[mythtv-users] MyMote, iTouch, and OS 3.0
chmeredith at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 15:20:59 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 9:09 AM, <pfine at comcast.net> wrote:
> ----- "Chase Douglas" <chasedouglas.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From: "Chase Douglas" <chasedouglas.lists at gmail.com>
> > To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 9:49:45 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MyMote, iTouch, and OS 3.0
> > On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 9:08 AM, < pfine at comcast.net > wrote:
> > After seeing this recent thread (
> > http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/387067#387067 ), I
> > wanted to try it out MyMote with my wife's iTouch. The MyMote app
> > would not sync with the iTouch. The error said that the app required
> > the iTouch have the OS 3.0 update, and I have not purchased the update
> > for my wife's iTouch yet.
> > Is the update a requirement for MyMote? Does it sound like I did
> > something wrong?
> > Essentially, I used some of the iPhone OS 3.0 mechanisms to clean up
> > some of the MyMote code. I also had to fix MyMote for OS 3.0 anyways,
> > since it was broken on the new OS. Unfortunately, any app developed
> > against iPhone OS 3.0 will not run under any previous version of the
> > OS.
> > If you want an official MyMote from the App Store, you'll need to be
> > running OS 3.0. There are some workarounds, however. You could
> > jailbreak your iPod and manually install an older version of MyMote.
> > As an alternative, if you really don't want to upgrade and you don't
> > want to jailbreak your iPod, I could manually provision an older
> > version of MyMote for you. In either case, please send a request to
> > mymote.support at gmail.com .
> > Note: I can only provision up to 100 devices, and every provision
> > takes an annoying amount of steps to deal with, so I would prefer not
> > to go that route. I understand the plight of those on OS 2.x, however,
> > and I am willing to help out any user to get MyMote up and running on
> > their iPod/iPhone.
> > _______________________________________________
> Thanks for the quick reply, Chase. I wanted to make sure that I wasn't
> screwing something up before I blindly went forward and updated the iTouch.
> Now that I understand what is happening, I will update to OS 3.0 and then
> should be able use the official version.
> It looks like a nice piece of work and I look forward to using it.
With all due respect to MyMote and its developer, I never could get it to
work. RRGH is another option and it works great for me on OS 2.21 on an
iTouce 1G. I have no intention of upgrading to 3.0 since it really doesn't
add anything for the 1G.
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