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  1. coin

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    Well count me in for feeling left out. Seems that droid has many issues, most of which surround compatable devices and various software blends. I have run into a number of apps from the market that say device not compatable. Anyway now Netflix finally comes out and Iconia is left in the dust. Anyway I have Netflix on other devices so I guess no biggie. But I am starting to get a funny feeling that HC is going to be left behind for ice cream sandwich and us suckers who bought in late are going to be left behind. Just a feeling rather that any facts to back it up. I guess device compatability issues are getting me down, add to it being a noob to droid.
     

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    Netflix has been out for months...it is device specific...they add new devices as agreements are made with the manufacturer. Give it time
     
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    Qualcomm is making a push, but not sure if Nvidia is making any effort. I read that Qualcomm was trying to be exclusive to Netflix, but rooted devices with some other chipsets are able to work with hacks.

    Nvidia seems to be off on a tangent and focusing too much on fragmenting the market with "Tegra 2" specific apps and not enough time AT ALL on media for video codec support or relationships for popular apps like Netflix.

    I am beginning to get a bad vibe about Nvidia and have two Tegra 2 devices.
     
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    Could be disinfo Rush. I see a lot of that going on in the tablet areas. I wonder how many are just companies using persona management to dis other products that they are competing with lol. I dont know though, I get a funny feeling that this is going to be a Moto first in line issue, even though that tablet is no better than Iconia, and in some cases its worse than an Iconia.
     
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    Rush, do you have light bleed coming from the right side of the screen in the middle? I have a less than an inch bleed coming from it. Not enough to take it back, but wonder if this is the glue issue Apple had with the iPad 2 coming to haunt the Iconia as well?
     
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    No light bleeding that I can notice. Besides issues that can be fixed with a firmware update (Acer doing any?), the device has been good.
     
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    Just got it for my incredible tried it on my a500 no luck....
     
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    Yeah Netflix works on my Droid X and not for the Thunderbolt or Iconia lucky for me I still carry my Ipad2 though.
     
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    They will have it for the icona soon ill bet.
     
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    Go with the Transformer. Better system all around.
     
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    Not Really.. I reviewed these extensively and not only do they both lack in somethings and excel in others the transformer was imposable to buy because they couldn't make enough of them fast enough. And who likes to wait.

    Review: Acer Iconia Tab A500 Hands On
     

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