Netflix Comes To Canada, Eh?

The Netflix instant streaming service is coming to Canada, the company announced Monday.

This fall, Netflix is expected to make its first international expansion as it offers its Watch Instantly package to Canadians. Though initially, the service will be available in English only, the company has made its intent to open up the service …

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:

Haters Gonna Hate: Anyone else spend time scrolling down through all 26?

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Human Target renewed: FOX announced today that series Human Target will get a 13-episode second season, probably even a farther stretch from the comic it’s …

They Should Make It: Netflix for Purses

My wife and I live on a somewhat modest income—she’s a teacher, I’m a world-famous blogger—and she still owns well over 1,000 purses. I haven’t counted them all by hand, so my math may be off. Whatever the case, I can only imagine that people in higher economic classes than us have entire rooms in their homes for the sole …

New Netflix Deal Delays Fox And Universal Movies 28 Days

Netflix just hammered out new deals with both Fox and Universal movie studios. The big news is that new-release DVDs from those two studios won’t be available right away on launch day any more. Instead, there will be a 28-day window in the interest of granting the studios “a dedicated time period for sales of its physical and digital …

iPad Content Roundup pt. 2

Let me apologize in advance for our moderately heavy iPad coverage, but this is what’s popular and actually worth talking about in tech right now.

Apple’s iPad goes on sale this Saturday and details on which apps will be in the App Store at launch are starting to trickle in.

(More on Techland: Hands-on With the Apple iPad

Netflix For Wii Discs Enroute

Wii owners determined to use the console to stream Netflix movies will be happy to know that the discs that enable online access to select content have been shipped out and ought to arrive tomorrow.

And with that, the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii can all handle instant Netflix streaming. The Wii, however, won’t handle HD streaming, of …

The Daily Dose

Friday, Mar. 12, 2010

Today in Techland: Free download: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls, chapter l. Mark Millar interview, part ll. The Techland Show, Episode ??? Who knows?

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:

Valuable nerdiness: The list of the Top 10 Most Valuable Books includes …

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Monday, Feb. 8, 2010

Today in Techland: Valentine’s Day sucks, but if you must, here are some things to do that won’t. Peter gave Bio Shock 2 an 8/10 in his review and found himself needing a night light. Steve delivered his diagnosis of the terminally ill Spider-Man franchise if Peter Parker turns into just another pretty face, and …

YouTube Enters the Movie Business, Redesigns

Talk about burying the lede. In a blog post about the Sundance Film Festival, YouTube slipped in that they’re going to offer rentals of five Sundance faves as a first step into the movie rental business. YouTube’s been long-rumored to be interested in this space, but its a crowded one: iTunes has offered video rentals since 2008, Amazon …

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