Netflix Streaming Coming To Canada

July 20, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Netflix has announced plans to bring the popular Netflix Streaming service to Canada later this year, the move marks the first availability for the service outside of the United States. The service will initially launch only in English although support for French will arrive at a later date. The service will allow Canadian users to [...]

1 Million Wii Owners Embrace Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” Streaming Service

May 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview with CNBC has revealed Netflix on the Wii has been accessed by nearly a million consumers. “What we’ve seen so far is that almost a million consumers have participated in the service and right now everything is going very well.” Netflix on the Wii launched earlier [...]

Popbox Takes a Swing at Boxee, Releases SDK

April 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Popbox has announced the release of their developer SDK, which enables “developers to take an existing Adobe® Flash® application and easily transform it into a new popapp for popbox.” This looks to be Popbox’s plan to take Boxee head-on in a race to get the most content on their specific platform.  With Popbox’s history of [...]

Meet The LG BD590 Blu-ray Player

January 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

At CES 2010 LG announced its upcoming lineup of Blu-ray players, of note is the LG BD590 Blu-ray player which comes with a 250 GB HDD and VUDU support (Like the BD390) right out of the box. Thanks to LG’s NetCast feature, Netflix, Youtube, Pandora, and CinemaNow, streaming will be included with the player, the player [...]

PS3 Netflix Streaming Discs Shipping Now

November 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

If you ordered a PS3 Netflix streaming disc you should be receiving one in the mail shortly according to various PS3 owners who have started to receive theirs. The streaming discs are a temporary solution, Netflix hopes to have a client accessible via the XMB ready for release sometime in 2010. If you’ve received your [...]

Apple Releases Apple TV 3.0 Software Update

November 3, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple has released firmware 3.0 for Apple TV devices, the new firmware brings with it many new features and bugfixes, the most prominent change being the redesigned menu. Other additions include, Genius Mixes support, Internet radio, and support of iTunes Extras. “The new software for Apple TV features a simpler and faster interface that gives [...]

Standalone BD-Live Now Possible

October 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re a fan of accessing external content from your physical media be it from a Blu-ray, HD DVD, or even DVD, the issues one might come across are the constant switching of discs to do so. A company called Related Content Database (RCDb) with partner Videon Central is working on a technology that allows [...]

Vudu Comes to LG BD390 Blu-ray Player, Other Players Bow Down

September 9, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

We had a feeling the LG BD390 was poised to have the Vudu service added to it. This was because for the last week or two, the Vudu Logo had been displayed on the BD390 page of LG’s website. So when the press release from Vudu hit our inbox, we did a face palm…. kicking [...]

Warner Movie Library Coming to Wii In Japan

July 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Warner Brothers library will soon make its way to the Wii with those fortunate enough to live in Japan being able to access it immediately. As of July 15, by downloading Fujisoft’s “Everyone’s Theater Wii” application users will be able to rent videos such as The Goonies, Free Willy, etc. The application itself will [...]

Experience XBOX Live “Smooth Streaming”

June 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

In a few months 1080p streaming will hit the Xbox 360, many are skeptical as to how it will work if at all. Fortunately, a tech demo exists showcasing how this streaming system will work when it launches this fall. The requirements are of course a capable PC web browser and Microsoft Silverlight. Let us [...]

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