Torrent Site Popcorn Time, Shut Down Yesterday, Is Alive Again

That was quick. After closing up shop yesterday among the usual copyright questions, and just a week after its first launch, Popcorn Time is back. TorrentFreak has the story of how the project, abandoned by its founders, will live on at the hands of YTS developers. » 3/15/14 11:00am 3/15/14 11:00am

Auto-Pause When You Fall Asleep Is the Best Netflix Hack

Falling asleep while watching Netflix is the worst. Invariably you miss all the meat of whatever you're watching, and snap awake to the closing credits (or your morning alarm). Ugh. But a bunch of Netflix engineers have a (theoretical) solution: a Fitbit hack that pauses your stream when the wearable senses you've… » 2/28/14 10:34am 2/28/14 10:34am

Dear Apple, Can You Just Buy Hulu? Please?

Hulu needs owners who aren't ancient and terrible. Apple needs a streaming video service that isn't ancient and terrible. So based on those unconfirmed reports that Apple is interested in buying Hulu, I have only one demand: DO IT. » 7/22/11 11:11am 7/22/11 11:11am

How to Ditch Netflix and Still Watch (Almost) Everything You Want

You're outraged (OUTRAGED!) that Netflix's price hike has stolen your cheap movie rentals. In fact, you're going to delete your subscription. Forever. Now what? Here's how to replace Netflix in your life, from streaming to shiny plastic discs. » 7/15/11 5:20pm 7/15/11 5:20pm

Miramax Classes Up Netflix with Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare in Love, and …

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

CinemaNow Showing Up On BestBuy.com, "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

Amazon Video-On-Demand Official on Sony's Bravia Internet Video Link,…

We've been bringing you news on Sony's Bravia Internet Video Link for ages (it's that net-connected, wired, Bravia-TV compatible movie-player device » 9/11/08 8:00am 9/11/08 8:00am) and now Sony's announcing official support for 's Video on Demand service. So you'll have "tens of thousands of premium movies and TV shows" for the device, and more…

Watch Netflix's Watch Now on Unlimited Machines

Not only can you watch Netflix's Watch Now streaming movies on your HTPC and Xbox 360, you can now watch them on unlimited PCs just with a quick registry trick. The "trick", which is just copying the registry entry from a working machine onto a new one, can only be done with XP->XP or Vista->Vista, but you have three… » 5/27/08 3:00pm 5/27/08 3:00pm