Nokia N8 Used to Shoot Olive, a Full-Length Feature Film

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The Nokia N8, a Symbian-powered smartphone with a 12-megapixel camera, 720p HD video recording, Xenon flash, mechanical shutter, and Carl Zeiss lens, is being used to film the world’s first full-length feature film shot with a smartphone camera. The film, titled Olive, is said to be hitting theaters soon. The N8 was used with a […]

Top Movies Rentals Now 99 Cents on the Android Market

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In celebration of the holiday season and really, to help make the lives of traveling across the country or globe easier , Google has dropped the price of renting its top movies on the Android Market to just $.99. This is much better then the usual asking price of $2.99. The deal won’t last forever […]

iCloud Won’t Stream Movies: Hollywood’s Ultraviolet the Culprit?

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Just a day ahead of the iOS 5 release date that will bring with it Apple’s new iCloud service one of the glaring omissions in the new Internet-based backup, storage and sync service is video purchased through iTunes. Users will be able to download all of their apps and music purchased through iTunes, but video won’t come with it. […]

Netflix Support Arrives for Asus Eee Pad Transformer

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We absolutely love the Asus Eee Pad Transformer but one thing that has been missing is the lack of support for Netflix.As it stands, the only Honeycomb tablets with Netflix certification are the Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet but that doesn’t mean that a little sideloading can’t be done. Today though, an update rolled […]

Hulu Starts Blocking the HP TouchPad

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If your device doesn’t fall under Hulu’s agreements with studios, there is generally no soup for you. Translation: Hulu’s website is blocked on most tablets, and when you head to its website, you are greeted by a black screen that informs you that your platform is not supported. You get an apology for the inconvenience […]

Hulu Plus Now Working on All Previously Unsupported Android Devices?

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It looks like Hulu may have updated its Hulu Plus subscription TV and video streaming app to bring broad Android compatibility. Before, like Netflix, Hulu Plus would only work on a number of certified Android handsets–perhaps due to DRM issues on Android–but now the app seems to be working fine on a number of Android […]

Fox Becomes First Studio to Allow Movie Sideloading on Android

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Fox will offer digital downloads of movies that will be playable on Android smartphones, marking the film studio as the first in the industry to allow such a feature for Android devices. Digital downloads playable on Android devices will debut in October, and the first title available will be X-Men: First Class. The digital download […]

How to Get Netflix on Your Honeycomb Tablet Right Now

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Earlier today, Netflix released an update that brought support to several new smartphones including the Samsung Droid Charge, the HTC ThunderBolt, and hey, even the Motorola Droid Bionic. Also listed, Lenovo’s IdeaPad which is a Honeycomb tablet. Thing is, the IdeaPad isn’t the only Honeycomb tablet that is able to take advantage of the Netflix […]

Motorola Droid Bionic Gets Another Attractive Feature

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Tucked away in Netflix’s little support party this morning was the mention of a phone that some of you may have heard of. It’s called the Motorola Droid Bionic and it’s going to be heading to Verizon at some point in the near future. What does this mean? It means that the Droid Bionic just […]

Tablets Become Swiss Army Knife of Gadgets

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Tablets like the iPad aren’t replacing laptops on the whole, but the new couch companion devices are taking over many of the activities we used to do on dedicated devices. Are you converging like the survey respondents? Millenialmedia reports that the tablet is now the go to device for several computer activities, but that’s not […]

How to get the New Android Market With Movies & Books Now

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Google announced a new and improved Android Market for phones, which will offer more top app lists, books, movies and an improved layout this week. The new Android Market is a noticeable improvement over the old clunky looking marketplace. The new look will start rolling out to phones over the next month, but if you can’t wait […]

Google Working on Google Videos to Bring Movie Rentals to Android Smartphone

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After having delivered Google Videos, Android’s movie rental system that tied into Android Market for Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablets, Google may be hard at work in trying to enable smartphones to have access to its video rental service. Android users have noted that they have seen the Google Videos app briefly available for download in […]

MoviePass: Just Like Netflix, But for the Big Screen

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MoviePass is a new movie-going and movie watching service that takes your movie experience to the cinematic big screen. Like Netflix’s subscription service for entertainment, MoviePass, now in beta, will allow users to pay a $50 per month fee to watch as many movies as they want each month in select theaters. Currently, the service […]

Netflix for Android Arrives for Motorola Droid X

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While we can’t say the same for HTC EVO owners, Netflix for Android is now available for Motorola Droid X owners who were recently updated to the latest version of Google’s software, Android 2.3 Gingerbread. As many of you know, the Netflix application has come under fire because it only supports a handful of Android […]

After Music, Apple Focuses on Movies, TV Shows for iCloud

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After having announced that the iCloud service will be announced at WWDC, Apple is now rumored to be leveraging its rumored cloud storage and streaming service for movies and TV shows in addition to music. The iCloud service has long been rumored as a transition to move iTunes to the cloud. The latest speculation has […]

Netflix App for Android Arrives for Three More Devices

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Back on May 12th, Netflix rolled out their Android application to thunderous applause from some smartphone owners and a loud chorus of boos from others. You see, it has only been available for a select few Android devices with Netflix promising support for more in the future. Well, the company has made good on its […]

New BlockBuster App for Droid Charge Blocks Rooted Users, Calls Them Out in The Process

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It appears that BlockBuster’s new application for Verizon’s Samsung Droid Charge is blocking rooted users and preventing them from accessing movies. This comes just a few days after it became apparent that Google’s new movie rental feature through the Android Marketplace was inaccessible to rooted Motorola Xoom owners. Xoom owners trying to rent movies through […]

Google Movies for Android Blocked on Rooted Devices

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Back at Google I/O, Google launched a new service called Google Movies for Android that allows device owners to rent movies straight from the Android Market. The only problem is, Google is blocking the service on rooted devices. According to a discovery made by Android Central, rooted devices are currently not supported “due to requirements […]