Why Netflix Doesn't Really Care About HD

Only one in 12 Netflixers subscribe to the Blu-ray service, and at just 6% of their total streaming catalog, HD content is "underwhelming," according to Netflix. Two stories, one lesson: HD just isn't what matters right now to Netflix. » 2/08/10 11:33am 2/08/10 11:33am

Nintendo Claims Wii Owners Don't Need Netflix HD, Nor A New Console

Oh, Reggie. You used to be such a gaming icon, hell, I even bought your Wii nunchuck t-shirt. But how can you judge your fanbase so incorrectly, saying Wii owners don't care about Netflix HD? » 1/15/10 4:47am 1/15/10 4:47am

LG Broadband HDTVs Will Be First To Bundle Netflix Streaming, At a…

To borrow a sentiment from Hershey, there's no wrong way to watch some Netflix. With a veritable slew of other viewing options, built-in capability for TVs was inevitable. So here it comes, courtesy of LG. » 1/05/09 5:10am 1/05/09 5:10am

Samsung BD-P2500 and BD-P2550 Blu-Ray Players Getting Netflix HD

We're liking the trend. Not only did the Xbox 360 debut » 11/26/08 4:00pm 11/26/08 4:00pm Netflix HD streaming, other Netflix supporters like Roku are to receive same update. Now Samsung has announced that their $400 BD-P2500 and BD-P2550 will both receive firmware upgrades in early December to support Netflix HD streams as well. That's good news, as…

The Tech Specs of HD Netflix Streaming

Hats off to Netflix. Without really being prompted, they've released their HD encoding/streaming » 11/19/08 2:20pm 11/19/08 2:20pm specifications for the world to see. The company revealed that they originally considered a WMV3 (Windows Media Player 9) codec running at 4000kbps and 5500kbps, but opted instead for a similar Microsoft codec, the VC1AP…

Netflix HD Streaming Coming to the Roku Box by Year's End

Roku's lovely $99 Netflix Streaming box » 11/03/08 6:22am 11/03/08 6:22am, equipped with HDMI and optical outputs from day one, is getting Netflix HD streaming support by "the end of the year," according to the company. With the software update users can expect access to Netflix's entire HD library, an HD-specific, upsampled interface and "another…

Xbox 360 Netflix HD Won't Work On Non-HDCP Digital Connections, But…

Microsoft and Netflix are requiring that users of their swell little HD streaming service » 10/30/08 9:20am 10/30/08 9:20am are connected to HDCP-compatible display. This potentially limits access for people who connect to older LCD screens via DVI. []

Netflix HD Streaming Debuts on Xbox 360

The New Xbox Experience—which we just gave a stellar review » 10/29/08 8:15am 10/29/08 8:15am—will not only stream Netflix movies. It will be streaming Netflix movies in . Whaaa? Nobody else does that!Well, maybe they don't. But Engadget confirmed that when NXE hits on November 19th, 300 HD movies will be available to stream from Netflix (as opposed…