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buying online movies through plasma?

05-07-2010, 09:32 AM
When i purchase movies online from blockbuster on my samsung 860 plasma , will it keep or record the title for playback later?? I just set up the plasma online and iam playing around with it now , this is pretty cool, any tips or additional info/cool features you can tell me about >? THANKS

05-08-2010, 07:16 PM
No one I know uses Blockbuster online or otherwise . Netflix is the way to go with much more dvd and online content than BB at much more affordable prices . Even the cheapest Netflix subscription gives access to all online content and you can watch them as many times as you want for no additional charge . When most Netflix online content is in HD , Blockbuster will be out of business . The closing of many BB stores is just the beginning of the end for them .

05-08-2010, 07:38 PM
I love my Netflix streaming movies. I have the $9 a month plan - one movie at a time in my mail, and as many as I want streamed to my HDTV. What I really like is their library of older movies that I haven't seen, or haven't seen in years. :banana:

05-09-2010, 09:20 AM
only reason i ask about BB is because it already had a widget available on my samsung, that and amazon, how do bring a netflix widget to the samsung??

05-09-2010, 10:03 AM
You cannot unless an upgrade to the TV's firmware provides that service.

I actually think using another device (i.e. BD player, media server, etc) instead of the current HDTVs is a better choice for these services since then you have some local storage to increase the buffer, and usually the PQ.