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Netflix shows off Oculus Rift VR interface, Philips Hue atmospheric lighting and more

Netflix shows off Oculus Rift VR interface, Philips Hue atmospheric lighting and more

By 2 hours ago

Netflix has just completed its Hack Day Summer 2014 and some brilliant ideas have bubbled to the surface. Our favourite has to be the use of Oculus Rift for a virtual reality browsing menu. This was called Oculix. Though it's less menu and more entire... >>

Netflix trumps cable kings like AMC and Showtime, with 31 Emmy nominations

Netflix trumps cable kings like AMC and Showtime, with 31 Emmy nominations

By 10 July 2014

Netflix is no longer that cute streaming service with a single hit series. It is a powerhouse with 31 new Emmy nods under its belt for several original shows. More than doubling the number of Emmy awards it was nominated for last year, Netflix has received... >>

Ditch the day job and get paid to watch Netflix by becoming a Tagger, see Originals before anyone else

Ditch the day job and get paid to watch Netflix by becoming a Tagger, see Originals before anyone else

By 7 July 2014

If you thought watching Netflix was fun, and cheap, you've seen nothing. Now Netflix wants to pay you to use its online streaming services. And you get to see its Originals before anyone else. Netflix is recruiting "Taggers" who will be paid to watch... >>

Breaking Bad now streams in ultra HD 4K resolution on Netflix in UK

Breaking Bad now streams in ultra HD 4K resolution on Netflix in UK

By 16 June 2014

You can now switch on Netflix and start streaming the popular series Breaking Bad in ultra HD 4K, as previously promised. Netflix confirmed last month that not only would it stream Breaking Bad in 4K but that it would start doing so in June. The series,... >>

Sky customers turning to on-demand in droves

Sky customers turning to on-demand in droves

By 11 June 2014

Sky has confirmed that more than half of all its TV customers now have a Sky+HD box connected to a broadband service and that on-demand viewing when in a connected home accounts for 5 per cent of all programmes watched. In a huge shift from its first... >>

Netflix adds Post-Play feature to Android, Chromecast coming soon

Netflix adds Post-Play feature to Android, Chromecast coming soon

By 9 June 2014

Netflix has added the Post-Play feature to its Android app, making it even easier to binge on your favourite TV shows. The Post-Play feature lets you roll straight into the next episode of a TV series, so you don't have to hit play; you can just sit there... >>

Vimeo takes on Netflix with High Maintenance, its own funded original series

Vimeo takes on Netflix with High Maintenance, its own funded original series

By 29 May 2014

Under pressure from YouTube and the prospective Yahoo video platform on one side and Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video on the other, Vimeo has responded by following some of its rivals in investing in original television content. High Maintenance... >>

Vodafone partners with Netflix to offer free subscriptions

Vodafone partners with Netflix to offer free subscriptions

By 22 May 2014

Vodafone has announced it is launching a partnership deal with Netflix to offer free subscriptions to its users. The deal will offer six months free Netflix to Vodafone Red 4G customers in the UK. They can then stream Netflix video over Wi-Fi or 4G wherever... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Instant Video vs iTunes vs Google Play and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Instant Video vs iTunes vs Google Play and more

By 10 May 2014

Pocket-lint has already detailed the best media streaming services available in the UK, and now we've done the same for the US. Such services have become increasingly important to the way that we consume our content, and fortunately, there are so many... >>

Netflix UK increases monthly cost to £6.99 for new customers

Netflix UK increases monthly cost to £6.99 for new customers

By 9 May 2014

Netflix has confirmed that the price of its monthly subscription will go up for new users. In an email to subscribers, the company confirmed that the price would be going up, but as a thank you to current subscribers, not for them.  "In order to continue... >>