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Disc-Free Netflix on PlayStation 3 by October

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 22, 2010 5:40am PDT

A disc-free solution for Netflix streaming video on PlayStation 3 is expected to arrive by October, MediaMemo spotted Netflix CEO Reed Hastings...


"i can search for movies, shows, etc on my ps3 netflix disc..been doing it since day one. i can ..."

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Netflix Brings Streaming to Canada this Fall [Update]

By Xav de Matos, Jul 19, 2010 9:04am PDT

[Update: 11:05am] In regards to the Netflix streaming service coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii, a Netflix representative tells Shacknews: We're...


"This is great news to opening up some of the digital borders. I hope we don't end up paying a ..."

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Netflix Expanding on Xbox 360 with Search

By Chris Faylor, Jun 14, 2010 1:17pm PDT

The ability for Xbox 360 users to search the entirety of Netflix's online streaming videos without the need for a computer will be added this...


"I don't know, but the roku boxes didn't have this ability until recently either. My new roku box ..."

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GameStop Pilots PowerUp Rewards Program

By Jeff Mattas, May 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Retailer GameStop is in the process of testing a new customer-rewards program called PowerUp, meant to replace the similar GameStop Edge rewards...


"If they made the points worth more, maybe, but I'd rather shop at local game stores where I get ..."

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Netflix Streaming Coming to Wii in Spring

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 13, 2010 5:48am PST

Netflix's online streaming library of movies and television shows will arrive on Wii this spring for subscribers in the US, the DVD rental service...


"If only MS didn't require a Gold Membership to stream Netflix on the 360. Oh, MS. Fuck you."

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PlayStation 3 Netflix Streaming Support Arrives

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 10, 2009 9:25am PST

The PlayStation 3 support for streaming Netflix's online library of movies and television shows announced last month is now active, Sony's...


"Yea, HD works really nicely actually, although of course not as impressive as a Blu-ray. You can ..."

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Netflix PS3 Requires Disc Until 'Late Next Year'

By Chris Faylor, Oct 27, 2009 8:41am PDT

Fresh off the announcement that Netflix is bringing its video streaming service to PlayStation 3 in November, the company has revealed some...


"I agree they should have, but I'm sure it's a licensing issue. They have no other reason not to ..."

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Netflix Streaming Coming to PlayStation 3 Next Month

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 26, 2009 5:39am PDT

Sony has announced a partnership with Netflix to bring the DVD rental subscription service's streaming online library of movies and television...


"So we agree. You're complaining about having to pay for Live to use Netflix. I don't think ..."

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Nexflix Hopes to Expand to 'All the Game Consoles'

By Chris Faylor, Sep 23, 2009 11:30am PDT

Online movie rental agency Netflix hopes to one day expand its video streaming service to consoles other than the Xbox 360, CEO Reed Hastings...


"I don't think it's the distribution centers that are the problem. I reckon the reason Netflix is ..."

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Microsoft Announces Netflix Xbox Live Improvements; Brings 1080p Streaming Video, last.fm Music

By Nick Breckon, Jun 01, 2009 11:46am PDT

Microsoft is bringing music content to Xbox Live with its announcement of a partnership with music provider last.fm. The last.fm service will be...


"I work there and this is all news to me. Frankly I'd be surprised if it lives up to the ..."

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The USPS Responds to GameFly Complaint, Denies Giving Preferential Treatment to Blockbuster

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, May 26, 2009 6:04pm PDT

The United States Postal Service has denied that it is providing preferential treatment to the competitors of videogame rental-by-mail service...


"It's like how I write on my blog anytime someone tells me to STFU with their valid arguments!"

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GameFly Files USPS Complaint over Broken Discs, Claims Preferential Treatment for Competitor

By Chris Faylor, Apr 24, 2009 9:59am PDT

Online game rental service and Shacknews parent company GameFly today filed a formal complaint against the United States Postal Service, alleging...


"Was there something confusing about "Shacknews parent company GameFly" confusing? Reading is so ..."

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Netflix Steps Up Console Development

By Nick Breckon, Apr 13, 2009 4:12pm PDT

A new Netflix job listing indicates that the online rental giant is looking to further expand in the game console space. The posting, noticed...


"I agree that the pickings are slim for new release content, but there's PLENTY of things ..."

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Microsoft: 1 Million Netflixers Streaming from Xbox Live

By Nick Breckon, Feb 05, 2009 2:05pm PST

Following the addition of streaming Netflix support to Xbox Live last year, Microsoft today announced that over one million users have since...


"Pretty soon the PlayOn software from Mediamall will let netflix stream from the Wii as well, so ..."

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Analyst: Xbox Live a 'Gold Mine' for Netflix

By Nick Breckon, Jan 27, 2009 4:57pm PST

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter is predicting that the partnership between Microsoft and Netflix will lead to big subscriptions rates for...


"Maybe if I could get this thing working on my 10mbps connection. HD movies freeze after ..."

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