on 12-12-2012 08:49 AM - last edited on 27-08-2013 03:25 PM by Sam-R
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All those with new Galaxy Tablets, and who have bought Galaxy tablets as christmas presents add your voice here and if we are lucky sky go will help us.
Users of Samsung Galaxy Tablet users have been waiting a lot longer than Nexus 7 users so it is annoying there tablets have the Sky Go app and we do not.
on 12-12-2012 09:06 AM
on 12-12-2012 09:13 AM
I should start by pointing out I'll be looking for a new 10" tablet to replace my ailing Advent Vega soon, so the Samsung Tab range are certainly in my sights.
So, I'm in no way defending Sky here as I agree with the sentiments regarding lack of tablet support, but I think the reasons why Nexus 7 support came sooner are quite obvious.
Firstly, it runs "pure" Android. This makes it simpler to develop the app for it.
Secondly the Nexus 7 has no HDMI capability, which we all know is a pet hate of Sky's. Again, this simplifies the development process since there's no need to mess around disabling it.
Thirdly, sheer numbers and popularity. We all know the Galaxy Tab range has sold well, but I suspect the Nexus 7 has sold as many, if not more, than all the Tabs put together in the comparitively short time it's been out.
Now like I've said, I still don't believe these reasons are actually necessarily correct, but I suspect these would be Sky's reasons based on their previous comments and stance on these matters.
Fully agree that Android tablet support needs to come sooner rather than later though. Sky's continued perceived bias towards fruit based products is clear, just watch Sky News or Sky Sports. They all have iPads. This needs to change.
on 12-12-2012 09:52 AM
on 12-12-2012 11:09 AM
Here, here. I've a Tab 10.1. Please support these tablets. Surely there cant be that much difference between all the diffeent samsung tabs to make mass support fairly straightforward???
Although if the picture quality is anything like it is on my Nexus 7, then its not worth bothering with. I've used Sky Go on a Galaxy S3, ipad and laptop (i only use in a window on half the screen), which are all fine, but it looks very pixelated on the N7.
on 12-12-2012 11:10 AM
I did lots of research,before buying my Samsung Galaxy Tab,but didn't even bother,to check if it was compatible,with Sky Go. Was disappointed and quite astonished,when I found it wasn't.
on 12-12-2012 11:14 AM
As the owner of a bright, shiny, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 I want to add my voice to this thread. Surely these larger tablets are just perfect for Skygo so it's so disappointing not to have it available.
on 12-12-2012 11:16 AM - last edited on 12-12-2012 11:31 AM by Robert-B
This HDMI <removed> is a red herring and exactly that, <removed>!!!
One simple example puts that to rest : laptops and desktops with an HDMI out can be connected to a TV using Sky Go. Why hasn't this been disabled or not released at all for that reason????
As I said <removed>!
Wake up Sky and support your loyal customers please.
on 12-12-2012 11:52 AM
i was very disappointed to see that my samsung galaxy tab 2 was not supported on the latest list of supported android devices, please sort this out asap sky please, i dont understand if there are working off the same platform as other supported galaxy devices that the tabs cannot be added.
on 12-12-2012 01:43 PM
on 12-12-2012 02:06 PM
on 12-12-2012 02:18 PM