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Old 14th December 2016, 16:58   #151
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The Porsche segment in episode4 was neat. The sustainable cars portion was a taking a "dig" at BBC for their ultra eco-mentalist attitude towards Topgear. Was boring though.
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Amazon Prime Video officially launched in India.
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Amazon Prime Video officially launched in India.
Official app for Android and iOS also available on the respective stores. I was using the US account, just deleted that and the app and reinstalled in Indian ones. Works same and same functionalities.
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I tried watching The Grand Tour on the Prime Video app but the quality of video is too low. No matter what I do, it doesn't stream in HD. I've tried all settings and have a fast WiFi.

Anyone else facing the same issues?
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I tried watching The Grand Tour on the Prime Video app but the quality of video is too low. No matter what I do, it doesn't stream in HD. I've tried all settings and have a fast WiFi.

Anyone else facing the same issues?
I changed the settings right at the beginning but it streamed in low res for a few seconds in the middle of my watching Grand Tour. A bug perhaps?
Reinstalling the app might help.
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I'm hoping they release more content for the Indian Prime Video app as it's very minimal compared to what Netflix offers which itself isn't extensive by today's standards.
Although it's a perfect VFM Proposition considering other streaming applications in India.
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'Morroccan Roll' really had the boys on a roll. The digs were great all through out. I loved it.

The #4 Enviro-mental was only 30 minutes on Amazon. When I watched it, I didn't know what was cut. Guess the whole portion with sustainable cars was removed?
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I watched all 4 episodes of Grand Tour on Prime in the US over the last 2 weeks when I was there.

This is like Vintage Top Gear with the three monsters. And there is a clear disregard for excessive political correctness too. I like that.

I see the episodes are also available on Prime here in India along with a lot of other lovely content as well.

However, while my Chromecast works beautifully with Netflix in India, on my TV off my iPad, I am unable to figure how to cast Amazon Prime content using Chromecast onto my TV here...
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I watched all 4 episodes of Grand Tour on Prime in the US over the last 2 weeks when I was there.

This is like Vintage Top Gear with the three monsters. And there is a clear disregard for excessive political correctness too. I like that.

I see the episodes are also available on Prime here in India along with a lot of other lovely content as well.

However, while my Chromecast works beautifully with Netflix in India, on my TV off my iPad, I am unable to figure how to cast Amazon Prime content using Chromecast onto my TV here...
Stream Amazon Prime in Laptop/ Desktop in chrome and cast that tab to chromecast.
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The #4 Enviro-mental was only 30 minutes on Amazon. When I watched it, I didn't know what was cut. Guess the whole portion with sustainable cars was removed?
It was "censored" specially for Indiato avoid hurting "Indian cultural sentiments", as Jeremy's car used a lot of cattle parts.

An article explaining a bit more, with a statement from Amazon:

http://mashable.com/2016/12/16/amazo.../#0sby.L8BUmqu
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lol
Ideally a US internet-show's bovine treatment should not be of any concern / relevance to us intolerants. But it was quite informative that the body part could be stretched that much. I'm sticking to the US setting till the 36 episodes are over.
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The 5th episode too, was less about cars (though the segments they drove in Morocco) were great. Jeremy did mention he had flown directly to Morocco from India (and I remember from a tweet that it had been a private flight) , so possibility of another India appearance?
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I liked the latest episode.
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I liked the latest episode.
I too quite liked it. It was great seeing the Focus RS beating the Mustang on the track driven by 'The American'!

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I too quite liked it. It was great seeing the Focus RS beating the Mustang on the track driven by 'The American'!
The Ford GT40 story too.
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