How to stream movies and TV shows directly to your home.
The day's of the video store are numbered. Current broadband speeds can now allow movies to be downloaded direct to your home via the internet with amazing 1080p High Definition... No more trips to the video store, no more late returns.
In a way it's a little bit sad, but at the end of the day the convenience and speed, plus the luxury of being able to search for what you want in seconds is fantastic. The future is now & it's called IPTV. Here are the major players that are now offering movies on demand and how they do it. You will be amazed at actually how cheap it is compared to the old day's.
is probably the biggest and most popular. An American provider of on-demand internet streaming media they currently only offer streaming in the United States, Canada and Latin America, U.K, Ireland, Sweden and Denmark, although you can get it in other countries by going through a proxy if your clever enough. You will need to sign up for an account via this link first then access it direct or through a proxy.
Wii™ Console - PlayStation PS3™ - Xbox 360 - Blu-ray - HDTV's - Mac - Mobile - Tablet
Plus dont forget you can also watch on your Laptop or Computer then network it to your TV
Watch as much as you want, as often as you want for only
$7.99 per month
Recommend this if you want movies and TV. They pretty much have everything.
Currently offering over 20,000 titles...
streams movies and TV shows via their iTunes stores across the world. You can only get access via their Apple TV box that talks directly to your iTunes account. Unlike other devices it is locked and has no USB input to play your own content, but you can jailbreak it and it's worth doing as their menu system is one of the best. Note that the latest Apple TV 3 cannot be jailbroken yet, so you will need to buy Apple TV 2. Some already jailbroken for sale on Ebay.
The menu system is the best of all IPTV...
is the USA's other big online video service. You would have seen a lot of TV clips appear on YouTube that were grabbed from HULU. Mainly known for their streaming of up to date TV show series', they also do Movies and clips all in High Definition. Access it via gaming consoles, Smart TVs, PC's, Smartphones, and Tablets for $7.99/month - Currently only available in the U.S and Japan
Roku™ Wii™ PS3™ Xbox 360™ iPhone™ iPad™ iPod Touch™
Android Devices™ Kindle Fire™ Nook Tablet™ Nintendo 3DS™ TiVo™ Netgear™Samsung VIZIO Sony
LG Panasonic Sharp Toshiba
For TV show's you can't beat them. You name it they will have it.
AMAZON INSTANT VIDEO
Amazon do not just sell books! Their instant movies and TV shows direct to your television (no computer needed) is very popular, with a large range of compatible devices, and over 100,000 available titles direct to your TV. Their Amazon Prime Membership has unlimited movies and a free Kindle book
Windows Media Center™
Check out if your device is compatible. Complete list of compatible devices
Amazon is slowly taking over the world!
Australia's fastest growing on demand movies. They have over 45,000 titles available for home delivery via the post and have now started streaming direct to your home. There is no need to wait for the National Broadband Network (NBN), Quickflix offers HD via your Bravia TV and SD via everything else (not that you can notice). Australia is now ready to start using this technology.
Stream direct in HD to your TV via Sony Bravia TV's, Blu-ray's and Network Media Players. PlayStation PS3™ streaming in SD only, create an account then hook up your PS3.
Of course you can always connect your computer to your TV, it's not that hard to do these days. Their FAQ section can show you how and the growing devices they support...
NEW ZEALAND now has QuickFlix.
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