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Netflix settles suit and will caption all videos by 2014

Netflix settles suit and will caption all videos by 2014

Netflix has been embroiled in a lawsuit with deaf-rights groups since 2010. The deaf-rights groups sued Netflix because some videos offered on the streaming service lacked close captioning making them unwatchable to the deaf or hard of hearing. Netflix has now announced that it has settled that lawsuit with the rights group and has agreed to caption all videos on the service.

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Netflix adds “Just for Kids” section to its iPad app

Netflix adds “Just for Kids” section to its iPad app

Netflix's "Just for Kids" feature has been available on the service's web interface for some time now, as well as on gaming consoles and set-top boxes. The section features movies and TV shows catered specifically for younger children, and doesn't include any content that could be considered inappropriate for kids over 12. The company is announcing that Just for Kids is now available on the iPad through the official Netflix app.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 27, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening, everyone. This afternoon, RIM delivered its quarterly report, and even though it didn't look too good, it was still better than quarterly reports of the past. Samsung is teasing a new Galaxy Note II event for October 24, while Google turned 14 years old today and celebrated with a brand new doodle. Qualcomm introduced a pair of new processors for mobile devices today, and a series of new iPhone patents deals with things like disappearing buttons, 3D displays, and invisible speakers.

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Netflix for Android gets tablet-esque update

Netflix for Android gets tablet-esque update

Netflix has pushed out a new version of its app for Android smartphones, with a new UI, more movie details and content, and easier access to recently watched and part-watched shows. The updated Netflix for Android borrows liberally from the Android tablet version launched last year, squeezing more titles and galleries into the scrolling UI, and still delivering plenty of personalized suggestions.

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Netflix outs new iPhone experience

Netflix outs new iPhone experience

Yesterday Netflix announced a new experience for iPhone users who stream video from their mobile device. According to Netflix, millions of members use their smartphones to instantly watch movies and TV shows every day. Netflix is been working to make the streaming experience more enjoyable for Apple device owners and has announced a new Netflix experience for iPhone and iPod Touch users.

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