Earlier this week Netflix made a point of calling out Verizon for what they suggest was the wireless company’s slow network speeds. In a message to users whenever their smart device on a Verizon network was going slow, Netflix suggested that "The Verizon network is crowded right now." Today, Verizon fires back.
Online TV is growing rapidly in popularity, according to a new study. The findings suggest our mobile video viewing habits are up 57% over this time last year. Overall online video is up 43%, while our TV intake in general is up a staggering 246%.
Netflix is calling out Verizon for its network slowing streaming video, showing viewers with jerky playback a message blaming the ISP for being over-saturated. Suggesting that "The Verizon network is crowded right now," the pop-up comes on the heels of a deal signed between the two companies supposedly for faster video streaming, though one which Netflix itself was loathe to agree to.
If you’re one to watch Netflix on Safari, you’re about tot get a more streamlined experience. Netflix today announced that they’ve worked closely with Apple to bring HTML5 streaming to OS X Yosemite. There is no longe a need for the Silverlight plugin used in former (current, really) iterations of Safari.
Late last year, it was announced that a live-action series of Marvel Comic's Daredevil would be coming by way of Netflix. Who would play the super hero wasn't known at the time, but it seems a decision may have been made: Charlie Cox of Boardwalk Empire has been tipped for the role.
Today there are a number of things you could be doing while you sit at home, avoiding the overcast skies and the absence of a family gathering. It’s Memorial Day 2014, and celebrating the freedoms our brave men and women have given us in battle in ages past means watching television shows and movies one after the other. Today we celebrate by connecting.
Yesterday it was leaked that Netflix is close to striking a deal for a new original series called The Crown, and following this comes another leak: that the video service is also looking to reboot the cult classic Wet Hot American Summer. Reportedly, the producers are looking to bring back the original cast.
Netflix has seen ample success with its original series' House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, and if sources that have cropped up are any indication, it could be adding a third one to the list. Reportedly, the video streaming service is near closing a deal for a new original series The Crown.
In the ongoing net neutrality squabble, a main point of contention is the “last mile” connection, which is the home stretch before content reaches you in your home. Though others are vying to find ways to essentially monetize the most important part of your connection, Google Fiber isn’t. The team took the their blog yesterday to address some concerns about net neutrality, Fiber, and you.
Netflix is looking towards a future where its interface largely nixes the current navigation setup in favor of one that is primarily recommendations-based. It is suggested the system will offer up just a few choices based on the user's preferences.