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Netflix and... Charge?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by Kermee, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Kermee

    Kermee It's Not Easy Being Green

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    Not sure how I missed this a couple days ago... Though I'm sure most people would rather have Version 9 right now.

    Elon Musk on Twitter

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  2. ratsbew

    ratsbew Member

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    This would be a truly amazing feature. If you can cast to the screen from your phone then it wouldn't even need to use the car's data plan.
     
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  3. tinm

    tinm 2013 S85 Owner

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    When I stopped at a certain* Supercharger a few months ago, a Tesla engineer was on-site. We got to talking and he showed me the equipment behind the fenced-in area, particularly the cellular data transceivers—multiple ones. Then he mentioned something about wifi coming to this site so people charging could watch movies etc. Nothing’s happened since but I suspect it’s related to this recent Elon tidbit.

    *not gonna say which location; don’t wanna get engineer in trouble
     
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  4. tpham07

    tpham07 Active Member

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    thats right bro, stay quiet and keep me safe! hahahaha
     
  5. ewoodrick

    ewoodrick Active Member

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    There's a lot of states with prohibitions about what can be viewed from the driver seat. Since one of the features that have been mentioned is that the car doesn't have different modes when driving, this would break that rule.
    Maybe this is what the games are designed for.
     
  6. Runt8

    Runt8 Active Member

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    I would assume this would only work when parked.
     
  7. TheLocNar

    TheLocNar Member

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    Would be only when parked. Tesla could go a step further and allow this only when charging.

    Heck. I can watch dvd movies in my 2010 Infiniti G when in park and I put a DVD in.
     
  8. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    Problem is, once the capability is there, hackers will find a back door to make it work when not in park or while charging.
     
  9. Nocturnal

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    That applies to every car with this capability and there are a ton that can do this.

    Yup, same with my Highlander I just sold.
     

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