Not happy Google/Logitech

For those of you playing at home I have a GoogleTV based Logitech Revue. It is a thing of beauty, being snappy, well integrated and with added App goodness.

However, over the past few days I have been less than pleased with it.

Why? I hear you ask?

Mainly it relates to the recent move by Google to bring all their Market type stuff into one brand: "Google Play". This meant of course, that all Android Market apps needed to be updated to reflect the new branding and the new, integrated services.

So the first cab off the rank was my nexus s. It's running Ice Cream Sandwich and updated to Google Play without an issue.

Great I thought, then I noticed that the revue was reporting that it had updates waiting. I decided to kick off the update when I went to bed (I run the mythtv output through the revue so figured it would better to start when no one was watching). Having done that, I fully expected it to be up to date when I woke up the next morning.

Except it wasn't. It was still trying to run the update.


At first it was thought that someone had closed down the update path prematurely, but after much digging around by frustrated revue owners it was discovered that only those outside the US had the problem. Those within the US had upgraded and were happily accessing all areas (movies and music especially, the bastards).

I've checked, and for whatever reason if I access the update URL via a US IP address, I can access it without a problem. If I do it from my australian IP address, I get a cannot be found page.

Double U Tee Eff

That's my rage for the day.

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