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Streaming Netflix onto your iPad

Post by XstollieX » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:22 am

The release of Apple's iPad is on the horizon. With it, the iPad will mark the release of quite a few new apps. One of which is a free app from Netflix which will allow you to stream video's directly to your shiny new iPad!
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A new Netflix app for Apple’s iPad will allow you to stream movies direct to the Wonder Tablet. The application first showed up on a couple of iPhone app listing sites, but the actual screenshots seen here were grabbed directly from Apple’s own servers.

The app is for people with an Unlimited Netflix membership (and an iPad, of course) and will be a free download. Not only can you stream to the iPad, you can pick up from where you left off if you start watching on a regular computer (or TV set-top-box). The app will also let you manage your Netflix queue from the iPad.

What we don’t yet know is whether this will be WiFi-only or will also work over 3G. The iPad isn’t locked to AT&T like the iPhone, and will work with any GSM-based provider, so it seems more likely that the only thing prospective movie-watchers need to worry about is running up against monthly bandwidth limits
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Re: Streaming Netflix onto your iPad

Post by JMMD » Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:48 am

I imagine that's going to use a lot of data minutes and drain the battery very quickly. I'll keep using my PC or XBOX.

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Re: Streaming Netflix onto your iPad

Post by FZ1 » Thu Apr 01, 2010 12:28 pm

JMMD wrote:I imagine that's going to use a lot of data minutes and drain the battery very quickly.
Sweet...stream it over WiFi!
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Post by bigox6942 » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:23 pm

JMMD wrote:I imagine that's going to use a lot of data minutes and drain the battery very quickly. I'll keep using my PC or XBOX.
Agreed. Watching Netflix on iPad would be cool, but battery would not last long imo. Xbox all the way! :)

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Re: Streaming Netflix onto your iPad

Post by dicecca112 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:48 am

I was close to 6 hours with my iPad when watching netflix, which is fine for me, I wouldn't expect to use it more than to watch a movie anyway
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