Indie film buffs rejoice: Netflix announced it has secured agreements to stream films from several independent and foreign film companies, including The Criterion Collection, Gravitas Ventures, Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Oscilloscope Laboratories, and Regent Releasing. The move adds some 300 new films to the online streaming selection that tops more than 17,000 films and TV shows.
Today Toshiba announced an ultra-powerful LCD TV powered by the same chip as the Sony PS3. It's backed by a 3 TB hard disk, and can play and record up to eight different television channels at once. It'll also cost 1 million yen (about $11,000) when it becomes available in Japan this December. What's Toshiba thinking?
A British tech blog is reporting that Match.com is making its services available on select TVs starting this month through a special DVR being sold by U.K. telecom provider BT (seen below). Which begs the question: why would you want to use Match.com on your TV?