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Netflix is offering a few original shows and movies for free to everyone, without an account

The quest for dominance in the online video streaming industry is shared across different services, each of them battling for your free time and attention, and of course, your wallet. While platforms like YouTube primarily rely on user-submitted content that is broadcasted for free, other platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video aim to be...

Netflix adds multiple Samsung Galaxy and TCL phones to its list of HD and HDR capable 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 Widewine 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....

ASUS ROG Phone 3 now supports the Google Phone app and playing HDR video in Netflix

ASUS ROG Phone gaming smartphones are now on their third-generation, and they have often been regarded as the undisputed king of high-spec (or overkill). The ASUS ROG Phone 3 was recently launched along that formula. With an eye-watering 144Hz display (that can even be turned up to 160Hz if that's somehow not enough for you),...

Netflix is rolling out playback speed controls on Android

Ever wish you could speed up or slow down video playback on Netflix? On Android, now you can. Netflix is rolling out the ability to watch videos at 0.5x, 0.75x, 1.25x, or 1.5x speeds on Android. Now you can binge-watch your favorite shows faster than ever. Playback speed controls are available on Android for both streamed...

You can now watch Netflix on the Google Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max

Google Assistant Smart Displays are great for getting visuals that aren't possible on audio-only smart speakers. But smart displays aren't only for viewing typical Google Assistant commands and routines. They can also be used similarly to any Chromecast-enabled display. One service that has been notably absent, however, is Netflix. That's finally changing. The Nest Hub and...

Netflix tests ₹349 Mobile+ plan with PC support and HD streaming

In a bid to capture the ever-growing smartphone user base in India, Netflix launched a new ₹199 mobile-only plan back in July last year. The plan offered users access to the platform's content in SD resolution, with no additional perks like multi-device streaming or PC/TV support. While the plan is great to attract first time...

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...