Monthly Archives: May 2019

UK catch up apps on LG smart TV

If you subscribe to Compusurfs UK service, you can watch all the UK catch up services and the best way to do this is using the apps built in to a Smart TV, however, if you purchased your LG Smart TV here in Spain it is very likely there are no UK apps available.

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BBC and ITV to share FA Cup rights

The BBC and ITV have agreed to share the rights to the FA Cup from 2021.

The four-year deal means an end to the current arrangement that has seen the BBC share the rights to the cup competition with BT Sport.

ITV will broadcast around 20 matches per season from the first round through to the final,

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Keeping your mobile number (porting)

It is your right, providing you adhere to any contractual obligations, to keep your Spanish mobile number regardless of which mobile network you move to within Spain . This is called porting your number and needs to be requested at the time of signing up with a new provider. When requesting portability with the new network the process is slightly different from buying a new sim with a new number,

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New warning for Kodi users hits news, Compusurf TV users need not worry

A stark new warning to users of the popular Kodi media player and is variants has been released by the developers of KODI, They explain how 3rd party add ons that are often used to steal TV streams without paying the content owner, are a real danger for reasons other than breaking the law and urge extreme caution until KODI revamps its add on structure.

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Keep your cool this summer

As the summer approaches it’s important to keep your wifi router from overheating, too much heat and it will slow down and require rebooting more often.

Below are a few tips to remember.

  • Do not place the router in direct sunlight
  • Do not place routers on top of each other
  • Clean any dust from vents
  • Do not block any vents in the casing
  • Do not place objects on top of the router
  • Add a spacer under the router to increase airflow

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DDoS attack what is it?

As some of our users are aware our telephone exchange was recently a victim of a DDoS attack. DDoS stands for “Distributed Denial Of Service”. In a nutshell data is sent to a target from thousands of sources at the same time, consuming all the targets resources, rendering it inaccessble to other users.

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Got a Huawei phone? don’t panic.

Google  said today that existing users of Huawei Android  devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users worldwide even as it remains unclear if the Chinese tech giant will be able to use the fully-functioning version of Android in its future phones.

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Compusurf TV gets subtitles

Subtitles are now available for compusurf TV channels.

To activate, tune into a channel then using your remote, press the “ok” button, an info bar will pop up at the bottom of the screen, using the up down left & right buttons, move the focus to the icon that looks like a small square speech bubble,

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More TV Pirates Jailed in Spain

Original Article from the Register

A taskforce led by Spanish cops has dealt TV piracy a heavy blow after shuttering a network of illegal sports streaming sites operating across Spain, the UK, Denmark, Latvia, the Netherlands and Cyprus.

Police arrested five suspects and identified 11 ramshackle data centres that were used to provide access to more than 800 channels – in the largest operation of its kind in Europe.

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