• Sony Adds Netflix Streaming To PlayStation 3

    Posted Tue Oct 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM PDT by Mike Attebery

    Sony has announced that PS3 users will soon have access to the popular Netflix streaming service through the use of BD-Live.

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  • Best Buy and Netflix Announce Insignia Partnership

    Posted Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 03:00 PM PDT by Mike Attebery

    In the increasingly competitive HDTV market, functionality seems to be key in nabbing sales. To that end, Best Buy will be integrating Netflix functionality into their Insignia Blu-ray players.

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  • Amazon To Purchase Netflix?

    Posted Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 01:10 PM PDT by Mike Attebery

    Stocks have seen a surge at the rumor of takeover.

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  • HDD Editorial: Another Slap in the Face from Netflix for Blu-ray Fans

    Posted Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 12:00 PM PDT by

    Remember back in October when Netflix upped their monthly charges $1 for Blu-ray subscribers? Well, the company is about to launch another gouge this April.

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  • Special Delivery - Netflix Update Arrives for Samsung Blu-ray Players

    Posted Fri Dec 5, 2008 at 06:00 AM PST by Mike Attebery

    Samsung has released a firmware update that will allow Netflix customers to stream movies through their Blu-ray players.

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  • Samsung Announces Free Player Update For Netflix Streaming

    Posted Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Mike Attebery

    Owners of the Samsung BD-P2550 and BD-P2500 Blu-ray players awoke this morning to some happy news. With a simple update, their players can now stream Netflix movies at no extra charge!

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  • LG Details BD300 Blu-ray/Netflix Player

    Posted Thu Sep 4, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Mike Attebery

    LG Electronics has released more information on its upcoming BD300 Blu-ray Player, which will be capable of streaming TV and movie programming to owners with Netflix subscriptions.

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  • Netflix to Raise Prices for Blu-ray Subscribers

    Posted Tue Apr 22, 2008 at 10:00 AM PDT by Mike Attebery
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    Citing higher retail and wholesale prices, Netflix plans to implement a "modest monthly premium" for access to Blu-ray titles some time this year.

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  • Netflix To Expand Blu-ray Inventory

    Posted Thu Feb 28, 2008 at 12:00 PM PST by
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    Online rentailer Netflix says it plans to grow its selection of Blu-ray titles by as much as three-fold in the coming year.

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  • HD DVD Group Responds to Netflix, Best Buy News

    Posted Tue Feb 12, 2008 at 06:00 AM PST by
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    The HD DVD Promotions Group has issued a statement following a pair of news stories Monday that saw two leading brands in the home entertainment industry endorsing Blu-ray.

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  • Netflix Goes Blu-ray Exclusive

    Posted Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 09:30 AM PST by
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    Online rentailer Netflix has announced it will drop support of the HD DVD format, and will exclusively stock Blu-ray discs.

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  • Report: Netflix Users Favor HD DVD

    Posted Thu Oct 4, 2007 at 10:11 AM PDT by
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    A new report indicates that although only a tiny percentage of Netflix users are high-def early adopters, among them HD DVD appears to be favored over Blu-ray by a factor of more than two-to-one.

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  • Netflix: Demand for Blu-ray and HD DVD Evenly Split, But Tiny

    Posted Fri Aug 24, 2007 at 11:02 AM PDT by
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    The nation's leading online DVD rental service says demand among its customers for both high-def disc formats is equal, but (no surprise) it pales in comparison to standard-def DVD.

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  • Netflix Adds Blu-Ray to Rental Menu

    Posted Mon May 15, 2006 at 10:01 AM PDT by
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    With no fanfare, today Netflix has added the ability for its customers to set up their accounts to rent Blu-Ray discs.

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  • Netflix CEO Urges Studios to Support Both HD-DVD, Blu-Ray

    Posted Tue Apr 25, 2006 at 11:21 AM PDT by
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    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is reaching out to all of the major Hollywood studios in an effort to bring an end to the high-def DVD format war.

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  • Netflix Adds HD-DVD Rentals

    Posted Mon Mar 13, 2006 at 10:49 AM PST by
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    With little fanfare, Netflix has added the ability for its customers to set up their accounts to rent HD-DVD discs. The company had announced earlier this year that it was planning to rent both HD-DVD and Blu-Ray discs this year.

    As the weblog Hacking Netflix describes in detail, customers can access the setup option from the "Your Account" page, and after adjusting the preferred default format to DVD or HD-DVD, a new column called "Format" appears in their queue.

    This news comes on the same day that Warner announced probable delays in its first HD-DVD disc releases, which were originally expected March 28. So while it's great for high-def DVD enthusiasts to have an HD-DVD rental option at Netflix, it will be even greater once there are actually a few titles available to rent. Here's hoping that's soon.

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  • Netflix to Rent High-Def DVDs

    Posted Fri Feb 24, 2006 at 10:02 AM PST by
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    This morning, Netflix, the nation's leading online DVD rental service, announced they intend to offer HD-DVD discs to their customers beginning in March. The company also plays to support the upcoming Blu-Ray format when it is expected to launch sometime later in 2006.

    The Netflix announcement is good news for early adopters of either format. Both HD-DVD and Blu-Ray discs are expected to sell at a premium at launch, so a strong rental option will no doubt be a boon for those who want to enjoy their hot new high-def players but not have to pay $40 to own 'Mission: Impossible 2.'

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