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Netflix Android app now supports Honeycomb

Netflix Android app now supports Honeycomb

The Netflix app for Android has finally updated with official support for Honeycomb tablets. Users have been able to access Netflix on Android tablets via work-arounds for some time now, but today's version 1.5 update adds official support and extends video streaming to Canada and Latin America.

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YouTube brings full-length movies to the UK

YouTube brings full-length movies to the UK

YouTube has been offering movies in the US for a long time that users can rent and watch right on the website. Those movies were only offered in the US and Canada until now. YouTube announced this morning that it would be offering movies for rent in the UK. UK fans appear to get the same Hollywood and British flicks that we get here in the States.

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Amazon lands digital video agreement with Twentieth Century Fox

Amazon lands digital video agreement with Twentieth Century Fox

Amazon has been making a lot of news this week over some leaked photos and a bit of information on its coming tablet. Apparently the tablet was based on the epic fail PlayBook from RIM. I hope the Amazon offering is better than RIM was able to offer. The deal that Amazon announced today is a video streaming agreement with Twentieth Century Fox that allows Amazon Prime members to get new video.

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Netflix announces deal with DreamWorks for streaming content

Netflix announces deal with DreamWorks for streaming content

I was bummed not long ago when Netflix announced that it would be ending the content deal that it has in place with Starz. At the time, it seemed that all of the movies my kids liked to watch were part of that Starz deal. Netflix has patched up that kids movie hole with a new deal that has been announced with DreamWorks. The deal will see DreamWorks' kids flicks coming directly to Netflix.

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Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Player streams 3D

Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Player streams 3D

Sony has upgraded its Streaming Player set-top box with a next-gen SMP-N200 model that now boasts the ability to stream 3D content. The device provides a variety of connection options, allowing you to turn any TV into a connected Smart TV. It was first unveiled at IFA 2011, where it was named one of the top ten new products at the show.

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Netflix now supports all Android 2.2 and 2.3 devices

Netflix now supports all Android 2.2 and 2.3 devices

Netflix has just updated its mobile app to support all Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread devices. Until now, the app has only supported a very limited selection of Android devices with the last update to version 1.3 expanding support from 9 to 24 devices. The update today will finally bring Netflix app support to almost all Android devices.

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