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Free Netflix with Purchase of Select LG HDTVs

LG Appliances & Electronics has got a great promotion for people who love movies and TV shows.  Right now, whenever you buy a select LG HDTV, you can get up to a year of free Netflix.  If you never have enjoyed Netflix, now is the perfect opportunity.  There is a wealth of great programming, with original series developed just for Netflix. So, if you are in the market for a new HDTV,…

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Out with Qwikster: DVDs Will Stay On Netflix.com

Bucking from the immesnse pressure of its subscribers, Netflix has relented on creating a separate website for their mail-order DVDs and kept Netflix.com the way it was.  The separate charges, however, will remain, but the CEO has taken a step back from attempting to launch a new website. Netflix CEO Reed hastings released the following statement, “I messed up. I owe everyone an explanation. It is clear from the feedback over the past…

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Netflix Loses Customers Exponentially

Awhile back I wrote about the monthly changes and fees netflix had in store for its current, and future customers.  Some looked at it as a good thing, but most saw it as a horrible, penny squeezing plan.  Looks like the majority did not like the changes one bit.  The customer backlash against the higher rates, kicking in this month, has been much harsher than Netflix anticipated. That prompted management to predict…

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Nexflix Changes Things Up a Bit…

There’s never been a better time to take advantage of your online/streaming capable TVs or Blu-ray players.  Netflix just introduced changes to their monthly plans.  First, they are launching new DVD only plans. These plans offer the lowest prices ever for unlimited DVDs – only $7.99 a month for  1 DVD out at-a-time plan and $11.99 a month for 2 DVDs out at-a-time plan. By offering their lowest prices ever, Netflix hopes to provide great value…

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25% of Movies Streamed into Homes

CEPro.com this week ran an article that stated 61% of all streamed movies come from NetFlix.com.  As a whole, 25% of movies watched in a home is now done through some form of streaming media.  Technology is slowly outgrowing what was once an experience of wandering down the aisles of a video store and has morphed  into a cold, calculated few clicks o fa  remote. It’s a shock, of how quickly streaming…

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The New Apple TV

Hi, today I want to talk about the newest version of the Apple TV. I have an old 40GB version and it has been very enjoyable over the years. The biggest news with the new one is that it has no storage and is streaming only. No worries about the hard drive crashing. The other plus is the Netflix capability.  If you are a Netflix subscriber, you will now be able to…

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Netflix Streaming Becoming More Popular

Neflix recently reported that 61% of subscribers are now streaming instantly to their PC or TV. This number is up from 55% from the previous quarter, and up from 37% from a year ago. Online viewing has increased with the addition of the $8.99 a month plan that allows customers to take out one DVD at a time with unlimited internet streaming. Another reason for its increase in popularity is the expansion…

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How Much Do You Love Cable?

Currently, cable, satellite, and Telecomm providers have more than 100 million TV subscribers even with the 800,000 customers who have left their cable providers. Alternatively, consumers are using web-based videos like Hulu, downloadable programming from web sites like iTunes, DVD subscription services like Blockbuster On-Line, and lastly, plain, old, basic cable via external antenna. Make no mistake; the number of cable, satellite, and Telecomm subscribers dwarfs the number of those who have…

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Streaming Blu-ray on Netflix? Not This Year.

Neflix began streaming movies in May of 2008. They expanded to streaming on gaming systems like XBOX and then to an independent box, made just for streaming video. Could it get any better than that?  It did.  Netflix currently streams on game systems like Xbox360 & Sony’s PS3, as well as higher end television sets from Sony and LG, and blu-ray players from Sony, Samsung, and LG. Netflix is aiming to release…

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New Feature For PS3

Monday, Sony announced NetFlix will be available on the PS3 game console starting in November. XBox 360, rival to the PS3, already allowed users to access NetFlix—subscription only for $50 per year. The PS3 will be able to stream movies and programming from the NetFlix online library at no charge as long as you are a NetFlix subscriber. Temporarily, users will need to access NetFlix with a special Blu-ray disc, eventually just…

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