If angry messages on Twitter are any guide – and, honestly, when aren't they? – Netflix customers are acutely cheesed off at the company's decision to split its DVD and instant-streaming services. Up until now, you could have unlimited streaming plus one DVD out at a time for $10 a month. Under the new plan, the same package will cost you $16 a month. All said, it's still a pretty good deal. Remember what you used to pay for rentals at the video store? And if you're the type who only streams videos on Netflix, you can now get it for two bucks less. But let's suppose that Netflix has pushed you too far this time, driving you into the arms of a competitor. Which one should you choose? Here are five options.
Netflix has raised prices for its DVD and streaming plans plans by 60 percent. Will customers switch to Redbox?
Google has taken the wraps off the iriver Story HD, the first e-reader to be completely integrated with Google eBooks.
Tech stocks for Groupon and Living Social are sure to be hot at their initial public offerings. But when it comes to these tech stocks, it's important to know the difference between the two companies.
Some of this summer's most interesting books will take you places – all the way from the moon to Korea to the seemingly placid Midwest, and from tales of masked vigilantes to the inside workings of the Church of Scientology. Here are five of the July 2011 titles that are drawing the most enthusiastic thumbs-up from the editors at Amazon.com.
What does Amazon Germany's early release of the next book in the "A Song of Fire and Ice" series mean for fans?
A new state law requires large, out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases by California customers. The so-called Amazon tax has online retailers cutting ties with local affiliates.
'We were actually pleased with what it turned out to be,' said one Connecticut teen of the future Pottermore website. Author J.K. Rowling revealed her plans for the Harry Potter fan site Thursday.
Brandt and Ashley Malone made the switch from cable TV to Internet TV to save money. They also made transition from cable TV gradually.