Netflix Trades New Releases for More Streaming

If you needed more evidence that streaming video will one day supplant physical media, you need look no further than Netflix‘s recent announcement on its agreement with Fox and Universal. Following in the steps of a similar agreement with Warner Bros., DVD new releases from the studios will be delayed by 28 days – you [...more]

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Apr 23 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Netflix Streaming Coming to iPhone?

Tech companies often use online surveys to gauge interest in new features or products, and oftentimes these surveys lead to leaks of the proposed features. The most recent Netflix survey has leaked online, thanks to a very interesting potential feature that was mentioned: a new app that would bring Netflix‘s “Watch Instantly” feature to iPhones. [...more]

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Mar 08 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Netflix Instant Streaming Adding 5.1 Surround Sound and Captions

Netflix’s instant streaming feature is becoming an increasingly popular part of the service, to the point that actually having to open an envelope can sometimes feel like an inconvenience. Fortunately, along with an ever-expanding library, Netflix is adding a couple upgrades to the feature this year. At an unspecified time in the coming months, Netflix‘s [...more]

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Feb 11 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

The Ultimate Film Snob Tool: View Netflix Rentals By Neighborhood

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We humans tend to want to live near people who are similar to ourselves in some respect, whether its religion, ethnicity, socio-economic background or what have you. In demographic studies, this is called clustering. Some people tend to cluster by interest – such as when a neighborhood becomes known for a high concentration of working [...more]

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Jan 16 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Netflix Comes to Nintendo Wii

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Netflix streaming comes to Nintendo's popular console. [...more]

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Jan 14 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss