Monday: August 1, 2011
- Vimeo now available on your Apple TV thanks to latest software update.
Vimeo has some great HD content, it's nice to see this appear on the little black TV box from Apple. Besides the welcomed support of Vimeo to this little device, you can also stream your purchased television shows directly from the cloud. This will work for your previously purchased television shows as well which is nice.
Monday: July 25, 2011
- Netflix may get a small dose of animated movies via new streaming deal with DreamWorks Animation.
According to Bloomberg News, the deal would kick in after the pay TV agreement with HBO expires, but a source tells THR that HBO has offered to end DWA's output deal two years early because HBO recently signed a pact with Summit Entertainment that gives the pay cabler 10-12 live action films a year versus the two animated films a year that DWA offers. Plus, animated fare is more common now that HBO content partners Warner Bros., Fox and Universal are all producing those films.
Tuesday: July 12, 2011
- Netflix pulls the curtain back on separate plan changes for both streaming and DVDs by mail.
...we didn’t anticipate offering DVD only plans. Since then we have realized that there is still a very large continuing demand for DVDs both from our existing members as well as non-members. Given the long life we think DVDs by mail will have, treating DVDs as a $2 add on to our unlimited streaming plan neither makes great financial sense nor satisfies people who just want DVDs.
Monday: April 12, 2010
- Netflix streaming on your Nintendo Wii now available to those who request a disc.
I'm actually curious about thisin terms of the quality of video for standard definition video offerings from Netflix. Since the Wii is already of a low caliber resolutiuon (480p) maybe it would display standard def videos better than my Xbox 360? I might have my logic on this one backwards.
Tuesday: February 9, 2010
- Netflix streaming to get a 1080p boost with an added helping of surround sound as well.
A limited number of titles will be available to view in 1080p format (just six percent according to source article) - but hey it's a start. This is good news for the resolution-obsessed-quality console gamer such as myself.
Friday: January 29, 2010
- Netflix streaming won't be coming to the iPad anytime soon says CEO.
If you want to watch Netflix via InstantWatch you are better off doing so on your large screen than your soon-to-be acquired small screen. Or you could just buy/rent movies through the iTunes Store, but who does that really?
Wednesday: January 13, 2010
- Netflix streaming coming to the Nintendo Wii sometime this Spring.
The Nintendo version will require a disc, just like the PlayStation 3 system does. Also, you probably shouldn't expect a whole lot of HD functionality (the Wii only supports 480p max resolution at present time).
Monday: December 7, 2009
- Apple decides to acquire Lala, a streaming media service.
I have a strange feeling that the 'Genius' functionality in recent copies of iTunes are due for an upgrade thanks to this brand new acquisition. Just a hunch.
Monday: October 26, 2009
- Netflix streaming coming soon to Playstation 3 consoles.
The bad news: PS3 owners will need to put a special Blu-ray disc in the game console, which will enable streaming via the Blu-ray's BD Live functionality. That's a departure from all other Netflix-enabled devices, which just have the Netflix option as a built-in feature.
Friday: October 9, 2009
- Apple fires out software update for iPhone users which fixes some pesky bugs.
The update also resolves an issue that could interrupt the cell network until the phone is restarted. A bug that caused a crash during video streaming has been addressed in iPhone OS 3.1.2.
Tuesday: September 1, 2009
- Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.
Thanks to the incredible success of the App Store, there are plenty of ways now to access streaming music even when you don't have the files.
Wednesday: August 5, 2009
- Netflix streaming might be coming to the iPhone.
Although this would be quite nice I just can't it happening what with Apple being in the movies sales/rentals business already. Google Voice'd.
Tuesday: July 14, 2009
- A Microsoft-operated streaming music service might be coming to your Xbox 360 soon.
The company recently announced that Xbox Live Gold members will have access to the Last.fm streaming radio service later this year, with a paid trial for Silver members. This particular service, however, would be entirely Microsoft owned and operated, according to the Telegraph.
Friday: July 10, 2009
- Netflix and Sony team up to stream movies to Bravia television owners.
But what about that certain other particular Sony device that people seem to use a lot?