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Reader Andy Grant has unfulfilled expectations of their iPad. He writes:
Recently I downloaded AmazonвЂ™s Instant Video software and was excited by the proven fact that i possibly could now stream AmazonвЂ™s videos to my Apple television via AirPlay. Nevertheless when it was tried by me, all i obtained was sound, no movie. WhatвЂ™s taking place?
Welcome to episode that is todayвЂ™s of Care and Feeding of Arcane Licensing Agreements.вЂќ 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 вЂњInternetвЂќ 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 AppleвЂ™s products. For an iOS unit you canвЂ™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