Can You Get Netflix on the DIRECTV Genie?
The DIRECTV Genie does a lot. You are able to stream Pandora and Youtube, but the true test is if it capable of streaming Netflix? The sad thing is that the Genie will NOT be able to stream Netflix. This can be pretty annoying and frustrating to some of you, especially since you may have a subscription and would like to watch it on the big screen.
If you want to watch Netflix on TV, you are going to need either a SMART TV or a multimedia streaming device like a Roku, Apple TV. Game systems such as the PS3 and Xbox 360 are capable of streaming Netflix. Some Blu ray players will also be able to get the job done.