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    SKY Go and the Android market

    This is a discussion on SKY Go and the Android market within the Sky Go forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Anyone have an insight into SKY's marketing strategy regarding Android tablets. I would love to have it on my tablet. ...

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      SKY Go and the Android market

      Anyone have an insight into SKY's marketing strategy regarding Android tablets. I would love to have it on my tablet.

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      Re: SKY Go and the Android market

      It is coming. Due to the fragmentation of the Android Operating System, and the varying levels of hardware that run Android it has become quite a bit more difficult for them to develop a stable release that will support the majority of Android powered devices.

      There is also the conversion of the content to a format that will work on Android, but doesn't clash with Apple. Apple use one format which would work on Android, but I'm sure they'd get pissy if it was also used for Android and they would more than likely sue Sky. Apple are a bit childish that way.

      Personally I told them to limit the OS level to Gingerbread and above, and to set a minimum hardware level i.e. HTC Desire level or above. That way they can get it on a good chunk of hardware, then work backwards if they want.

      It is coming though. They did release a version to the Android Market, which was up for less than a day and if someone still has it it won't work.

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      Re: SKY Go and the Android market

      Many thanks - we live in hope then!

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      Re: SKY Go and the Android market

      Girlfriends mother got the asus transformer for christmas, had a little play the other day few apps and onlive (which I recommend to anyone its amazing for tablets) was also very suprised no SkyGo, unfortunately I dont think their technical enough for me to explain slingboxing so they can use it for that =] will be nice to see the feature in the coming weeks/months

     

     

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