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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...

VMIX brings live and on-demand video rental to Facebook

03/29/2011, Yesterday we mentioned that Warner Brothers will be adding 5 new movies to their Facebook movie rental service, and today it looks like they’ll have some competition in the near future. VMIX has just announced VMIX Social – an on-demand video...

Spotify streams to Onkyo receivers now

03/29/2011, It has been more than a year that Spotify has made available streaming on Sonos systems, and even so you did not have the ability nor authority to modify playlists save via a computer or a handset. Of course, all of that will change for the better, since...

Netflix apologizes for downtime

03/24/2011, A few days ago, Netflix’s video streaming went down for a few hours, and while it wasn’t explained what caused the problem (technical issues was the vague response), the service was up and running again at night. However it seems that Netflix...

Apple to enable video streaming via AirPlay directly onto TV sets?

03/23/2011, According to some reports online, Apple is planning to expand the AirPlay function of their iOS devices to include streaming video to TV sets. Currently AirPlay allows users to stream audio from their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices onto devices that...

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...

Qik Video Connect released for the iPhone

03/15/2011, Qik (currently owned by Skype) has just released a new app for the iPhone. Called Qik Video Connect, this app allows users to make 2-way calls, record video mall and host live video broadcasts that you can easily share on Facebook and Twitter. In addition...

VUDU now available on Sony 2011 connected Blue-ray disc players

03/15/2011, Great news for subscribers of the VUDU HD video streaming service, the company has just announced that VUDU will now be accessible from more devices. All of Sony’s Blu-ray disc players and Blu-ray disc home theater systems that were released this...

JetStreamHD: Media Streaming from Home Network to the iPad

02/27/2011, [DEMO 2011] The JetStreamHD box promises to stream all your digital media stored anywhere on a home computer network to your iPad while you are on the go or at home relaxing. The company claims to be the first one to launch such a product and to offer a...

Spotify to arrive in the US very soon

02/23/2011, According to Reuters, Spotify have been reported to be only “a few weeks away” from closing a deal with Universal Music Group – the world’s largest music company. Once complete, the deal will allow the service to launch in the US, even...

Netflix to offer the original Star Trek series for streaming

02/23/2011, Netflix has just finalized a 2-year non-exclusive deal with CBS television to bring a large selection of CBS shows over to Netflix users. This means that Trekkies who are subscribed to Netflix can satisfy their cravings for the original Star Trek series...

Google to bring more live sports to YouTube

02/23/2011, After the success of broadcasting the Indian Premier League on YouTube last year, Google is looking to capitalize on any similar opportunities again. It has been reported that Google is currently in talks with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and...

Roku supports Amazon Prime Instant Video Service

02/22/2011, Amazon has just launched their Prime Instant Video Service that basically allows their Prime members the ability to stream video on demand for free (well not really free if you take into account the $79 annual fee they have to pay for their free 2-day...