Rumor: Microsoft to Debut Hulu Xbox 360 Support at E3 2010

Here's a rumor a lot of people will be keeping their fingers crossed will come true. According to Gear Live, who heard it from a "reliable source (who has never been wrong before)," Microsoft will unveil Hulu as a Xbox LIVE service at E3 (June 15-17). Hulu will supposedly be available through the dashboard and [...]

Video Demo: Xbox 360 ‘Instant On’ Zune HD Movie Streaming

Attached below is a video by Dan Rayburn at The Business of Online Video demonstrating the Zune add-in currently available through Xbox LIVE Preview. The add-in, as you'll see, gives you the option to download or stream a movie from the service in SD or HD and has the ability to detect your connection speed [...]

Xbox 360 Gets Netflix Streaming Exclusivity, Plans on Adding Social Features Like Twitter

Microsoft has a rolled out a new system update for the Xbox 360 that adds a slew of new user experience enhancements and an exclusivity agreement. For the foreseeable future, the Xbox 360 will be the only game console to natively offer Netflix movie streaming (available only to Xbox LIVE Gold members). In other words, [...]

Watch DLNA Media Server Content Directly in Windows Media Center with tubeCore

A new add-in for Windows Vista Media Center has some interesting potential. While currently in Alpha stage, tubeCore is capable of integrating content found and delivered by PlayOn, TVersity, and TwonkyMedia (other DLNA / UPnP media server applications coming soon) directly into Windows Media Center and even Media Center Extenders like the Xbox 360. TGB [...]

Vuze Adds Support for iTunes, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3

Vuze fans will be happy to learn the the latest 4.2 release has added a new "Devices" tab that enables users to play their Vuze downloaded content on game consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. In addition, Vuze can also add downloaded content to your iTunes library for playback on Apple TV [...]

Samsung MediaLive Media Center Extender Gets Put Under the Microscope by EngadgetHD

For those Samsung HDTV owners who've been saving up or putting the Samsung MediaLive on their wishlist, EngadgetHD has a review post you should have a look at before pulling the trigger on this tiny little Media Center Extender. Bottom line: It's a nice a device if all you care about is adding Media Center [...]

Netflix HD Streaming Previewed in New Xbox Experience

Sweet! It looks like HD video content is very much going to be a reality from Netflix; and the Xbox 360 is going to be the first to bring it to users. According to Engadget, who've just published a hands-on impression article on the New Xbox Experience (NXE), state that the “quality was stunning.” Darren [...]

Xbox 360 Users Can Receive a Free Memory Unit for New Xbox Experience

The long awaited release of the new Xbox 360 dashboard, dubbed the “Xbox Experience”, which, among other things, will allow streaming media for Netflix subscribers, has a release date of November 19. The twist in the announcement for this date is that Microsoft is going out of its way to ensure that all 360 owners [...]