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Thread: Ideas for Android app features

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    Ideas for Android app features

    Here are some feature requests that I would love to see in the Android app

    1- All options when recording a season (only new, all, how many episodes to keep, etc.)
    2- Have a option in the settings, if selecting a live channel to tune directly to the show (in the guide) instead if have the option come up. Also if long pressed on live channel bring up the options (watch, record, record series). But keep it how it is now if you select a show that is airing in the future.
    3- When watching live TV if I press up on the remote change the channel up and if I press down change the channel down (or inverse, ie. if I push up, change channel down)
    4- When watching a recorded show if I press left or right on the remote start skipping forwards or backwards, if I press up or down skip ahead or back 30 seconds ( or have a setting to set the skip amount)
    5- On the guide have an area at the top or bottom that shows the info of the highlighted show
    6- When leaving a live show to go into the guide (or channels and recordings) have a small windowed veiw of the channel still playing
    7- Have an option of what screen the program opens into, and to start playing the last channel automatically
    8- The ability to edit shows recording options after they are set

    In my opinion, if all this was in the Android app it would be the best TV app available. I really appreciate all the hard work that has been put into nextpvr so far and I hope the great work continues.
    If I had any Android programming abilities I would offer you some help, unfortunately I really don't have any.

    Thanks for any future updates you feel like releasing. If you need another beta tester I would love to help out.

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    9- Video setting to stretch videos that are smaller than my screen

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    Lots of good suggestions in there.

    I'm pretty bogged down working on NextPVR v5 at the moment, but after that I'm intending to do more work on the Android and iOS apps.

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    I did a few mock-ups of my ideas, I hope its ok to post them.

    Maybe something like this when changing channels (up/down on remote)

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    And this for when you hit the select button when watching a channel

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    And this for recording options when you are on a channel and want to record that program

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    All this would obviously be for the Android TV app

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    Here is one for the guide with live TV playing in the lower left corner

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