The Movies on Netflix Streaming Are About to Suck a Lot More

A large portion of the fresh movies that you can watch on Netflix's Watch Instantly streaming service are supplied through a deal with Starz. Like Toy Story 3 and Let Me In. Well, they're going to disappear on February 28. » 9/01/11 5:44pm 9/01/11 5:44pm

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

Hulu Plus on iPhone and iPad Impressions: Hello, Future of Television

Why pay for cable to watch stuff on my television when I can stream most of the TV I care about to every screen I watch for $10/month? That's what I'm thinking after using the awesome Hulu Plus iPhone app. » 6/29/10 4:17pm 6/29/10 4:17pm

An ABC iPad App That Streams Lost Over 3G Is Almost Here [UPDATED]

ABC's iPad app was one of the few we tested that flat-out didn't play video over 3G—unlike Netflix and YouTube, which play degraded video—but Business Insider hears a 3G-compatible version has already been submitted to the App Store. » 5/03/10 3:25pm 5/03/10 3:25pm

Why Warner Bros. Is Screwing Netflix by Giving DVDs to Blockbuster a…

It's appropriate, almost, that Warner Bros. is giving Blockbuster—the chain that's closing 500 locations and bringing back late fees—a 28-day exclusive rental window over Netflix and Redbox. Two archaic institutions, sticking together. » 3/23/10 7:33pm 3/23/10 7:33pm

How Apple Plans to Make You Watch Ads With Cheap TV Shows

An Apple patent worth gawking at, given its grander ambitions for advertising, iTunes and TV subscriptions: It details a way to make you watch ads embedded into video content, like say, a free or cheap TV show. » 3/05/10 1:17pm 3/05/10 1:17pm

Why Walmart Paid $100 Million (!!) for Vudu

Vudu, despite being a swanky video service with delicious 1080p streaming, never made any money. So why did Walmart just drop $100 million on a failing service? Peter Kafka reports it's because Vudu convinced Walmart its video compression was nigh-wizardry. » 2/22/10 5:19pm 2/22/10 5:19pm

iTunes, Executive Tongueslips and the Mythical 99-Cent TV Show

Apple's had ambitious TV plans. Standing in the way, industry execs. Apple supposedly wants to offer subscriptions to packages for $30 a month, and to sell shows for a buck. Funny then, what CBS's CEO said during an earnings call. » 2/19/10 11:59am 2/19/10 11:59am