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Netflix still “exploring” Nintendo Switch app, but we might be waiting a while

Netflix still “exploring” Nintendo Switch app, but we might be waiting a while

The Nintendo Switch is becoming a great little platform, but it's still far from perfect. Switch owners have complained about a variety of things since launch, including the lack of a virtual console and the need for a smartphone app for in-game communication. One of the most common complaints, however, is that the Switch is missing streaming apps that have already found their way to every other platform imaginable.

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2018 Winter Olympic Games Preview launches on Netflix: It’ll disappear on Feb 25

2018 Winter Olympic Games Preview launches on Netflix: It’ll disappear on Feb 25

NBC has launched a pair of preview shows for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, and they're both available to stream on Netflix starting today. The Games preview is listed as a single show on Netflix comprised of two episodes, each its own half-hour preview of the games. The first episode, called "Go for the Gold," profiles some US Olympians, while the other episode, "Meet Team USA," talks to some athletes who are part of Team USA.

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Netflix Altered Carbon sci-fi original stuns in new full length trailer

Netflix Altered Carbon sci-fi original stuns in new full length trailer

Netflix has released a full-length trailer for its original science fiction TV show Altered Carbon, and it takes viewers forcefully into the future where consciousness and body are two distinctly separate things. This is the first full length trailer Netflix has released for its hotly anticipated show. The series stars Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman known for his role in The Killing.

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Razer Phone Netflix HDR, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 support arrives

Razer Phone Netflix HDR, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 support arrives

Gaming computers also make great multimedia entertainment computers. That’s because the hardware and features necessary for smooth gaming also apply to things like playing high-quality video and audio. That definitely does seem to be the case with the Razer Phone, the smartphone by gamers for gamers that has just turned into a smartphone for video buffs as well. That’s thanks to the addition of support not just for Netflix’s HDR content but, at the same time, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 audio as well.

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Netflix Bright sequel official: Will Smith to return for Bright 2

Netflix Bright sequel official: Will Smith to return for Bright 2

Following a report late last month claiming as much, Netflix has confirmed that it will indeed be making Bright 2, a sequel to its Bright blockbuster movie that was panned by critics but largely enjoyed by audiences. Despite terrible critic reviews, Netflix subscribers have had kind things to say about the show, describing it as fun and campy. Turns out when you don't have to pay a minor fortune for movie tickets, it's easy to enjoy cheesy movies.

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Apple tipped to buy Netflix as streaming war gets serious

Apple tipped to buy Netflix as streaming war gets serious

It's not exactly a secret that Apple has a lot of cash laying around, and thanks to the GOP's new tax plan, we may see it put some of that money to use. Apple is said to have a decent chance of buying Netflix at some point this year, which would certainly shake up the streaming scene. Such a purchase would mark a rather grand entrance into the packed streaming market for Apple, which it has been trying to break into for quite some time now.

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Sequel to Netflix’s ‘Bright’ already in the works

Sequel to Netflix’s ‘Bright’ already in the works

It's been clear for some time now that Netflix has been going all-in on its original content, with the streaming service gradually making it the primary focus of its business over licensing existing shows and movies. This week sees the release of the company's first Hollywood blockbuster-level film with Bright, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, and it appears Netflix is already betting on a sequel.

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Netflix HDR Windows 10 streaming support goes live

Netflix HDR Windows 10 streaming support goes live

Though connecting a PC to a TV to stream your favorite Netflix shows isn't as popular as it once was, many still watch shows on their Windows 10 device. Assuming that device has a display that supports High Dynamic Range (HDR), you'll now be able to watch Netflix's HDR content with it. The company announced Windows 10 HDR support today, saying it is available in both the app and Microsoft's browser.

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The Punisher season 2 is official, but doesn’t have a release date yet

The Punisher season 2 is official, but doesn’t have a release date yet

Netflix will be bringing The Punisher back for a second season, the company has announced. The first season was a hit for the company, as many had expected, adding to its growing number of show based on Marvel characters. The character was first introduced to Netflix viewers via the company's original Daredevil series, helping kick off what has become a solid genre for the streaming platform.

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Stranger Things season 3 may not arrive until 2019

Stranger Things season 3 may not arrive until 2019

Netflix recently confirmed that it has ordered a third season of its hit original series Stranger Things. However, the announcement was very slim, merely confirming that season 3 will happen without any additional details to go alongside it. The biggest missing detail was the season's anticipated launch date, and while it was assumed Netflix hadn't yet penciled one in, many fans expected it would be around autumn of next year.

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Netflix interactive show for adults will usher in a new genre

Netflix interactive show for adults will usher in a new genre

If you're an adult, you're probably familiar with the Choose Your Own Adventure books, where the reader gets to make decisions at certain points in the story. Earlier this year, Netflix launched an original kids show with an interactive element, allowing the viewer to choose the twists the show will take. Now a new report claims that Netflix may be creating one of these shows for adults, taking what is normally a passive activity and making it interactive.

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Stranger Things season 3 is official

Stranger Things season 3 is official

Netflix has finally made the announcement we've been expecting since Halloween: it has renewed Stranger Things for a third season. The company announced the news via a tweet, following it up shortly after with an official announcement on its website. The company is withholding further details at this time, though, including the date we can expect the third season to drop.

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