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Articles tagged with: netflix

Nintendo Video, A New 3D Service

Nintendo continues the 3D trend. The company has launched its new 3D video service for Nintendo 3Ds users.

The 3D service offers a selection of free 3D and stereoscopic 3D video contents; more specifically, the video contents include short 3D clips from a vast variety of music, animation, comedy and Hollywood

Netflix Adds Support For 16 New Android Devices!

And Netflix is getting back on track! The company promised to expand the list of supported devices, and it turns out to be true. The company currently divulged the Android application on 16 more previously unsupporting devices and you do not even need to update the application at all.

The devices include: Casio G’zOne Commando, DROID X by Motorola, DROID by Motorola, HTC Incredible, HTC Nexus One, HTC G2, LG Revolution, Samsung Nexus S, HTC DoubleShot, HTC Droid Incredible 2, HTC EVO 3D,HTC Thunderbolt…

Nintendo 3DS Gamers Enjoy Netflix Streaming

Nintendo 3DS owners will soon be able to enjoy the benefits of Netflix streaming on their portable gaming devices with a free app. With The 3DS’ 3D capabilities, Netflix offers the golden ticket to watching 3D content ‘on demand’.

Of course, you are limited to a somewhat small screen, but you’ll have an entertainment portal wherever you go. Getting tired of trying to beat the same boss level 5 times? Why not unwind with an awesome 3D movie to get your mind off it?

Netflix Radically Changes Price Plans; Charges Hefty Fee

It looks like Netflix watched the success of Hulu Plus, and thought to themselves, “Hey boys, I think we can be making a lot more money, here!” The company has radically changed its pricing structure for its Netflix customers, and may cause many to leave.

While customers previously had the option of choosing an $8 streaming plan, they could also pay $2 to rent out one additional DVD at a time.

New Challenges For Netflix

Netflix, once known for providing the best flat rate DVD-by-mail and the on-demand internet streaming video in United States, has attracted millions of users and have delivered over a billion DVDs.


However, recently, the Studio is having competitors like Google, Amazon and others instill the mentality of ‘survival of the fittest’, resulting in the reason that the providers want to be paid more for the content they are providing.

Google Pay-Per-View Video App Almost Ready!

Android phone and tablet users will soon get their very own app that will let them watch videos on demand. The new Google Video service will compete with current companies Netflix and Hulu in the entertainment industry.

While Hulu will still be the #1 choice for streaming the latest television shows, and Netflix will be good for those occasional independent films, Google Videos are expected to fill the entertainment gap for the average consumer.

Hulu Going For Sale?

According to anonymous reports and various sources, the television and movie streaming service, Hulu, has received an unexpected offer to acquire the company. According to the Wall Street Journal, Hulu is weighing offers on whether or not to sell the company.

However, working as an Assistant Editor at Hulu during its launch phase, I know that the company was funded entirely by both Fox and NBC in what was originally joint venture startup.

Netflix Sued By National Association Of The Deaf

Netflix has been sued by the National Association of the Deaf for failing to offer closed-captioning on “enough” of its streaming content. In a lawsuit that was filed last Thursday, the NAD claims that Netflix is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing captions for most of its “Watch Instantly” streamed movies and TV shows.

The NAD claims that they are standing up for the 36 million Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing, and that the deaf community has already sent letters, blogs, and petitions urging the site to provide equal access to its content.

U.S. Senate Makes Video Piracy A Felony

The United States Senate Judiciary committee has just made illegal video and TV streaming over the Internet, a felony. In most cases, these will be handed to the full Senate for consideration, as Hollywood Reporter reports. The Commercial Felony Streaming Act was introduced by Amy Klobuchar and John Cornyn and applies only to videos, although severe sentences can be given for music piracy and software piracy as well.

This is a huge step taken against digital theft. Previously, the number one targets in the industry were uploaders. The number two targets were downloaders, and video streamers went largely unnoticed.

Never Be “On Hold” Again, W/ Fast Customer App

A new app called Fast Customer is temporarily free, down from its usual price of 99 cents, and lets consumers connect directly to a live person from a selection of hundreds of businesses.

Here’s how it works. Rather than going through the trouble of navigating through complicated menu systems and getting directions from a “machine”, or suffer through holiday music while you wait, the company actually calls you.