Netflix Downloads: Om Chimes In

streaming shenanigans with some pretty intriguing insights. It seems we may have jumped the gun a bit in our immediate praise of the service.

Aside from the equating it to the rabble of players who tried to getting into the music downloading arena, he’s got a nice little list of what Netflix downloads is and isn’t. Namely it isn’t a downloading service because it just streams the video.

Another valid critique is that because it’s attempting to stream DVD-quality video, users need at least a 3Mbps connection. Not an issue for me and you, but for our readers out there with old and busted 1.5Mbps connections, Netflix movies Online might not be as appealing as we were quick to say.

Netflix Online: return to sender