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If there's one name synonomous with online video content, it's Netflix. Its global reach is ever expanding, and presently covers virtually all of North and South America and parts of Northern Europe. Part of the attraction is the sheer volume of on-demand movies and TV content, the relatively low monthly subscription fee and the sheer number of devices that have Netlix apps, including Android.

It's really more about the service than the app, but that isn't to say it's not a good app. Because it is. Netflix was one of the first supporters of the Google Chromecast, adding yet another way to get it on your TV. It's easy to browse and find new content and with support for profiles built in, you never need to worry about a family member interfering with your suggestions.

Netflix is free to download as part of your monthly subscription, and new customers get a chance to try it free for one month first. Can't say fairer than that. No one video service has everything just yet, but Netflix comes pretty close.


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New Netflix app runs just fine on Honeycomb tablets

Youtube link for mobile viewing When Lenovo announced the IdeaPad Tablet K1 as the first (and only) Honeycomb tablet to run Netflix, well, you know that just wouldn't stand. Turns out the update that gave as slew of new phones access to streaming movies also indirectly opens it up for other...
Netflix for Android

Netflix updates its Android app -- and actually includes the update this time

 Let's try this again, shall we? See, when Netflix updated its app listing with more devices this morning, they apparently kinda sorta forgot to actually included the updated app. So, the majority of the two dozen devices listed didn't actually work.But the updated app is now in the market, folks,...
Lenovo K1 IdeaPad and Thinkpad

Lenovo officially announces pair of Android tablets

IdeaPad K1 is the first Honeycomb tablet with NetflixLenovo this morning officially unwrapped a pair of Android Tablets -- the IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad. Both tablets spot a 10.1-inch touchscreens *at 1280x800), NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor and Android 3.1. The IdeaPad K1 -- which we spotted a day...
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Netflix now available on 24 devices -- most tablets still excluded

So, the good: Netflix has quietly added support for a slew of Android phones, bringing the total to 24. That's two dozen devices on which to stream movies to your heart's content -- including the upcoming Motorola Droid Bionic.And, now, the bad: Except for the Lenovo K1 IdeaPad -- which kinda sorta...
Android Central

TI achieves first Netflix HD certification, new streaming capabilities coming to Android devices

As we know from recent events, companies are warming up more and more each day when it comes allowing media content to be played back on mobile devices. We've seen Netflix and Hulu launch on a few devices, Crackle return to the Android Market and BitBop offer up streaming TV shows but one...
Android Central

EVO 4G maintenance update begins its push; Netflix, SMS bug fixes on the way

Just as it was foretold, the Sprint HTC EVO 4G is getting a maintenance update that will, among other things, fix the broken Netflix compatibility, and fix that blasted SMS bug. Other fixes include:SMS are intermittently sent to wrong and seemingly random contact"Me" instead of "Yo" in SMS thread...
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EVO 4G about to get Netflix fix; EVO Shift 4G getting Gingerbread

Remember how we first told you the EVO 4G's Gingerbread update killed Netflix and that a fix was on the way? Well, sho' 'nuff, looks like's it  could be available come June 20, according to the latest Sprint Playbook. In addition to fixing the Netflix issue, the update will be taking care of the...
Netflix on the Droid X

Netflix now available for the Droid X

If you've been wondering when you'll see an official version of the Netflix app for your beloved Droid X, today is your lucky day.  You'll need to have updated to Gingerbread, but since it's now all official-like there's no more hanky panky involved to get it up and running.  Just grab it from the...
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Gingerbread update kills Netflix for the EVO 4G; a fix is on the way

Notice that Netflix is no longer working on your EVO 4G? You're hardly alone. You can no longer find the app in the Android Market from your EVO 4G, and indeed the phone's been pulled from the list of supported devices. So what's up?Netflix tells us that it stems from the EVO 4G's recent update to...
Netflix for Android

Netflix adds support for three more phones

Netflix just got itself a little update in the Android Market. First and foremost, new phones are officially supported, with the LG Revolution, Motorola Droid and Casio G'zOne Commando getting access. That brings the total number of supported devices eight, including the Droid Incredible, Nexus One...
Android Central

Netflix on a rooted Nook Color [how-to]

Youtube link for mobile viewingHave a rooted and hacked Nook Color? Want to run the new Netflix app? It's as simple as changing the build.prop file, of course, to make the app think your $250 e-reader actually is one of the few phones currently supported by Netflix. Been there, hacked that, got the...
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Netflix app ported to Droid X, Droid 2, and OG Droid

I know the Netflix app has been out for all of a few hours, but it looks like that's all it took for some of the hard-working developers at XDA to port it over to the Droid X, Droid 2, and OG Droid. Keep in mind all these phones are running either a leaked Gingerbread build or a custom ROM running...
Android Central

Netflix app initial hands-on and review

Yes, you did read that headline correctly. Netflix has finally come to Android -- well, select Android devices that is. Everyone's favorite loving movie app just hit Android Market for those rocking the HTC Incredible, HTC Nexus One, HTC EVO 4G, HTC G2, and the very glossy Samsung Nexus S. The long...

Netflix finally releases their Android app, only available for select phones initially

Netflix is one of the few apps that the vast majority of Android users have been dying to have on their devices. Today Netflix released its first Android app, which will initially be available to a select number of phones. Those phones are:HTC Incredible with 2.2+HTC Nexus One with 2.2+HTC EVO 4G...
Netflix on the LG Revolution

Verizon docs advertise Netflix on the LG Revolution

Here's yet another confirmation that the upcoming LG Revolution will have Netflix streaming.  For a while now we've all been asking, and I quote, "Where the hell is Netflix for Android?"  Netflix told us we would be seeing it early this year, once they have some DRM issues sorted out, and we've...

mSpot joins video-on-demand fray -- Amazon, Apple, Netflix have reason to worry?

Popular music streaming service company mSpot is jumping into the video streaming arena, and in a big way.They're introducing the mSpot Movies Club, a monthly subscription based streaming service for computers and mobile devices. Better yet, they're undercutting their competitors on new releases by...

Unauthorized Netflix app now working on Android [update -- not any longer]

Maptec from XDA has a working copy of Netflix for Android, streaming video just fine on his HTC Evo 4G.  This is supposedly the same Netflix app from the LG Revolution system dump.  Like many, Maptec was using the apk for a queue manager, and it received an auto-update today and suddenly started...

LG Revolution system dump has Netflix

 Although the LG Revolution was announced quite a while ago now, there is still no sign of it being launched. No matter -- we all have the HTC Thunderbolt to hold us over but that doesn't mean the LG Revolution news has to stop. For those of you who like to dig through system dumps you'll find the...

Netflix for Android shows up on LG Revolution

While there has been no official announcement from anyone at Netflix, the Netflix for Android app is being showed off on the LG Revolution in this hands-on video from Unwired View.  Because of connection issues in the convention hall (a few thousand technophiles will do that) we don't get to see it...
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Major Google TV update being pushed out, Logitech Revue included

Let's face it; Google TV owners have thus far had a bit of a rough ride out the gates. Big media hasn't been all too friendly as of late and many would say that Google TV was in desperate need of an update as soon as it was released. Google today, though, has taken care of some of that with a...


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