"Cartoon HD" app to be pulled?

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPod touch Apps' started by JUiCEJamie, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    JUiCEJamie

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    I'm unsure if this app is making the rounds around the world too, but there's an app that's Number 1 in 'Free' on the App Store at the minute called, "Cartoon HD".

    Anybody downloaded it? - Essentially you can watch cartoons, for free. No in-app purchases, Harry Potter movies, Disney cartoons, Anime all the sort of things you'll find on Cartoon Network etc.. but for free.

    You think they've got the licensing deals? Or do you think it's crept in the App Store by mistake?
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    It might be pulled at some time if the companies find out.

    I don't think it's official because it looks good and it takes up less than 10MB when installed.
     
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    Big Ells

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    We got it in the UK. I made sure I downloaded it as I doubt it will last long. It has films which have only just been released on DVD over here.
     
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    Nevaborn

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    I know a few good places for latest weekly releases but this has some great anime and cartoon series that to see complete online is very hard to do
     
  5. hwojtek, Jan 6, 2014
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    hwojtek

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    Taking in account this app was made in China and somehow slipped through Apple admission process I wouldn't personally be really surprised if this app contained a bit more than just a streaming framework. The app itself is so basic, you have to wonder what is inside a 10MB app which could be about 1/10 of the size if it was only streaming content.
     
  6. macrumors 6502a

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    It also allows the ability to download the movies and play them back anytime without and internet connection. Just watch the entire World War Z movie doing that. Played great.
     
  7. macrumors newbie

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    cartoon hd

    if you click on the "developer website " on the details tab on the iphone app store it opens up facebook ....this only works on the free version

    weird and frightening ...ive deleted the app
     
  8. macrumors 6502a

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    The free version is gone. The pro version is still there if you search for "HD Cartoon PHAM". Even if you pay the $2.99, it's still worth it.

    But agree, there is still some cause for concern as what "else" it could be doing. Also, where is it streaming from? Can it track you?
     
  9. macrumors G3

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    Using servers logs they can get a pretty good idea where in the world you are and an even better idea if your streaming is via WiFi.
     
  10. macrumors 6502a

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    Agreed, but can they do anything "nefarious" with that data? Don't think so, but not sure...
     
  11. macrumors 6502

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    Doesn't matter. Some nut job will be along in a second to tell you that the Chinese government (or maybe even the American one, depending on their political leanings) are desperate to know when you're on the internet and this is all part of their cunning plan.
     
  12. macrumors regular

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    Where does it save the videos when u download them? Can't find them.
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

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    It saves the video in the Download section of the app. It does NOT save the video to the iDevice Videos app. Also, if you start the download, do NOT allow the device to go to sleep or switch to another application. It will stop the download, and most of the time, will not restart.
     
  14. macrumors newbie

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    Hi does anyone know if you can use Apple TV / hdmi /av cable to watch in large screen?
     
  15. macrumors newbie

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    Hey, yea it Airplays fine from iPhone to ATV then to big Tv.

    Ta
     
  16. macrumors 6502

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    This app would be even great if do that.

    I have DL on this holidays and i'm liking it. I'm re-watching Digimon!
     
  17. macrumors regular

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    Thanks for that, there was a delay for it to appear in that section after downloading. Cheers for the tips too!

    I had wondered seeing as Apple had pulled the app whether the app would be able to be updated, but Ive noticed new content added since release so its all good!

    Just wonder, if I copy the ipa file to my wife's laptop, and log in with my apple ID, can I copy the app to her iphone then log back in with hers? Will that have a bad effect at all with my app?
     
  18. macrumors member

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    If the app still works, then where is it being streamed from?

    i.e. who/where is the content stored, and how come it's still online?
     
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    hwojtek

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    One word: China.
     
  20. macrumors regular

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    The app is streaming from Google video.
     
  21. macrumors newbie

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    Hi. Is it possible (and if so, how) to play movies from the cartoon hd app on iPhone on a normal hd tv?
    Thanks
     
  22. macrumors regular

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    The normal way, mirroring via Apple TV, or using the digital AV adapter if you have an iPhone 5/5s/5c.
     
  23. macrumors newbie

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    Howsit work??

    Ok so please excuse my ignorance...I have the app and downloaded a movie....How do I Transfer that file off my phone and onto my mac? I know it gets put in the download section of the app, but can't for the life of me work out how to access it on any other device or even delete it from my phone.

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    Oh OK, so I lied...I can remove it easy enough...Doh!! so yeah, just the transfer part if anyone knows how (without too much fuss).
     

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