Netflix recently updated its Android app with a new interface that looks pretty much identical to its iOS counterpart. Unknown to us at the time, Netflix also added a feature that lets a smartphone or tablet act as remote control when paired to a PlayStation 3 that’s running Netflix at the same time.
Wrestling fans can now turn to Hulu Plus to catch up on the televised shows put on by the company every week. Starting today, a multi-year agreement between WWE and Hulu goes into effect. WWE shows will be available to watch on Hulu Plus the day after they air on television.
I’ve always felt the interface for the Netflix app on Android was in desperate need of an update. It was unexciting, lacked images that took advantage of larger screens and wasn’t really all that smooth. You can imagine my excitement when I learned Netflix for Android has gotten a complete overhaul.
One of the big themes at E3 2012 was gaming on a second screen. Nintendo showed us how it plans to take the touchscreen on the Wii U GamePad, and incorporate it into various games and software on the Wii U. At today’s Nintendo event, the company provided a first look at its online media more »
Amazon today has issued a brief statement announcing their new partnership with NBC Universal Cable and New Media Distribution. The agreement will mean the addition of hundreds of TV episodes to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service. These include prior seasons of Parks and Recreation, Parenthood, Friday Night Lights, Heroes, Battlestar Galactica and other TV shows more »
WeatherNation today launched a 24-hour weather news service for Sony Entertainment Network customers. If you’re using a Sony device such as Internet connected BRAVIA TVs, Blu-ray Disc players or Blu-ray Home Theater you’ll receive video and updated news coverage of current weather events with high-quality graphics. Thanks to an all-meteorologist staff who are utilizing the more »
Netflix implemented a new feature over the past few days called post-play. We encountered post-play recently while watching Netflix through the desktop site. Today, Netflix has formally introduced the feature in a blog post.
The PS3 will get a proper YouTube app once the PlayStation Store updates at some point today. It’ll be located under the “My Channels” section of the XMB as a free download. YouTube says this app has been optimized for the PS3 and large televisions.
We haven’t heard much about the Roku Streaming Stick since it was revealed earlier this year. This tiny device resembles a flash drive and can bring the entire Roku experience to devices that support the MHL (Mobile-High-Definition Link) standard. In order to make the Roku Streaming Stick as successful as possible, Roku has partnered with more »
We haven’t heard a lot about the joint venture between Verizon and Redbox since it was announced earlier this year. Today, more information about the service known as Redbox Instant by Verizon has come to light. Granted they’re slim details, but we’re more than happy to share them with you.