Netflix drops AirPlay support for Netflix, breaks iOS user hearts

People will still be able to watch shows from the streaming service on their TVs by accessing the Netflix app directly, this will save Netflix millions as they won't have to pay Apple 30% of the generated revenue. As the story goes, the decision to discontinue the feature on iOS apps for both devices was due to "technical limitations".

This week Netflix rolled out an update to their iOS devices.

Judging from the official statement that Netflix has released to The Verge, it seems that the support for third-party devices is exactly the reason why the company made a decision to pull out the plug on AirPlay support. Please try again later.

As Cult of Mac noted, Netflix streaming via AirPlay - namely, using the feature to stream video from the iOS app to an Apple TV - has been supported since 2013, and there doesn't appear to have been any major revisions to AirPlay that would in and of themselves break Netflix compatibility.

Man just freed from jail rearrested after stealing items from auto
Arresting officer Neil Lettman approached Lewis and informed the man that he had seen him checking videos in the footage. A Florida man had taken his first few steps of freedom when he committed another crime - in the prison's parking lot.

By accessing Netflix this way users can stream content on their iPhones and iPads to instantly play the content on their TVs.

The news comes after Apple last month announced Apple TV+, a subscription-based streaming service scheduled to launch this autumn. Experts say that they will struggle to get the service up in Australia due to competition from Stan, Foxtel and Fetch TV as well as Netflix. However, if AirPlay support is to be re-enabled, Apple and its third-party partners will need to work out a method for identifying devices over AirPlay so that Netflix can then optimize the content over AirPlay accordingly.

It seems that Netflix is anxious that AirPlay on 3rd party TVs will give a substandard experience when using Netflix. According to Netflix, AirPlay doesn't give proper identifiers that allow Netflix to determine what device it's being streamed to, and thus doesn't make sure that their "standard of quality for viewing is being met".

Related News:

Most liked

Ugandan Forces Free Kidnapped American Tourist, Driver
Details about the release were not immediately clear. "They are back at the lodge and she is expected to be in Kampala tomorrow". Embassy in Uganda last week urged visitors to "Exercise caution when traveling to this area due to ongoing security activity".

Nipsey Hussle: Kodak Black Slammed For Disrespecting Lauren London
Kodak Black angered the entire world when he was on Instagram Live and said he would be the best man he could be for Lauren . Two men were also injured in the shooting outside the store, which is located at Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue.

Matt Jones leads Aussie charge at Texas Open
Spieth did well to manage that, firing five birdies on the back nine to recover from an terrible 42 on his front nine on Saturday. At the 183-yard par-3 16th, Conners hit a tee shot 175 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 5-foot putt for birdie.

West Virginia woman stops attempted abduction in mall, pulls gun on suspect
Barboursville police initially said a woman pulled a gun on the man, forcing him to release her 5-year-old daughter. The man released the child and was later detained by mall security and Barboursville police near a food court.

Make way for the Jonas Sisters
Later the heartthrob is seen cradling a boom box, a la John Cusack in the '80s cult classic "Say Anything". Jonas Brothers and their better-halves are presently enjoying the success of the latest single, Cool .

M18 - CSK v KXIP
Defending 160 for three, CSK restricted Punjab to 138 for 5 despite half-centuries from KL Rahul (55) and Sarfaraz Khan (67). Gayle tried to drive a delivery spinning away from him without moving an inch, giving Dhoni an easy catch.

Attorney general defends handling of Mueller’s Russian Federation report
This week, the House Judiciary Committee granted Chairman Jerrold Nadler authority to subpoena the full report. "Likewise, recommendations made to our great A.G. who found No Obstruction".

IPL: Andre Russell's 13-ball 48 helps Kolkata to remarkable victory
Bangalore posted 205 for three in 20 overs in search of their first victory of the season after suffering four consecutive losses. India's Navdeep Saini conceded 13 runs in the 16th over while Australian allrounder Marcus Stoinis gave up 23 in the 17th.

IPL 2019: Alzarri Joseph, Kieron Pollard fashion MI's emphatic win
Alzarri didn't celebrate the wicket much though as it was just a small sign of what was to follow in his dream debut. Both Bairstow and David Warner have been on song and are expected to get the team off to a good start yet again.

Chinese Students Dupe Apple Out Of $1 Million In Fake iPhone Replacements
Two engineering students in U.S. reportedly duped the iPhone maker for more than Rs 6 crore by exploiting Apple's return policy. Both remain out of custody, but Jiang, who was accused back in 2018, is being monitored by Global Positioning System .

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected
The latest polls place Netanyahu and ex-military chief Gantz neck and neck, but give the former the advantage. Palestinian protesters seek cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank region.

'The King is back!' - Liverpool fans rejoice as Salah ends drought
Luckily Liverpool have strength in depth and two second half substitutions were enough to stretch Southampton to their limits. We are in the race and that is nice".

OH congressman Tim Ryan enters 2020 presidential race
It's been reported Ryan on Sunday will be in Iowa, a bellwether presidential state he's visited at least once already this year. Ryan has been floated as a potential major contender for everything from the 2014 OH governor election to senate races.

One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet
Diets high in sodium, and low in whole grains and fruits are responsible for more than half of these fatalities. Some 20% of deaths that occurred worldwide in 2017 were associated with poor diet, a major new study has found.

Borderlands 3: What is Diamond Loot Chest Edition of Borderlands 3?
Gearbox Software has confirmed that Borderlands 3 will launch on September 13, 2019, as indicated by a leak earlier this week. All Vault Hunters are capable of awesome mayhem alone, but together they are unstoppable.