[clug] Alternatives to MythTV etc.

Mike Carden mike.carden at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 17:19:52 MST 2015

On Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Bob Edwards <Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au>

> Many TVs and STBs now come with a plethora of "canned" web apps that
> allow you to, eg. play YouTube or iView etc.

Has anyone noticed the significant differences in available content if you
contrast these inbuilt apps with YouTube or iView running in a browser? I
assume that in my case my LG TV is funneling all the traffic through South
Korean servers and doing some sort of filtering. I get one view of content
(not much content) from the apps, another view of the same site via the
TV's web browser (usually a bit more content) and lots more content if I
use a browser running on an odroid connected to the TV. This seems to apply
at least to YouTube, iView and the SBS viewing apps.


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