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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 18th 17, 07:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Graham Murray
Interactive tv

"Brian Gaff" writes:

Many many years ago one of the much vaunted plus points of tv delivered
over the internet was interactive programs. Whatever happened to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 9th 16, 11:06 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 40
Views: 587
Posted By Graham Murray
BBC3

Martin writes:

BBC/ BBC contractor brings the prosecutions. The BBC's interpretation is the one
that counts.

Surely the one that counts is that of the judge who rules...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 9th 16, 11:03 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 40
Views: 587
Posted By Graham Murray
BBC3

"Brian Gaff" writes:

Stop talking rot. There is no such thing as a radio only licence. It is
excepted by other legislation. However bbc 3 has video and thus is...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 11th 16, 01:39 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.media.tv.misc
Replies: 94
Views: 1,171
Posted By Graham Murray
Passwords on iPlayer by by February 2017

Max Demian writes:

Don't forget "milk snatcher".

So what has Humphrey done now?
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 15th 16, 06:37 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 42
Views: 731
Posted By Graham Murray
Oh dear me

Max Demian writes:

If I was paying £25m pa for a show I would expect the presenters to be
included, as chattel slaves if necessary.

Or under TUPE if not.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 13th 16, 08:25 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Graham Murray
SOT - no red button Paralympics info?

Martin writes:

On Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:57:39 +0100, Graham Murray
wrote:

Vir Campestris writes:

You...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 13th 16, 06:57 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Graham Murray
SOT - no red button Paralympics info?

Vir Campestris writes:

You should worry. The paralympics were all over the news last
night. The US Open Tennis hasn't had a mention for days.

Since the last...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 30th 16, 06:27 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Graham Murray
ITV and ITV+1 local news

dave writes:

On 28/07/16 22:09, Jeff Layman wrote:

The last sentence is the most relevant one, but It still doesn't explain
the reason. Later on the page it...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) May 16th 16, 01:22 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Graham Murray
Come on BBC get your act together

Andy Burns writes:

Phi. wrote:

Google to block Flash in Chrome and default to HTML5 except for these ten
white-listed sites

It's daft, if I visit the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) May 5th 16, 08:59 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 74
Views: 1,369
Posted By Graham Murray
Is; "********" a naughty word?

"Ian Field" writes:


The old favourite was calling the reception desk and asking them to
put a call out for Mike Hunt.

To which a savvy receptionist would...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 12th 16, 09:54 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By Graham Murray
BBC Three slot

"Woody" writes:

I've been banging that drum for a while, but it does not help when (i)
the TV manufacturers make full HD TV's and then fit a T1 tuner or (ii)
the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 10th 16, 09:16 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 51
Views: 1,206
Posted By Graham Murray
Dumb TV?

Max Demian writes:

If you don't connect it to the Internet a 'smart' TV will be dumb
enough and there's no way it can spy on on you.

Why can a TV not be smart with...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 9th 16, 05:41 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By Graham Murray
BBC Three slot

Scott writes:

Does anyone know what will happen to the space on the main HD
multiplex occupied by BBC Three when it closed? I know the BBC One +1
idea was...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 11th 16, 09:16 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Graham Murray
How to trace a phone call

pamela writes:

What do you mean The Man From Uncle's communicator looks remarkably like
a tyre pressure gauge?

But no good nowadays as it had no dial/keypad and they would...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 5th 16, 12:05 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 29
Views: 398
Posted By Graham Murray
New Year Sponsored by Rolex.

charles writes:

people might object to having classical music forced on them. It's elitist,
innit?

It would certainly make a welcome change from the wannabe singing...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 4th 16, 12:06 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 29
Views: 398
Posted By Graham Murray
New Year Sponsored by Rolex.

Peter Duncanson writes:

Then there are the names of some of the sporting venues. For example
some football grounds a Emirates Stadium, Ricoh Arena, Macron Stadium
...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 5th 15, 12:11 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 108
Views: 1,641
Posted By Graham Murray
OT The Forth Bridge

Bill Wright writes:

I think they're over reacting! Just because of a few cracks in the
metalwork they've closed the bridge.

Where are the Royal Engineers when you need...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 1st 15, 02:07 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Graham Murray
Can't see live stream?

"Kenny" writes:

I suspect it's something to do with codecs on the TV, on a PC these
can be updated but not on TV. This is a 50" LG Smart TV and I've been
sorely disappointed...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 29th 15, 12:20 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 368
Views: 2,374
Posted By Graham Murray
How the disabled are ripped off

Martin writes:

Not necessarilly. We had a thriving newsagent/tobacconist beside the
railway station. The owner decided to sell on health grounds. The new
owner went bust...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 25th 15, 01:11 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 192
Views: 1,579
Posted By Graham Murray
Buzz words wind me up.

John Hall writes:

And they don't sell moisturisers any more, only "hydrating agents",
because they think that sounds more impressive and will make the high
price seem...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 23rd 15, 10:34 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 192
Views: 1,579
Posted By Graham Murray
Buzz words wind me up.

Davey writes:

It also took me a while to understand that a co-ed is always female,
rather than either sex, as is implied by the 'co' part.

I always thought that co-ed...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) August 24th 15, 09:12 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 51
Views: 1,278
Posted By Graham Murray
Met Office - you're fired

Mark Carver writes:

On 23/08/2015 10:36, Scott wrote:
News reports this morning suggest that the contract with the Met
Office will not be renewed.

And quite...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) August 17th 15, 09:39 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By Graham Murray
Cilla

Alan White writes:

I don't think that black bars each side of native 4:3 are allowed any
more so it's either zoomed and cropped to fill 16:9 or blurred,
...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 31st 15, 10:10 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 41
Views: 951
Posted By Graham Murray
Is there HD and HD?

alan_m writes:

But how would viewers know that the past was being portrayed if it
wasn't for the film scratch effects or the 405 line effect for TV
images?

The...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 30th 15, 08:15 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 90
Views: 2,919
Posted By Graham Murray
What units?

(Paul Cummins) writes:

In article ,
(Vir Campestris) wrote:

It still bugs me...
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