PlayStation Home to Provide Radio and Movie Socialization

crackle_on_playstation_homeSony has revealed that its new and redesigned PlayStation Home project is to allow social experiences to become even more in-depth. From December, users of the system will be able to enter the virtual universe and hang out with their friends whilst listening to the music provided by RadioIO, experience live UStream entertainment, or watch [...]

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

Xbox 360 Zune Instant On HD DemoAttached 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 Users Can Receive a Free Memory Unit for New Xbox Experience

Xbox Experience Upgrade PromoThe 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 [...]

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 [...]