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 [...]

Wii2HDMI Does What It Says

June 3, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

If you’ve always wanted a way to use HDMI with your Wii setup, you’re in luck. Online retailer Neoya is selling a Wii2HDMI adapter which does exactly that, the adapter plugs into the back of your Wii and lets you use an HDMI cable instead of one that is component or composite. This is especially useful [...]

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 [...]

Movie Gallery Closing Remaining U.S. Stores

May 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Movie Gallery will be shutting down their remaining U.S. stores, the announcement comes weeks after the struggling company entered Chapter 11 Bankruptcy for a second time. It is currently unclear whether the bankruptcy will convert to Chapter 7 which is essentially a full on liquidation. When first filling for  bankruptcy in February Movie Gallery’s debts were [...]

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 [...]

Blockbuster Closing Nearly 960 Stores

September 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

In a recent SEC filing, Blockbuster has revealed they plan to close up to 960 stores by the end of 2010 with the hopes of becoming more financially stable. The decision will largely affect unprofitable Blockbuster locations with the remaining focus being put on the profitable ones. Blockbuster spokesperson Randy Hargrove had this to say [...]

Samsung Adds YouTube, Blockbuster, MKV, Support To Blu-ray Players

September 9, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Samsung has officially added YouTube, Blockbuster, and .MKV/.MP4 support to select Blu-ray players via a free firmware update. Owners of the BD-P1600, BD-P3600, and BD-P4600, are currently eligible for the upgrade, there is currently no word on any of these features coming to other Samsung Blu-ray players. Those attending Cedia 2009 (September 10-13) will be able to [...]

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 [...]

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