• One of the worst comments sections on the internet is shutting down

    One of the worst comments sections on the internet is shutting down

    Good riddance to one of the worst places to socialize on the internet. Amazon-owned IMDb announced today it will be closing down its discussion board later this month, and turning off the ability for users to private message each other. The company claimed the decision was made because the boards were “no longer providing a positive, useful experience for the vast majority of our more… Read More

  • WordPress Blocked In Pakistan

    WordPress Blocked In Pakistan

    According to multiple local outlets, WordPress blogs are currently not accessible in Pakistan and pointing the blockage at the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). TechCrunch has not been able to confirm that yet. As it stands right now, and blogs hosted by WordPress cannot be reached. Self-hosted WordPress blogs still work. Read More

  • IMDb Brings 'Everywhere App' To Android Tablets; Crosses 21M Mobile App Installs

    IMDb Brings 'Everywhere App' To Android Tablets; Crosses 21M Mobile App Installs

    Amazon’s IMDb is launching a Honeycomb-optimized Android Tablet app today, adding to its existing native iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone 7 and Android apps. You can download the new app here. In total, IMDB says that its apps have seen 21 million downloads. The Android tablet app includes much of the functionality of its cousins, featuring the latest trailers of movies, and updated… Read More

  • IMDb Takes Android App Global With International Movie Showtimes And More

    Amazon’s IMDb recently updated its iPad and iPhone apps with international showtimes, entertainment news and more. Today, IMDb is bringing these updates to its recently launched Android app. The app, which is free, now includes a completely redesigned homescreen that integrates the latest trailers of movies, and features updated entertainment news from hundreds of media outlets. Read More

  • IMDb Goes Global With New iPad and iPhone Apps

    Amazon-owned IMDb released a nifty iPad App earlier this year which allowed customers to access more than 1.5 million movie and TV titles with information on millions celebrities, actors, actresses, directors and crew members. The Movies and TV app also allowed users to access movie trailers, find localized movie showtimes in the U.S., and more. Today, the company is releasing brand new iPhone… Read More

  • Amazon releases IMDb app for Android, makes things a bit more social, or rather its Internet Movie Database (IMDb) subsidiary, is launching an Android app, enabling users to get movies information, trailers and showtimes from their Android devices and shop for DVDs and Blu-ray discs. Functionality includes voice search, sharing, option menus and more. Here’s the listing on AndroLib (the app was named IMDb Movies & TV). Read More

  • Amazon's Second iPad App: IMDb

    With all the talk about Google and Amazon versus Apple, both Internet companies have been quick to release custom applications for the latter’s freshly launched iPad device. had already introduced its Kindle app for iPad, and over the weekend announced the second one it added to the stable: an IMDb (Internet Movie Database) app (iTunes link) – it went live on April 1st. Read More

  • IMDb Turns 19. Yes, 19. Older Than The Web Browser.

    If you load up the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) today, you’ll see a new logo commemorating its 19th birthday. Yes, that’s really old for the Internet. Google, by comparison, is 11. Meanwhile, Yahoo is 14. IMDb is so old in fact, that is pre-dates the first web browsers. How? Founder Col Needham explains the history a bit in a birthday message today. IMDb was born on October 17… Read More

  • District 9 loved on IMDb, ranked 8.9 out of 10

    As just discussed in the CrunchGear chatroom, I don’t know anything about District 9 because I’m eventually going to see it. All I need to know is that right now the movie is ranked number 26 on IMDB’s top 250 list and has an 8.9 out of 10 rating. If the movie keeps the 8.9 rating after more votes are submitted, it will surpass The Dark Knight (8.8), Star Wars (8.8), The… Read More

  • Amazon's IMDB Finally Adds Video Content. I'll Give It Three Stars

    The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), a massive, extremely popular website detailing all aspects of many movies and television shows, has finally added what the site has curiously been missing all along: video footage of full-length movies and TV shows. The Amazon-owned site will now offer 6,000 movies and TV shows free of charge from Hulu, CBS, Sony Pictures Television, and hundreds of… Read More