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    Default anyone else gonna get a chromecast?

    i just ordered two, one for each tv. if you havent heard of it yet here is a link

    Google Chromecast Review! - YouTube


    what it does is steams things from your computer or smartphone to your tv set and you can still do whatever you want on your device. it kind of acts like a remote.

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    I've decided on the Raspberry Pi. I hooked it up to my tv and now have a "smart" tv that has it's own streaming service. Free, but the down side is on weekends the service get bogged down regardless of you connection speed.

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    I was going to get it to stream american version of netflix on my TV which is a sony bravia smart TV and comes with netflix app. Now I have found a new method to convert my latin american netflix into an american netflix (far more movies). I have simply configured the network of my sony bravia with american DNS settings and I have netflix USA right on my TV.
    I will still get the chromecast to stream all contents of chrome browser to TV. Its a useful device if you travel a lot.
    AZB

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZB View Post
    I was going to get it to stream american version of netflix on my TV which is a sony bravia smart TV and comes with netflix app. Now I have found a new method to convert my latin american netflix into an american netflix (far more movies). I have simply configured the network of my sony bravia with american DNS settings and I have netflix USA right on my TV.
    I will still get the chromecast to stream all contents of chrome browser to TV. Its a useful device if you travel a lot.
    AZB
    AZB are you saying that by just using a DNS server in the US you can now view US only content?

    I had no idea it was as simple as changing my DNS. Figured i'd need a VPN connection at least or something like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NV_ View Post
    AZB are you saying that by just using a DNS server in the US you can now view US only content?

    I had no idea it was as simple as changing my DNS. Figured i'd need a VPN connection at least or something like that.
    its as simple as that. On apple devices, just use the new dns values on the wifi and you are all set. netflix, every once in a while will block the dns so you would have to come up with new ones. There are forums dedicated to that. The dns values are given away to US military who are over seas. on android devices just use "hola" app and you are all set for netflix and pandora hulu. On my smart TV, I have the option of configuring the network manually. I did just that with the dns values and I got my cracle and netflix in american version. The problem with american version netflix is that you can't get subtitles in Spanish or even spanish dubbed audio. So if you are watching it with your dominican friend, he / she will be out of luck. the positive point is that you will get 3 times more contents as latin american netflix.
    AZB

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    I'm using that for about a year now, but paying for American dns servers (4 dollars per month) didn't know you could get those for free as well.

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    Amazon has a ship date of 8/21 on the new batch. For 35 bucks how can u go wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZB View Post
    its as simple as that. On apple devices, just use the new dns values on the wifi and you are all set. netflix, every once in a while will block the dns so you would have to come up with new ones. There are forums dedicated to that. The dns values are given away to US military who are over seas. on android devices just use "hola" app and you are all set for netflix and pandora hulu. On my smart TV, I have the option of configuring the network manually. I did just that with the dns values and I got my cracle and netflix in american version. The problem with american version netflix is that you can't get subtitles in Spanish or even spanish dubbed audio. So if you are watching it with your dominican friend, he / she will be out of luck. the positive point is that you will get 3 times more contents as latin american netflix.
    AZB
    Thanks man! Had no idea it was so simple.

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    I use unblock-us.com. Work well with all major sites. Faster than a VPN and it has a netflix region picker, so if you want latin america, you just push the button. Less than $5.00 per month.

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