Get Netflix, Hulu, YouTube Video Content on Your PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, or HP MediaSmart TV with PlayOn by MediaMall

Over the weekend I got tipped off by reader, Nate, that MediaMall has a fairly new software app called PlayOn (powered by ActiveTV) that provides PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and HP MediaSmart TV owners (Nintendo Wii support coming soon) the ability to stream content from some of their favorite Internet video sites like Hulu, CBS, [...]

The Moment Is Now: At $199, Xbox 360 Invites Everyone to Play

Imagine if friends and families had the ability to instantly watch movies from Netflix, live out their musical fantasies through “Rock Band 2” (Harmonix/MTV Games) and “Lips” (iNiS Corp./Microsoft Game Studios), star in their own Hollywood classics with “You’re in the Movies,” or have the power to never miss the latest episode of “Heroes” — [...]

Lian Li Launches PC-XB01 Xbox 360 Chassis Replacement

If you've ever wanted to remedy heating issues and reduce noise pollution coming from your Xbox 360, Lian Li has a $149 solution you just might be interested in. The company today has announced the late August availability of a replacement aluminum chassis for the game console/media center extender, dubbed the PC-XB01, that offers disc [...]

Rivet Xbox 360 Server Software for Mac OS X

In case you own a Mac and you want to stream your digital media to an Xbox 360, there's now another alternative to Nullriver's Connect360 called Rivet by Cynical Peak Software. Rivet ($18.95) supports AAC, MP3, WMA, H.264, DIVX, AVI, WMV, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, RAW, TIFF, PSD, PDF, and other formats. The software is designed [...]

Netflix Game Console Streaming Exclusive to the Xbox 360?

Hmmm. Besides providing viewers with an interesting walkthrough of the new Netflix streaming capabilities integrated in to Xbox Experience, Major Nelson drops the bomb that the partnership with Microsoft is an exclusive one (actually, the official PR said as much). In other words, Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 owners will never have the capability to [...]

First Thoughts on Xbox NetFlix Streaming, Other Xbox 360 News from E3

At Microsoft's E3 event today, they finally made official the Netflix streaming service that has been rumored for months. This looks like a in-dash implementation that doesn't rely on Media Center's Online content, which is a good thing given how clunky Microsoft online offerings have been through Media Center. The service will offer the same [...]

New Xbox Experiences Reinvent Home Entertainment, and Everyone Is Invited

As Xbox 360 readies for the next wave of audience expansion, Microsoft Corp. today announced a new Xbox experience that will reinvent home entertainment from the inside out, changing the way we play games, watch movies and TV shows, and even become contestants in game shows. It all begins this fall with a bold new [...]

Microsoft and Netflix Unveil Partnership to Instantly Stream Movies and TV Episodes to the TV via Xbox LIVE

An exciting new home theater experience is coming to living rooms this holiday season. At the E3 Media and Business Summit, Microsoft Corp. and Netflix, Inc., the world’s largest online movie rental service, today unveiled an exclusive partnership to offer consumers the ability to instantly stream movies and TV episodes from Netflix to the television [...]