'Syfy Now' Launches for iOS with Greater Access to Content, iCloud Syncing

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    Television channel Syfy announced today that it is relaunching its two apps for iOS as Syfy Now, a universal app with a complete redesign and more access to greater content. The app allows users to watch full episodes of Syfy programs and makes new episodes available the day after they air, and also syncs watch lists and in-show progress across multiple devices via iCloud. Social media sharing is also enabled in this update, as users are given the ability to share episode information directly to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

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    The app allows for full viewing capability with 11 cable and satellite providers, and claims that more are coming in the future. Users who do not have a compatible cable or satellite provider are still allowed to view select full episodes and clips from Syfy shows, as well as additional content including original online series.

    Syfy Now is a free download from the App Store. [Direct Link]

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    I remember when there was actually Sci Fi on SyFy... <sigh>
     
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    I hate this network, where is the Sci-fi that we all use to enjoy? I am still wondering where they get their ratings for all this crappy B movies and reality shows, I am very suspicious about this.
     
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    This is great. Now if only they had better content. Long live Farscape and Battlestar Galactica (v.3)!!!
     
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    They're just cashing in on all the ghost hunting and reality show popularity right now. They got to go where the money is.
     
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    And of course, not available on Time Warner Cable.
     
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    SyFy Fail, again....

    really no TWC or DirecTV????

    We REALLY want to be on your side SyFy yet again, and again, you fail.
     
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    And those in the UK get nothing...
     
  9. macrumors 6502

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    But can you watch "Sharknado"? If not, it's a hollow victory.
     
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    Yeah, well we can't get the BBC app in the US of A.
     
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    It's pronounced, "Sih-fee".
     
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    Is that any different than "See-Fee"?
     
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    Yes.And The Weather Channel had the weather,and MTV played music,and A&E had Arts and Entertainment,and The History Channel had history,and The Science Channel had science,and The National Geographic Channel had...um...national geography?
    Now it's all"reality"all the time.
    Hey at least ESPN has volleyball cheer leading and arm wrestling!
     
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    Oh, yes. It should rhyme with the first two syllables of "syphilitic."
     
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    My sentiment exactly. I tried to watch SyFy this week while traveling for work and was quite disappointed at their content. Joe Rogan questions everything? I mean - really?
     
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    does syfy still have wrestling

    I won't watch the station until its removed
     
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    There is no BBC app for Apple TV
     
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    My bad, apologies. I'm just annoyed that I can get the SyFy channel here in UK through SKY TV but this app doesn't make it to UK shores.
     
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    I just installed the app, looked at the shows, and uninstalled it. Nonsense!
     
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    But that would be "sih-fih". I'll stick with "see-fee".

    Now, perhaps you could argue that it should be pronounced "sih-fee" as in rhyming with "iffy", and that would be an appropriate association, given the state of the network, at this point...
     
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    Every time I want to go back to twc pay TV instead of just Internet I always see that a lot of these online services aren't supported by them
     

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