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  1. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Noticed a sidebar menu late tonight. Not sure what to think. I liked the old UI. Unrelated and confusing, the Apple TV App is suggesting hockey games on TSN and a few French and CITY tv series. Interesting. See Netflix's overhauled Apple TV interface brings handy shortcuts to a sidebar menu
  2. Industry News
    If you're looking for more streaming content and hoping to cut out cable, Roku is a good option. There are so many ways to get video content on your screen, be it your computer, laptop, tablet, phone or other device. Watching it on your TV is somehow sometimes one of the most satisfying options...
  3. Industry News
    Earlier this spring, Facebook announced that it has begun creating its own video entertainment, and will soon be bringing users shows, available exclusively on the social media platform. Will it be just like Netflix? The short answer is, no. But maybe sort of. Here are 4 things to know about...
  4. Industry News
    For a limited time only, new and existing customers who sign on with Rogers can get the Netflix Premium Plan free for one year. New customers who sign up before October 31 st , 2016 and bundle a Share Everything TM plan with TV, Internet, and Home Phone service can enjoy the offer. Existing...
  5. Industry News
    Shomi, Rogers'/Shaw's subscription video on demand service already has more than 11,000 hours worth of television programs available for viewers in its library. 8 more titles are now coming to viewers this June, just in time for summertime enjoyment. Humans, described by critic John Doyle of...
  6. Industry News
    Canadians will soon be able to watch shomi content on Xbox One . According to shomi, on Tuesday, May 3, members can start thinking “inside the box” when the subscription video on demand service launches on Xbox One. Shomi members will be able to use the Xbox Live network on Xbox One to watch...
  7. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    YouTube will launch the subscription channels in 10 countries: U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, Japan, Korea, France, Spain, Russia and Brazil. Individual channel providers have the option of which territories they offer their services. Source...
  8. Home Computing
    I am looking at upgrading the drives in my DNS-323 with a couple 3TB drives. Most of the drives I can find are 5400 RPM drive, in that size. Seagate does have a 7200 RPM 3 TB drive, but I would like to stay clear of Seagates. I mostly use my NAS to stream video to various devices. Will the 5400...
  9. 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...
  10. Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    I have now been using Remote Potato for about two weeks now and am very pleased with it. Essentially Remote Potato is server software that resides on your HTPC and can serve up videos and recorded tv to another web browser or a mobile device. The server software is free, the iPad app was...
  11. Industry News
    D-Link and D-Link have announced the addition of a Slingplayer application for Boxee Box which lets users "sling" content from the Slingbox to the media extender. Similar to the Slingplayer software for your PC, the SlingPlayer app lets Boxee users control any digital cable box, satellite...
  12. Industry News
    In a blog posting on its corporate website, Netflix Chief Product Office Neil Hunt has announced, that starting this week, the company has lowered its default picture quality in order to ease the amount of internet traffic generated by its customers. Hunt says Netflix now defaults users to its...
  13. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
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  14. Industry News
    California based Netflix today launched its online subscription video-on-demand service in Canada. The company says English speaking customers in Canada will be able to stream a broad array of movies and TV episodes to their home computer or Netflix enabled consumer electronic devices for $7.99...
  15. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Is it within the forum rules to discuss VPN services? Such services can give you anonymity on the web with the added benefit of appearing to come from another geography, and therefore allow Canadians to access streaming video sites such as Hulu and US TV network sites. Using a service with a...
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