Previous series of The Walking Dead disappeared from Sky Box Sets today. Found them on Amazon Prime video instead. Bad form, @SkyHelpTeam.
Watching The Clangers with my son. Granny Clanger gives Small Clanger a knitted scarf. But they’re each made from knitted wool so it’s basically a flesh scarf. Horrific.
The apps in my Panasonic TV broke last night. Turns out Netflix etc. must phone home to a Panasonic URL even if it’s down https://www.avforums.com/threads/network-issue-with-panasonic-cloud-services-for-lcd-tv-with-firefox-os.1985724/page-7#post-23313595
Distance and screen size sliders to help decide whether to stick at 1080p or go 4K
Stunning interactive breakdown of running gags, cross-referenced between episodes/series.
And just as exciting is the news that Chris Morris will be appearing as the interviewer. He did a charming off-the-cuff intro for Stewart at last week’s Royal Festival Hall show and I was hoping he might be involved in the TV series. A perfect replacement for Armando Iannucci.
Update: The Guardian (or at least the headline-writer) goes so far as to say that the Chris Morris “comeback starts here”.
TV appliance for Skype calls on a TV without a computer
AirPlay your Mac’s screen to Apple TV
When a TV series becomes noticeably better in quality, as demonstrated by Riker’s beard growing in Start Trek: TNG. Opposite of “Jumped the Shark”.
C4 programme from 2010 on the rise of internet dating
Wonderful self-review of his new series, published in Time Out.
(Not tried this yet)
Smartly done wrapper for the BBC iPlayer. See also RadioAunty for radio equivalent
I’d heard of the former, but the latter looks worth a go. Will try this with my MacBook Air when setting up my new telly
Now supports BBC iPlayer. Time to get myself a Mac Mini and start using this - will also work with Apple TV.
iCals for BBC programmes