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IceTV... Far beyond a simple TV guide, the all new IceTV Widget can remotely schedule TV recordings on your Mac or Media Center PC at home, search by keywords, show you what's popular and provide a customisable and personalised TV guide... all in a stunning new design. It's one of the most advanced widgets ever made.

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Version 2.16: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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Simonm Member IconComment+84
Simonm
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Widget is no longer free and requires a payed subscription even for today's EPG. Moved straight to trash.

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Version 2.7
Pieteropie
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Why would you pay for what sounds like a widget with bugs to get TV listings which are available for FREE on many sites such as CitySearch? I have it bookmarked and use it whenever I need it. Simple choice really.

David-Morrison
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Somonm: Rubbish! It is still free as it always has been to see today's programs. You just have to setup a free account.

gazman Member IconComment+190
gazman
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IceTV has always been a great widget which has worked flawlessly - until this latest version, which it made me download, no chance to skip.

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Version 2.3
ivanovitch Member IconComment+52
ivanovitch
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Okay - it's getting better, but it's still slow to refresh. The iPhone/iPod Touch version is better and simpler, but this widget appears to be getting more stable. Still loses settings from time to time.

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Version 2.2
pehpsi.3 Member IconReview+65
pehpsi.3
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Great update, running very smoothly..

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Version 2.1
ivanovitch Member IconReview+52
ivanovitch
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This is not improving with each iteration.

Not only is the interface now larger, with clumsy icons consuming the top bar, but it appears that frequent revisions are required to make it work properly. It isn't working now.

First, we had to suffer the loss of station identifiers (here in Australia). Okay, once resolved, we discovered that some channels were incomplete. Then, another build later this was resolved, but we now discover that if you choose to view more than 5 channels, you can only view up to 3 programs. Alternatively, you can choose to view less channels and see 5 programs.

Further, the present active program is no longer coloured to indicate what is being shown (oddly, now the blue highlight is used to indicate supplemental program information, which is plainly wrong from an interface perspective), and I can no longer simply toggle from 3 to 5 or all programs on the fly, but have to resort to flipping the widget and awaiting a refresh.

On the plus side, the supplemental information is easier to read thanks to a sharper font choice.

Overall, badly implemented and I recommend that users keep Build 1.25 and learn to cope with the problematic ABC1 and ABC2 station identifiers being absent: at least it works, and works well, in a more compact space.

I also dislike having to store preferences on a website, but this is trivial in comparison to the widget not actually working the way it should.

On the good side? It's free. So perhaps I shouldn't complain, but I do wish that the constant beta testing wasn't up to users so much.

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Version 2.0b5
trompowsky Member IconComment+1
trompowsky
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The widget itself is free but now the only way to use it is by paying a subscription fee.

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Version 1.24
trompowsky
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The one day tv guide with icetv has been restored and doesnt require a paying subscription :)

zivko Member IconReview+0
zivko
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AusTV was so much better then this, now I can't view cable channels and I can only view listings for today, unless I want to pay, and it's subscription based.

I get the idea that everyone needs to make money, but why kill of AusTV? It was a great Widget.

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Version 1.24
zivko Member IconComment+0
zivko
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What happened to the Cable Channel listings?

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Version 1.02
bobbysdad Member IconComment+2
bobbysdad
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I love it, but, I wish it had Channel 31 listings as well.

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Version 1.02
Pieteropie
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CITYSEARCH for ALL Aussie TV - FREE

http://citysearch.com.au/tvguide

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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Downloads 10,401
Version Downloads 544
License Free
Date 11 Jul 2011
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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