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pravin

Netcast versus webOS

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Hi,

 

Can someone help me understand the difference between webOS platform and Netcast platform in terms of the TV application development?

Are there any specific differences in terms of TV app Creation, Installation and Deployment?

Does both the platform support "Downloadable" and "Web ( URL Based Webapp)" application types?

 

Thanks.

Pravin

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Netcast is good, it naver says out of memory error, but the webOS is a fail from lg, if you watch youtube for more than 1 hour, it will run out of memory and in some cases will stop working, and you will need to factory data reset. Hope it helped.

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I think that depends on your internet connection and set as well. There are reports of people who love the sets and have no issues, so it probably depends on your setup. netcast is LG's older operating system replaced now by webOS.

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No, it depends on the company, i had to change my tv in the store, they replaced it with the same model and now i can watch movies in youtube but other apps and web browser still crashes with memory out error.The memory associated with other apps and the web browser isn't coded nicely, but google has programmed youtube app to work smoothly and use as low memory as possible on any device, but lg hasn't programmed the web browser to be memory friendly. And other apps developers don't know about this memory problem in the webos compared by netcast. Same thing happens with other lg apps like smartshare and others.

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