PlayOn

A newer version of PlayOn is available.

Or, Learn More About PlayOn
CNET Editors' Rating 3.5 stars

Very good

Average User Rating stars

out of 103 user reviews

Back to product review

Full user review

  • 1.0 stars

    "False advertisement"

    July 17, 2012  |   By Jon_Smith99

    Pros

    None come to mind

    Cons

    I purchased the "2012 Holiday Package" which equates to a Roku and a lifetime subscription for $79.99
    After a month of emails with Playon I received no Roku, an apology on the Playon homepage for falsely advertising the "2012 Holiday Package", incredible amount of frustration, and another charge of $79.99 to my account.
    In month 2of dealing with the Playon team, I received no responses to my emails from the Playon team about the Roku or the double charge... Actually i did receive 1 response, which I quote "instructions have been sent to your email. If you have not received these instruction. Check your spam folder". Instructions to what, i dont know. I never heard from any more reps from Playon
    So I had to go to my bank and change my card and dispute the charge.
    Now after 6 months of using Playon, I can tell you the service works occasionally w/o sound. The Playon interface doesn't work fully with Hulu (user queue functionallity is extremely limited). And constantly disconnected.

    Summary

    Save your money, save your time. Pass on Playon
    It's not worth it.

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (2) (0)

Submit your reply

Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

cancel

Add Your Review

Log in or create an account to post a review.
You are logged in as . Please submit your review for PlayOn 3.5.14
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

E-mail this review

Submit cancel

Report offensive content

If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET's Site Terms of Use, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the comment). Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed.

Select type of offense:

Offensive: Sexually explicit or offensive language
Spam: Advertisements or commercial links
Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other users
Illegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content
Submit cancel

Error

close

ERROR MESSAGE

If you think this is an error, please contact CNET TechTracker Support for further assistance.

Ok

Running Request

close

loading

Smart Install Software

close

CNET TechTracker will now automatically install software without requiring further action by you. (Note: This feature automatically accepts associated EULAs and third party applications on your behalf.)

You have selected the following software to Smart Install:

CNET TechTracker will attempt to install this software without interrupting you again. If an application requires manual installation, CNET TechTracker will download the installer and prompt you to take further action.

Proceed with Smart Install?

Confirm Standard Install Cancel