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#1 OFFLINE   1953

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 07:35 AM

I thought Netflix was an app available for DTV Apps. Was Netflix ever an available App?

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#2 OFFLINE   fireponcoal

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 07:36 AM

Of course not.

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 10:14 AM

Netflix competes with DirecTV by providing movies online. I don't think you'll ever see a Netflix "app" on the DirecTV boxes.
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#4 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 10:47 AM

I for one am glad it isn't. Why? Because it would probably have a clunky interface like YouTube has. Yeah, I know that YouTube isn't really a TV app as it is part of the Search function, but you get the idea.

I use either my Samsung TV or WDTV Plus unit for Netflix.
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#5 OFFLINE   1953

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 11:00 AM

Not my best post.:sure:

#6 OFFLINE   TBoneit

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 11:40 AM

There have been many worse posts.
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Posted 18 June 2011 - 06:36 PM

>Because it would probably have a clunky interface like YouTube has.

I have TivoHD next to my computer. I prefer Netflix on Tivo because it's so easy to click on it. Netflix shows you the queue, and you just select what to watch.

Meanwhile, I have YouTube as well, and I've barely used it, because of the interface. Who needs to search via the remote, when you can type on your computer?

Not really the same thing, searching vs. selecting.




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