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Popular Netflix streaming devices
TweetPosted in Articles on 09/6/2015
One of the latest and greatest ways to view digital content anywhere, anytime, is Netflix, a popular digital streaming service. Through the use of a broadband connection, Netflix subscribers have the ability to stream and instantly watch a wide range of movies and TV shows in standard definition, high definition and even 4k ultra high definition in some cases.
To be able to stream whatever you like, whenever you like, you need to choose a device that is compatible with Netflix streaming services. Some of the most popular devices to catch up on all your favourite movies and TV shows are, smart TVs, media players such as Apple TV and gaming consoles such as PlayStation, Xbox and Wii.
With a smart TV, there is a high chance that you can view Netflix content without needing any external device. Almost all smart TVs, automatically have the pre-installed Netflix app, which will just need to be located and run to sign in. If the app is not pre-installed it may require to be downloaded, simply enter your TV's app store to download and install the Netflix app.
Netflix requires a broadband connection in order to function. It is important your smart TV is connected via an Ethernet cable (into a router) or Wi-Fi (smart TVs tend to have wireless connectivity built in). This is important to note, as if there's no internet connection, there's no access to any of the awesome shows and movies Netflix has on offer.
Media Players, such as Apple TV is another useful device used to stream Netflix. Apple TV can assist you in streaming all sorts of digital content available from Netflix, and helps you quickly find what you want to watch. You can use Apple TV to link your iOS device 7.0+ through the Wi-Fi network which will give you the ability to stream Netflix wirelessly. From there, all you need to do is either sign in to your Netflix account or create one online, the Netflix app is available from the app store, and comes free as part of your Netflix membership. Once you're signed in your ready to instantly start enjoying thousands of TV episodes and movies straight from your Apple TV.
Netflix is also compatible with the following gaming consoles, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, 360, Wii and Wii U. You guessed it, all you need to do is download the app from the respective store, install it and run it and sign in. Once that's done you're ready to get started streaming all the latest shows.