Netflix Streaming for the PS3 and XBox 360

November 6, 2010

The terms Netflix streaming, instant queue, and watch instantly might not sound as familiar as DVD, MP3, and home theater but that’s likely to change in the near future. Now that 1080p and surround sound have made their way to Netflix’s streaming movie service, look for an ever increasing number of compatible devices appearing on […]

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Dude, Where’s My Netflix Tab Inside Vista Media Center?

May 21, 2009

Like many of you who heard about Netflix support coming to Vista Media Center I too was anxious to give it a whirl, the only problem is unlike most of the accounts I was reading, my tab wasn’t “just there when I opened media center.

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Netflix: Pass the Grey Poupon, er Blu-ray

April 21, 2008

Well, this one kind of caught me off guard, apparently Netflix CEO Reed Hastings in a conference call said that since Blu-ray discs are more expensive to purchase versus standard definition DVD’s, the company will start charging more for accounts that rent Blu-ray discs. Netflix did at one time offer both HD DVD and Blu-ray […]

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Chavez v. Netflix, Inc. settlement

November 2, 2005

Well I suppose it was only a matter of time before someone challenged (and prevailed) Netflix on the legal definition of “unlimited”. A class action lawsuit and counter settlement has been filed in San Francisco Superior Court, charging the DVD rental company of failing to provide “unlimited” DVD rentals and “one day deliveries”. The suit […]

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Blockbuster planning movie downloads

June 2, 2005

Competition from Netflix, DVR’s and menagerie of other distractions, would appear to leave Blockbuster trying to regain their once unshakeable hold on the home video front. Blockbuster UK is planning an

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Netflix, Blockbuster or both?

February 14, 2005

One thing I’ve noticed about Blockbuster’s 2-Week free trial and compare their in-home delivery service to Netflix. Right off the bat I’ve noticed a couple of favorable things about BB’s service over NF. For starters Blockbuster rents supplement dics’s, no huge deal but you never know when you might want to watch your favorite director’s […]

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Netflix reduces prices

October 24, 2004

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Oh-a oh, Netflix and TiVo killed the video store

September 6, 2004

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