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"Microsoft's bold claims about Edge turn out to be true."

See that I told you Microsoft doesn't lie...tongue.gif

Really I didn't say that,but it doesn't seem like this is a very good reason to be mad at Microsoft.Or is it?

I am surprised this hasn't been discovered sooner and I wonder why.

No reason to be upset at Microsoft considering it's up to the rights holder of the content. Netflix actually makes it quite clear on what browsers support what Resolution. You also can't get 5.1 unless you're using the NetFlix App.
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post #22 of 106
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Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post

"Microsoft's bold claims about Edge turn out to be true."

See that I told you Microsoft doesn't lie...tongue.gif

Really I didn't say that,but it doesn't seem like this is a very good reason to be mad at Microsoft.Or is it?

I am surprised this hasn't been discovered sooner and I wonder why.
obviously everything is a good reason to be mad at microsoft.
just go to any thread and mention microsoft - have fun biggrin.gif
post #23 of 106
I just use the app on my TV since it is the only way you can stream 4k. I would rather spend the money and buy a smart TV than use a Microsoft browser.
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I was previously under the impression that Internet Explorer also had access to 1080P. Was in misinformed?
    
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post #25 of 106
Just use the Windows 10 Netflix App... or Windows 8.1 Netflix App.

It supports SuperHD bit-rate AND decodes the Dolby Digital Plus sound tracks.

I do use Edge for HBOGO since, I believe it does offer surround sound support.

Other than that, I don't touch Edge.
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post #26 of 106
Why are people angry with MS when Chrome does not support it and Firefox does not support it without "work arounds?" I dun get it??? redface.gif
I just verified this with Chrome on my Win 7 64 bit machine. That it runs in 720 that is.
Seems like a nice feature IMO. Maybe Google will update Chrome to stream 1080p...
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post #27 of 106
Announce 4k desktop streaming, then I'll talk.
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Maybe Google will update Chrome to stream 1080p...

Don't worry they will. After all Redmond made the first firing shot across their bow hence Google is in a far better position to fight them evenly.

Very few other competitors can deal with Redmond but I'm hoping future browsers will do a lot more than just view webpages.
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Works fine at 1080p on OS X in Safari with no tricks... just saying.
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post #30 of 106
It's not just Edge, IE 11 also works but only in Windows 8.1 or higher. It's impossible to get 1080P in Windows 7.
https://help.netflix.com/en/node/23742

It's been this way for at least a year now.
https://www.reddit.com/r/netflix/comments/3ae26z/all_does_the_netflix_redesign_now_allow_1080p/
 
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