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The Entire First Season of The X-Files Is Now in HD on Netflix

Where I live, it’s a gorgeous day outside. I don’t know what the weather’s like where you live, but if it’s cloudy, rainy, or even remotely cold – I’d suggest a Netflix marathon. The entire first season of The X-Files is now streaming in HD widescreen. The show originally aired in 4:3, but as creator Chris Carter pointed out in …

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The X-Files Is Being Updated in HD on Netflix

In wonderful, absolutely freakin’ wonderful news, Netflix appears to be in the process of uploading HD widescreen versions of The X-Files – starting with the first 13 episodes of the first season. So, as of right now, all episodes up to “Beyond the Sea” are streaming in their new aspect ratio. The show originally aired in 4:3, but as creator …

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The Sopranos Is Finally Coming To Blu-ray

Want to rewatch all six seasons of The Sopranos but are holding out until the series comes out in HD? The time for waiting is almost over, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that the landmark HBO mob series will be released in a collectible Blu-ray boxed set on November 4, 2014. Only the first and sixth seasons are currently …

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Microsoft Launches Skype For Outlook.com For All Users, Adds HD Video Calling

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Skype is now available from Outlook.com for users all over the world. Last summer, the company announced availability in the U.S., U.K., Brazil and Canada. They’ve also added HD video calling for PC users, improvements to call notifications and support for Safari on Macs. “With Skype for Outlook.com, you can easily connect with your Skype …

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Sharp 85-Inch TV Unveiled at CES 2014

Early reports from CES 2014 showed that this year might be the year of the humongously-big TV, with Samsung and Vizio both unveiling TV’s topping the 100-inch milestone. Of course, both TV’s feature the newest 4k technology, allowing one to view TV as one has never viewed it before. That was until Sharp revealed their designs for an 85-inch, 8k …

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GoPro Demos Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick

GoPro camera has posted a clip of U.S. snowboarding champion Shaun White, as he perfects a new halfpipe trick called the frontside double-cork 1440 in preparation for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The frontside double-cork 1440 is similar to White’s Double McTwist 1260, though it adds another half revolution of rotation inside two head-over-heels flips. White commented on the …

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‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Is Made For 4K Ultra HD

Last month, Netflix added a handful of videos to its streaming catalogue as part of a test for 4K Ultra HD video content, which the company will launch next year. It just so happens that the first real Ultra HD offering from the company will be the second season of House of Cards, which debuts on February 14th. Stuff shares …

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Jimmy Kimmel Pranks John Krasinski and Emily Blunt

Lovable Office star, John Krasinski and wife Emily Blunt seem to be the sweet, relatively normal actor/actress couple of Hollywood. It turns out however, that they are quite the pranksters-especially with their comedian neighbor, late-night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel. It all started when Kimmel was being neighborly and gave the couple a key to his home. It wasn’t long …

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Netflix 4K Ultra HD Test Videos Spotted

Netflix has added a handful of videos to its streaming catalog as part of a test for 4K Ultra HD video content, which it hopes to launch broadly next year. GigaOm’s Janko Roettgers spotted the test videos, and confirmed as much with the company. You can find the video list here. Titles include: El Fuente: 50 MP, El Fuente: 30 …

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Netflix for iOS Gets HD Video and AirPlay Support

More than a year and a half ago, when Netflix updated their app for the then-new iPad, the company promised that HD video was on the way. They didn’t give a timeframe, but we figured it wouldn’t be too long before they brought HD to their iOS apps. Why else mention it, right? Fast forward. Today, Netflix is finally making …

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Now Everyone Can Get Better Netflix Picture Quality

Netflix announced on Thursday that it is now giving all members access to the the highest quality HD streams available with Super HD. Netflix first announced Super HD and 3D streaming options back in January, with limited availability through ISP partners with Netflix’s Open Connect content delivery network, which the company launched last year. Participating ISPs included Cablevision, Virgin Media, …

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Fox To Debut New HD Movie Downloads: $15, Weeks Before Blu-ray or On-Demand

Apparently, 20th Century Fox sees a future in high-definition movie downloads. Starting this month, the studio plans to launch a brand new program that will see high-profile films become available for download weeks before they are available on a disc or streaming service. According to the New York Times Fox will call the initiative “Digital HD” or “DHD,” and it …

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