Remove ads with our VIP Service
Share This Page
Add Your Comments
- A Snapshot of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - 80k players, 88 titles, 1 million discs sold [11/8]
- High-Def Digest Previews the Sony UBP-X1000ES Ultra HD Blu-ray Player [9/29]
- OPPO Digital Confirms Upcoming Ultra HD Blu-ray Player [9/26]
- Sony Announces 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player for Spring 2017 Release [9/15]
- Yamaha Announces RX-A 60 Series AVENTAGE AV Receivers [5/17]
- Yamaha Announces RX-V 81 Series A/V Receivers, Featuring Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and 4K Ultra HD [4/6]
- Yamaha Releases DTS:X and HDMI 2.0a Firmware Updates [4/6]
- DTS:X and HDMI 2.0a Update for More Marantz Models Now Available [3/3]
- Denon Releases DTS:X and HDMI 2.0a Firmware Update for AVR-X4200W and AVR-X6200W [2/18]
- Yamaha Announces Spring 2016 Timeframe for DTS:X Firmware Updates for Select AV Receivers, AV Processor, and Sound Bars [2/17]
Three weeks ago, Netflix announced that it was going to split itself into two distinct operations, one for streaming that would continue to be called Netflix, and the second for their traditional discs-by-mail program that would be called Qwikster. Reaction by customers, investors, and casual observers was universally negative for the most part.
Netflix's blog, their Facebook page, and even their phone lines were inundated with people very willing to tell them that doing so was a really bad idea.
Finally today, Netflix announced on their blog and in an E-Mail to the same customers, that Qwikster was a bad idea and that they were not going to force their customers to participate in two separate business entities to get the same service they were getting before:
It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we are going to keep Netflix as one place to go for streaming and DVDs.
This means no change: one website, one account, one password… in other words, no Qwikster.
Click the Read link below to view the full blog posting.
This move is definitely good news for just about everyone that had a Netflix membership, was thinking of getting a Netflix membership, and anyone that has ever heard of Netflix. I have difficulty thinking of anyone for whom the original plan was a good idea...
So, now that you can be confident that you won't have to jump through hoops, maybe it's time to sign back up or try Netflix for the first time. They give new customers a free trial period to try it out, and even though they took more time than they should have to change the error of their ways, their service is still the best out there in our opinions. Click the Netflix link below to sign up!
Disclaimer: We get a commission for each new signup to Netflix through the links on our site, but we'd recommend them even if we didn't. We're also really happy they changed their minds...
Add Your Comments
No comments found. Be the first and let us know what you think!
Add Your Comments
|Commenting on Journal Articles is available only to our readers who have customized this site, which makes it easier for you to complete the form and for us to contact you with any questions or concerns about your comments.|
Please login or register a new account before continuing.
Log in to retrieve your saved settings.
Forget Your Passcode?Send My Passcode To Me
Not Registered? Create a New Account!
Our registered members enjoy more features, including:
- Save Your Location -- the site remembers your location, no having to re-enter it each time you visit
- Favorite Theaters List -- keep a handy list of the theaters you attend
- Favorite Movies List - movies you want to see, all in one place
- Write Movie Reviews -- share your opinions of the movies you see
- Block Ads with VIP Service -- view this site ad free (subscription req'd)
Basic accounts are free -- sign up today!
Concerned About Privacy?
Journal/Blog - The Marquee - Movie Links - News and Events - Now Showing - Reader Reviews
Customize - VIP Service
|The BigScreen Cinema Guide is a service of SVJ Designs LLC. All graphics, layout, and structure of this service (unless otherwise specified) are Copyright © 1995-2016, SVJ Designs. The BigScreen Cinema Guide is a trademark of SVJ Designs. All rights reserved.|
'ACADEMY AWARDS®' and 'OSCAR®' are the registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.