Tag Archives: netflix
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 21:18 GMT
Microsoft has announced it will unlock the Netflix app, so all Live users with a Netflix subscription can watch, and watch some more this weekend. The the unlocking is to celebrate the debut of the Netflix original series House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey. Also this weekend, Live members can access Hulu without a subscription to Hulu Plus. More through Major Nelson.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 21:46 GMT
Netflix has announced PS3 as its largest TV-connected platform in terms of viewing.and at times it even surpassed the PC in hours of Netflix viewing. “[It's our] No. 1 platform overall,” said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. “PS3 is a natural fit for Netflix in terms of developing and first deploying our most advanced features. We can transparently update our application with new features on a daily basis, and through the free PlayStation Network, people around the world can sign up for Netflix directly from their PS3.” The console is also currently the only platform to experience a new voice user interface called “Max” that’s currently being tested.Netflix is also available on Vita.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | 23:23 GMT
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 20:20 GMT
Wii U users are reporting a issue when signing into the Netflix app on the console, due to their passwords not being accepted because the Netflix keyboard doesn’t contain an “@” symbol. According to those who have contacted customer service, the only solution is for those whose passwords contain the “at” symbol to change their passwords online. After doing so, they can then log into the service on Wii U. Nintendo nor Netflix has responded to queries as to why the symbol was omitted from the keyboard as of press time. Via Joystiq, Reddit.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 18:10 BST
Nintendo TVii was announced during Nintendo’s Wii U preview event in New York.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 18:07 BST
The most recent update to the Xbox 360′s Netflix app is ready for download today, and it sports a new “Just for Kids” feature that corrals child-friendly programming into one dedicated area.
Tue, Jun 05, 2012 | 20:04 BST
Wii U can take on a more important role than the TV, so the console has a dedicated GamePad with a screen so people could play games while someone else was watching TV. It’s the first-dedicated personal screen, changing reliance on the TV screens, said Nintendo during its E3 press conference. “Wii U does three different things: changes gaming, how you interact with friends, and how you enjoy your TV,” said Reggie Files-Aime. “It stands to revolutionize your livingroom.” Amazon video, Hulu, Netflix were announced. YouTube as well. Nintendo said more on outside content coming to Wii U will be announced and detailed at a later date.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012 | 15:17 GMT
Netflix has abandoned its plans to offer game rentals alongside its other offerings, thus ending the Qwikster experiment it started in September last year. After an outpiring of pulic outcry over the firm’s DVD service being switched over to Quikster, the firm culled its DVD plans but was still contemplating using the service for game rentals. The news was confirmed to investors earlier this week by Netflix CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings. Thanks, G4.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 11:55 GMT
During its Consumer Electronics Show press conference in Las Vegas this evening, Sony revealed the Vita has passed half a million sales in Japan.
Mon, Jan 09, 2012 | 10:10 GMT
Sat, Jan 07, 2012 | 18:22 GMT
Previously US-only movie streaming service Netflix has started to appear in the UK and Ireland for PS3 owners.
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | 22:01 GMT
Shack News reports Nintendo of America and Netflix have partnered to bring the streaming movie service’s family-friendly offering to the Wii. Aimed at 12 year olds and under, the service offers a catalogue of film browsable by genre or even favourite character.
Netflix Just For Kids will turn up on other consoles “over the next year”.
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 | 09:29 BST
US movie streamer Netflix has announced this morning it’ll introduce Netflix to the UK and Republic of Ireland by early next year.
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 | 14:40 BST
Netflix said today that it’s decided to keep its DVD-by-mail and online streaming services together under one name and one website, abandoning plans to launch Qwikster as a DVD rental division. The company told the New York Times it acted too rashly in announcing the move. Its plans for games rentals are yet to be determined; they were to be included in Qwikster.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 | 04:20 BST
By now, you’re probably aware that Netflix is dead. What we once associated with the name is, anyway. The company’s DVD-by-mail business has been split off, renamed “Qwikster”, and plans to take the world by storm in “a few weeks”. Oh, and it’ll ship video games to you, too.
In the hours since the announcement, I don’t think CEO Reed Hastings has gotten the response he was predicting.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 | 07:38 BST
Research company Nielson has concluded that half of all users of the TV and film streaming service use their home console to watch content. Facts and figures below.
Sat, Jul 16, 2011 | 19:12 BST
Variety is reporting that Netflix is planning to expand its streaming service into the UK and Spain during Q1 2012. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said back in the spring the firm had plans for a “third wave of international expansion” during early 2012. If the report is accurate, it’s a possibility the service will finally be made available on consoles in both countries. Thanks, VentureBeat.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 | 18:10 BST
Nintendo has sent over a list of what is available for download on the eShop, DSiWare, and WiiWare. Netflix is also now available for 3DS in the US and Canada, which will go over well with Wii’s 1,5 million users.
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Thu, Jul 14, 2011 | 03:56 BST
The promise 3DS Netflix app is due in tomorrow’s US 3DS eShop update.
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 | 12:22 BST
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has seemingly hinted of Netflix support for Wii U, saying that the streaming movie service working on the console is “possible.”