Samsung said it is updating their systems in a month
Cool idea for movies but not quite ready for Canada
Netflix opened it’s doors in Canada to movie streaming into your home for $7.99 a month. The first month is free and it’s $1 cheaper than US customers pay.
They are not ready for the Canadian market since they can only stream movies to Netflix Ready devices.
In Canada that means your iPad or iPhone, computer, Wii, PS3, or Toshiba Blu-Ray players.
Coming some time this fall are Samsung Blu-Ray and Xbox 360 and Apple TV.
They say Canada’s most popular Blu-Ray players from Samsung Blu-Ray are supported but not true. Samsung has to upgrade the bios or whatever prom they have to add the Netflix application.
So hold onto your video store membership because online streaming via Netflix is not ready.
Unless you want to watch movies on a tiny screen like the iPhone or iPad.
By Stephen Pate, NJN Network