- 01-12-2011, 01:23 PM #2
- 01-12-2011, 11:08 PM #3
Netflix will be released on phones this year, but it will be on a per-device basis, like Blockbuster, due to DRM restrictions and licensing and all that lovely crap. No general Android app that all phones can use. Unless some genius developer figures out a way to do it, ala Hulu.
- 01-14-2011, 10:33 AM #4
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- 01-15-2011, 03:17 AM #7
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Netflix probably still has a long way to go to get the app working. And remember, they have to please their content providers with DRM and whatnot.
- 01-15-2011, 03:34 PM #8
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- 01-17-2011, 07:30 PM #11
Haha no there isn't an app for that.. Well actually there probably is lol. But he's talking about watching from a site that's streaming the game. Using flash. Cuz, you know, us Android users don't need an app for that
- 01-17-2011, 08:21 PM #12
Again, Blockbuster has a streaming app, correct?! Am I mistaken? They have the same DRM/rights holder issues, presumably, but have had streaming for months now.
Am I wrong? If I am not wrong, then why does Netflix get such a pass? I love Netflix, but I think the real problem is they put all their resources into iOS and noticed Android late in the game. They were fixated on being mentioned on stage by 'ol Steve. Sure, Android may have a few more technical hurdles than iOS, but I again bring up Blockbuster.Please use the Thanks button below and to the right.
- 01-17-2011, 08:56 PM #13
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- 01-18-2011, 08:58 AM #15
Ok but back then Android was nowhere near the level of success that it has now. They started thinking and talking about iOS deployment in 2009- Android didn't really start taking off until early 2010.