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6 years ago

I think a chromecast feature is really needed and the app seems to be a yearly subscription as opposed to a once off fee as was first advertised.

Heightmeyer's Lemming
6 years ago

It was never advertised as a once-off fee. There was always an end-date attached to it, which is clearly stated in the FAQ of Stargate Command (I’ve read every page of the website before it disappeared and got replaced with the current setting).

To be fair, it would be extremely naive to think that you’d be getting lifetime (for however long lifetime might be in regards to the platform’s existence) access for only 20 USD. ;-)

6 years ago

Will you be reviewing the quality of the video more in-depth? I’d really love to see some side-by-side material between the streams and DVD/Blu-Ray/Amazon HD (SGU Season 2) without any “well it depends on the strength of your WiFi and Chromecast support isn’t quite there yet” that is unrelated to the quality of the stream straight down the pipe to your modem; obviously if you have poor internet, you’re not going to have the best of times anyway, but if you’re nowhere near saturation, quality should be top notch… but is it? I did my own side-by-side for one episode… Read more »

6 years ago

The site is being managed by amateurs plain and simple. Their devs built the website using WebKit or some other framework because someone probably “told” management, or looked at google analytics, that Mobile devices are the fastest growing segment in computing but they neglected to take 1 very big problem into account. The cost for end users to stream the content on mobile, unless you have WiFi access, would deter and/or limit people from streaming those video’s especially in markets where mobile data is expensive and slow. It’s quite odd but each episode is over 300megs at 360p resolution. This… Read more »

6 years ago

I think they just killed stargate… because:
a) There are basically no legal way to stream stargate in most countries via online services,
b) Their new site just says: ‘We’re sorry, but there are no Series available for your location.’

Taking the show off Netflix and other platforms around the world is the biggest mistake they could ever make.