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Satalite PC : Is this site for real?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by kaaos, Feb 13, 2007.

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  1. kaaos

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    I have found that the channels available for free are seldom of any interest to the average tv addict. I note this service doesn't specify and doesn't let you have a trial.

    Buyer Beware.
     
  3. TOGG

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    Well, that URL didn't trigger any security alerts for me but I wouldn't want to try registering, even with one of those 'disposable' email addresses!

    A lot depends on the exact interpretation of this 'small print';

    " Upon Registering You Will Receive An Email With Instructions On How You Can Receive Satellite PC At No Additional Cost Through Our Weekly Raffle."

    Does this mean that you must win a draw every week to get this service? And what additional cost can there be for this 'free' offer? Sadly, when something appears too good to be true, it usually is!
     
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    I tried it under an email I no longer use and this was the reply

     
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    As mentioned, if it sounds too good to be true... ;)
     
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    I tried this one outfit above and found the picture quality to be very poor, the programming was hours-old videos of newscasts repeated constantly, and a lot of very uninteresting content such as city hall meetings etc. Definitely not worth it, but I managed to get most of my money back with help of other TSG members..
     
  8. kaaos

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    thanks...looks like i should jsut get a slingbox instead
     
  9. Leec65

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    Here is one I came across the other day it is by the same guys the founded skype

    http://www.joost.com/
     
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    I saw that on some podcasts (a TWiT podcast and dl.TV) and heard good things about it. :)
     
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    I watch Joost, its just great and free :) I heard a lot of Cisco guys are involved in this project
     
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