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Old Mar 30, 2011, 07:31 PM   #1
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Netflix from iPhone to PC?

If there's already a thread about this, I apologize, but I haven't been able to find one. My internet connection is incredibly slow (Verizon DSL) and whenever I watch my Netflix I find myself watching the "Your internet connection has slowed, we are adjusting playback to avoid further interruption" screen. But it has no problems streaming the whole way through on my iPhone. I want to stream it on my iPhone 4, but show the screen from the iPhone to the laptop screen. Is there anyway to do this via usb or an app?
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Old Mar 30, 2011, 08:34 PM   #2
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Hahahaha...DSL. But no, not to my knowledge.
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Old Mar 30, 2011, 08:39 PM   #3
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There's FIOS right up the street, but not here. -_-
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Old Mar 30, 2011, 09:37 PM   #4
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The only option would be tether your laptop to the iPhone and utilize that faster connection to view netflix. Not sure angling your provider's tetherin policies or prices though; it's free on data plans on mine, so it would be my first thought.
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 06:55 AM   #5
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The only option would be tether your laptop to the iPhone and utilize that faster connection to view netflix. Not sure angling your provider's tetherin policies or prices though; it's free on data plans on mine, so it would be my first thought.
Did you even read what he was asking? I mean, you're not even close to what the OP wanted.
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 07:10 AM   #6
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Yes, Apple and others make a cable that allows for it. I have a cable that allows me to watch Netflix on my television, from the iPhone. But I have it connected via my home wifi.

Pretty sure I got the cable at Best Buy, but I'm sure other places have them too.
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 08:27 AM   #7
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Here's a link to the cable that was mentioned above: Apple and Amazon. It's $1.80 cheaper from Amazon, and has free shipping. Apple doesn't offer free shipping on it unless for spend $50 total.
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 08:38 AM   #8
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I use this cable in the minivan hooked up to the entertainment system. It works, its not component cable but then again the entertainment can only take composite. As for hooking this up to your PC, I'm not sure if the VGA version would work on a monitor, might as well just get one that hooks up to your TV.

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Did you even read what he was asking? I mean, you're not even close to what the OP wanted.
the OP says there 3G connection is stronger then the one connected to the computer, by teethering the PC would use the faster 3G connection that sounds close, might not be the answer but it does sound close
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 03:06 PM   #10
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Well thank you guys for all the replies. Looks like I just might have to invest in a cable, and if I'm going to do that I'll make it so I can use it on my tv. I was hoping there would be some app or some way to do it via usb, but oh well. I'm a girl by the way :P
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 03:28 PM   #11
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Here's a link to the cable that was mentioned above: Apple and Amazon. It's $1.80 cheaper from Amazon, and has free shipping. Apple doesn't offer free shipping on it unless for spend $50 total.
Is there an HDMI version of this cable, or is that only for iPad 2? I would like to stream Netflix from my iPhone 4 on 4.2.6 (or preferrably iPad 1 on 4.3) to an HDTV. I would prefer HDMI over component or composite just for the sake of simplicity.
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Is there an HDMI version of this cable, or is that only for iPad 2? I would like to stream Netflix from my iPhone 4 on 4.2.6 (or preferrably iPad 1 on 4.3) to an HDTV. I would prefer HDMI over component or composite just for the sake of simplicity.
This is the one I've been using

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1121245
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