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Star Wars The Force Awakens will stream on Netflix

Star Wars The Force Awakens will stream on Netflix

The Chief Content Officer of Netflix, Ted Sarandos, spoke this month with shareholders to tell them the news about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It would seem that while the movie would potentially be on the service in Canada as early as the end of this year, the film won't be available to Netflix for streaming until Netflix gets streaming rights from Starz inside the year 2016. There's a bit of missing information here when you read this story on other publications publishing before SlashGear.

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Full Jessica Jones trailer debuts from Netflix

Full Jessica Jones trailer debuts from Netflix

The latest television from Marvel will be premiering on Netflix soon, with Jessica Jones scheduled to begin on November 20th. The streaming service has already treated us to a couple teasers, but with less than a month to go, now it's time for the first real trailer. Starring Krysten Ritter as the titular character, Jessica Jones is a spinoff from Marvel and Netflix's previous hit, Daredevil. The show is described as focusing on Jones' life after her "short lived super hero stint."

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Netflix’s ‘Master of None’ original series debuts in trailer

Netflix’s ‘Master of None’ original series debuts in trailer

In late July, Netflix detailed some of the shows it had planned for this fall and winter season, and now that we’re firmly in the midst of that season, we’ve seen the shows steadily roll out. One of the promised series was a Netflix Original comedy staring Aziz Ansari, and it’s called Master of None. Ahead of the comedy's November 6 launch, Netflix has released a trailer showing future viewers what to expect.

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Netflix’s first original movie now available for streaming

Netflix’s first original movie now available for streaming

Netflix has done big things to the television industry, and it’s poised to do even bigger things to the movie industry. We’ve known for many months that Netflix has feature film aspirations, some that involve launching movies on its service the same day they release in theaters. The movie industry has largely not been receptive to the company's plans, with some theaters going so far as to threaten boycotts, but that hasn’t stopped Netflix from plodding on.

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Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ gets season 2 teaser

Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ gets season 2 teaser

The first season of Marvel's Daredevil is available right now on Netflix, and it has proven one of the company's more popular original shows, winning hearts over especially with its realistic fight scene (as opposed to never-gets-tired Hollywood hero fight scenes). Earlier this morning, the teaser trailer for season 2 surfaced online, forcing Netflix's hand -- it has officially released the trailer.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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