04-20-13 07:46 AM
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  1. j8298c's Avatar
    You have to wonder with all the mike lazardis in these threads saying they don't need apps its a wonder why they even made blackberry 10 for those guys that don't need apps z10 is not for you it's meant to compete with what's on the market now media consumption devices.
    cwalt2166 likes this.
    04-17-13 06:36 PM
  2. j8298c's Avatar
    I think the z10 is a wonderful device but the lack of apps is the only thing keeping me from it. All the people saying we don't need this app we don't need that app just use mobile browser are the real trolls in these threads, the idea of not needing apps was said once right before blackberry fell from the top spot. Point is let's not let history repeat itself it's not the point if you use apps or not its the option of having it.
    cwalt2166 and ihys like this.
    04-17-13 06:39 PM
  3. Peter Lee4's Avatar
    I guess its just me, but i don't get this preoccupation with NetFlix. Why would anybody really care about NetFlix on a 4.5 inch screen? does anyone really watch a full length movie on a phone?

    I use NetFlix, but i watch it on my 60" plasma. 4.5 inch screens are for reading the news and looking at the occasional picture. Nice as the Z10 display is, they leave a bit to be desired for any video longer than about 5 minutes.
    Agreed
    04-17-13 06:43 PM
  4. leftypepper716's Avatar
    There really is no excuse, and for that matter, making excuses for BlackBerry...they decided to appeal to a broader base market, but isn't really making that extra effort to actually be on par with iPhone or androids yet.
    04-17-13 06:48 PM
  5. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    Well for some reason people stare at me with strange looks when I attempt to take my 60" plasma with me to the waiting room of my DR's office, or when I am on a line, or sitting on the bus, or at the airport lounge.
    Not to mention lugging and plugging in that 60" plasma to a hotel TV. Very awkward.

    And why is that everyone who uses that line has a 60" TV? Seriously... it's always "who watches Netflix on a phone screen? I have a 60" at home." Never 55. Never 47.

    Is 60" the approved dimension in the Netflix Rebuttal Guidebook for BB10?
    Semi5, Drew808 and partizan666 like this.
    04-17-13 06:50 PM
  6. rogerculture's Avatar
    I have Netflix side loaded on my bb10, it works great! When I hook if up to my tv, it works greater!
    04-17-13 07:05 PM
  7. dudoo's Avatar
    NETFLIX has said over and over, it will NOT SUPPORT bb10... There will never be a native app.

    You will always have to sideload
    Where have they said this?

    Posted via CB10
    04-17-13 07:29 PM
  8. AjaxMilanBarcaSC's Avatar
    Where have they said this?

    Posted via CB10
    They haven't officially stated that they will "Never" support BB10. Even if they had they can always change their tune if and only if BB10 devices sell well. He is just trying to stir up the pot. Ignore him.
    04-17-13 07:38 PM
  9. eldricho's Avatar
    Where have they said this?

    Posted via CB10
    Netflix will not support BB10. Here, here and if you open google and search it, you'll find plenty more articles
    04-17-13 07:42 PM
  10. AjaxMilanBarcaSC's Avatar
    Netflix will not support BB10. Here, here and if you open google and search it, you'll find plenty more articles
    "We have no current plans for a BlackBerry app" != "We will NEVER support BB10".

    It's all about sales. If BB10 devices sell well, they WILL support BB10. They support Windows Phones and they only have about 3.2% subscriber market share in the US. The first BB10 device in US was just released at the end of March, give it time.
    anon(5624621) likes this.
    04-17-13 07:49 PM
  11. Semi5's Avatar
    Not to mention lugging and plugging in that 60" plasma to a hotel TV. Very awkward.

    And why is that everyone who uses that line has a 60" TV? Seriously... it's always "who watches Netflix on a phone screen? I have a 60" at home." Never 55. Never 47.

    Is 60" the approved dimension in the Netflix Rebuttal Guidebook for BB10?
    excellent point. It does seem its always 60".
    04-17-13 08:30 PM
  12. jdhooghe's Avatar
    Or better, TNG!

    Posted via CB10
    True! I just watched the Picard-Borg episodes and I've been itching to rewatch them.
    anon(5624621) likes this.
    04-17-13 08:33 PM
  13. tresvn's Avatar
    Give it time? This is a group of people that, for the most part, had a conniption about the long startup time of the PB, me included at times. Personally I had a Netflix account and canceled because I just didn't watch in on the laptop or 47" TV, doubt I'd use it on the PB or Z10 either if it were available.
    We can speculate all we want as to who's fault it is but it really doesn't matter either way. How many email and boycott campaigns were started for the PB? Did any of them help? There are other options to Netflix why not use them?
    Maybe I just don't understand the what makes Netflix so appealing.

    Sent from my Z10 using Tapatalk 2
    jonno_atamaniuk likes this.
    04-17-13 08:43 PM
  14. timett's Avatar
    Maybe I just don't understand the what makes Netflix so appealing.
    If you'd actually bothered to read the threads posts instead of just shatting out your mouth, you'd understand why some people consider Netflix important to them.

    ~ Timett, Son of Timett

    Posted via CB10
    jdhooghe likes this.
    04-17-13 09:05 PM
  15. trynacu2's Avatar
    I have an Amazon prime membership. I can watch most of my favourite shows there, so I cancelled Netflix. Their attitude says that they don't care about BlackBerry users, so why should I give them my money? However, I hope this attitude change in the near future. My daughter misses it

    What would be great is BlackBerry offering a similar service, but I don't know how feasible that is.

    Posted via CB10
    04-17-13 09:19 PM
  16. AjaxMilanBarcaSC's Avatar
    I have an Amazon prime membership. I can watch most of my favourite shows there, so I cancelled Netflix. Their attitude says that they don't care about BlackBerry users, so why should I give them my money? However, I hope this attitude change in the near future. My daughter misses it

    What would be great is BlackBerry offering a similar service, but I don't know how feasible that is.

    Posted via CB10
    Same here. Amazon Prime is pretty good. I hope they build a BB10 app.

    Posted via CB10
    04-17-13 09:32 PM
  17. athomas917's Avatar
    Couldn't someone make an app like Apollo to serve as a walkaround?

    Posted via CB10
    04-17-13 09:47 PM
  18. Sloppy's Avatar
    Well for some reason people stare at me with strange looks when I attempt to take my 60" plasma with me to the waiting room of my DR's office, or when I am on a line, or sitting on the bus, or at the airport lounge.
    Well there is just no pleasing some people
    04-18-13 06:34 PM
  19. Sloppy's Avatar
    Well because I do have a 60"......panasonic...very nice picture....big
    04-18-13 08:06 PM
  20. biotechx's Avatar
    Since BB World was down, I decided to attempt sideloading some apps (even though I had no interest in it before) and Netflix was the first I tried. I still have an account so I figured why not.

    To my surprise, it's actually not that bad at all. Browsing the selections is a slow and completely laggy experience, but the videos play with no problem at all. I can live without a native app, but I'm all for it either way.
    04-18-13 09:17 PM
  21. brmiller1976's Avatar
    Netflix makes a Chromebook app, and a Windows Phone 8 app.

    Windows Phone 8 is all but dead in the US market, where Netflix gets most of its revenue. Nokia, who has over 85% share of Windows Phone, barely sold 400,000 phones in the entire US last quarter, across all carriers -- BB Z10 will blow those sales away.

    Clearly, Netflix isn't practicing what it preaches, if they're claiming that BB10 isn't worth the effort but Chromebooks and WP8 are.
    04-18-13 09:21 PM
  22. androidphanatic's Avatar
    I don't really care for a native. I do think support via the Z10 browser would be more reasonable. However, if they did because of consumer demand that would be awesome. People always talk about world not needing to have 1000000000000000 apps just the right ones and if Netflix was there that would be awesome. As far as watching movies on a small phone screen being not a good enough reason to bring Netflix. I assume you have never been on deployment where your smartphone is your only source of entertainment and is loaded with music,movies,porn. In the downtime you have while laying down to get the few hours of sleep having a small screen with movies on it is awesome.

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    04-18-13 10:12 PM
  23. SebastianNap's Avatar
    Netflix makes a Chromebook app, and a Windows Phone 8 app.

    Windows Phone 8 is all but dead in the US market, where Netflix gets most of its revenue. Nokia, who has over 85% share of Windows Phone, barely sold 400,000 phones in the entire US last quarter, across all carriers -- BB Z10 will blow those sales away.

    Clearly, Netflix isn't practicing what it preaches, if they're claiming that BB10 isn't worth the effort but Chromebooks and WP8 are.
    Microsoft owns Netflix and Skype, that's why Windows Phone 8 has those.

    Posted with my AT&T BlackBerry Z10
    04-18-13 10:21 PM
  24. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    Microsoft owns Netflix and Skype, that's why Windows Phone 8 has those.

    Posted with my AT&T BlackBerry Z10
    No, Microsoft does not own Netflix.
    04-18-13 10:22 PM
  25. jonno_atamaniuk's Avatar
    Personally, if Netflix were to create an app or open up use through the web browser, I'd consider opening up an account with them... once their Canadian content becomes more comparable to their US content... I watch a couple movies a month as it is, and renting through other services adds up to about the same $8 per month. I'd rather stream it if I could while on Wi-Fi.

    For my own self, without Netflix I'm spending just a touch more in renting from the BlackBerry video store on my playbook. But that's just me. I do understand that in the USA, the content is significantly better, and it is a great way to keep young children entertained while out and about, but for me it's just not worth the mental energy to worry about it. Not yet, anyway.
    04-18-13 10:58 PM
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