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Seen in a Better Light

More than half of the million millions bits of data that continually enters into our stream of consciousness pass through our eyes. The sense of sight is that important so that when deprived of its use we lose more than half of the world. Our personal universe shrinks considerably.

Since the birth of television many improvements have already been added to provide viewers the clearest images possible. Giant electronics companies are in for a tight race among themselves to come up with the latest in television technology. Starting with black and white pictures they stepped up to deliver brightly colored

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Instant Netflix’s Internet Takeover

For several years, it seemed like Netflix was in the process of merely killing off the brick and mortar video rental store. As it turns out, this was an understatement: Netflix is in the process of consuming not just video rental stores but the entire internet. With 16 million subscribers as of this October, Instant Netflix is now responsible for 20% of all primetime internet traffic. The service streams video to computers, handheld devices such as the iPad, video game consoles, set-top boxes, televisions, and just about anything and everything else with a screen and an internet connection. Furthermore, out … Read more at Netflix Free Trials

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Netflix makes Subtitles Available on Desktop Viewing

Netflix makes Subtitles Available on Desktop Viewing

Netflix recently announced on their blog that subtitles are available on some movies streaming to the PC/Mac. About 100 titles have been added to the close caption selection. Over time the DVD rental and streaming media company hopes to add additional titles to the close caption available group in addition to other streaming devices.

The company posted in June of 2009 that they were working on the technology and explained the difficulty in adding subtitles to movies post-production. Silverlight clients are the easiest formats to deliver the new functionality and therefore the release … Read more at Netflix Free Trials

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