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Netflix is doing its job to reduce piracy in North America

05/17/2011, We’ve previously covered about how bit-torrent downloading rates in the US have been going down, while the number of Netflix subscribers has been slowly rising. Well, it looks like we have more details to corroborate with the theory that Netflix is...

Miramax makes a 5-year deal with Netflix

05/16/2011, Movie buffs will be glad to know that their favorite movie distributor has just signed a deal with Netflix to provide hundreds of movie from their catalog. Get ready to enjoy movies like Clerks, The English Patient, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction as well...

Elgato HDHomeRun turns every computer in your house into a TV

05/16/2011, Elgato has just released a dual network tuner that allows users to watch HDTV wirelessly on a Mac or a PC. Called the HDHomeRun, all users have to do is attach the device to a TV antenna or digital cable and it’s ready to wirelessly stream content...

YouTube confirms movie rental service

05/09/2011, Remember previous rumors about YouTube joining the “movies on demand” market? Well, it has been confirmed by YouTube/Google themselves. In a post on the official YouTube blog, the world’s most popular web streaming service has stated...

Comcast Xfinity On Demand to be available on TiVo

05/09/2011, Great news to TiVo customers. Comcast and TiVo has just announced that they have teamed up to bring Comcast Xfinity On Demand to TiVo Premiere set-top boxes sold at retail. For the first time ever, Comcast customers in select markets will be able to use a...

Roku hits 15 million channel downloads

05/09/2011, If anybody’s wondering about the success of Roku’s internet TV platform, they can wonder no more. In a press release issued today, Roku announced that it has delivered 15 million channel downloads to its base of over 1 million Roku viewers....

DVD sales down by 20%, Netflix subscriptions up 33%

05/04/2011, Is the DVD format about to die out? According to a report by the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales in the US, Q1 2011 have dropped 20% when compared to Q1 2010. Studios blamed the fall in sales due to quirks in release cycles, but observers...

Padora opens up a box of laughter with comedy content

05/04/2011, Folks looking for a good laugh on the Pandora music service will be glad to know that comedy is now available. The internet music streaming service that allows users to personalize what they want to listen to has been around for awhile now, but previously...

Spotify launches new music download store

05/04/2011, If dominating the music streaming business in UK isn’t enough, it looks like Spotify has its eyes set on the music download market as well. No longer is Spotify going to be a companion to iTunes – it’s going to be a competitor. Today,...

Spotify is not launching a movie streaming service

04/29/2011, Remember yesterday’s rumors about Spotify launching a movie service? Well, it turns out that those rumors were nothing more than just rumors. Spotify’s co-founder, Daniel Ek posted a tweet this morning putting an end to tales of the music...

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...

Pandora supported on new BMW models

04/28/2011, Great news for fans of Pandora who are thinking or purchasing a BMW this year for your next car – the German car manufacturer has announced that all their 2011 and 2012 models will be able be able to support the Pandora Internet radio iPhone app....

Spotify to launch movie service?

04/28/2011, According to the latest news heard through the grapevine, serving music just isn’t enough for Spotify anymore. Apparently Spotify has been reportedly making deals with major movie studios to expand its streaming services to include movies as well as...