Netflix Will Pay for Better Speed on Comcast's Internet

The Wall Street Journal reports that Netflix and Comcast—the company that just bought up Time Warner Cable, remember—reached a landmark deal with potentially serious ramifications for net neutrality. Basically, Netflix is going to pay Comcast for more direct access to its network. » 2/23/14 3:25pm 2/23/14 3:25pm

The 20 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tomorrow

When the clock strikes its last midnight in 2013—or somewhere around there, anyway—dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix streaming. Fortunately, you've still got some time to churn through the ones you'll miss the most. Here's a list of the very best of the movies that'll be gone in 2014. » 12/27/13 11:03am 12/27/13 11:03am

​Marvel's Defenders Shows Shouldn't Be Just Another Avengers

Superhero enthusiasts all over got a big exciting surprise this morning when news broke that Marvel and Netflix would be partnering to create streaming series for the Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones characters. When the shows culminate into a Defenders team-up, the end result might be more grounded… » 11/07/13 12:59pm 11/07/13 12:59pm

First New Arrested Development Trailer: Thank You, Netflix

When news first broke nearly a year and a half ago that Netflix was resurrecting Arrested Development for a fourth season, the reception was joy followed by immediate apprehension. Could the expectations be met? Could it be as funny as it is in our memory? The answer, based on this just-released first trailer, is a… » 5/13/13 12:06am 5/13/13 12:06am

Say There, is That an Awkward Product Placement Starring a PS Vita?

"House of Cards" isn't a "free" show—you still have to pay for Netflix to see it the same as you would to watch "Breaking Bad." But Netflix itself is the primary distributor, and it outbid HBO, AMC and all the rest to make it the streaming service's first original programming, launching the entire first season back on Feb.… » 3/13/13 10:40am 3/13/13 10:40am

GameFly Prevails Against Postal Service Once Again, If Anyone's Still…

In court today, GameFly triumphed once more in its seemingly never-ending fight against the U.S. Postal Service, which GameFly alleges has shown favoritism in how it sorts Netflix mail going all the way back a time when people actually rented movies by mail. » 1/11/13 6:00pm 1/11/13 6:00pm

From Carl Sagan to Cheech & Chong: The Netflix Board is The Most…

The Miiverse is full of amazing and creative output, but If I had to choose one board that consistently impresses me, it's the Netflix community. Not only is it full of truly talented people, it's surprisingly varied in subject matter. Everything on Netflix is fair game, from Large Marge to Jay Sherman. » 1/10/13 7:30pm 1/10/13 7:30pm

Nintendo's TVii Finally Launches Tomorrow, but Lacks Some Features

After a monthlong delay, Nintendo's TVii service for the Wii U arrives in North America tomorrow, but some features touted earlier this year still won't be on board when the service launches. Notably, it won't support Netflix or TiVo subscriptions, nor will it allow users to program or access content stored on DVRs. » 12/19/12 9:30am 12/19/12 9:30am

Say Goodbye to Netflix’s Party Mode on the Xbox 360

Even as it brings waves of new TV and video content to the Xbox 360, the console's latest firmware update appears to have killed the most popular feature of its Netflix app. When Netflix brought its Instant Watch catalog, Party Mode became unexpectedly popular. It let you talk to your Xbox Live friends while you were… » 12/08/11 9:30am 12/08/11 9:30am

Still No Word From Netflix on Video Game Rentals

No word yet in Netflix's ongoing quest to change things up and, possibly, add video game rentals to their offered services. First the company announced that it was splitting in two, moving its disc-based rental service to a new company called Qwikster before reversing course and killing the whole idea. » 10/24/11 9:30pm 10/24/11 9:30pm