Posts tagged as: Movies

Google Makes Searching for Movies In Search Better

Google¬†today improved the way it displays search results for movies on mobile devices. The latest update to the Google app now lets people compare ratings, showtimes, theater locations, and other details in a new result card. People can easily purchase tickets directly from search results, set favorite theaters or locations, and more. Google says people […]

Movies by Flixster Now At Version 6.7 on iOS

Movies by Flixster provides users with reviews, trailers, and showtimes for all of the movies currently in theaters. Users can also find information on upcoming movies and titles recently released on DVD. The v6.7 update features a brand new app icon, along with a few minor iOS 7 design changes. A new quick action panel, […]

Barnes & Noble Nook Video for Roku, iOS, and Android

Barnes & Noble is releasing iOS, Android, Nook, and Roku apps for its Nook Video service, according to an announcement. The apps let people watch movies and TV shows that they’ve rented or bought from the service, as well as items in a person’s UltraViolet collection. In the case of the mobile apps, videos can […]

Netflix Hit by Christmas Eve Outage

Netflix’s video streaming service was hit by a Christmas Eve outage. The Cali apologized in a tweet for the outage Monday night. The company says on its Twitter page that the outage was caused by “some of Amazon’s cloud infrastructure.” Netflix says it was working with Amazon engineers to restore the outage, which a company […]

Netflix Fighting Off Corporate Raider Carl Icahn

On Monday, the Netflix board of directors instituted an anti-takeover plan designed to prevent investor and corporate raider Carl Icahn from growing his 10 percent stake in the company. Under the plan, Netflix stock owners will be allowed to acquire more stock if any investor acquires more than 10 percent of the company. The plan […]

Netflix Q3 Sees $8 Million in Profit, $905 Million in Revenue

Netflix announced its earnings for the third quarter of 2012 today, revealing that the streaming company has posted a slim but growing profit for the second quarter in a row. Netflix saw $8 million in profit for the third quarter, on $905 million in total revenue. The movie streaming and rental service also saw stronger […]

Consumer Increased Spending on Movies in Q1 of 2012, per the DEG

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) has reported that consumer spending on movies rose in the first quarter of the year, the first such rise in many years. Consumers spending increased by 2.5 percent for the quarter to $4.45 billion, which came on the back of a staggering 545.5 percent increase in subscription-based streaming over the […]

Apple Believed to Be in Talks with Epix Over Apple TV Streaming

Apple¬†has been discussing a possible deal to get Epix’ on-demand movies on its media devices, a pair of tipsters clamed late Friday. The talks were to both support the Apple TV as well as “upcoming devices that stream content,” which Reuters took to mean a future TV set. Any progress was early, one of the […]

Netflix Update Brings Kinect Control, Better Contrast, More

Xbox LIVE Gold members and Netflix subscribers can now enjoy a n UI when watch streaming video on the 360. The revamped media streaming client includes the ability to skip forward an back through movies and shows with buttons. Users with Kinect can also perform this using their voice or by waving their hand. Other […]

Universal Movies Now Support iTunes Cloud

Starting this Saturday, movies from Universal studio can now be re-downloaded on any device with an Apple ID, or streamed directly to an Apple TV. The expansion adds hundreds or more videos to those from existing supporters like Sony Pictures. Still absent is support for Fox. As before, any of its movies include a disclaimer […]

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