1. Check out our companion app, Forums for Android! Download from Google Play

Tablet apps

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by StreakTheQuad, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Yaksha

    Yaksha Well-Known Member
    38

    Apr 15, 2010
    151
    12
    38
    Future Snapdragon Android Devices to Get Netflix

    It's not looking good, unfortunately.
     

    Advertisement

  2. marctronixx

    Moderator
    623

    Oct 12, 2009
    5,721
    3,546
    623
    34.0522° N, 118.2437° W
    Chris from playon support just confirmed to me via email any android device running 2.2 and above and is compatible with adobe flash will work.

    the Xoom will be compatible.

     
    Mitchrapp likes this.
  3. zetroc

    zetroc Well-Known Member
    88

    Mar 3, 2010
    697
    98
    88
    Male
    Association Management
    Iowa City, IA
    PlayOn is an alternative, but when comparing this device to others that stream Netflix natively, and without the need to buy an $80 application, this device looks a tad less appealing considering it will be running state of the art components...
     
  4. ckeegan

    ckeegan Well-Known Member
    68

    Apr 29, 2010
    381
    126
    68
    I honestly could care less about NetFlix support with Google's video service likely coming in the next few months.
     
  5. melantus

    melantus Well-Known Member
    43

    Feb 7, 2011
    169
    47
    43
    Because who's fault is it that Xoom won't have this application? Sure isn't motorola fault the xoom is more than able to stream movies. Your blaming the wrong people. Netflix needs to realise that there are FAR easier ways to pirate movies than on a tablet or phone.
     
    marctronixx likes this.
  6. Yaksha

    Yaksha Well-Known Member
    38

    Apr 15, 2010
    151
    12
    38
    It's not even Nexflix's fault. They have license agreements with studios who require a certain amount of DRM be implemented in order for the studio to give Netflix permission to stream the movies. Blame the MPAA.
     
  7. marctronixx

    Moderator
    623

    Oct 12, 2009
    5,721
    3,546
    623
    34.0522° N, 118.2437° W
    i blame corporate greed...

    and in regards to DRM,

    if you outlaw freedom only outlaws will have the freedom...
     
    Raptor912 likes this.
  8. Raptor912

    Raptor912 Well-Known Member
    53

    Jul 16, 2010
    405
    76
    53
    Operations Director-International Relations and Se
    SoCal (Formerly in LV & PacNW)
    I am down with being an outlaw! :D I love freedom!
     
    marctronixx likes this.
  9. zetroc

    zetroc Well-Known Member
    88

    Mar 3, 2010
    697
    98
    88
    Male
    Association Management
    Iowa City, IA
    Sorry, I didn't come across right. I'm not blaming Motorola, like I said, the device is running state of the art components. But unfortunately for customers like me, if Netflix is that big of a priority, then the inability of running Netflix on the XOOM may in fact make the XOOM less appealing, regardless of who is to blame. The truth remains, the XOOM cannot stream Netflix's instant cue. I am still very drawn to it, and will likely get it, I just need to get over the absence of Netflix. And need the release to get here, and the WiFi version to be available for me to purchase lol. Sadness.
     
  10. marctronixx

    Moderator
    623

    Oct 12, 2009
    5,721
    3,546
    623
    34.0522° N, 118.2437° W
    well there is a workaround in place to get netflix. a one time additional cost workaround, but a workaround nonetheless.. so you are not totally without netflix streaming. netflix has not been ruled out totally just yet.. :)
     
  11. melantus

    melantus Well-Known Member
    43

    Feb 7, 2011
    169
    47
    43
    Exactly tegra cpu havent been x out yet.
     
  12. ren857

    ren857 Well-Known Member
    73

    Aug 22, 2010
    456
    87
    73
    Female
    marctronixx likes this.
  13. Mitchrapp

    Mitchrapp Well-Known Member
    53

    Jul 30, 2010
    380
    94
    53
    Michigan
    Thank you.
     
    marctronixx likes this.
  14. Mitchrapp

    Mitchrapp Well-Known Member
    53

    Jul 30, 2010
    380
    94
    53
    Michigan
    Not too worried about a Netflix app, I do have it on the PS3 so not the end of the world for me.

    And you pay a little bit for PlayOn but not much but you get much more than just Netflix. And they have some great plugins. It's quite the hoopla ;).
     
    marctronixx likes this.
  15. rjoudrey

    rjoudrey Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 5, 2009
    1,440
    125
    143
    Looking for work!
    Florida
    Patience is a virtue. Who expects the first generation of a tablet and operating system to reach its full potential on day one?
     
  16. rjoudrey

    rjoudrey Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 5, 2009
    1,440
    125
    143
    Looking for work!
    Florida
    It will be interesting to see what apps actually show up in the Market. Tablet optimized or all?
     
  17. BoozeRob

    BoozeRob Well-Known Member
    53

    Apr 19, 2010
    162
    75
    53
    Seattle
    Is there a list of apps optimized for honeycomb?
     
  18. Don S

    Don S Well-Known Member
    93

    Oct 30, 2009
    629
    180
    93
    Male
    Bayville, NJ USA
    They all will. Google has said all current apps can run (but may not be optimized yet) on Honeycomb.
     
  19. RickInHouston

    RickInHouston Well-Known Member
    18

    Jun 8, 2010
    84
    10
    18
    Houston, TX
    If you have bought an app, say SplashID for all your passwords, for your phone - do you have to purchase it again for the Xoom?

    How does that work?
     
  20. Aookay

    Aookay Well-Known Member
    68

    Apr 16, 2010
    480
    102
    68
    Best Buy Mobile Consultant
    Riverside, CA
    Nope! It is attached to your Google account, so as long as you sign in with that account, you can just re download anything you purchased :)
     
    RickInHouston likes this.
  21. Jensen

    Jensen Well-Known Member
    33

    May 19, 2010
    85
    50
    33
  22. rjoudrey

    rjoudrey Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 5, 2009
    1,440
    125
    143
    Looking for work!
    Florida
    When I was running Honeycomb on my Nook most apps ran just fine.
     
  23. Zykhan

    Zykhan Member
    16

    Feb 19, 2011
    14
    4
    16
    Found this during my search on this issue

    "Netflix is using the Tegra 2 development platform to bring the Netflix experience to Android super phones and tablets. We're working closely with NVIDIA to ensure Netflix takes full advantage of Tegra's outstanding acceleration and security capabilities." -- Greg Peters, Vice President, Product Development at Netflix
    NVIDIA Tegra Super Chip Kicks Up Next Wave of Super Phones - NVIDIA Newsroom
     
  24. Vehtemas

    Vehtemas Well-Known Member
    93

    Jul 6, 2010
    946
    146
    93
    Territory Manager
    Exactly. In the end it took Moto Droid quite a while to come to fruition, it wasn't the best right out the gate.

    Give the Xoom some time, the current problems, flash/4g ship upgrade are minor and I could care less about them.
     
  25. redshift1

    redshift1 Well-Known Member
    18

    Dec 8, 2010
    78
    10
    18
    Is the Kindle app working correctly? Has anyone tried it?.
     

Share This Page

Loading...