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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jlh4480, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. jlh4480

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    I'm interested if anyone is using Amazon Prime to rent movies on the Xoom since the flash update?

    Please share any details as I'm waiting to get a Xoom until renting a movie becomes possible.

    Thanks,
     

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  2. Don S

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    I am using it. Not many details to report though. It works. Quality is between OK and pretty good so far I would say.. Slight improvement for me when I am over Wifi. Flash enables lots of things like this which is great :)
     
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    I'm using it too. Works fine. I've rented 1movie and watched three others free in the past week. Hopefully they get a larger selection of free instant dl movies soon. If they do I will have no need for a netflix app. Wonder why they can figure out how to protect Dr content but netflix can't?
     
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    PlayOn works well. I've been watching netflix through that.
     
  5. jlh4480

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    Hopefully this question isn't stupid, but if I rent the movie, I can download it to the Xoom? Streaming is great, but I fly a lot and want to be able to watch movies on the flight.

    Thanks,
     
  6. zardoz

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    Works fine over Wifi, though the popout or full screen option doesn't seem to be working. Quality is decent though definitely not HD.
     
  7. jlh4480

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    Hello everyone,

    I fly a lot and want to be able to rent movies from Amazon and download them on a Xoom. Is this possible?

    I know you can stream movies to the Xoom, but that doesn't help when flying.

    Thanks for the replies.
     
  8. clb2196

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    I was hoping we could, but I haven't been able to. you can download it on a PC convert it and copy it over, but as far as I can tell you can only download to a PC with the unbox video software installed (or a TIVO, etc.)
     

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