TED is fantastic code and it's quite disconcerting when the app does not play video even at sd quality. i noticed that problem on both my minix android tv and my samsung tv. Both these devices play the web version just fine. If the app would play video instead of showing two or three frames a talk it would be excellent. Since the web client works fine I can only deduce its an app design issue for an older OS android 4.4.2 and maybe 2Mbps bandwidth constraint.
Beautiful. But, in my opinion, the default setting for background listening should be set to "always on". Simply because at first I thought I had to keep my phone on, and on the app. So it frustrated me enough to uninstall it. But Now I've seen it could be changed. Otherwise, it is beautiful.
Here we are again over 6 months later an I install you app again on to find, THE SAME PROBLEM AS LISTED BELOW. I do appreciate the useless reply that I can now save my favorite talks, hope to use it one day, but today I delete you app once again. Installed this app months ago on my andriod tv box and it worked wonderfully, then one day, instead of the opening exploding star at the beginning of the video I got the a still image of the up coming video. The image would change every 10 seconds or so but never seemless video. Tried the usual clear cache, clear data (lost all my favorites!) and finally uninstall/re install. Still the same.
I liked that I can save talks offline. But I'd love it if it has the feature to save as audio, since I often listen to it while driving. If I recall correctly, the website has that feature so it's quite a bummer that this app lacks one.
TED presents Sincerely, X: an original audio podcast series featuring talks from speakers whose ideas deserve to be heard, but whose identities must remain hidden. Co-produced with Audible, the first season of Sincerely, X features a compelling program of victims, perpetrators, investigators, activists, empaths and more.
Enjoy new episodes of Sincerely, X every Thursday! And of course you can still find the latest TED Talks and episodes of TED Radio Hour in the app as well.