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16:11 27 Sep 2012
Too many people jump to conclusions too quickly... Need to wait and see what comes down the line, esp with the BBC International version. People were jumping down the throats of the BBC and they did it correctly!!! Same with those whose device is not supported... there are OTHER ways to view the Olympics rather than on your device. It was great app and i really enjoyed whole Olympic. Thanks to BBC. Regards, Manager
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20:58 4 Sep 2012
Doesn't work Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android Jelly Bean - very disappointing
07:59 1 Sep 2012
11:56 12 Aug 2012
Just like to say thanks to bbc for the iphone app for the last two weeks of great gb performances, the live updates on there were great, so good when out and about.
Shame the video failed most of the time whether on wifi or 3g, did mention this last weekend, but it didnt really seem to improve.
16:57 8 Aug 2012
@Imagine Wizard There's no technical reason why the app shouldn't work with that handset. We've had feedback from many other users that it's working well. Can I suggest uninstalling the app and reinstalling with a fresh download from the Google Play store?
19:58 7 Aug 2012
When my dad tries to open the app on his Android Galaxy S2, it doesn't work. It just shows the loading screen. It has Flash and 2.3.5 version of the OS. Any ideas why?
11:38 6 Aug 2012
I have been extremely impressed by the BBC's Olympic coverage. Simply as a technical achievement, scaling up to the levels of traffic that must be required has been impressive. The new online web player for sports has been fantastic for catching up. I watched the men's road race live on my Android, and it worked perfectly. I only have one quibble - but it's a big one. Let's say that I've been at work all day, carefully avoiding the news, eager to maintain some tension when I get round to watching some sport in the evening. Why make it so hard to navigate to the video of an event without finding out the result? I cannot work out how to do it in the Android Olympics app, which makes it almost useless as far as I'm concerned. I want to be watching this stuff with some tension, not navigating to page that says "Bolt won the 100m final, here's a link to the video". After getting all of the difficult technical bits so right, HOW can something so basic be so completely stuffed up? The website isn't much better in this one respect, but at least I can get to a video without learning the result if I work at it. Perhaps you do not have the time to fix this in the Olympics, but please fix this in the forthcoming BBC Sports app. For that matter, the website could also be better in this respect. The Android app really should be fixable inside the current Olympic timeframe: we're just talking about a few pages that can list links to videos, sorted either by sport or by date. If you could add in a preference to let me make that page my front page on the Olympics app, I'd be happy. How hard could that be? If the app can do something like this, and I've just been silly, please post how it can be done, as I'd like to know!
Thanks for all your efforts - leaving this important point aside, the Internet offering from the BBC has all been very impressive.
09:00 2 Aug 2012
@iClick We are aware of this issue that occasionally affects iPad users. If you turn the wifi connection on your iPad off and then reconnect, you should be able to watch successfully.
07:35 2 Aug 2012
So far this app has been good on the iphone, really made good use of it
But most days it has had trouble with video, and yesterday it was very bad, video failed to load 9/10 times and crashed quite a lot, hope this gets fixed going on
18:13 1 Aug 2012
And with the release of Android 4.1 and the Nexus 7 you cannot use this app unless you use the workarounds. Well done for favouring iOS AGAIN.
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