Wednesday, June 29, 2011
TV on WP7 -- A review of SpbTV v2.0
Posted by Don Tolson in "Windows Phone Software" @ 10:00 AM
Product Category: WP7 software
Manufacturer: Spb SoftwareHouse
Where to Buy: WP7 Marketplace
Price: Free! (for now...)
System Requirements: Available for Android, Mac, PC, Windows Mobile, Symbian, etc. Version reviewed is V2.0 for Windows Phone 7
Specifications: Requires approx. 0.7mb on the device. Requires access to location information and a data service (either via cell phone or WiFi)
- It's free!;
- Over 150 channels of programming available, from all over the globe.
- Slow and requires constant buffering;
- Sound and action aren't in sync;
- Most of the channels are community access, religious, or news.
Summary: When I first heard about Spb coming out with a TV app for Windows Phone 7, I was intrigued since I have become quite enamored of non-North American news sites where I find provide a much broader perspective on world events. I was looking forward to streaming video material from beyond my backyard, right at my phone. Unfortunately, I don't think Spb has quite got the hang of WP7 just yet. Let me explain. Read more...