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Geo un-blocking

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by Nougat, Jan 10, 2012.

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    Hello, I'm new around here but on the recommendation of your members I have downloaded iswifter. BUT . . . Some things I want to play are geoblocked because my ISP is outside the UK. Does anyone know how to unblock things? I can't honestly see my way to having a sensible conversation with TalkTalk about it. Thanks!
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    I don't really see how you can do anything about it. iSwifter uses remote servers to process the video and then feed it back to you, so you can't even re-direct the feed via a proxy/VPN. From their web site, it appears they are in California (USA), so I imagine that's why you get blocked while trying to watch a UK web site ... in the UK.

    All I can suggest is e-mailing the iSwifter developers and see if there is a way they can help.

    Sorry not to be of more assistance.

    Marilyn

    P.S. And, where are my manners! Welcome to the forum - good to "see" you and hope you enjoy your visit(s).
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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