Do Amazon And Netflix Inflate Their Streaming Libraries?

Do Amazon And Netflix Inflate Their Streaming Libraries?

When you read that Amazon offers 17,000 “movies and TV programs” in its streaming library, and that Netflix has 60,000, what do you assume that figure means? Sure, a movie’s a movie, but what constitutes a TV program? Using Amazon’s math, a “program” is a single episode of a series, meaning that the entire run of “24″ counts as 192 programs. Is this a reasonable way to count videos, or is it misleading? Fast Company’s stance is clear: they think that both companies are using this trick to inflate their total program count and make their services look more impressive than they are. [More]

Customer Stream Flows Back Toward Netflix

Customer Stream Flows Back Toward Netflix

After ditching Netflix en masse in the third quarter, customers began crawling back to the service at the end of the year. [More]

Roku Having Trouble Streaming 30 Rock (Updated)

Roku Having Trouble Streaming 30 Rock (Updated)

UPDATE: A Roku spokesman says the company has fixed the 30 Rock streaming issue. [More]

Roku Rep Tells Me There Are Secret Limits To Netflix Streaming (Updated)

Roku Rep Tells Me There Are Secret Limits To Netflix Streaming (Updated)

Update: A Roku spokesman said there is no limitation on Netflix streaming. His statement: [More]

Netflix Streaming For Wii Loads Slow, But Still Faster Than PS3

Netflix Streaming For Wii Loads Slow, But Still Faster Than PS3

Now that Wii-owning Netflix customers have received their streaming discs, let the console wars begin anew! At stake now: which provides the best Netflix-browsing experience….and the least agonizingly slow load times? [More]

How To Make Your PS3 Stream Netflix

How To Make Your PS3 Stream Netflix

Netflix isn’t dragging its feet as it sets up its on demand streaming service on the PlayStation 3. After announcing the feature last week, Netflix has started sending out discs that let PS3 owners with Netflix subscriptions partake in the streaming.