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Registered: ‎01-03-2012
My Device: Blackberry Playbook
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How do I download movies to my Blackberry Playbook?

We just got a playbook for Christmas and I have no idea where to start when it comes to putting a couple of movies on it for our children. I got the 32 GB so that I would have the space to do this - but I don't know how. I have read some posts about using iTunes on the playbook...is this possible? I have iTunes on my PC and iPod - so can I somehow transfer songs? I am also wondering if anyone had heard any word about a Playbook app for Netflix or Skype? Thanks!

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I'm rockin the BlackBerry DTEK60, Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook,BT Headset HS-700

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Re: How do I download movies to my Blackberry Playbook?

you have to remove DRM form itunes content first.

 

then you can sync via desktop manager in a few ways.

 

How to synchronize media from a computer to a BlackBerry PlayBook

 

or

 

How to transfer files to and from the BlackBerry PlayBook

 

 

i use https://imo.im/ for skype chat and more

 

also IM + in appworld is very good too.

 




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Registered: ‎01-04-2012
My Device: Playbook 16GB
My Carrier: Virgin

Re: How do I download movies to my Blackberry Playbook?

For  movies if you already have the DVD...I installed a DVD ripper on my PC (such as FoxReal). This takes hours to convert a DVD so I leave it running overnight. The next morning I just copy the movie onto the Playback (takes a few minutes) and I've got something to watch that day. Even on the 16GB you can put a few movies on.  Easy and great quality.  But make sure you've got a decent set of headphones....some cheap one's seem to be too quiet to cope with background noise in the train/car.

Jeremy