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Netflix Explains U-Turn on Offline Viewing

After famously denying that it would ever introduce the feature, Netflix launched an offline viewing function to its video-on-demand apps at the end of 2016, albeit quietly. ...

March 7, 2017 at 2:00 am by

Netflix’s 4K Steaming on PC Comes with a Big Catch

4K streaming content has been available on Netflix for the past two years, but has been limited to certain capable streaming boxes and smart TVs. Now, Microsoft has revealed ...

November 23, 2016 at 3:00 am by

Netflix to Introduce Offline Viewing by the End of the Year

In an effort to compete with Amazon Prime Video on Comcast’s online video service, Netflix is expected to introduce an option to download videos for offline viewing before ...

October 14, 2016 at 9:32 pm by

Britflix Could be the BBC’s Alternative to Netflix

Following the new White Paper on the future of the BBC, overseen by Culture Secretary John Whittingdale, which lent its support to the British broadcaster to monetise its ...

May 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Netflix to Introduce HDR Content This Year

With 4K slowly becoming the home standard for televisions and computer monitors, it seems that high dynamic range (HDR) is set to become the latest innovation for video ...

February 4, 2016 at 10:41 pm by
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Australian Netflix Users Threaten to Cancel Accounts over VPN Crackdown

Following the announcement by Netflix that it will begin cracking down on VPN ‘piracy’ to bypass geoblocked content, a number of Australian users have threatened to cancel ...

January 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm by
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Netflix Begins VPN Crackdown

Netflix has announced that it is beginning its first widescale crackdown on VPN ‘piracy’ to view geoblocked content in other countries. David Fullagar, Vice President of ...

January 15, 2016 at 9:00 am by
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Netflix Debates Geoblocking and VPN Use

Following its global rollout to over 130 countries, Netflix has been discussing the reality of its users bypassing geoblocked content via VPN services, admitting that it’s ...

January 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm by
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How to Exploit Netflix’s Meticulous Cataloguing for a Better Browsing Experience

As good as Netflix’s own algorithm for suggesting new things to watch is, sometimes you just want to explore, which is not an easy task using the video-on-demand service’s ...

January 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Netflix Avoided Paying UK Corporation Tax Despite 4.5m Subscribers

Video-on-demand streaming service Netflix has witnessed a rapid rise in popularity in the UK since its launch there in 2012, boasting 4.5 million subscribers at last count, ...

December 21, 2015 at 9:23 pm by

4K Content From Netflix and Amazon Floods Torrent Sites

Did you spend all your money on a 4K television in the Black Friday sales, leaving you unable to afford food, clothing, or legal on-demand video streaming services? Well, fear ...

November 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm by

Australian Netflix Launch Ushers Fall in Piracy

Making content available prevents piracy. Everyone knows it, including Hollywood (though, it’d rather use the situation as an excuse for suing users and screwing ...

October 16, 2015 at 1:00 am by

BBC Launching Netflix-Style Streaming Service in the US

The BBC has unveiled plans to launch its own video-on-demand streaming platform in North America, which aims to deliver all of its channels’ programming to what it calls a ...

September 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm by

Netflix Says Users Can’t Handle Offline Playback

Now that Amazon has introduced offline playback to its video streaming service, all eyes turned to Netflix to see how it would react to its rival’s bold move. Instead of ...

September 8, 2015 at 5:30 pm by

Amazon Prime Instant Video Now Offers Offline Playback

Amazon is introducing a key feature to its video on demand service that its biggest rival Netflix doesn’t offer: offline playback. Amazon Prime Instant Video – now known ...

September 2, 2015 at 10:30 am by


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