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Game consoles aren't really game consoles anymore. Sure they play games, but they're also capable of plenty of non-gaming activities. In today's age, we have an abundance of apps and features installed on our consoles that make watching our favorite shows and movies easy and convenient. But of cour...

September 27th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Pretty much every contemporary gaming machine - be it a tablet, smartphone, console, handheld or PC - has the ability to connect to the internet for streaming media content. If you're using such a device to watch Netflix on a Comcast network, your speed and stability should see a bump in the near f...

February 23rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who you may remember from his Match.com profile video explanation video of Netflix's aborted split into two companies, said Netflix has no plans to offer video games right now, speaking in a Q4 investor meeting today. Hastings didn't offer more details on far-future plans...

January 25th 2012 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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Movie (and perhaps game) rental service Netflix will launch in the UK and Ireland in early 2012, the currently volatile company announced this morning. Similar to the service's expansion into Canada, the company will only offer its streaming service. Netflix also began streaming in 43 countries a...

October 24th 2011 at 9:20am 0 Comments
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Talk about your qwik turnaround. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced this morning that Netflix won't split into two separate services as planned. The news comes less than a month after the company's stock went into freefall following its announced split into disc-based and streaming entities name...

October 10th 2011 at 8:39am 0 Comments
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GameFly is putting on a strong face as it prepares for its greatest competitor to the game rental space to date: Netflix. Well, the behemoth's disc distribution division is called Qwikster now -- a change that's taking folks some time to wrap their brains around -- but the fact remains: Netflix's...

September 20th 2011 at 9:20am 0 Comments
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Today, Nintendo was quick to boast about its Wii numbers -- at least, the number of owners who spent some time not playing Wii games. The company claims that 1.5 million Netflix users are accessing streaming on the Wii daily. The service launched on Nintendo's home console back in April of 2010....

July 15th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Since Nintendo's 3DS launched back in March, we've been hanging on by a thread, counting the minutes until this week's eShop update. And no, it's not just because Extreme Hangman 2 is finally dropping on DSiWare: Netflix's streaming video application will be available on 3DS as well. Finally a ch...

July 13th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Netflix, currently available in North America on all major consoles, has officially announced a $7.99 streaming-only plan for the US (it's the only option available in the Great White North). For those who prefer their media to be disc-based, the service will be upping prices across the board for a...

November 22nd 2010 at 11:35am 0 Comments