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    News - BBC happy with PS3 iPlayer success. Open iPlayer coming soon.

    Following the recent firmware update for PS3, Sony's console has become the second most popular way to catch up on T.V. shows.
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    Re: News - BBC happy with PS3 iPlayer success. Open iPlayer coming soon.

    Cool, yea I've been using iplayer to watch a few programs on the PS3 for sure.

    One thing though I can't figure out though is - my brother created his own profile on the PS3, and iplayer does not show up in the XMB? no idea why. Does he need to create his own PSN network ID?

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    Re: News - BBC happy with PS3 iPlayer success. Open iPlayer coming soon.

    Quote Originally Posted by HSK View Post
    Cool, yea I've been using iplayer to watch a few programs on the PS3 for sure.

    One thing though I can't figure out though is - my brother created his own profile on the PS3, and iplayer does not show up in the XMB? no idea why. Does he need to create his own PSN network ID?
    Love the new iplayer how it sizes/scales full screen now to our main tv and the video quality is even better since V3.0.

    In regard to it not appearing under a seperate profile, have a read here....

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcintern...layer_for.html

    I think it is implying that you have to actually use your full PSN UK account log in, rather than a "sub" login. I have other sub logins i use for Asian/US accounts and iplayer only shows up under main UK one.

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    Re: News - BBC happy with PS3 iPlayer success. Open iPlayer coming soon.

    its a good idea having iplayer on the console but i always found that once iplayer was put into full screen it was a little choppy, Admittedly i havent updated to 3.0 yet, does that improve things by the sounds of it?

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    Re: News - BBC happy with PS3 iPlayer success. Open iPlayer coming soon.

    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyBoy View Post
    its a good idea having iplayer on the console but i always found that once iplayer was put into full screen it was a little choppy, Admittedly i havent updated to 3.0 yet, does that improve things by the sounds of it?
    Definitely...

    Sony have done a great job of enhancing the PS3's Flash playback experience, and the latest V3.0 firmware update now includes hardware acceleration in full-screen mode, allowing for a substantial improvement in the playback experience.

    Over the past year, we've also done a lot of tuning and enhancements to our iPlayer video encoding, including adding a new 1500Kbps "SD quality" format. Put the two together and the result is an iPlayer on PS3 with brilliant video quality - almost as good as broadcast television!
    Details here...
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcintern...layer_for.html


    Also you have to laugh at this........

    points out that ITV's Coronation Street is the most popular searched for show on iPlayer
    I find that hard to believe? people searching for coronation street on BBC iplayer? Please say its not so

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    Re: News - BBC happy with PS3 iPlayer success. Open iPlayer coming soon.

    I didn't even realise the PS3 did this until a friend pointed it out

    Certainly something I will be using a bit more now.
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