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Netflix is going to make another four Adam Sandler movies

Netflix is going to make another four Adam Sandler movies

Netflix is expanding its relationship with Adam Sandler and as such has announced that it will be making another four movies with him as the star. Netflix will be responsible for the production and financing, according to the announcement, with the end result being four full-length films made in conjunction with Happy Madison Productions. The movies, of course, will debut on Netflix in all regions where it is available.

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Netflix now supports Firefox on Linux

Netflix now supports Firefox on Linux

Netflix does not officially support Linux, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be used on the platform. Linux users have been able to play Netflix streaming content using Chrome on Linux for the last couple of years, and now there’s a new browser with the same ability: Firefox. Netflix itself announced the new support, saying that those using Linux should be able to play content using Firefox as of yesterday.

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Netflix ‘Death Note’ trailer shows off latest original movie

Netflix ‘Death Note’ trailer shows off latest original movie

In July 2016, Netflix announced plans to release an original movie based on the Death Note franchise. At the time, Netflix said the movie would premiere on its streaming service in 2017, and now it has released a trailer for the movie, giving fans their first full look at the show. In it we're introduced to the basic premise of the movie, and it all boils down to a glimpse of the series' character Ryuk.

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Comcast’s binge-watching event will include Netflix this year

Comcast’s binge-watching event will include Netflix this year

Comcast has announced that its upcoming fifth annual ‘Xfinity Watchathon Week,’ a binge-watching event starting on April 3, will include Netflix for the first time. Netflix will be among the 50 or so networks participating in the event, giving Xfinity customers a way to watch as much as they want until the clock runs out on April 9. A Netflix subscription isn't necessary to get access to the service on these days.

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New Netflix button lets viewers skip the intros on some shows

New Netflix button lets viewers skip the intros on some shows

Netflix has been busy creating all sorts of new features, including the new rating system that will be introduced in the near future. Joining its busy projects is a new button that will allow viewers to easily skip the intros for certain shows, getting straight to the meat of the content. Netflix confirmed it is testing the button following reports of its existence.

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Netflix is ditching its star ratings and replacing them with thumbs

Netflix is ditching its star ratings and replacing them with thumbs

Netflix’s star ratings will soon be a thing of the past, with the video streaming company planning to soon introduce new thumbs-up and thumbs-down ratings instead. Once those thumbs arrive, you’ll no longer see the stars. Rather, users will be encouraged to give content a thumbs rating which will, depending on whether it is up or down, result in finding similar content or hiding the unwanted show altogether.

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Netflix on interactive content: it was an experiment for kids shows

Netflix on interactive content: it was an experiment for kids shows

Last week, a report surfaced claiming that Netflix is developing TV content for its streaming service that will enable viewers to have an interactive role in the show’s plot, making decisions about what will happen in the show to ultimately shape the outcome. That’s not exactly true, it turns out, as Netflix has revealed that while some element of experimentation did happen involving this, it won’t be something you should expect to see in your favorite original series.

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Nintendo Switch: Netflix, Hulu “will come in time”

Nintendo Switch: Netflix, Hulu “will come in time”

It seems that the Nintendo Switch if off to a pretty strong start, with the console selling out across the US and fans and critics alike singing the praises of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Even with that praise, though, the Switch is still lacking in some other areas. Specifically, aside from Zelda and a few other launch games, there isn't that much to do with the Switch just yet.

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Netflix is now more common than DVRs in the US

Netflix is now more common than DVRs in the US

When it came to home entertainment, a DVR was the thing to have. A DVR means being able to record shows while you’re away from home, being able to catch up on shows later on while you watch something else now, and being able to watch episodes even if the cable goes out. As with all things, though, times are changing and DVRs are no longer the hottest thing out there (for home entertainment, that is) -- it's Netflix.

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Netflix’s DIY personal trainer adds Terry Crews to your workout

Netflix’s DIY personal trainer adds Terry Crews to your workout

Netflix has introduced a unique DIY project for those who like to create their own gizmos and want a little something extra to keep motivated during workouts. Simply called the Netflix personal trainer, this DIY project creates a little gadget you can clip onto your belt or an armband for inspiration, motivation, or whatever else, from some notable actors and actresses.

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Netflix tipped in acquisition of Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ movie

Netflix tipped in acquisition of Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ movie

Netflix has picked up Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” movie, according to sources, and is set to finalize a deal that will see it released to its customers around the globe. The movie is a big-budget project, one that costs about $100 million and features Hollywood star Robert De Niro. The revelation, assuming it proves true, is a profound one, as it was originally believed that Paramount Pictures would be the entity behind the movie.

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Bill Nye Saves the World arrives on Netflix in April

Bill Nye Saves the World arrives on Netflix in April

Back in August, we heard that Bill Nye would be teaming up with Netflix to produce a new, science-focused show. '90s kids, remembering countless hours in science class watching Bill Nye the Science Guy, were immediately excited for this new premiere, but at the time of the announcement, Netflix was painfully short on details. All we were told is that the new series, called Bill Nye Saves the World, would launch sometime in 2017.

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