Lapdock dissapointment

Discussion in 'Droid Bionic Accessories' started by rumblee1, Oct 10, 2011.

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    I actually love this thing. But on a trip to california, I thought i'd watch a movie I downloaded from blockbuster. Guess what, you can't. It says that the hdmi is enabled so it blocks you from watching on the lapdock. No wonder blockbuster is in bankruptcy. They just lost another customer. Anyone know if this will happen with the verizon video app?

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    Is it block buster or was it just telling you the HDMI port is not enabled for the lapdock.
     
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    Blockbuster doesn't work with video out, I would imagine so that you don't export movies to a capture device. Kind of ridiculous, I agree.
     
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    Verizon video won't work either. What's the point of having these apps if you can't watch the movie. Especially when you BUY it.

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    Does Blockbuster allow streaming movies to a browser? Did you try it on the Lapdock web browser (Firefox)?

    And Netflix will work through HDMI, so that should work on the Lapdock.

    Also, your title is misleading. You should say that you're disappointed with Blockbuster software, not the Lapdock. ;)
     
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    Netflix doesn't work. compatibility issues with system.
     
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    I found that Netflix will not play on the lapdock through the netflix website on the firefox browser, but you can play it through the netflix app and make it full screen.
     
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    I enjoy my lapdock very much, I have noticed though that sometimes I have to be "intentional" when hitting the space bar and also some of the key's are mapped incorrectly. Anyone else having the same problem?
     
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    thanks man! I just found that out LOL. Something so simple yet I never thought of doing that :(
     
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    After doing a little playing around with the phone its the processor can't push the video through affectively enough with out pushing the hardware beyond its limits

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    Wait so you can't stream movies through your phone to a TV with a HDMI cord? Ugh. Sounds like netflix will work? Wonder what services work and don't work.
     
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    No you can through a few apps and web sites but it push the phone to a put were it uses more power then what even come through the power cord which is is not good for the hardware

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