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

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

Netflix Watch Instantly Beams Up the Entire Star Trek Universe

As part of a mondo two-year content deal that Netflix has signed with CBS, episodes from every generation of Star Trek will arrive on the Watch Instantly wunderservice starting in April. It's unclear exactly how many episodes or seasons are included in the offering, but if they decide to leave some of Voyager off the… » 2/22/11 3:40pm 2/22/11 3:40pm

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

Let Queuenoodle Remind to Watch Those Streaming Netflix Movies Before…

Sure, you can see which Watch Instantly movies are expiring when you check your queue on the Netflix website. But now that my DVD queue is on autopilot and I only stream videos from my Roku box, I don't get around to visiting the Netflix site all that often. But I do check my Twitter alot, so I'm thankful Queuenoodle… » 2/15/11 7:40pm 2/15/11 7:40pm

Netflix Dances on Blockbuster's Grave, Adding SNL and Frakking

In what may be the 21st century content delivery equivalent of hanging your enemy's skulls from the parapet, Netflix has announced a deal to bring Battlestar, every episode of SNL, and more to Watch Instantly the day after Blockbuster's demise. » 9/24/10 8:40am 9/24/10 8:40am

HBO Is Going To Stream True Blood To Your iPad (But Not On Netflix)

Oh, hello HBO Go! You were a strange experiment in going it alone before, but now that you're headed to the iPad I might just give you a closer look. Especially since HBO's apparently not headed to Netflix after all. » 8/17/10 4:48pm 8/17/10 4:48pm

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

Blockbuster Consumes CinemaNow, Still Misses the Point

Still desperately playing catch-up, Blockbuster has struck a deal that brings its pay-per-view streaming service to anything that supports CinemaNow, which will now be known as a Blockbuster-branded service. But it's still no Netflix. » 1/14/09 9:20am 1/14/09 9:20am

Netflix No Longer Selling Used DVDs

Netflix has decided to discontinue the sale of used DVDs through their website in order to focus on their core rental business. Starting on November 30th, all of their previously viewed overstock will be passed to a wholesaler—effectively adding a middleman. I suppose it doesn't seem to make much sense, but selling all … » 11/04/08 11:30am 11/04/08 11:30am

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…