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Tag: Netflix

Netflix Daredevil Stills Show Bare-Bones Costume

Netflix Daredevil Stills Show Bare-Bones Costume
I love Netflix, even though it has been a while since any new shows or movies I really want to see have landed there. I have tried to watch several of the Netflix originals, and so far, I haven’t really liked any of them.

Chrome Extension Lets You Watch Netflix in a Small Window: The Death of Productivity

Chrome Extension Lets You Watch Netflix in a Small Window: The Death of Productivity
Earlier this year we featured a project from Netflix’ Hack Day; it automatically paused the service’s video player if it detected that you fell asleep. The company recently held another Hack Day, and one of the experiments from the event could lead to humanity’s downfall.

Netflix & Fitbit Hack Pauses Video When You Fall Asleep: How Sweet

Netflix & Fitbit Hack Pauses Video When You Fall Asleep: How Sweet
Netflix recently held a Hack Day for its engineers to come up with tweaks to the popular streaming video service. Even though the activity was made primarily for fun, one of the resulting hacks is quite promising: a hack that uses information from a Fitbit to detect when you fall asleep and then pauses the video in response.

Final Season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars to be Netflix Exclusive

Final Season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars to be Netflix Exclusive
Netflix has announced that it has signed a new deal with Lucasfilm and Disney to get exclusive access to Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. Netflix will also be getting the final season of the show, called The Lost Missions as an exclusive for its streaming subscribers.

Netflix Now Rolling out to All TiVo Boxes for Virgin Media Subscribers

Netflix Now Rolling out to All TiVo Boxes for Virgin Media Subscribers
Back in September, Virgin Media in the UK gave in and offered a limited number of its subscribers using TiVo set-top boxes access to Netflix. The Netflix application operated directly on the set-top box, meaning that users didn’t have to switch to a different device or change inputs to watch Netflix streaming content.

Netflix Negotiating to Offer Its Streaming Service on Cable Boxes in the US

Netflix Negotiating to Offer Its Streaming Service on Cable Boxes in the US
Like many people out there, I’m a big fan of the video streaming service Netflix. It’s a great place to find something to watch when nothing is on TV and I can use it to catch up on TV series that I might’ve missed seasons of in the past.

Virgin Media UK Cable Company Gives in to the Inevitable and Offers Netflix to Subscribers

Virgin Media UK Cable Company Gives in to the Inevitable and Offers Netflix to Subscribers
After years of trying everything possible to kill streaming video services, it looks like at least one major cable provider is finally realizing the move to streaming content by consumers is inevitable. Virgin Media UK, which is oddly based in the New York, has announced that it is now offering Netflix directly to 40,000 of its subscribers who currently use a TiVo set-top box.

Pleygo: Netflix for LEGO

Pleygo: Netflix for LEGO
Why buy when you can rent, especially if you don’t have much to spare? This is true for houses, DVDs, even luxury bags – and now it’s true for LEGO. Sets range in price from a couple of bucks to hundreds of dollars, so if you’re the type who builds a lot but then gets bored with the set after a while, then you might want to consider Pleygo.

Netflix Removes Star Trek III to Fix the Klingon and Vulcan Subtitles

Netflix Removes Star Trek III to Fix the Klingon and Vulcan Subtitles
Apparently, Netflix pulled Star Trek III: The Search for Spock from its instant streaming service. The company has had much criticism over errors in the way it’s streaming movies, especially the subtitles. Specifically, they pulled The Search for Spock to correct the Vulcan and Klingon subtitles.

People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360

People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360
Netflix has offered what it calls its People Search feature on the PS3 for a while. Anyone that used Netflix on the PS3 and has conducted a search for a movie has used the function whether you knew it or not.

Amazon, Netflix Pump Up Streaming Catalog Size with Marketing Speak

Amazon, Netflix Pump Up Streaming Catalog Size with Marketing Speak
When my wife subscribed us to Amazon Prime, it promised a huge number of movies and TV shows – 17,000 to be exact. Anyone that’s ever gone on to the website looking to stream a movie or TV show has probably been like me and wondered where exactly all that content promised was.

Comcast Streampix Takes Aim at Netflix

Comcast Streampix Takes Aim at Netflix
I really like Netflix and other streaming services for movies and TV shows. I have always hoped that eventually there would be a lot more competition in the market and that would push movie studios and other content providers to allow more streaming content overall.

Netflix for Xbox 360 Gets Updated

Netflix for Xbox 360 Gets Updated
[UPDATE 12/16/11: Given our original positive spin on this update, we thought it appropriate to mention that there’s a ton of dissatisfied users speaking out about missing features, playback issues and a confusing new interface. Scroll down to the comments to join in the discussion.]

Netflix Calls it Qwits, Cancels Qwikster DVD Website

Netflix Calls it Qwits, Cancels Qwikster DVD Website
You might remember that Netflix had plans to split up it’s DVD and streaming options into two separate businesses. The DVD rentals were to go to the Qwikster website, while instant streaming remained on Netflix.

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End
OK, Netflix and Starz listen up – You’re killing me, Smalls! Seriously, the single best thing for me on Netflix is that when Starz has a movie or show I want to watch I know it will all be on Netflix.

Netflix Looks to Go International in 2011

Netflix Looks to Go International in 2011
It was only a few months back when Netflix made its first move in the international market by gracing our pals to the north in the land of snow and Strange Brew with its streaming movie service.