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Fwoy

Brownlow Medallist
Mar 4, 2002
11,443
10,646
In a state of flux
AFL Club
Richmond
Other Teams
Liverpool
Do you need AppleTV or Kayo, or it's fine on a Smart TV?
No smart tv apps, just Apple TV 4 and 4K, Telstra TV, Foxtel Now Box (I think), Chromecast (ultra or 3 work best, the older models are only 720p), phone and tablet, laptop and PC. Can be airplayed to Apple TV 3 too, but that’s old tech
 

glenferry23

Brownlow Medallist
Apr 26, 2010
22,304
26,670
Melbourne
AFL Club
Hawthorn
Other Teams
Arsenal, New York Yankees
I’ve been keeping an eye on Kayo’s website, waiting for their smart tv app. They say it’s in development and will be released in 2019, so I’ve resisted (for now) buying a chrome cast. As I know as soon as I buy it, the app will be released the next day :D
 

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Fwoy

Brownlow Medallist
Mar 4, 2002
11,443
10,646
In a state of flux
AFL Club
Richmond
Other Teams
Liverpool
I’ve been keeping an eye on Kayo’s website, waiting for their smart tv app. They say it’s in development and will be released in 2019, so I’ve resisted (for now) buying a chrome cast. As I know as soon as I buy it, the app will be released the next day :D
What TV you got. I’m gonna say LG or Samsung will get an app before Sony
 

Fwoy

Brownlow Medallist
Mar 4, 2002
11,443
10,646
In a state of flux
AFL Club
Richmond
Other Teams
Liverpool
I pay I $60 for hd and all Foxtel channels


On iPhone using BigFooty.com mobile app
I pay about the same and get Netflix, Stan, Kayo, Optus Sport, Fetch (about 25 channels) and DirecTV Now (which has about 80 channels - including 2 HBO Channels). And naturally, I don’t have time to watch them :p
 

SM

Bigfooty Legend
Aug 3, 2008
96,061
57,024
North Shore
AFL Club
Sydney
Other Teams
Hull City, Adelaide United, EH
I’ve been keeping an eye on Kayo’s website, waiting for their smart tv app. They say it’s in development and will be released in 2019, so I’ve resisted (for now) buying a chrome cast. As I know as soon as I buy it, the app will be released the next day :D
I'm hanging out for an Xbone app, my main TV isn't a smart TV. Though if the Smart TV app comes first I guess I'll just swap TVs from Bedroom and lounge room.
 

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BigVic

Premiership Player
Sep 7, 2009
3,102
1,901
Bull Creek WA
AFL Club
West Coast
Other Teams
Chelsea, Barca, Houston Rockets
I have a Fetch Mighty since Optus Sport started up in 2016 with no problems at all recording all the big matches to watch in a normal hour.
 

Fwoy

Brownlow Medallist
Mar 4, 2002
11,443
10,646
In a state of flux
AFL Club
Richmond
Other Teams
Liverpool
It’s a Samsung, so hopefully you’re right. I know chromecasts do plenty of things but I haven’t been keen on buying one when there’s an app on the horizon.
Apparently Samsung have the rights to the smart tv app so it’s wait and see now...personally, I have two LG OLEDs in main rooms and Samsung in the study... :(
 

glenferry23

Brownlow Medallist
Apr 26, 2010
22,304
26,670
Melbourne
AFL Club
Hawthorn
Other Teams
Arsenal, New York Yankees
A question that’s slightly off topic however I think this thread is the most appropriate.

Is there a way to keep watching the footy etc (Kayo app via iPad) whilst overseas? That would require a VPN correct? Not the most tech savvy with this kind of thing, thank you for any suggestions.
 

Fwoy

Brownlow Medallist
Mar 4, 2002
11,443
10,646
In a state of flux
AFL Club
Richmond
Other Teams
Liverpool
A question that’s slightly off topic however I think this thread is the most appropriate.

Is there a way to keep watching the footy etc (Kayo app via iPad) whilst overseas? That would require a VPN correct? Not the most tech savvy with this kind of thing, thank you for any suggestions.
Yeah I used Kayo in the US via Nord VPN. Easy set-up
 

SloaneysDanger

Brownlow Medallist
Feb 26, 2014
20,870
11,402
Adelaide
AFL Club
Adelaide
Other Teams
Adelaide Utd, Liverpool, Cavaliers
So how do I sign up to watch the games live on my PC? Is this even possible anymore or can you only watch on a tablet/mobile etc? Since reddit is basically dead with links I guess this is the only way I will be able to watch the PL this season. Any help?
 

SM

Bigfooty Legend
Aug 3, 2008
96,061
57,024
North Shore
AFL Club
Sydney
Other Teams
Hull City, Adelaide United, EH
So how do I sign up to watch the games live on my PC? Is this even possible anymore or can you only watch on a tablet/mobile etc? Since reddit is basically dead with links I guess this is the only way I will be able to watch the PL this season. Any help?
Do you mean with Optus? It's just a website you can use.
 

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