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Netflix App Available for Windows 8

Netflix App Available for Windows 8

Back at the Surface tablet announcement Steven Sinofsky showed off a first look at the Windows 8 Netflix app. Thousands of other Windows 8 apps have been released since then, but we’ve had to wait patiently to finally get our eyes on Netflix. Today that app has been made available in the store, and it offers a very nice user interface for browsing the collection and managing your queue.

There’s only one problem: If you try to actually watch a video you’ll get an error message that says “Whoops, something went wrong… Internet Connection Problem”. Some of the writers here at the DMZ aren’t even seeing the app in the store yet, so this may have been a false launch. We’ll keep you posted on the status, but in the mean time enjoy the screenshots of the beautiful app.

Update: The appears to be working fine for me now.

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    Josh has been writing software since his parents brought home their first computer. His love for gadgets and technology eventually spurred a passion for home theater technology. After starting the DMZ, he received Microsoft’s MVP award for Windows Media Center. Even though the beloved home theater PC platform is all but dead he continues to tinker with consumer entertainment technology. He’s a life-long gamer and DIY smart home enthusiast. He co-hosts the Entertainment 2.0 podcast with Richard Gunther and the DMZ’s gaming podcast, Story Players, with Joe DeStazio.

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Josh Pollard

Josh has been writing software since his parents brought home their first computer. His love for gadgets and technology eventually spurred a passion for home theater technology. After starting the DMZ, he received Microsoft’s MVP award for Windows Media Center. Even though the beloved home theater PC platform is all but dead he continues to tinker with consumer entertainment technology. He’s a life-long gamer and DIY smart home enthusiast. He co-hosts the Entertainment 2.0 podcast with Richard Gunther and the DMZ’s gaming podcast, Story Players, with Joe DeStazio.