Playing Amazon Instant movie from iPad to TV. Selected by Macworld’s Editors

Playing Amazon Instant movie from iPad to TV. Selected by Macworld’s Editors

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Reader Andy Grant has unfulfilled expectations of their iPad. He writes:

Not long ago I downloaded Amazon’s Instant Video application and really was excited because of the proven fact that i really could now stream Amazon’s videos to my Apple television via AirPlay. However when I attempted it, all i obtained had been sound, no movie. What’s happening?

Thank you for visiting today’s episode of “The Care and Feeding of Arcane Licensing Agreements.” It really works a something that is little this:

Apparently every unit you employ to view video that is streaming become endowed by those organizations offering and flow that video clip. Therefore while your “Internet” television or Blu-ray player may allow Streaming Service X, Set Top Box Y does not.

The restrictions are painfully laughable in the case of Apple’s products. For an iOS findabride dating unit you can’t stream (or play via a video clip adapter) the video clip from such apps as Amazon Instant movie, the DirecTV iPad software, and HBO Go. The stream that is audio fine, but no video clip. Nonetheless, you can stream anything you like from within Safari, including Amazon Instant Video, DirecTV’s online videos, and HBO Go if you have a laptop that supports AirPlay Mirroring under Mountain Lion (a recent MacBook Air, for example. Continuar leyendo