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Thursday, 10 January 2013 ,  Written by Dick Ward
The last update to Netflix streaming allowed many more people to access HD streams, but users also found that it brought down the overall quality of HD streaming, making the picture softer and less defined.  Netflix has responded by creating a new tier that they're calling Super HD.  It doesn't take you past 1080p, but it does offer better video and audio for those that have nice fast internet connections.  That's not the only requirement though – the improved HD is only available to a very limited number of people.
Thursday, 13 December 2012 ,  Written by Dick Ward
The CALM Act is Now in Effect – Commercials are Getting Quieter
It's finally here!  As of today, the CALM act is officially in effect.  For those not familiar, the main thrust of CALM is to ensure that commercials are not louder than the shows that they're airing with.  In other words, no longer will you be blasted with a crazy loud commercial for sponges or something when you've just experienced a really sweet or sad moment in your favorite show.
Friday, 16 November 2012 ,  Written by Dick Ward
'House of Cards' Trailer Gives us the First Look at Netflix's Big Original Series
The folks at Netflix have been putting a lot of money into content acquisition in hopes of keeping old subscribers while gaining new ones, but it's not just other people's movies that they want on their service.  Recently Netflix has been putting money into original programming, and the first big exclusive is on its way.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 ,  Written by Dick Ward
The New Boxee Set-Top Adds an Antenna – Aims to Take on Cable
Boxee has been well established as an alternative to traditional television for a while now, and their latest creation is going to take a shot right across the bow.  The new set-top, pictures of which were leaked by The Verge, packs a tuner, an external antenna, and a box that proudly states "stop spending money on stuff you never watch.
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 ,  Written by Dick Ward
DISH Subscribers Can Stream 'The Walking Dead' Season Premiere for Free from AMC
When it comes to television providers, there are a lot of factors that determine who customers go with.  One of the most important is selection – if you can't watch, say, 'Breaking Bad' and 'The Walking Dead,' you might be inclined to switch.  At least, that's what AMC is hoping for.
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