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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by swc2001, May 24, 2011.

  1. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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  2. atc3030

    atc3030 Newbie

    This might be a redundant question and way off topic, but, how much is netflix per month? ive been contemplating getting it. What's everyone like about it? Hate? other?
     
  3. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    we pay $9.00 a month
    Its awesome!! movies on demand. We dont have TV any more.
    No more commercials and now its Portable.
    WOOT!! :D
     
  4. AndroidKris

    AndroidKris Android Enthusiast

    Go to what thread? I see no link or anything.
     
  5. atc3030

    atc3030 Newbie

    Dude. I just gotta job yesterday and I might legit consider it. I got my laptop, PC, Ally, Xbox360 all that can run netflix and I guess i never looked at it cause i thought it would be tooo expensive. But hell. My new job, i make 9 bucks in one hour so im good.
     
  6. bnitty

    bnitty Well-Known Member


    it's good if you like older movies/shows but if you're like me & are into updated movies/shows not so much. I do use it on my PS3 so my son can watch cartoons lol
     
  7. savoxis

    savoxis Android Expert

    Yeah, Netflix is cool. I have a friend that pays for the Premium Package (~16 a month iirc) it lets him attach as many devices as he wants, so I use his account for my xbox, pc, laptop, and my gf's dinc.

    After using it for about half a year I have a really hard time finding content worth watching. Im sure the snail-mail dvds have good selection, but the OnDemand play is lacking.

    I like hulu for newer shows and more content updates, only problem is I refuse to pay hulu the 7.99 a month to stream to mobile devices and xbox, especially since they have commercials.... Lots of commercials, but hey, without commercials I would never know theres a new Call of Duty comming out
     
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  8. atc3030

    atc3030 Newbie

    Maybe ill try and get my server to pseudo mirror hulu for viewing on mobile device.
    but i do like the idea of an app.
     
  9. imnotmikal

    imnotmikal Android Expert

    How are the load times? And have you tried on both WiFi and 3G?
     
  10. Valkerie

    Valkerie Android Enthusiast

    Indeed the Netflix Instant or whatever they call it needs to be updated with more recent movies. There's a pretty decent selection of tv shows, but the movie selection seems to get more and more outdated.

    I have several devices active on my account, 2 PCs, a laptop, Xbox, my parents laptop, and my Nook. I didn't know there was a limit and will have to check on it before I run into issues.
     
  11. netizenmt

    netizenmt Android Enthusiast

    Well... yes, it works. Picture quality isn't great and the color was washed out, but it does work.
     
  12. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    Load time is about 60 seconds on 3g havent tried with wifi.
     
  13. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    Man NOT happy. They freakin are makin it where you have to upgrde to newest ver. Of netflix thereby making our netflix void. I am in half a mind to just cancel my netflix. They must not want my business that bad.:mad:
     
  14. death2all110

    death2all110 Android Expert

    They removed the device check from the official app. Netflix did. And i got a month free of HuluPlus on my 360 just go onto their page when using IE9. and after this month is up i get another month for being a student ;) arent very many commercials from what ive seen
     
  15. netizenmt

    netizenmt Android Enthusiast

    If you want a good idea of what video could be like on the Ally, check out the TV.com app. I use it to watch the CSI shows and NCIS. Not much else worth watching there but it proves that you don't have to have an uber phone to watch programs. It's all about how the video is delivered.
     
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  16. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    Yeah now you can use the official Netflix app.
    It works just like it did in the cracked app. But here is where I am concerned. The ally cant download netflix from the market. We are at the mercy of people uploading the .apk. If they upgrade again are we going to be in the same boat again? Waiting for XDA to put up the latest Netflix app?

    Oh well maybe I shouldnt borrow trouble and just be glad Netflix came to their senses and took the device check off. They better keep me happy. they are hanging on by a thread in my house.

    **edit**
    added the most current Netflix app that works
     

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  17. netizenmt

    netizenmt Android Enthusiast

    The download link isn't working for me. Tried Miren Browser and Skyfire.
     
  18. netizenmt

    netizenmt Android Enthusiast

    Tried that link too. It says I don't have the necessary permissions. Lol
     
  19. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    added direct link in previous post.
     
  20. CallitCaptive

    CallitCaptive Newbie

    I downloaded the app and it installed, but I can't get it to run. Just sits at a black screen and sometimes force closes.
     
  21. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    What are you runing?

    I am running Velocity 1.0
     
  22. CallitCaptive

    CallitCaptive Newbie

    Velocity 1.1 overclocked to 768
     
  23. tbone1319

    tbone1319 Newbie

    Same here, black then it fc's.
     
  24. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert
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    I dunno guys. All I know is that it works fine on mine and my wifes.

    You might try to see if you have any devices left on your netflix account.

    You can only have 6 devices with the smaller netflix accounts.

    I have heard that being the problem with some peoples.

    Just remove some devices and then try again.


    Thats the only suggestion I have.
     
  25. CallitCaptive

    CallitCaptive Newbie

    Well technically doesn't make sense because i can't even get the app to open to enter any account information, but I'll give it a shot anyways. Thanks
     

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