Watch Netflix on unsupported Android Devices

I think everyone here is a fan of hacks and tweaks that let you do things that weren’t originally designed. So if you’re one of them, and you happen to be one of the unlucky Android owners of an unsupported phone, there’s a chance you can still use the new Netflix application to stream. Pretty neat…of course, if it breaks […]

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Charlie Sheen Replaced by Ashton Kutcher

I absolutely did not see this one coming.  I’m a fan of Two and a Half Men, but Kutcher never even crossed my mind as the replacement for Charlie Sheen.  To be fair, they aren’t recasting Charlie Harper, rather they’re introducing a new character to be played by Kutcher.  I was never a fan of anything he did, especially That […]

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VOD: A (Mostly) Comprehensive Comparison

The good folks over at MaximumTech, MaximumPC’s new sister site, have put together a solid overview of most of the current mainstream online movie and TV streaming and rental services.  There is not a lot of new info here, but it is a handy guide for making side-by-side comparisons of the major services if you have been thinking of casting a […]

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Google Expands YouTube Rental Service with 3,000 New Titles

Google kicked off 2010 by adding movie rentals to its YouTube service. Those early Sundance offerings have gradually been supplemented with a variety of independent, Bollywood, and anime rentals, but today Google kicked things up a notch with the announcement that YouTube would be adding 3,000 rental titles from major Hollywood heavyweights Warner Brothers, Sony, and Universal. The titles are expected to include a mix […]

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VUDU Now Serving Up TV Shows


VUDU continues pounding out improvements to its streaming service. New to the streaming service are TV shows. A quick look at the VUDU catalog reveals that there are already quite a few shows available. Quality seems to vary by network. VUDU’s HDX quality is available from some of the more progressive networks such as AMC, Showtime and Starz. Pricing varies […]

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HBO GO for Andriod

In the theme of everything “Royal” today, content is king. Andriod Central has posted up a review of the new HBO Go application for the Andriod platform. It currently doesn’t have Honeycomb tablet support but if you are on the go like I am and have down time on your transit commute to work, this is a great little appplication. […]

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Hulu Plus Comes to Xbox Live


I’m not a Hulu user, but I have to admit I’ll be tempted to check out this free preview upcoming of this new integration of the XBox 360 Dashboard with Hulu Plus. Given how slick the Netflix application is, I have pretty high expectations. Will this make you spend the money though if you didn’t already subscribe? From April 29 […]

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DirecTV to launch $30 VOD service Thursday April 21st

As previously mentioned before, the $30 DirecTV VOD is finally here. Starting tomrrow, DirecTV subscrubers will be able to rent movies not yet released on DVD but yet not in theaters any more. Will you pay that $30 premium or will you wait for the DVD/BD release? Leave a comment and let us know.   If the actual trip to […]

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Just Launched Zediva Now Saddled with Lawsuit


A couple of weeks ago, we had just found out about the new video rental and streaming upstart, Zediva. If you didn’t catch that article, Zediva’s scheme for side-skirting Hollywood is to rent viewers a physical DVD and DVD player and then stream the output direct to consumers. Today, we learn that the MPAA is none too satisfied with Zediva’s […]

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