DirectTV users can now do what Comcast, Time Warner and Optimum users can do – stream video in their homes to their iPads. The new 1.3.1 app (Free, iTunes) allows users to stream 40 channels of content…
Turn your iPad into a portable TV and watch your favorite shows in any room of your home. – Quickly scroll through a list of channels available to watch on your iPad with a dedicated “Live TV Streaming” Module. – Get tips in the help section to guide you through features in the app. – Set parental controls to block live TV channels viewed on the iPad. – Change start and end times to add padding to a program when setting a recording.
There is one caveat however. The new DirectTV doesn’t appreciate Jailbreakers and shuts down if it detects that it is being used on a Jailbroken device (below). Fix is here.
Channels that work with iPad below:
|Fox News||Fox Soccer||Discovery|
|Planet Green||Tennis Channel||FX|
|Fox Business Network||USA||Lifetime|
|AUDIENCE Network||Cartoon Network||Bravo|
|Hallmark Channel||HGTV||Animal Planet|
|Versus (NBC Sports Ntwk)||Food Network||Biography Channel|
|Golf Channel||Univision||Travel Channel|