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April 16, 2013

Netflix says goodbye to Silverlight, embraces HTML5


Netflix has announced that support for Microsoft’s Silverlight will end. And that it will be moving lock, stock and barrel over to HTML5.
Last month Netflix became available in HTML5 on Google’s Chromebooks. Now however Netflix plan to roll-out to everyone.

They are currently working on three HTML5 video extensions, once they have completed that they will be rolling out the update. Two of the updates have been used on Chromebooks.

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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini