Walmart’s disc-to-digital service began in April 2012. This service allows customers to take physical DVDs and Blu-rays into Walmart stores, pay a small fee and have a digital version of the movie available to them through Walmart’s VUDU service. Today at CES 2013, Walmart announced an expansion to the service which will let customers do more »
Plex Media Center, a Mac and PC application, allows users to stream content wirelessly as long as they have it hooked up to their TV. The app underwent a name change and is currently referred to as Plex Home Theater versus Plex Media Center. The only small issue with this announcement is the fact that more »
Back in October of 2011, we learned the first details about an upcoming video service called Vdio. Vdio was founded by Janus Friis, who also happens to be a co-founder of the streaming music service Rdio. At the time, the assumption was that Vdio was going to become a streaming video service that would share more »
On Thursday, Toys R Us opened the virtual doors to Toys R Us Movies. Toys R Us Movies is a new digital service that offers streaming rentals and full downloads of more than 4,000 movies and television shows. Families with children are the target audience for this service. Toys R Us Movies provides rentals for more »
Google has recently provided an easy way for you to retrieve every video you’ve ever uploaded to YouTube through Google Takeout. Google Takeout will let you download your original video files with a few clicks.
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.