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BBC iplayer now available as an iPad app

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I found this by accident today, downloaded the app and was delighted to discover there's a subscription service available for BBC content which can be downloaded to the iPad. Cool stuff indeed


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Guest guest36187

Snap! Found it by accident too this am!

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Cool,

 

Do you know if it works on iPhone so I can be a geek and watch Merlin!?

 

Not sure but I think it's just for iPad


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just get a vpn and use on all platforms. i use uktvaccess.com, but britishtvworldwide.com are also good, i hear.

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just get a vpn and use on all platforms. i use uktvaccess.com, but britishtvworldwide.com are also good, i hear.

 

Can you use them on an iPad?


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Where and how to you get the app and subscription?

 

From the iTunes app store


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The iplayer app is very good. It certainly doesn't have everything but a good selection of stuff. ATM I'm watching Saxondale, very funny. All episodes from 2 series on there which you can download if you want.


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Wait, so this works on the ipad over in Australia? Does this mean I can watch my beloved Eastenders when I move next March? I have an iPad and I have the iplayer app... this is the best news ever!:laugh:


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Merlin new series starts on Sunday night here I think -

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Wait, so this works on the ipad over in Australia? Does this mean I can watch my beloved Eastenders when I move next March? I have an iPad and I have the iplayer app... this is the best news ever!:laugh:

 

I just checked and at this stage there is no Eastenders. It is a different service to the UK iplayer, ie it isn't really a catch up service, rather a selection of the best bits eg all the Dr Who episodes with David Tennant, all of Little Britain, league of Gentlemen, Psychoville, Saxondale

 

Personally I think it's ace. For catch up stuff there's an ABC iview app for ipad, also v good, lots of BBC and channel 4 stuff.

 

I think if you want stuff like Eastenders, you'll need to use iplayer via a UK based proxy server, eg iportal which apparently works with ipad, then you'd visit the iplayer site rather than using the app?


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Wait, so this works on the ipad over in Australia? Does this mean I can watch my beloved Eastenders when I move next March? I have an iPad and I have the iplayer app... this is the best news ever!:laugh:

 

If you get satellite tv (foxtel or austar depending on where you're heading) then you can watch Eastenders 5 days a week on UKTV.

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Can you get the latest season of Downton Abbey?


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Can you view all the episodes so far in strictly come dancing??

 

Our I pad has been in the draw for the last 3mths plus not even been used! If it's a thumbs up I may have to blow the dust off and fire it up!

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Can you view all the episodes so far in strictly come dancing??

 

Our I pad has been in the draw for the last 3mths plus not even been used! If it's a thumbs up I may have to blow the dust off and fire it up!

 

:shocked::shocked::shocked::shocked::shocked:


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Can you view all the episodes so far in strictly come dancing??

 

Our I pad has been in the draw for the last 3mths plus not even been used! If it's a thumbs up I may have to blow the dust off and fire it up!

Really:swoon:

If you don't want it I can give it a good home:laugh:


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Actually, whilst we are talking about the IPAD, I made a boo boo, I already had the non 3G version as I use my I Phone to tether, but I bought Rob one for Fathers Day exactly the same, but now I realise that not only does it not have the 3G but it doesn't have the GPS either, so we can't use either of them instead of our sat nav :cry:


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Really:swoon:

If you don't want it I can give it a good home:laugh:

 

me too, my ipad has become an extension of my arm. I use it for....

 

watching TV

reading books

surfing the net

emails

PIO

games/apps

 

but mostly to avoid doing any housework


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Our is just wifi. We brought it in NYC earlier this year. We thought where would I take that with me as my iPhone is good enough.

 

I will fire it up later.

 

My iPhone does enough to stop me from doing the housework. The ironing board has a permanant place near the dining table as I'm addicted to freecell.

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Our is just wifi. We brought it in NYC earlier this year. We thought where would I take that with me as my iPhone is good enough.

 

I will fire it up later.

 

My iPhone does enough to stop me from doing the housework. The ironing board has a permanant place near the dining table as I'm addicted to freecell.

After using the IPad I find the I Phone too small lol x:wubclub:


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Can you get the latest season of Downton Abbey?

 

Ooh do you like it too? I've been watching the latest series on itv with a proxy (via pc) and it is really good!


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just get a vpn and use on all platforms. i use uktvaccess.com, but britishtvworldwide.com are also good, i hear.

 

I was really sick of expatshield, thanks muddyleopard, uktvaccess works just fine!

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Well if you are using a uk portal to hide behind then download tv catchup - its like having free view, it has about 40 channels. I've also got BBC, itv, channel 4 and channel 5 I players. But then I'm in uk at the moment, but good to know for when I get to oz

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became a telly monster after all that I missed! Cheers muddy! and I figured out that I can use uktvaccess even if I go overseas, fantastic!

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