Video-On-Demand: A Complete Guide to All the TV and Movie Downloading…

Stop watching movies and TV shows according to Hollywood's schedule! With video-on-demand, you can watch TV whenever you want, wherever you want, and you don't even have to remember to program a box to record it. Here's MaximumPC's take on the major online VOD services available today. » 5/11/11 10:00am 5/11/11 10:00am

Best Buy's CinemaNow Streaming Movie Service Begins This Month

We've known Best Buy's CinemaNow-branded streaming service was in the works for some time now, but it's finally launching this month. At the moment, this only concerns those of you with an LG Blu-ray player, since you'll have access to $3-$4 rentals (and more expensive purchases) first. As the service is refined, it… » 5/18/10 8:39am 5/18/10 8:39am

Hollywood Studios Strike DivX Deal for Download-to-Own Movies

There are a ton of devices that support DivX playback (the PS3, DVD and Blu-ray players, etc), so news of Lionsgate, Paramount, Sony, and Warner Bros agreeing for their movies to be downloaded in DivX for the first time is actually pretty interesting. And any added competition for iTunes and Cinema Now is only going to … » 8/26/09 8:01am 8/26/09 8:01am

CinemaNow Showing Up On, "Select Devices at Best Buy"

CinemaNow, the subscription-less, on-demand streaming movie service, is partnering up with Best Buy. What does that mean? CinemaNow will stream from their website, and we'll see more supported hardware in their stores. » 6/05/09 6:40am 6/05/09 6:40am

Blockbuster Consumes CinemaNow, Still Misses the Point

Still desperately playing catch-up, Blockbuster has struck a deal that brings its pay-per-view streaming service to anything that supports CinemaNow, which will now be known as a Blockbuster-branded service. But it's still no Netflix. » 1/14/09 9:20am 1/14/09 9:20am

TiVo Cheats on Amazon for Disney Content

While TiVo's offered Amazon Unbox downloads for some time, apparently TiVo isn't opposed to playing the field. The company just signed another video on demand partner, Cinemanow, to bring in Disney content. Their library is tiny with only 1,500 titles and we're not certain whether TiVo will only be accessing their… » 5/28/08 8:57am 5/28/08 8:57am