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Netflix Stopped Shipping on Saturdays, By the Way

Netflix Stopped Shipping on Saturdays, By the Way

By Josh Wolford July 15, 2014

Though there is still a dedicated contingent of Netflix users who still take advantage of the DVD-by-mail service, the rise of streaming has definitely made it a less-robust community. That community, however, noticed that Netflix had quietly phased out Saturday …

Netflix Warner Bros. Deal Important For Netflix Netflix Warner Bros. Deal Important For Netflix

As previously reported, Netflix announced today that it has a new deal with Warner Bros., which will see some of the studio’s television programming come to the popular streaming service. This is great news for Netflix subscribers, because there’s a …

Redbox Instant Release Date And Pricing? Redbox Instant Release Date And Pricing?

Redbox Instant should be launching soon. Reports back in the summer had it pegged to launch late this year. Now, here we are heading into December, and nothing yet (other than the closed beta, of course). GigaOm’s Janko Roettgers stumbled …

People Are Selling Bootleg DVDs Of TED Talks People Are Selling Bootleg DVDs Of TED Talks

Clearly, TED Talks have become really popular. In fact, earlier this month, TED announced that it has surpassed a billion video views, and that likely doesn’t even take into account the talks watched on Netflix or television. In fact, they’ve …

Redbox Extends Sony Deal To Keep Same Day Releases Redbox Extends Sony Deal To Keep Same Day Releases

You can expect to see Sony Pictures films continue to arrive at Redbox without delay, thanks to an extension of the companies’ licensing agreement that goes through September, 2014. On the heels of their Q2 earnings release, Redbox parent company …

Amazon’s “Never Before on DVD” Store Launched Today Amazon’s “Never Before on DVD” Store Launched Today

Amazon announced today that it’s created a new Never Before on DVD store that, if you couldn’t discern from the name, is a new service where you can browse through movies that were never deemed worthy of being issued on …

Warner Brothers Tries To Embrace DVD Ripping Warner Brothers Tries To Embrace DVD Ripping

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Warner Brothers archaic, “we don’t like the idea of distributing our content in a non-physical format” has been well documented at WebProNews and beyond. Basically, Warner Brothers does not want your renting their home video content, they’d prefer you buy …

Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive” Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive”

Movie-renting kiosk company Redbox has just announced a major milestone. When you combine all their rentals, both movies and games, Redbox has dished out over 2 billion discs. “We’ve always known how much America loves easy, affordable entertainment, and today …

Universal, Redox Deal To Keep 28-Day DVD Window Universal, Redox Deal To Keep 28-Day DVD Window
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Looking to avoid winding up in a situation similar to the one between Warner Bros. and Redbox, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has inked out a new deal with Redbox that will have the rental company continue to sell its films …

Warner Bros Imposes Ridiculous 28 Day Waiting Period To Add New Releases To Your Netflix Queue Warner Bros Imposes Ridiculous 28 Day Waiting Period To Add New Releases To Your Netflix Queue
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In an effort to boost ailing DVD sales, Warner Bros has made another out of touch decision regarding their arrangement with Netflix. According to the LA Times, beginning February 1st, Netflix users will not be able to immediately add new …

Streaming Movies Suck For New Releases Streaming Movies Suck For New Releases
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I’m not sure if the movie industry is purposely trying to collectively kill itself or if it thinks cutting out the middle man will increase home movie sales, but one thing’s pretty certain when it comes to the trend of …

Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards
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UPDATE: @Qwikster responds to his new fame. Imagine a couple – a nice couple that truly loved each other and shared a virtually drama-free relationship. We will call them Bob and Jessica. Now imagine that one day, Bob dropped a …

Netflix DVD Service Becomes Qwikster Netflix DVD Service Becomes Qwikster
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As you may know, Netflix recently announced that its DVD-by-mail and streaming services, once available to customers together as one package, would become two separate services, and customers would have to pay more if they wanted to keep both. This …

Netflix Price Hike Opens the Door for Blockbuster – According to Blockbuster Netflix Price Hike Opens the Door for Blockbuster – According to Blockbuster
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As the fallout continues from Netflix’s decision to split up its streaming and DVD services and charge more for DVDs, many are wondering if and how that anger will translate into losses for the company. Sure, people are outraged, that …

Netflix Launches Streaming-Only In U.S.

Netflix said today it is introducing a $7.99 streaming-only subscription plan in the United States, the first time it is offering a full streaming-only  option in the U.S.

"We are now primarily a streaming video company delivering a wide selection of TV shows and films over the Internet," said Reed Hastings, Netflix co-founder and CEO.  

Walmart.com Offering Top 10 Pre-Order DVDs For $10

Walmart.com said Thursday it will start offering its Top 10 pre-order DVD movie titles at just $10 each as well as "free home delivery" on its entire catalog of DVD and Blu-ray titles (excluding box sets).

Amazon Launches Own Brand
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Amazon.com has announced the launch of its own private-label collection of consumer electronics dubbed "AmazonBasics."

Amazon says its new line includes audio video cables and blank DVDs. The company said it plans to add more items in the coming months, but did not offer specifics.