Netflix employee confirms that the company is hiring Android developers

Netflix employee confirms that the company is hiring Android developers
Android's explosion in gaining market share in such a short period of time is doing a lot of good for the open platform – especially when you look at app development. Easily one of the most sought out apps for Android has to be something like the iPad's Netflix app which enables users to stream titles directly to their device. Early in the week we were presented with some good news regarding the possibility of an Android app coming to fruition, but now we're getting a little bit more confirmation regarding the matter. There was a Netflix employee who confirmed that the company is in the process of hiring Android developers which will enable users to stream Watch Instantly content on Android smartphones. The employee said, “With the way Android is blowing up it would be stupid of us to ignore that.” Quite a telling and truthful statement to say the least, but it really does justify the rapid development – so hopefully we see something happen sooner rather than later.

via Electronista

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11 Comments

1. JPrice

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 30, 2010

I'll become a Netflix subscriber when this comes to fruition. Watching the Stream Now content on my Evo will be worth the monthly fee.

3. AZNphoneGeek

Posts: 200; Member since: May 15, 2009

uhhh, for 8 or 9 bucks a month you get unlimited video streaming at home. IMO i think that alone is worth it... let alone enetually being able to bang it out on your phone

4. JPrice

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 30, 2010

It's not worth it when I am at home just long enough to eat and sleep.

5. herbiederb

Posts: 275; Member since: Jan 28, 2010

then you need to figure out how to make some $$ when youre out.

6. JPrice

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 30, 2010

I work for Sprint, have my own business, and am a professional wrestler, I would be wasting my money if I got Netflix right now. Don't make assumptions herbie. When you do you make yourself an ass.

7. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Wow...all of that and you still find time to visit Phonearena.com. I own 3 businesses, work for Boost Mobile, am a professional drummer, tour the UK 11 months out the year, work full time at Apple, work assembly line for HTC, design Android apps in my spare time and i work security for Obama on the weekends....yet i still find time for my Netflix account

8. phonedemocracy

Posts: 98; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Yeah, I have netflix, but I hardly ever use it. Nothing wrong with the service, no time. I check Phonearena at work, when I can't technically do anything else.

2. herbiederb

Posts: 275; Member since: Jan 28, 2010

hey guys, the A, N, D, R, O, I, F, T, and W keys on my computer keyboard are wearing out. what shall i do?

9. Sellcell

Posts: 118; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

I'm guessing JPrice has cable at home and spends over $100 bucks for it a month. When alls he would need to do is have internet and spend only $9 a month for unlimited streaming. what a dwight...

10. JPrice

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 30, 2010

Actually, I don't have cable as I see no need to put out money for somehting I would not use. Again, I am only home long enough to eat, sleep, and shower. Between the many ventures I have going on, I am home and awake 7 hours a week.

11. Raiders15 unregistered

Google TV runs on android it has netflix??? WTF! open the app to phones.

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