Posts Tagged ‘ Netflix ’

Microsoft Wants To Turn XBox 360 Into Apple TV Killer

Jul 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

MIcrosoft has announced XBox 360 updates that will give interface a cartoon-like appearance and a deal with Netflix that positions the XBox as an Apple TV killer. “When people turn on their Xbox 360s this fall, they’ll get an entirely new interface and Dashboard, an entirely new Xbox through the magic of software,” said John […]

Why The Roku Netflix Player Could Change Internet Television

Jul 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

There’s been a lot of discussion today about the Roku Netflix Player, focusing on the idea that Roku could its cheap Player to establish a foothold in people’s living rooms, and then add additional services to establish itself as a major Internet television solution. According to a Forbes report, “Later this year, a simple software […]

Roku Netflix Player Offers 8 Times The Movie Selection Of Apple TV

May 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The world of Internet video just got a lot more interesting. The Netflix Player by Roku is the first product that lets you get Netflix movies and TV shows streamed directly to your TV screen. It also costs $100 and offers about 8 times the movie selection of Apple TV. Best of all, if you’ve […]

iTunes Lags 89,000 Movies Behind Netflix

Apr 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

I’m a big fan of Apple TV – but it’s going to be a hard sell unless Apple gets more studios on board and builds up a library of long-tail content. Apple TV & iTunes currently offer less than 1,000 movies  – or about 89,900 less than Netflix: The version of the iTunes Store reachable […]

Netflix Prepping Apple TV Killer

Jan 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

Netflix and LG Electronics are reported to be prepping a Apple TV killer, a set top box that will let users stream video content from the Internet directly to HDTVs. Netflix has 7 million members. If it can convince even a small percent of its members to try the service, it could quickly leapfrog Apple’s […]