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Netflix CEO: “We’re now finally beating BitTorrent”

06/01/2011, Great news if you’re a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the war on illegal downloading of movies is finally in your favor. At the recent D9 Conference this morning, Netflix is helping to beat piracy, according to its CEO,...

Disney Tactile Brush makes games and movies more “touching”

05/27/2011, The folk over at Disney Research have been coming up with some pretty creative inventions recently. Previously we covered the Pico projector motion controller, and now they’ve come up with something new. Called the Tactile Brush, its innocent-sounding...

Ten new Silverlight movies coming to Windows Phone 7

05/20/2011, Paramount Digital Entertainment has announced that it will be launching 10 new movies exclusively for Windows Phone 7. Built using Silverlight, the apps not only let users watch the purchased movie, but it gives them the complete “DVD”...

Is Netflix killing BitTorrent?

04/28/2011, According to an interesting observation reported by TorrentFreak, Netflix might be doing more than just serving Americans their daily doses of videos and movies – Netflix might actually be killing off piracy. They’ve noticed that as the number...

EPIX video on demand expands to more platforms

04/27/2011, EPIX has just announced that their premium entertainment channel, video on demand and online service is now available on Android devices, Samsung TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players, Google TV, Roku players and the BlackBerry PlayBook. Folks who own these...

YouTube to launch movie streaming service by next week?

04/26/2011, According to reports online YouTube, the world’s most popular video streaming service, will take its first foray into the premium video sharing industry. According to a report from Business Insider, YouTube will be launching its movie on demand...

Netflix now supports Kinect

04/14/2011, Folks who use the Xbox 360 to access Netflix are in for a treat. Netflix has just announced the support for the Microsoft Kinect motion controller in their Netflix app on the gaming console. All users have to do is launch Netflix in the Video Marketplace...

Home Premiere movie rentals coming soon

04/01/2011, If you missed catching a movie at the cinema and can’t bear to wait the 3-6 months before it arrives on Netflix or some DVD rental service, we have some good news and bad news for you. It has been reported that a number of movie distributers have...

Netflix to be deeply integrated with Facebook?

03/18/2011, Reports have surfaced stating that Netflix has plans to become deeply integrated with Facebook. Apparently the company is currently testing out their new app on the social network. The Netflix app is touted to enable users to receive recommendations...

Google guesses release dates

03/18/2011, Google has recently made their search engine a little smarter. Now when you search for the title of a game or a movie, and you include the phrase “release date” at the end of it, Google will try to tell you the release date of the movie or...

Netflix for Android leaked online

03/16/2011, Folks who have been clamoring for Netflix to arrive on Android can somewhat rejoice. The Netflix app for the Android operating system has recently found its way online and is available for download. Netflix, the biggest video on demand service available...

Movie studios sue file-sharing service, Hotfile

02/09/2011, It looks like movie studios are bringing down the heat on file-sharing services all over the internet, one at a time. The latest to feel the crosshairs on its back is popular file-sharing service, Hotfile. The site that is alleged to reward the sharing of...

Toshiba dynabook T551/D8B is a 3D-enhanced laptop

01/21/2011, While I’m convinced that 3D is here to stay and it’s not for everyone. I’m still bothered by the fact that we need special glasses to view 3D content.  But until 3D screens that don’t require glasses become common and affordable...

Amazon acquires LOVEFiLM

01/20/2011, Amazon has announced today that they have reached finally acquired LOVEFiLM International Limited. In case you didn’t know, LOVEFiLM is pretty much the equivalent of Netflix in Europe – a subscription entertainment service that allows you to rent...