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 [...]

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 [...]

Nintendo on Netflix: “We will do Something Different”

June 12, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was recently quizzed about several topics regarding his company. Among them were rumors of a Netflix Streaming service on the Nintendo Wii, his answer was surprising, “We have nothing to announce [as] a partnership from an online streaming standpoint,” Fils-Aime said. “Should we go down that path we will [...]

Netflix breaks 10 million milestone

February 19, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Netflix has announced they have successfully broken the 10 million subscriber’s milestone last night. Netflix ended 2008 with approximately 9.4 million subscribers, claiming to have had roughly 600,000 subscribers join the service since the start of 2009. The recent surge in subscribers is attributed to the expanded availability of Netflix streaming on devices such as [...]

Blockbuster Unveils Set Top Box

November 29, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

Remember that set top box Blockbuster teased during their latest conference call? It has finally been revealed! Dubbed the “MediaPoint”, the box will allow users to progressively playback DVD quality video directly to their living rooms. The box is essentially free for those who rent 25 movies from Blockbusters video service with a total value [...]

Video Encoding and Framerate Info for Netflix Streaming

November 20, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

In an interesting move, Netflix has opted to present their encoding strategy for Netflix Streaming on their Official Netflix Blog this month. If you are like me, you will skip directly to the HD content section to see what they are offering. They say that they are currently offering 400 streams in 720p quality. Frame [...]

Netflix: HD DVDs are Going Bye-Bye

November 13, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

We all knew that the day would come when Netflix would discontinue their HD DVD delivery service, but up until now, many of us (stalwart HD DVD supporters) were left holding our breath. Well, it’s official.  On December 15th, HD DVD’s will no longer be available for rent on Netflix. Straight from the horse’s mouth: [...]

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