Netflix

Netflix price increase takes effect today

Netflix price increase takes effect today

Starting this week, Netflix will be changing their pricing structure for streaming video users, including both new users and "grandfathered" users. New users price structure begins immediately. If you sign up for Netflix from this point forward, you get the choice of one of three different tiers or streaming service: Basic, Standard, and Premium. Each of these tiers includes one free month of service, after which the price of each tier will reflect number of screens available to use the service with and HD/Ultra HD. "Grandfathered" users pricing increase will begin based on their own individual grace period.

Continue Reading

Netflix has seven new original shows for kids inbound

Netflix has seven new original shows for kids inbound

Earlier this year, Netflix announced a handful of new shows for young children, and now the company is back with more than half a dozen additional original shows, all of them aimed at kids in the tween and teen age groups. Counted among them are two shows concerning LEGO’s Bionicle and LEGO Friends products. Also notable with the new announcement is the maker’s first original animated show for Latin America called “Las Leyendas.”

Continue Reading

Marvel’s Jessica Jones teased in new trailer

Marvel’s Jessica Jones teased in new trailer

Netflix has another Marvel show arriving soon, and it's called Jessica Jones. Netflix made the premiere announcement earlier this month with a colorful splashy teaser trailer and a date for the season’s arrival: November 20. Now it is back with another teaser trailer, this one just as short as the premier trailer but with small hints at what to expect...the big one of which is, apparently, super strength.

Continue Reading

Netflix, Virgin America partner to bring quality WiFi, streaming to the skies

Netflix, Virgin America partner to bring quality WiFi, streaming to the skies

Streaming media giant Netflix and airline Virgin America have just announced they're partnering for a new promotion that brings high-speed WiFi, and the subsequent binge-watching, to the skies. Starting this week and until March 2nd, 2016, Netflix subscribers will have access to free WiFi on Virgin America flights with ViaSat WiFi-equipped aircrafts, allowing them to watch the video service's entire catalog from 35,000 feet.

Continue Reading

Netflix nabs streaming rights to ‘Colony’ and more

Netflix nabs streaming rights to ‘Colony’ and more

Following reports stating that Netflix had an announcement planned for today, the streaming company has officially announced that it acquired the global streaming rights to three television shows: USA's Colony, the CW's Jane the Virgin, and CBS' Zoo. The move comes at a time when some industry staples view Netflix has a risky bid due to the lack of advertisements...something that seems to be increasingly driving them into the arms of ad-loving Hulu.

Continue Reading

The Netflix Switch dims lights, orders food while you binge

The Netflix Switch dims lights, orders food while you binge

Our houses are getting smarter, with new fangled connectivity to the Internet and our smartphones and new fangled remote controls. But what if your needs were simply to comfortably watch your favorite Netflix shows in the dimmed coziness of your living room? What if you happened to be a tinkerer with some spare tools and chips around? What if you wanted pizza to go with that? If you answered yes to all of those, or maybe even just the first two, then the Netflix Switch might be perfect for you.

Continue Reading

Netflix subscriptions can be paid for through iOS app

Netflix subscriptions can be paid for through iOS app

Following the release of iOS 9, and just before the debut of the new iPhone 6s, Netflix has updated its app for Apple's devices with the option sign up for a subscription through an in-app purchase. This matches other streaming media services, such as HBO Now, Hulu, and Spotify, which also let users subscribe through their iOS apps. Netflix first revealed the news on Twitter, along with a clip from their hit original series Orange Is the New Black.

Continue Reading

Black Mirror returns as Netflix original

Black Mirror returns as Netflix original

Fans of the hit drama Black Mirror rejoice! The show will be returning for a third season as a new Netflix1 original. The streaming video giant announced today that it has ordered 12 new episodes of the dystopian sci-fi series to be produced, with filming to begin later this year. Also good news is that creator Charlie Brooker will remain in charge of development, as will Annabel Jones, producer on show's first seven episodes.

Continue Reading

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ is now streaming on Netflix

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ is now streaming on Netflix

How to Get Away with Murder is ABC’s show, but it is now available for watching elsewhere — namely, on Netflix. The video streaming service has managed to grab the exclusive worldwide streaming rights to the show, and launched the first season on its service this past Friday. The first season’s streaming arrives ahead of the next season’s launch on ABC later this week.

Continue Reading

BBC to come to USA via Netflix-style service

BBC to come to USA via Netflix-style service

The BBC will soon have a Netflix-style streaming service in the United States, so said the Lord Hall of Birkenhead, the BBC’s director-general earlier today. This internet-based service will bring BBC-made content to the United States in a subscription-based model service. This will be done, suggested Lord Hall, in order to "raise commercial income to supplement the license fee so we can invest as much as possible in content for U.K. audiences."

Continue Reading

Netflix: Marvel’s Jessica Jones arrives November 20

Netflix: Marvel’s Jessica Jones arrives November 20

This is the season of renewed entertainment, and there’s certainly no shortage of shows to watch. A handful of anticipated series have already premiered, and more will be arriving over the next several weeks. Netflix’s own shows can be counted among them, and soon Marvel fans will have a new show to watch: Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Netflix announced today that the show will premiere on November 20.

Continue Reading

Netflix goes to Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan early 2016

Netflix goes to Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan early 2016

It actually didn't take weeks for Netflix to officially announce its rumored expansion in Asia. The world's largest Internet video streaming service has revealed that it is indeed coming to more countries early next year, particularly in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Leaving out details of its potential partnership with local carriers, as well as pricing, Netflix's announcement is practically a battle cry and a challenge to rivals that are also trying to make it big in other markets outside of main ones like the US or UK.

Continue Reading

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next