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ABC Player update now live with 3G streaming, landscape support

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By Jesse Hollington

Social Media & Software Editor, iLounge
Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2010
News Categories: iPad, Apps + Games

ABC’s announced update to its ABC Player app for the iPad is now available. In addition to allowing video content to be streamed over a 3G data connection, the update also supports landscape orientation in all views and proper handling of the iPad’s orientation lock. Other improvements include more responsive player controls, better display of parental ratings and other bug fixes and stability enhancements. iLounge editors who have tested the update report impressive video quality over the 3G network with smooth playback and almost no pre-buffering time. The ABC Player service remains available to U.S. users only and is a free download from the U.S. App Store.

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Just tried it, and the rotation lock annoyance IS gone. Major kudos to ABC for letting me see my new episodes of Castle without having to buy em on iTunes for a couple weeks!

Posted by Daniel S. on May 4, 2010 at 4:06 PM (PDT)

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