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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 software and really was excited by the proven fact that i possibly could now stream Amazon’s videos to my Apple television via AirPlay. But once we attempted it, all i acquired had been sound, no video clip. What’s taking place?

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

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

When it comes to Apple’s services and products the limitations are painfully laughable. The DirecTV iPad app, and HBO Go on an iOS device you can’t stream (or play via a video adapter) the video from such apps as Amazon Instant Video. The stream that is audio fine, but no movie.

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