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Netflix will stream Miramax movies starting next month

By now, you have probably heard that Miramax film studios, makers of such classic films as Pulp Fiction, The English Patient, and other classic indie flicks went bankrupt.

We have also reported that Miramax might be coming to Hulu, YouTube, or Netflix. read more…

Netflix has finally come to Android phones, to a limited degree

We have reported on Netflix coming to Android before (but not where you want it) as well as its appearance at Mobile World Congress. Finally, Netflix is on the Android phone.

You will note the disclaimer of “to a limited degree” in the title of this posting. read more…

Vudu adds TV shows available for rental

The last time that we focused on Vudu, it was when they were getting friendly with Boxee.

Now the company, which I am told is owned by Wal-Mart, has added a catalog of TV shows to its library for rent and/or purchase. read more…

YouTube ready to do video on-demand movies?

Considering that Google has spent $100 million on original content and a YouTube channel has been removed from Roku, I am beginning to see a reason.

There is some talk that YouTube has locked up a lot of studio deals with Sony, Warner, and Universal as well as other independent studios like Lionsgate and Kino Lorber. read more…

Hulu Plus coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook?

Every time I watch a video on Hulu, I always see them hyping themselves about Hulu Plus and its capabilities, and how it is intending “more devices soon”.

I’m guessing that the video streaming and content company can put that disclaimer until the end of technology as we know it, and one such player that Hulu Plus could have access to is the new BlackBerry Playbook. read more…

You Tube channel removed from Roku

So, let’s say you got yourself a Roku and you want to watch YouTube videos. Well, you can’t.

You actually were able to before. But not because there was an official channel. There was an unofficial and unlicensed channel that users could watch in order to work around the lack of YouTube. read more…

Crackle comes to iOS

I love watching movies on Crackle, an online video watching service. I remember a few months ago, they had a new free movie every day.

It has now come to iOS, and allows the user to watch full-length Hollywood movies and TV series, and you can browse movies TV, collections, and genres, even search by keyword. read more…

NBC Live brings a whole new dimension of network content to the iPad

Some of you might remember a show known as MyGeneration, which only lasted two episodes on ABC. I have no idea what the show was about, but it had an iPad App that went along with it that took audio cues from the show and was very interactive TV. read more…

Time Warner Cable iPad App brings back channels that were once lost

We reported on the Time Warner app for the iPad, and how it has some troubles with certain channels. The App recently got more channels, but Fox didn’t want to be part of the party.

Fox removed several channels from Time Warner’s live TV app, but has added most of them back again. read more…

Google to spend $100 million on original content on YouTube?


According to new reports from Wall Street Journal, online giant Google is looking to get into the content business, at least, for their popular video site YouTube. Now Google will invest $100 million into producing high quality, original content for the site, which will amount to several hours of content per week. read more…

Time Warner Cable brings more channels to iPad App

We have reported on Time Warner Cable before, and the problems it has been having with getting channels. One in particular is Fox, but there is more channels added.

In fact, there are about 24 new ones added, sixteen of them are immediately available to all customers, with three local channels only available to users in the Austin and New York markets. read more…

Cablevision Optimum brings hundreds of channels and VOD to the iPad

For some reason, I keep hearing word about Time Warner’s iPad app, and how channels are being added and possibly subtracted from it. This would be the first time I am hearing about Cablevision Optimum and their plan. read more…

Starz delaying its content like Netflix

It seems like everyone is getting fouled up over Netflix. Now, Starz is planning to foul them up a little bit by delaying its content to Netflix after 90 days.

Apparently, some new episodes of shows like Camelot are going to be delayed 90 days before being available on Netflix as well as several other Internet services that Starz licenses its content. read more…

Spot kiosks have a new business model for renting

There is a Blockbuster video in my neighborhood that has signs all over it announcing that it has gone out of business. Clearly, it could not survive the shadow of Netflix and Redbox.

Now, there is something that could give Redbox a run for its money with Spot kiosks. read more…

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