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  1. Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    Hello, I'm looking for a recommendation for a DLAN client device that supports Netflix. I've been using a Samsung BluRay player since 2011, I find it slow in streaming Netflix videos and the dlna client is very very slow. Regarding its issues with Netflix, it takes a long time to load videos and...
  2. Industry News
    Netflix will start rolling out its new Profiles feature on August 1, which allows members to create a separate “profile” for each member of their household. Each account, which still goes for $8, can have up to five profiles included at no extra cost. “We continually innovate and are proud to...
  3. Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    I've done quite well with my ganged OTA antennas (in Waterdown, ON), and using Windows Media Centre (Win7) as my front end PVR and TV Guide, as well as using a separate Media Server for Music and Media Storage (HP Media Smart, and various upgrades until Windows Home Server mangled everything)...
  4. Industry News
    George Cope, CEO of BCE, said that if the acquisition of Astral Media goes through, a made-in-Canada competitor to Netflix, available in English and French, will be launched. In defending BCE's purchase of Astral at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearing on...
  5. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Hi all. Just started watching Breaking Bad S2 on Netflix on my PS3. The sound is really awful. It's not bandwidth related, because the picture quality is HD and looks great. Interestingly, the "Dolby Digital Plus" logo lights up on my Denon amp for this episode. Which suggests the PS3 is...
  6. Industry News
    DHX Media is buying Toronto's Cookie Jar Entertainment for almost $111 million, creating Canada's largest children's entertainment company. Cookie Jar is the top supplier of children's programming to Netflix and has has well-established digital distribution agreements with DISH Network and...
  7. Industry News
    Netflix will be expanding its Ultimate Fighting Championship content offering in Canada. Canadian subscribers will now have access to a greater variety of new and classic UFC events, highlights series and the hit reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. UFC fans will be able to stream more fights...
  8. Industry News
    DHX Media (TSX: DHX), a leading producer and distributor of children's entertainment, signed its first content deal with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX). Three DHX Media-produced preschool series including Franny's Feet, Bo On The Go! and Mighty Jungle will be available to US Netflix subscribers...
  9. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    California based Netflix said today that its subscribers watched more than two billion hours of video in the final quarter of 2011. With more than 20 million customers, it means the average Netflix customer viewed close to 100 hours of video in the quarter or about one hour per day.
  10. Industry News
    California based Netflix said today that its subscribers watched more than two billion hours of video in the final quarter of 2011. With more than 20 million customers, it means the average Netflix customer viewed close to 100 hours of video in the quarter or about one hour per day. In case...
  11. Industry News
    "Lilyhammer," a fish-out-of-water story set in Norway and starring "The Sopranos" mainstay Steven Van Zandt, premieres on Netflix on February 6th. Van Zandt, also a guitarist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, plays Frank Tagliano who is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying...
  12. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    "Lilyhammer," a fish-out-of-water story set in Norway and starring Steven Van Zandt, premieres on Netflix on February 6th. Van Zandt plays Frank Tagliano who is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway...
  13. Industry News
    California based Netflix today release an updated version of its iPad app which features an improved user interface along with a number of performance enhancements and bug fixes. The 12.1 MB app is now available from the iTunes Canada store free of charge. Of course, a subscription to Netflix...
  14. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Includes a new User Interface and bug fixes. To use the app you must have iOS 5 installed. Available now at the iTunes store.
  15. Industry News
    Microsoft this week will roll out a firmware update for the Xbox 360 Video game console which the company is calling the "Future of TV." According to the software giant, the updated firmware will usher in a "new era in entertainment" giving Xbox owners "A single box that ties together all the...
  16. Industry News
    The Hour, a six part drama series which aired earlier this year on the BBC debuts next month on Netflix. The series centres on a new current affairs show being launched by the BBC in June 1956 during the time of the Suez Crisis. It originally aired on the BBC in the United Kingdom and stars...
  17. Industry News
    California based Netflix has announced that its "Just for Kids" section is now available to Netflix members in Canada through the Wii game console. The child friendly category, created in August but only available through the Netflix website until now, caters to the almost 50% of Netflix...
  18. Industry News
    The first three seasons of Breaking Bad Seasons are now available on Netflix Canada, the company announced today. The American television show, which airs on cable channel AMC premiered on January 20, 2008, and has completed its fourth season. The show was recently renewed for its fifth and...
  19. Industry News
    Real-Time Entertainment applications, primarily video streaming, now accounts for 60% of peak downstream traffic in North America according to a report released today by Waterloo based Sandvine. Sandvine says that during peak primetime hours (7pm to 9pm) Netflix users are the largest consumers...
  20. Industry News
    DreamWorks Animation, developers of such hit animated movies as Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and Shrek, has announced a new multi-year agreement with internet streaming provider Netflix. Under terms of the deal, Netflix will have receive exclusive subscription television rights for first-run...
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