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Netflix could expand into gaming with an Apple Arcade like service

Netflix is synonymous with video streaming and binge-watching. But there’s mounting evidence that the video streaming giant could be expanding into the world of video games. Over the past few days, reports from several notable publications have hinted that Netflix could be working on a subscription-based gaming service. The Information was the first to break the...

Netflix wants you to spend even more time on it with its “N-Plus” service

After rolling out the new Shuffle Play feature to all users late last month, Netflix is now gathering feedback for a new service that will add a social aspect to the streaming platform. The company recently sent out a survey to several users, asking them about new features and content, including podcasts, user-generated playlists, tutorials,...

Netflix rolls out its “Shuffle Play” feature to everyone

How often do you mindlessly scroll through Netflix, unsure of what to watch? With so many choices, picking something can be overwhelming, so to avoid these situations, Netflix is rolling out a new “Shuffle Play” feature to everyone this year. The Shuffle Play feature will essentially allow Netflix to pick what to watch for you based...

Netflix tests a new ₹299 mobile plan offering HD content to Indian subscribers

Netflix is planning on launching a new special mobile plan for users in India. The new affordable option seems to be another attempt by the streaming service to grow its audience in the country. Reports suggest that the new ‘Mobile+’ plan will be priced at ₹299 a month, and subscribers will get to watch shows...

Netflix can now automatically download your favorite shows for you

Netflix wants to make sure you never stop watching Netflix. That means the streaming service announced a new feature that will automatically download shows and movies based on your viewing history. The feature is called Downloads For You and is being introduced to Netflix on Android across the globe. You’ll have to opt into the feature. Once...

Ahead of the Super Bowl, here are the best VPNs for streaming

To stay occupied during the lockdown, you’ve likely spent a lot of your free time binge-watching TV shows and movies on streaming platforms like Netflix, caught up with all that's good on HBO Max and Peacock, or indulged in the world of live TV with FuboTV or YouTube TV. While modern streaming sites have thousands...

Netflix is testing a sleep timer feature on Android

Do you fall asleep to your favorite show on Netflix? Great British Baking Show is a soothing option. If this is part of your nightly routine, we have good news: Netflix is launching a global test today on Android that will allow subscribers to set a sleep timer. The feature will allow users to set a...

Netflix certifies the Samsung Galaxy S21 and TCL 20 5G for HDR playback

After months of leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series is official and finally here. All three devices come with a gorgeous Dynamic AMOLED HDR10+ display that’s a joy to consume content on. Although the Galaxy S21 series supported Netflix HD out of the box, support for streaming HDR content was missing up until now. Now, Netflix...

YouTube, Netflix reportedly requiring AV1 decode support for future content

Earlier this month, we reported that Google will require new Android TV devices launching later this year to ship with hardware that supports AV1 decode. While YouTube for Android TV and Netflix for Android already stream certain content encoded in AV1 depending on the device and network settings, it appears that both platforms are poised...

Netflix now delivers “studio-quality audio” on Android devices

After rolling out an audio-only mode late last year, Netflix is now adding support for the xHE-AAC (Extended HE-AAC with MPEG-D DRC) audio codec to offer studio-quality audio on Android devices. The new codec will offer improved intelligibility in noisy environments, scale audio to studio-quality, and adapt to variable cellular connections to offer a better...

Amazon Echo Show can now stream movies and shows from Netflix

Amazon has announced the availability of Netflix on the Echo Show. According to the company’s announcement, users can now watch their favorite movies and TV shows from the streaming service and expect some new video features on the device as well. This is similar to what Amazon offered last year where it allowed users to...

Netflix is rolling out an audio-only mode to some users

The next time you run an errand or go to the grocery store, don’t put on your favorite streaming service. Try using Netflix’s new audio-only mode instead. After we uncovered evidence for an audio-only mode in the Android app back in October, Netflix has seemingly begun to roll out the feature to select users; it appears...