State of The Infinite Format War: Get Ready for Five Long Years of Set-Top Battle Royale

One year ago, we predicted that the infinite format war would rise from the ashes of the HD DVD/Blu-ray format war-that a million online services and set-top boxes would suddenly promise to deliver movies and video to your computer or TV. And that each one would essentially be their own format, since none of them are… »6/13/08 1:00pm6/13/08 1:00pm

First Netflix Streaming Box Review, $100 and Unlimited Downloads!

Click to viewNetflix's first streaming box is finally here and it's pretty damn brilliant of a setup. First of all, the box is 99 bucks, and designed by Roku. It's fanless and quiet; has HDMI and optical outputs; and is about the size of five CD cases stacked together. Any Netflix disc mailing plan over $9 gets you… »5/20/08 12:01am5/20/08 12:01am