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When it launched in 2012, Comcast's Xfinity Xbox 360 app became a lightning rod for controversy. That's because to some (like Netflix CEO Reed Hastings) it was a symbol of the cable giant's abuse of network neutrality by streaming video that didn't count against its own bandwidth caps. Since then,...

August 17th 2015 at 11:56pm 0 Comments
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Looks like the kids from everybody's favorite quiet mountain town will be continuing their shenanigans for at least another three years -- huzzah! Comedy Central announced that South Park creators Matt Smith and Trey Parker have reached a deal to extend the cultural touchstone series by another th...

July 8th 2015 at 10:18pm 0 Comments
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Despite attempts by Mark Cuban, Comcast, Netflix and others over the years, movie studios and big theater chains have combined to keep the "release window" in place -- until now. That window is the period of time between when a movie premieres in the theaters until you can actually buy or rent it...

July 8th 2015 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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Cox and TiVo have been making noise about joining forces and making the cable provider's extensive Video-On-Demand catalog available on retail TiVo set-tops for nearly five years now. Following a recent post by ZatzNotFunny, however, Cox confirmed earlier today that the integration will finally be...

May 26th 2015 at 11:54pm 0 Comments
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You're forgiven if you forgot that TiVo and Cox were once best buddies. They formed a partnership years ago, but that alliance quietly fell by the wayside. However, there are signs that it could come roaring back. Tipsters tell Zatz Not Funny (which has a good record with such leaks) that TiVo...

May 25th 2015 at 8:26pm 0 Comments
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Can't make it down to San Diego for the annual geek Mecca that is Comic-Con? Well, you'll soon be able to get a taste of it on your couch. Comic-Con International announced this morning that it's teaming up with Lionsgate, the studio behind the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, to launch a subsc...

April 9th 2015 at 7:32pm 0 Comments
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Good news: the TWC TV app is available for the cable company's customers (at least until/unless Comcast swallows it up) to watch TV on their Xbox One. Bad news: For now at least, it's limited to video on-demand only and not live TV -- weird, since it's there for the Xbox 360 version -- so it's not...

March 7th 2015 at 6:19am 0 Comments
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But you probably won't -- we'll explain. Can't wait for the day when you have a real choice on when and where to watch new movies (legally)? A new movie featuring some of Hollywood's hottest stars is actually giving you a taste of that, as Serena is available on iTunes, Xbox Video, Google Play, Vu...

March 7th 2015 at 4:18am 0 Comments
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Following in the tracks of other retailers like Walmart (Vudu) and Best Buy (CinemaNow), Target launched its own video on-demand service in late 2013, but now it's the first of those three to shut things down. Like Redbox Instant and Samsung's Video Hub, Target Ticket didn't quite catch on, as com...

February 12th 2015 at 7:34am 0 Comments
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In the space of a few days, Sony Pictures' The Interview has gone from unreleased to impossible to avoid. Cable video on-demand operator inDemand has added the movie to its roster, so for $5.99, pretty much anyone with pay-TV service can rent it right now instead of needing one of Google's video s...

December 31st 2014 at 2:23pm 0 Comments