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592 days ago

I’m curious as to who has tablets and specifically if you use the following apps to watch video and your comments concerning how the app works and quality of audio/video.
1. Directv
2. HBOGo
3. Netflix
4. Youtube
5. Showtime Anytime
6. MaxGo

Add any you are using and rate the quality.
Thanks,

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.


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#1 posted 592 days ago

I can’t believe no one wants to discuss this. I have come to these conclusions:
1. Nobody has a tablet.
2. Nobody that has a tablet wants to discuss it.
3. Nobody that has a tablet wants to discuss it with me.
4. Nobody cares…

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#2 posted 592 days ago

On our iPad we watch a lot of Netflix and Yotube. Sometimes YouTube loads slowly but all works well otherwise.

-- Russ

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#3 posted 592 days ago

I have a kindle fire hd and watch netflix on it and i give it an a-1 rating, great picture and performance.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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#4 posted 592 days ago

Thanks, Russ. Have you tried any of the other apps? What is the speed of your internet connection? I changed from ATT 6 Meg DSL to 20 Meg Comcast and saw an immediate difference. Both Netflix and Youtube are flawless. Since I am an Amazon Prime customer I also watch streaming from them. Not as good as Netflix but good. Netflix streaming is the standard I judge all other sites by.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#5 posted 592 days ago

Lumberdog, have you tried any of the other apps I listed? If not you should. What is the speed of your internet connection? The more I know the better I can complain when I send emails to the providers. I even helped Directv fix a problem they didn’t know about. If you think I’m relentless on LJs you should see me bugging the providers. Not to change the subject but Bank of America hates hearing from me when I have a complaint about the tablet app.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#6 posted 592 days ago

Let’s do this. If it’s not too much trouble could you guys rate the apps you use? We’ll use the old school method. A, B, C, D, F

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#7 posted 592 days ago

I do not own a tablet, but am a Amazon Prime member. Have been for years.
Never downloaded movies or music yet … but may some day.

Amazon Prime A …

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 592 days ago

Lumberdog, I bought three of my grandkids Fire HDs for Christmas. Can you run Google Maps and Street View on the HD?

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#9 posted 592 days ago

Dan, I also stream Amazon and Netflix movies straight to my TV using a Roku unit. I think you can get one for about $99. Between the Prime and $7 a month from Netflix you’ll have all you need.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#10 posted 592 days ago

The last time I tried Netflix it was mail order … >grinz< ... I do have XM in my wood shop.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 592 days ago

I like Amazon Prime for discount shipping and no sales tax.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#12 posted 592 days ago

Just read this…

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#13 posted 592 days ago

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#14 posted 592 days ago

I have a Samsung 7 inch Tab but don’t watch video…maybe once or twice. These days I use it to play music in the shop – either MP3’s or streaming music on iHeart Radio or Pandora via my home wireless network.

Note: I originally bought the Tab so I could use the Square credit card reader to process sales at softball tournaments of our action photography pics.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#15 posted 573 days ago

DKV, I have a Kindle Fire (Non HD) and I use it every day to check email, surf the web, watch Netflix, and Youtube. Even though it’s not HD, it actually has an excellent video display. I have had no issues with it.

-- John

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