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

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

Recently I downloaded Amazon’s Instant Video software and was excited by the proven fact that i possibly could now stream Amazon’s videos to my Apple television via AirPlay. Nevertheless when it was tried by me, all i obtained was sound, no movie. What’s taking place?

Welcome to episode that is today’s of Care and Feeding of Arcane Licensing Agreements.” It works a small something such as this:

Apparently every unit you utilize to view streaming movie has to be endowed by those businesses offering and flow that video. Therefore while your “Internet” TV 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 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. More