/Analogue Connections

On Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:34:26 +0000, Jeff Gaines wrote:

My Panasonic DMR-EX85 is broken, half a dozen or so blown caps.

Looking at replacements but many now have co-axial or optical digital
...
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