DStv Mobile Android device support update

DStv Mobile has updated its Drifta viewer application for Android devices, and added support for more devices

By - November 6, 2013 Share on LinkedIn
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DStv Mobile announced in a press statement on Wednesday, 6 November 2013, that it has released an updated version of the Drifta viewer for Android (Wi-Fi) app

According to DStv Mobile, the version 2.0.213 update includes:

  • An updated codec that supports low end devices
  • Miracast (a TV-Out technology) detection and blocking
  • New blue and black branding
  • Removal of Wi-Fi password functionality

The update has been published to the Google Play and Samsung Apps stores, DStv Mobile said.

It also said that the app works on the following devices (running Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.x and 4.x):

  • Asus (Nexus 7)
  • HTC (All Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.x and 4.x models)
  • Huawei (U8800, Idios X5, Ascend, MediaPad)
  • LG (All Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.x and 4.x models)
  • Motorola (All Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.x and 4.x models)
  • RGL (FusionTab MP)
  • Samsung (All Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.x and 4.x models)
  • Sony (All Android 2.2, 2.3, 3.x and 4.x models)
  • Tecno (D3, D5, F7, Q1, N7, N9)
  • Vantium (V1)

Since the update will support low end devices, DStv Mobile said its “Decoder Éclair” app has been discontinued with the release of this update.

Existing users of the DStv Mobile Decoder Éclair app will not be affected by the changes, DStv Mobile said.

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