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Netflix gets some support from Samsung's latest Chromebook, thanks to HTML5 streaming

Samsung Chromebook sees Netflix support thanks to HTML5 streaming

Anthony Garreffa | Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 am CDT (0 mins, 21 secs time to read)

Google have just announced a new deal with Netflix and Microsoft, where HTML5 video streaming is now supported by Samsung's ARM-based Chromebook. Google had previously talked about Netflix support, but never went into any detail, but here we are.

Netflix gets some support from Samsung's latest Chromebook, thanks to HTML5 streaming | TweakTown.com

This is the first time Netflix has used HTML5 for streaming instead of Silverlight, but there's no news on whether we'll see this support jump over to other devices just yet.

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