Notes from the iPhone 3.0 Event

Highlights: Developers will be allowed to create turn-by-turn GPS apps. Push Notifications are actually coming. Copy and Paste MMS Search throughout most of the OS. Notes syncing Free for iPhone owners $10 for iPod Touch owners Notes and reactions from yesterdays iPhone 3.0 event: 30 million iPod Touch and iPhone. That’s a lot of devices. […]

Understudy Allows You to Stream Hulu and Netflix Through Front Row

I haven’t played around with Understudy much (it isn’t really all that good) but I have streamed some Hulu content through it. My experiences haven’t been too positive after adding a feed to Understudy I received errors and had to quit Front Row. After reopening Front Row the feed that I added (which was the […]

Netflix Passes 10 Million Subscribers

Everyones favorite DVD rental service Netflix has surpassed 10 million subscribers. This number was reached by the company adding more than 600,000 subscribers since the first of the year. Don’t be surprised to see Netflix continue to grow at nearly this rate going forward, especially with consumer confidence being where it is. I see a […]

Apple May Allow Background Apps in Firmware 3.0

“While we aren’t sure what the specific issues are, we’ve heard that as an alternative Apple is considering allowing apps to run as user selectable background processes. If so, this feature would likely come in the rumored iPhone 3.0 software update but would be limited to only one or two processes on current hardware. The […]

Would You Pay Netflix $9.99 to Stream HBO Content?

Netflix sent a survey to some of their customers asking if they would be willing to pay an extra $9.99 per month to stream HBO shows through Netflix’s Watch Instantly feature. The shows listed in the survey are: Big Love The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Flight of the Concords Eastbound & Down Entourage Summer […]

Apple TV Sales, Mac Netbooks, and iPhone Nanos

During Apple’s latest earnings conference call Tim Cook said said that sales of the Apple TV were up 3 times what they were at the same point last year. Although they still describe the Apple TV as a hobby Cook noted, “We think there’s something there.” I’m convinced that the Apple TV was the best […]

CBS Tries to Out-Hulu Hulu with TV.com

As was expected, CBS is revamping TV.com to be a video-viewing destination. The well-URLed site, which six months ago started featuring Hulu content, has added CBS shows, and Monday is announcing deals for shows from MGM, Sony, PBS, Endemol USA and Showtime, according to reports tonight. CBS Tries to Out-Hulu Hulu with TV.com « NewTeeVee.