1. sushiguy732's Avatar
    Is there a.netflix type.service where i can watch movies on my android?
    02-06-2011 07:13 PM
  2. Cyber Phunk's Avatar
    There is if you have a blockbuster account. No netflix yet.
    02-06-2011 07:20 PM
  3. sushiguy732's Avatar
    Anything else? Amazon, Redbox?
    02-06-2011 09:38 PM
  4. Arelunde's Avatar
    I think you can dl a movie to any computer or TV if you access Netflix through it AND have an account that allows "instant" movies. There is an app called "Movies" (has a popcorn box as an icon). Can't remember if the X already had it or if I dl it from market. I think it's free. Anyway, it connects you with Netflix (and other movie sources) and your account(s) there.
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    02-07-2011 09:23 AM
  5. sushiguy732's Avatar
    I think you can dl a movie to any computer or TV if you access Netflix through it AND have an account that allows "instant" movies. There is an app called "Movies" (has a popcorn box as an icon). Can't remember if the X already had it or if I dl it from market. I think it's free. Anyway, it connects you with Netflix (and other movie sources) and your account(s) there.
    This is good information, thanks! I just DLed it and see that I can access a Netflix account. I assume this means I can stream movies right to the device. Right?
    02-07-2011 09:53 AM
  6. Cyber Warrior's Avatar
    The Blockbuster app isn't the greatest....sometimes it works while other times it's useless. Waiting on the Netflix app to come to Android.... hopefully soon. You can do like Arelunde suggested but its only good if you're near a computer....which in that case I'd personally just rather watch the movie on the computer.
    02-07-2011 10:00 AM
  7. sushiguy732's Avatar
    The Blockbuster app isn't the greatest....sometimes it works while other times it's useless. Waiting on the Netflix app to come to Android.... hopefully soon. You can do like Arelunde suggested but its only good if you're near a computer....which in that case I'd personally just rather watch the movie on the computer.
    I am researching this for a friend of mine so please bear with me.

    Why is the Flixster app only good if you are near a computer?
    02-07-2011 11:38 AM
  8. LMO's Avatar
    As far as I know, Netflix does not support streaming instant watch to the Android. I think that only works on the iphone app for now. :/ I would think that when they do support streaming to Android they would make it a feature of the Netflix app that's in the market. If you find a way to watch Netflix on the DroidX please let me know. I have been waiting for this forever!
    02-07-2011 05:21 PM
  9. Cyber Warrior's Avatar
    I was thinking of the Blockbuster app.... you can only download a movie over wifi...there's no streaming. The Netflix for iPhone you can stream over 3G. If you read the reviews on the BB app you will see a lot of complaints about downloads not working half the time. You can watch the movies you download from Blockbuster on your computer or your device.
    This article explains it in better detail of Netflix vs Blockbuster:
    App Smackdown: Netflix vs. Blockbuster | Fast Company

    If you aren't familiar with Blockbusters app...Google the reviews or read the market reviews of it:
    https://market.android.com/details?i...la.Blockbuster
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    02-07-2011 06:45 PM
  10. Chrisy's Avatar
    I'm hoping for a Netflix app soon!
    02-07-2011 06:53 PM
  11. jdbower's Avatar
    You can try PlayOn. They don't have an official Android app yet, but you can go to http://m.playon.com and stream content from there. PlayOn supports local media files, NetFlix, Hulu, and a bunch of other sources. You do need a Windows system to run it, but considering PlayOn replaced my cable it's saved me a ton of money.

    You may need an app like nswPlayer, Stream Media Player, or VPlayer to stream the video. The last one will work with UPnPlay as a better version of a DLNA client than the stock Motorola client.
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    02-07-2011 07:54 PM
  12. LMO's Avatar
    Chrisy, there is a Netflix app, but the only thing it lets you do is manage your queue. I can't wait til they add streaming to it, then it will be awesome!
    02-08-2011 11:59 AM
  13. Chrisy's Avatar
    Yes, I saw that. Thanks. I had a pretty nice Netflix Queue Manager app on my BlackBerry.

    But I cancelled Netflix because I only got them via snailmail and didn't think it was worth the $$$

    If I could get movies streamed to my mobile, I'd sigh up again for sure!
    02-08-2011 03:21 PM
  14. monkespit's Avatar
    For movies there's the app Movies You Demand by Bigstar in market, also Sony's Crackle, finally the Verizon Fios on demand which is really cool if you have Fios. For TV I recommend jetflicks, has tons of great series from many networks including HBO and Showtime. Also haven't tried tvgorge dot com, but may work well with flash on droidx.

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    02-08-2011 03:28 PM
  15. monkespit's Avatar
    m.playon.tv


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    02-08-2011 03:31 PM
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