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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...

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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...

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In "late October," Sony will release a new version of its PS3 remote control peripheral, which is now designed to work not only with the PS3, but with TVs and Sony amplifiers as well. Commensurate with those new functions, it has volume and channel controls at the bottom of the device -- where th...

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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...

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As the PlayStation Network outage continues on with no word on a resolution, we can't get your PS3 online for Call of Duty: Black Ops but if all you want is a quick Netflix fix and haven't already figured it out, here's some help. A post on HackingNetflix points out that merely skipping through the...

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If you ever load up the Netflix app on your PS3 and suddenly feel as if you're being experimented upon, here's why: Netflix is reportedly showing off three different user interfaces to users of its service on the PlayStation 3, in order to test out the various recommendations systems and how they'r...

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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...

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Take Netflix's widely adored streaming service, subtract the disc, add 1080p video and 5.1 audio and you should have something everyone's happy with right? Not exactly, as we've discovered a day after the updated Netflix app launched for the PlayStation 3 with a bunch of new features and unfortunat...

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The disc-free Netflix application for PlayStation 3 will be available in the States next Monday, October 18. Sony has said the PS3 system will be the "first consumer electronics device" to support 5.1-channel surround sound for Netflix's streaming library of movies and films. Some media will also b...

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Movie service Netflix is ready to serve the Great White North. Shacknews reporter Xav de Matos (former Joystiqer, still Canadian) notes the service is currently available on PS3 and Wii, with the Xbox 360 version rolling out later. PS3: Available now. It's an application, so no disc is required...

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Netflix on your console is about to get much better. Starting September 1, movies from the Epix TV channel will hit instant streaming. Movies will arrive 90 days after premiering on Epix, which is run by MGM, Paramount and Lionsgate, amounting to a major addition the Netflix streaming library....

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Netflix just became a lot easier to use on the PS3. No, you still need a disc (for now), but the application has been stealthily upgraded with the ability to search for and watch videos from the entire Instant library. For example, typing the letter "A" quickly revealed Avatar: The Last Airbender. ...

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