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Netflix adds the ASUS ZenFone 6, ASUS ROG Phone II, and TCL 10 series to its list of HD certified devices

In order to stream videos in HD resolution from popular streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, your smartphone needs to have Widewine L1 certification. However, despite Widevine L1 certification, some devices aren't able to stream HD content on Netflix because the platform also has to manually whitelist devices to enable HD playback support....

Netflix v7.58.0 prepares to let you watch partially downloaded TV shows or movies

Netflix may soon let you watch your partially downloaded shows and movies on Android. Netflix has supported offline downloads on both mobile and desktop apps since 2016, but it does not let you play any videos that have not been completely downloaded. But this may soon change. We have found strings inside the Netflix app...

Netflix for Android adds a screen lock button to prevent unwanted touches

If you've ever watched a TV show or movie from Netflix on your Android device, then you know how frustrating it can be to accidentally interrupt the video by tapping on one of the on-screen buttons. To prevent this from happening, Netflix recently introduced a new "Screen Lock" button in the Android app (via 9to5Google)....

Netflix adds the OPPO Reno3, some Sony Xperia phones, and the unannounced Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite to its HD/HDR supported list

The regular Android community started to care about Google’s Widevine DRM when they discovered the connection between the DRM level and HD playback capability in streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Having Widevine L1 status is indeed a mandatory requirement, but it doesn't necessarily ensure the ability to play Netflix content in HD,...

OnePlus 7T and OPPO Find X2 now support Netflix HDR video

Being able to watch TV shows and movies from Netflix at the highest possible quality on mobile depends heavily on what kind of device you have. It's not enough to have a device that has an HD or HDR display. To support playing Netflix video content in HD, your phone needs to be certified for...

Netflix officially adds dozens of Samsung Galaxy phones to the list of HD and HDR supported devices

Samsung has unleashed a bunch of new devices on the tech world in recent weeks. The Galaxy S20 series and the Galaxy Z Flip are in the hands of users around the world. One of the things people love to do on phones with big, beautiful displays is watch Netflix. In order to support playing Netflix...

Chrome OS now supports Netflix picture-in-picture video and prepares to add support Ambient EQ on more future devices

Chrome OS is ever-evolving and Google has taken to its blog to detail some of the newest features. The blog post outlines Ambient EQ, a feature we've talked about before, and Netflix picture-in-picture mode. These are two features that should improve the media consumption experience.First, let's talk about Ambient EQ. This is not to be...

Netflix for Android now streams some shows in AV1 to save data

The Alliance for Open Media came out with the royalty-free AOMedia Video 1 (AV1) codec all the way back in 2017 in a bid to replace H.264 as the primary codec for online streaming and media consumption. The new codec offered around 30% better compression than Google's previous VP9 standard without hampering the picture quality....

Netflix begins testing long-term subscription plans in India

In a bid to attract more subscribers in the country, Netflix launched mobile-only plans in India earlier this year in July. The new single-screen plans, which started at just ₹199, squarely targeted the ever-growing smartphone user base in the country. Now, in order to attract more users on other platforms, Netflix has started testing long-term...

[Update: New Netflix remote] OnePlus TV update brings Netflix support to the Android TV

Over the last couple of years, OnePlus has grown from being a no-name Chinese brand to one of the most popular premium smartphone brands in India. Earlier this year in September, the company branched out its product lineup and launched its first Android-powered QLED 4K TV, alongside the OnePlus 7T (review). The OnePlus TV received...

Netflix tests a new “Downloads For You” feature that automatically grabs recommended content

There are several reasons that make Netflix one of the best video streaming services out there. Not only does the platform have some great content on offer, but it also includes some really handy features that can significantly improve your viewing experience. For instance, the smart downloads feature can really come in handy when you're...

Netflix certifies new Android devices for HD and HDR10 video playback, including the Pixel 4

The last few weeks have been a veritable cornucopia of leaks and rumors regarding the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. It's almost impossible to list everything we know in each article. Last week alone, we saw multiple high production value hands-on videos from Vietnam, the Google Camera app leaked, the Face Unlock process was...