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  1. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Reading the reviews, it doesn't appear to be that simple.

    18 Oct 2021 at 8:43 AM
  2. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Was thinking about BT hearing aids, not headphones, as this was suggested to me a couple of years ago by my Audiologist. Trying to...

    18 Oct 2021 at 8:33 AM
  3. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Apparently it does not have Netflix on it.

    18 Oct 2021 at 3:28 AM
  4. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Thanks for doing this, that's really helpful!

    18 Oct 2021 at 1:15 AM
  5. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Mum is deaf and is going for a hearing aid assessment. Her NHS Audiology dept. is closed, but she is being referred to Specsavers...

    18 Oct 2021 at 1:13 AM
  6. securespark replied to the thread Child's behaviour... (Sorry for long post).

    In the 70s, my Mum said to us, "If you fall off that #thing# and break both your legs, don't come running to me." And then wondered why...

    18 Oct 2021 at 12:21 AM
  7. securespark replied to the thread Well, that was a real disappointment - F&C's.

    What county are you in, Harry?

    18 Oct 2021 at 12:17 AM
  8. securespark replied to the thread What have you been doing today?.

    Did you ask the kind tester to point out the damage?

    18 Oct 2021 at 12:14 AM
  9. securespark replied to the thread Who here lives alone ....

    My Mum lives alone and has done for decades. Obviously she likes company and looks forward to family get-togethers, but she lives...

    18 Oct 2021 at 12:09 AM
  10. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    mb Thanks. Got a digital cable tester. I have a 30m Cat 6 lead with plugs already attached. Was going to run that between the router...

    17 Oct 2021 at 11:13 PM
  11. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    But if she keeps her existing TV and we connect a Freeview Play box, I guess only the FP will need an internet connection?

    17 Oct 2021 at 4:30 PM
  12. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Thanks. Running a cable is not a problem. Plus my lad, who has started an IT apprenticeship, can have some installation experience. :)

    17 Oct 2021 at 4:23 PM
  13. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Folk here have mentioned the TV needs connecting to the internet. You wouldn't need to do that if you have a separate Freeview Play...

    17 Oct 2021 at 2:48 PM
  14. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    Thanks but not sure it is a good signal. But generally, I prefer a wired connection as it is more reliable and faster.

    17 Oct 2021 at 2:36 PM
  15. securespark replied to the thread TV for Mum.

    One of the reasons I chose YouView was because it had "an award-winning" (and hopefully really intuitive to navigate) interface. Does...

    17 Oct 2021 at 11:49 AM