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Netflix profile icons getting a facelift, choose your fave characters
Netflix profile icons getting a facelift, choose your fave characters By Rik Henderson

After several years of the same, fairly bland avatars Netflix is giving its profile front-end something of facelift. It is adding extra colour and contours... Read more

Walmart might launch Netflix-like streaming service later this year
Walmart might launch Netflix-like streaming service later this year By Maggie Tillman

It's planning to offer of its own subscription service - branded under the Vudu name. It will reportedly offer licensed content and original video.... Read more

Do VPNs work with Netflix and which is the best virtual private network for Netflix steaming?
Do VPNs work with Netflix and which is the best virtual private network for Netflix steaming? By Steve Dye

Our guide to if VPN networks work with Netflix and how to make the most of the virtual private networks for your streaming.... Read more

Pricey new Netflix Ultra tier is very bad news for HDR TV owners
Pricey new Netflix Ultra tier is very bad news for HDR TV owners By Rik Henderson

Netflix is trialling an expensive new membership tier that will annoy those already paying for Premium access. That's because it charges more for HDR.... Read more

Barack and Michelle Obama land a multi-year Netflix production deal
Barack and Michelle Obama land a multi-year Netflix production deal By Elyse Betters

Former US President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama are coming to Netflix.In a tweet on 21 May, Netflix formally announced a multi-year... Read more

Netflix may soon move from small screen to big screen cinema so it can compete for awards
Netflix may soon move from small screen to big screen cinema so it can compete for awards By Max Langridge

Netflix may soon be eyeing up a move from the small screen in your front room to the big screen of cinema, according to sources speaking to the Los Angeles... Read more

Netflix will offer more than 700 original shows and movies to watch in 2018
Netflix will offer more than 700 original shows and movies to watch in 2018 By Max Langridge

Netflix CFO David Wells has announced that the video streaming service plans to invest some $8 billion in new original content this year. He added that... Read more

How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide
How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide By Rik Henderson

Netflix has changed our TV and movie viewing habits completely. It has more than 100 million subscribers worldwide and that has allowed it to not only... Read more

Netflix price hike affects 4K viewers in UK and US most
Netflix price hike affects 4K viewers in UK and US most By Elyse Betters

Netflix has raised its prices in the US and UK, charging more for its standard and premium services.The standard service, which allows you to stream shows... Read more

Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control
Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control By Elyse Betters

Netflix can't be happy right now.Disney's CEO, Bob Iger, just announced that Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on Disney's new streaming... Read more

Netflix confirms HDR compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30
Netflix confirms HDR compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 By Max Langridge

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, has been a major buzzword in TV for some time now, but it's only recently made the leap to the mobile space. Netflix is one... Read more

Netflix snags next Coen Brothers project: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Netflix snags next Coen Brothers project: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs By Rik Henderson

Netflix might be losing Disney titles and TV shows in a couple of years' time but it is still continuing apace with its plans for world domination. It... Read more

Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch
Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch By Elyse Betters

Vudu is no longer the only streaming service that supports Dolby's Atmos 3D sound technology.Netflix does as well, with the launch of Bong Joon Ho's Okja,... Read more

Netflix ditches star ratings for thumbs: How does the new system change things?
Netflix ditches star ratings for thumbs: How does the new system change things? By Elyse Betters

The star ratings on Netflix are going bye-bye.Starting this month, April, the company is replacing stars with a thumbs-up and thumbs-down ratings system... Read more

Netflix TV shows and movies may end up different on mobile to bigger screen versions
Netflix TV shows and movies may end up different on mobile to bigger screen versions By Rik Henderson

Netflix is considering presenting different cuts of TV shows and movies for mobile users specifically. It has a growing audience of viewers on mobile and... Read more

Netflix app update: Better compression for less data usage incoming, mobile HDR for LG G6 launch
Netflix app update: Better compression for less data usage incoming, mobile HDR for LG G6 launch By Mike Lowe

Netflix is pushing hard when it comes to mobile streaming in 2017. The video-on-demand service has told Pocket-lint at Mobile World Congress 2017 that... Read more

Are you a Netflix cheater?
Are you a Netflix cheater? By Elyse Betters

In an effort to help you determine how unfaithful you are, Netflix has released a "Netflix Cheating" test.Netflix recently announced that "Netflix cheating... Read more

Netflix tips and tricks: How to master your binge-watching experience
Netflix tips and tricks: How to master your binge-watching experience By Elyse Betters

Think you already know all about Netflix? Think again. There are dozens of hidden tips and tricks out there -- everything from Chrome extensions that... Read more

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet
How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet By Rik Henderson

After years of subscriber requests and insistence that it would never happen, Netflix has finally added offline viewing to its iOS and Android apps.That... Read more

Here's how to control Netflix using Google Home
Here's how to control Netflix using Google Home By Elyse Betters

Now you can ask Google Home to pause House of Cards on your TV.Google Home could easily beat Amazon Echo - if it offered more integrations and skills.... Read more

Netflix finally adds video previews to help you decide what to watch
Netflix finally adds video previews to help you decide what to watch By Elyse Betters

We've all been there: it's 8 pm on a Monday night, and you're scrolling through Netflix looking for something to watch, only you can't decide.But have... Read more

Netflix 4K now available in Windows 10 but you probably can't get it
Netflix 4K now available in Windows 10 but you probably can't get it By Rik Henderson

Windows 10 users can now view Netflix shows and films in 4K Ultra HD, hurrah! But you need a PC running a chipset not widely available yet, boo!It has... Read more

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit
Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit By Elyse Betters

Check your favourite sites right now, like Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, or Reddit.They're all down, right? That's because much of the internet is broken due... Read more

Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing
Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing By Rik Henderson

A couple of years ago, Netflix told Pocket-lint that offline viewing was very unlikely to ever happen. Licensing of shows and movies was one reason given.Since... Read more

Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad
Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad By Luke Edwards

Many owners of the iPad rejoiced when the iOS 9 update rolled in baring the gift of picture-in-picture. But that joy was mixed with lament as it didn’t... Read more

Is your broadband fast enough for video streaming? Here's how to find out
Is your broadband fast enough for video streaming? Here's how to find out By Rik Henderson

If you're always wondering how fast your broadband actually is but can't decifer the multiple results provided by Speedtest, Netflix has launched a simple... Read more

Netflix now lets you cap streams in tiers, save data but keep quality
Netflix now lets you cap streams in tiers, save data but keep quality By Luke Edwards

Netflix has introduced a new feature to its mobile app that will allow greater control of data usage when streaming over networks.The new Netflix tool... Read more

Netflix added a record 6.74 million new subscribers in Q1 2016
Netflix added a record 6.74 million new subscribers in Q1 2016 By Elyse Betters

Netflix recently added more than 130 countries to its world service map, and now it's revealing the effect of that expansion: a record number of new subs.The... Read more

Netflix HDR has arrived in the UK, Sony at front of the queue
Netflix HDR has arrived in the UK, Sony at front of the queue By Luke Edwards

Netflix has begun streaming its High Dynamic Range and Dolby Vision content in the UK on selected TV screens, starting with Sony.The enhanced HDR content... Read more

Netflix prices are about to go up for early subscribers, be warned
Netflix prices are about to go up for early subscribers, be warned By Luke Edwards

Movie and show streaming service Netflix has announced that it will be putting up its prices soon, for early adopters in the UK.Until recently Netflix... Read more

Want a Netflix Recommended TV? You've got just these two options
Want a Netflix Recommended TV? You've got just these two options By Luke Edwards

Netflix has launched a label for televisions it deems up to scratch for the standards it requires, only two manufacturers made the list. So if you want... Read more

Netflix picks a side, stops users enjoying US library with VPNs, Reddit cries out
Netflix picks a side, stops users enjoying US library with VPNs, Reddit cries out By Luke Edwards

Netflix has increased the aggression with which it attacks work-arounds that allow non-US residents enjoy US content.Now watching shows and movies that... Read more

Sky+ customers get new Netflix-like binge watching features
Sky+ customers get new Netflix-like binge watching features By Stuart Miles

Sky has rolled out a handful of new features for its Sky+ customers including the ability to download an entire season at the start for some TV shows,... Read more

Netflix second screen and mobile data limiter coming this year, HDR launch show revealed
Netflix second screen and mobile data limiter coming this year, HDR launch show revealed By Luke Edwards

Netflix has told Pocket-lint, at a private event near MWC 2016, that is plans to launch an update for its mobile app to save on data charges. It will... Read more

Netflix made a kid show about bugs completely based on Beatles music
Netflix made a kid show about bugs completely based on Beatles music By Elyse Betters

Netflix has announced a new show for children that is set to premiere this summer - and what makes it unique is that the whole thing revolves around covers... Read more

The 90s are back: Netflix's Fuller House has its first full trailer, watch here
The 90s are back: Netflix's Fuller House has its first full trailer, watch here By Elyse Betters

America has a few national treasures. Full House is most definitely one of them. And so Netflix's first full trailer for the upcoming reboot is nothing... Read more

Netflix crossed 75 million subscribers worldwide on New Year's Day
Netflix crossed 75 million subscribers worldwide on New Year's Day By Elyse Betters

Netflix has posted its fourth-quarter results, and the most interesting takeaway is that it managed to add enough subscribers just a few hours after the... Read more

Sleepy from binge-watching? These Netflix socks pause the TV if you doze
Sleepy from binge-watching? These Netflix socks pause the TV if you doze By Elyse Betters

Netflix has invented smart socks that can determine when you fall asleep.Not only that but they'll also pause your show so you don't miss a single thing.... Read more

Netflix Socks know when you fall asleep and pause your show, really
Netflix Socks know when you fall asleep and pause your show, really By Luke Edwards

It might sound like an idea that gets revealed on April Fools' Day but this is actually real. Netflix has created socks that detect when you fall asleep... Read more

Netflix upgraded: How does new encoding tech affect you?
Netflix upgraded: How does new encoding tech affect you? By Luke Edwards

Netflix has done it again, helping to change the internet with its algorithm writing smarts. This time it's changed the way videos stream, to cut down... Read more

Netflix is close to having 70 million subscribers worldwide
Netflix is close to having 70 million subscribers worldwide By Elyse Betters

Netflix is growing - and fast.But in the last 90-day period, the streaming service added more subscribers internationally than it did domestically. We... Read more

Netflix's most popular streaming plan is getting a price hike in the US and Canada
Netflix's most popular streaming plan is getting a price hike in the US and Canada By Elyse Betters

It's time to ask yourself how much $1 means to you. Actually, make that $12.Netflix has announced that it is raising the price of its most popular streaming... Read more

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now
Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now By Luke Edwards

When searching for the fastest internet service provider it can be a daunting task. Sure, the ISPs will tell you how fast they are, but does that actually... Read more

Cord-cutter's guide: How to survive on just 8 apps in the US
Cord-cutter's guide: How to survive on just 8 apps in the US By Elyse Betters

So you're thinking about ditching cable. Welcome to the cord-cutting world.Similar to how some people have cancelled their traditional phone lines in favour... Read more

Netflix's first wave of original films: What are they and when can you watch?
Netflix's first wave of original films: What are they and when can you watch? By Elyse Betters

Netflix is growing up.It's moving on from original series (like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black) to original films, and those films are coming... Read more

Netflix upgrades site for first time in 4 years: Here’s what you need to know
Netflix upgrades site for first time in 4 years: Here’s what you need to know By Luke Edwards

If you've logged onto your Netflix account via a web browser anytime recently, you may have noticed a change. For the first time in four years Netflix... Read more

Netflix pushes stealthy price hike
Netflix pushes stealthy price hike By Rik Henderson

Netflix has put up its prices in the UK, as detailed in an email sent to subscribers, including Pocket-lint.New subscribers will have to pay £7.49 a month... Read more

Arrested Development is coming back to Netflix after three-year hiatus
Arrested Development is coming back to Netflix after three-year hiatus By Elyse Betters

Arrested Development is getting a revival on Netflix... for the second time in three years.Arrested Development is an American comedy sitcom that focuses... Read more

Why are we seeing ads on Netflix? Should we be worried?
Why are we seeing ads on Netflix? Should we be worried? By Luke Edwards

Adverts on Netflix are starting to appear for more and more users. Initially trailers were run at the end of shows, now they're appearing before them also.Obviously... Read more

Yes, Netflix’s new Top Gear show really could be called House of Cars
Yes, Netflix’s new Top Gear show really could be called House of Cars By Rik Henderson

After Jeremy Clarkson's much publicised violent spat, resulting in the BBC refusing to renew his Top Gear contract, there has been much speculation over... Read more

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