If you simply can't bear to watch HD video streamed via Netflix, you'll be happy to know the company is stepping up its game with access to higher quality streams -- assuming you have an ISP who will support them.
So, the 2012 Presidential elections are officially over, and regardless of who you voted for, it's time for America to get back to the business at hand. And what better way to do that than with a budget-priced Windows Phone 8 device? If the iPhone still hasn't lured you with its siren song, Nokia and AT&T are hoping to pull you in Microsoft's direction with some rock-bottom pricing on its latest generation of smartphones.
Sometimes, I wonder if Bruce Springsteen looks back at his song, 57 Channels, and has a laugh at the current state of entertainment. These days, 57 channels of television programming is nothing -- we have hundreds of cable options, not to mention iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon. The NextGuide app tries to make some sanity of the mess, and today's update should help make things even clearer.
Kids love iPads, and those whose parents have Netflix subscriptions probably love that company's "Just for Kids" section as well. Now, those two great tastes are coming together for a "special kid-friendly Netflix experience."
Lots of cool stuff to chat about on this final Friday morning of September, 2012, including iPhone 5 support for Netflix and Camera+ as well as an all-new iPad edition of the latter. And hey, looks like our parent company is raking in the scratch thanks to Apple's Newsstand, so pop the cork on the champagne for that!
The controversy over Apple's new iOS 6 Maps app rages on, with new reports coming out of Google daily now to add to the soap opera. We may never know the real story about what went on behind closed doors, but in the meantime it's sure keeping the tech media busy reporting about it! Ready for this and much more? Then read on...
"What's on TV tonight?" isn't quite as easy of a question as it used to be. With so many ways to watch our favorite shows and movies, just about anything can be on whenever (and wherever) we want -- it's just a matter of narrowing down the options. Filtering through it all just got a whole lot easier with NextGuide, a dramatic reimagining of the classic TV guide. Instead of an unwieldy list of unwatchable channels, you get vivid programming squares that span many common sources of entertainment, like cable TV, iTunes, Netflix, and even Hulu Plus.
Streaming goliath Netflix released an update to its universal iOS app this week, which seemed fairly innocuous at first -- but among the minor tweaks is an option to completely disable streaming over a carrier’s data network.