One of DISH’s big announcements this year at CES was the pending availability of a new iPad app, Hopper Transfers, that will let consumers take their Hopper recordings on the road to play offline. Since few providers offer such a capability, we were pretty excited about this, and we wanted to check it out for ourselves. The app still needs a little polish, and we don’t understand why DISH didn’t just bake these features into the DISH Anywhere app (like TiVo’s best-in-class app does). Nonetheless, this is a great new offering, and we’re happy to see it.
In this short video from the show floor, we walk through the app’s two main features—downloading and playing video.
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[…] is the addition of offline viewing capabilities for Hopper through a new feature and app called Hopper Transfers. Like TiVo Stream, Hopper Transfers will download individual shows or series to an iPad. Unlike […]