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DBSTalk First Look: DIRECTV Application for iPhone

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by Stuart Sweet, Mar 16, 2009.

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  1. Mar 16, 2009 #1 of 185
    Stuart Sweet

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    DBSTalk is proud to present this exclusive first look at DIRECTV's Application for iPhone:

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    I'm proud to have been part of this team and to have helped produce one of the best First Look documents we've done here at DBSTalk. I'm sure you'll agree that it's full of the kind of information you all are looking for. Click below for the full PDF:

    DIRECTV Application for iPhone First Look

    For a "Wish List" of future improvements on this app, please use this thread:
    http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=154459

    Click here to download the application from iTunes
     

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  2. Mar 29, 2009 #2 of 185
    Doug Brott

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    Folks, the DIRECTV App should be available in the App Store by Monday Morning (March 30, 2009).

    Enjoy
     
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    Drew2k

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    Excellent job on the First Look, team! Makes me want to switch to an iPhone, but I'll continue using m.directv.com on my Mobile 6 phone for now ... it's just not as nice as the iPhone app.
     
  5. Mar 29, 2009 #5 of 185
    Spanky_Partain

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    As usual, a very well formated and professional first look everyone! Great job!
     
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    Thaedron

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    Yes, very nice first look! Add this app to the list of reasons to switch to an iPhone.
     
  7. Mar 29, 2009 #7 of 185
    Milkman

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    The application interface looks absolutely sweet.. I would love to see it on other Platforms as well (Treo / Blackberry).
     
  8. Mar 29, 2009 #8 of 185
    CrestronPro

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    Great job everyone! Looks great, even if I don't have the iPhone to go with it.

    Here's hoping that a Blackberry app is next in line :)
     
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    Greg Alsobrook

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    Works with the iPod Touch too... ;)
     
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    harsh

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    Shouldn't "full-featured" remote scheduling include being able to look at the existing schedule for your DVR to avoid conflicts?

    A Slingbox/SlingGuide interface is significantly more "full-featured" in terms of remote scheduling and space management.
     
  11. Mar 29, 2009 #11 of 185
    wilbur_the_goose

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    To me, this reminds me of when Kodak went and started doing stuff outside their area of expertise. They failed.

    I wish D* would stick with TV (like providing a HD user interface for the HD boxes) instead of gimmicks like this.

    (Yes, I know that I'll be in a significant minority here :) )
     
  12. Mar 29, 2009 #12 of 185
    Doug Brott

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    I've used this feature on numerous occasions. Being able to set a recording remotely is really nice. Besides, this is about TV.
     
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    JACKIEGAGA

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    Great job guys as usual.
     
  14. Mar 29, 2009 #14 of 185
    Chris Blount

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    I don't know if I would call this a "gimmick". It's a tool to make it easy to set recordings on DirecTV DVRs. The interface is great for the casual user and miles ahead of the web based version.
     
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    TheRatPatrol

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    Nice job on the review.

    Sure wish they had this for the Verizon Blackberry Storm.
     
  16. Mar 29, 2009 #16 of 185
    barryb

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    My iPhone looks better all the time. Thanks guys for such a great "First Look".
     
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    Milkman

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    I have used the m.directv.com site numerous times myself (in fact, I helped two of my friends record shows on their DVR last night using it).
     
  18. Mar 29, 2009 #18 of 185
    dengland

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    Very Nice guys. Looks like a better interface than what is on the HR20 itself.

    Just one thing missing....

    Ability to locally download show from DVR to iPhone/iPod!
     
  19. Mar 29, 2009 #19 of 185
    HDTVFreak07

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    I hope they'll come up with an app for WM6.1 because this device is what I'm sticking to. Never liked the iPhone operating system and stuff.
     
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    Same here. As much as I'd love to get an iPhone, I will NOT switch to AT&T under ANY circumstances.

    Back to topic, nice write up! :)
     
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