Miramax Classes Up Netflix with Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare in Love, and Other Oscar Faves

I know. Sometimes Netflix Watch Instantly seems like an endless stream of Daddy Daycare sequels, as more and more studios strip away the good stuff. But take heart! Miramax just signed a multi-year agreement that's going to deliver lots of high-quality movies starring people with cool accents, starting in June. » 5/16/11 8:37am 5/16/11 8:37am

Video: The Next Snapdragons Can Stream Netflix on Android Phones

Those upcoming Snapdragon chips of Qualcomm's can actually stream Netflix on Android phones, as we saw on an LG Revolution at the MWC tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain, this week. It's unlikely you'll be streaming from your queue anytime this year though, as we wait for Qualcomm's new chips to find its way into phones,… » 2/16/11 5:20am 2/16/11 5:20am

Netflix Search Coming To Xbox 360 In November

Finally! You'll be able to search the entire Netflix Watch Instantly Library on your Xbox 360 this November. Which basically means you'll be able to find that one episode of Arrested Development where George Bluth Sr. teaches his kids life lessons by hiring a one-armed man—and add it to your Netflix queue—without… » 6/14/10 5:05pm 6/14/10 5:05pm

Most Sony Movies Back On Xbox's Netflix Streaming Service

With nary an explanation, most of the Sony-owned movies that were mysteriously pulled from Xbox's Netflix Watch Instantly streaming service last week » 11/26/08 12:01am 11/26/08 12:01am have been put back up again. , the series and other Columbia Pictures luminaries can now be downloaded for watching. However, anything tagged with an “available…

Xbox 360 Netflix Streaming Drops Sony's Columbia Pictures

In what's a slightly suspicious coincidence, but Sony's suddenly pulled a bunch of its movies from the Xbox's Netflix Watch Instantly streaming service » 11/19/08 12:39am 11/19/08 12:39am just a few hours before Microsoft's . Previously available titles like and , which are owned by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment subsidiary Columbia Pictures, have…

Netflix Watch Instantly for Mac Now Live (for Beta Users)

As we reported last Sunday, Netflix Watch Instantly » 11/02/08 4:30pm 11/02/08 4:30pm was "coming soon" for Mac users. Well, coming soon is today, dear readers. If you're into being a beta user, head over to Netflix to , and give her a try. Of course, there are a few things to understand before you start streaming. You'll need to download Microsoft's…

Netflix Streaming Video Finally on Macs

As promised » 10/26/08 10:05pm 10/26/08 10:05pm, you can finally use Netflix's Watch Instantly streaming video service on a Mac. The juiciest, most ironic part? The magic happens with Microsoft's Flash-wannabe Silverlight—which you probably grew to know and —since it keeps the DRM voodoo intact. The only real catch is that it works exclusively on…

Netflix Watch Instantly Streaming for Macs By Year's End

Almost two years after launching » 10/02/08 9:20am 10/02/08 9:20am and spreading from PCs to and , Netflix's Watch Instantly streaming service is finally coming to Macs. In a post on its official blog, Netflix promises Mac users that "we’ll have something for you by the end of the year." We're taking that to mean the service (meaning they've come up…