updated 04:30 pm EDT, Tue March 15, 2011
Time Warner Cable app for iPad goes live
The Time Warner iPad app previewed just yesterday has now gone live (free, App Store). The app promises the ability of watching TV in the home over Wi-Fi, as long as users are a Time Warner Cable subscriber. Only selected live cable TV channels are supported, including Bravo, Animal Planet, The Food Network, BET, AMC, A&E, CNBC, BBC America, Discovery, E! News and 20 more in HD.
Early reviews point to a poor loudness level on the iPad 2 by one user. Another even questions its usefulness in the home and says it can't be used outside the home, despite having a Wi-Fi connection. Another wishes it would turn the iPad into a remote control at home.
Time Warner Cable promises future updates with additional channels and expanded app functionality that could address some of these issues.