Tag: Hulu

Hulu does something new, and they’re gonna make you pay!

July 2nd, 2010 — 11:10am

My last entry on Hulu praised the company for giving the Internet masses what we want. This digital love affair is now in jeopardy. Hulu is offering more options now as users can upgrade to Hulu Plus, which provides a larger catalogue of content for multiple devices. With your subscription comes zero commercials…oh wait; you still have to watch them.

Why would anyone pay $10 a month to view a decent collection of shows and B-list movies when there are so many more valuable alternatives? Netflix, ch131.com, Boxee, and cable television are just a few. If Hulu Plus really wants to compete as an alternative to cable, then they need to offer some real value.
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Much Ado About Hulu

March 4th, 2010 — 3:36pm

I neither own nor want a television. Don’t get me wrong; it’s not because of some hipster moral high ground, but because I have a better alternative. It’s Hulu.com. I can now watch all of my favorite shows online and at my own leisure. I remember when I first stumbled on the URL…it was the classic movie scene where two lovers are running across a field and hug it out. I may be exaggerating a bit, but Hulu is one online service that I fully embrace.
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