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What's New in Version 2.0.1
* fix for welcome video bug on iPhone 4 and 4s
* chromecast bug fixes
* app crash fixes
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Deficient & disappointing
Things that once worked on the previous app no longer work, & now shows are unwatchable -- most won't start at all, & the few that do start & the crash. And the search function is nearly entirely useless. If I go to the Internet, I can find what I want immediately. Using the search function, it most often gives me nothing at all of what I'm searching for. So, I've completely stopped using it. AGAIN. In the 8 years I've had an iPhone, only the immediately previous app was of any use (altho its search fx was also partially useless.) But then as now there is still no viewing history, & there's no way to go back to something you had been watching; you have to start it over & try to find your place again. And as I said, there's still no viewing history. And as before, some of the things you find on the app & queue up in your "to watch" list turn out to not be viewable at all thru the app.
And to make matters worse, we were FORCED on to the new app. There was no choice in it. And then when you switch over (as the old one will no longer open), you find out it's nearly entirely useless.
All of these problems have plagued PBS apps from the very beginning, and still do.
And this makes it all the more bewildering as to WHY they've either never been addressed at all, or never successfully.
Don't waste your time of your devices' memory. Just search thru the Interwebs: that route at least works.
Thank you for finally integrating!
Love the new app. Best of all, love that there is ONE that works on all my devices. I get burnt out on the one for iPhone/one for iPad thing, just wastes a lot of space. So far, this new version works great, haven't had any trouble watching episodes, or choosing what I want to watch. I am especially enjoying the film festival shorts. I have read the bad reviews, but I can't seem to find what the issues are. Yes, it could probably use some sorting features, and maybe some more archived content, for those of us that like to go back over and over again, but all in all, I think job well done. Just keep updating.
A chronic insomniac. PBS app is what gets me through the night. While the old app had some quirks, this one just doesn't do the job. Video button non-functional most of the time.
What really got my goat however is that I was forced into downloading this version. When I would click on my beloved green pbs app button, a large white sheet instructing me to download .... Or else .. would mask any access to old app and all my programs.
Reading the earlier reviews I hesitated and for several days have relied on going through google to get to some semblance of my usual fare. Annoying and inefficient. Finally I conceded defeat and downloaded blue PBS. Agree entirely with the almost universal comments made by others. A major step in the wrong direction
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Jun 22, 2015
- Version: 2.0.1
- Size: 44.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Public Broadcasting Service
- © 2014 Public Broadcasting Service
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.