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Netflix price going up again

Netflix price going up again

Netflix is gearing up for another price hike, it would appear. Beginning next month, the company will begin raising prices on both its standard and premium plan, leaving the basic plan untouched. The good news, though, is that prices aren't going up by any extreme amount.

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Google Assistant update takes SHIELD TV out a whole new door

Google Assistant update takes SHIELD TV out a whole new door

Today NVIDIA SHIELD's latest update brought with it Google Assistant in full effect. The results are much like we saw and experienced earlier this year at CES 2017. This means "OK Google" Google Assistant support - along with NVIDIA's implementation of the full-on latest version of Google's vision of the ideal smart TV environment using Android. This is also the "first-ever hands-free access to an Assistant for TV" - so says NVIDIA.

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Netflix will help improve in-flight WiFi so you can stream its shows on planes

Netflix will help improve in-flight WiFi so you can stream its shows on planes

Netflix will help airlines improve in-flight WiFi as part of a larger effort to get its streaming service on more flights. The company detailed its plans today at the 2017 APEX Expo, saying it will make its bandwidth-efficient tech available to airlines around the world. Thanks to its technology, airlines that use it can expect to see bandwidth cost savings of up to 75-percent, according to Netflix.

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Escobar family seeks $1b from Netflix over Narcos trademarks

Escobar family seeks $1b from Netflix over Narcos trademarks

Netflix is facing a trademark dispute with the family of Pablo Escobar, the subject of its popular series Narcos. Escobar's brother Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria is seeking a billion-dollar payment from Netflix over its alleged intellectual property violations. In return, and based on a legal letter that recently leaked, it seems Netflix's own lawyers are threatening to slap the Escobar family with its own lawsuit.

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Netflix HDR support arrives for iPhone 8, iPad Pro, and iPhone X

Netflix HDR support arrives for iPhone 8, iPad Pro, and iPhone X

Netflix has just expanded its HDR and Dolby Vision support, announcing that these videos are now available on the iPad Pro, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. It was a quiet announcement, as with the other devices that get Netflix HDR support, but represents a big expansion to its still-small list of supported mobile devices.

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Netflix free at T-Mobile: the fine print

Netflix free at T-Mobile: the fine print

T-Mobile USA earlier today announced that they'd be allowing Netflix to be streamed for free for certain data plans. This means that the users benefitting will not have to pay a monthly fee for Netflix because T-Mobile USA will be footing the bill. Sounds like a pretty good deal right out the gate, right? It sort of is - sort of.

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Netflix HDR now works on these three new phones

Netflix HDR now works on these three new phones

4K might still not be a thing, despite what Sony wants to make out of it, but HDR seems to be the next hot thing on premium smartphones. But as with any new entertainment trend, the problem is whether there’s content available to take advantage of the new technology. Fortunately, Netflix is coming to HDR’s rescue by enabling HDR mobile support for the Sony Xperia XZ1, the LG V30, and, of course, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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Netflix is selling weed inspired by its original series

Netflix is selling weed inspired by its original series

Netflix offers just about everything when it comes to video entertainment, but here's something we never thought we'd see from the streaming service: its own line of cannabis strains based on its original shows. That's right, Netflix is actually selling marijuana for those who want to literally "chill" while watching Orange is the New Black or Bojack Horseman.

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Netflix teases Black Mirror’s fourth season

Netflix teases Black Mirror’s fourth season

If the year 2017 hasn't been depressing enough for you, know that you'll be bummed out soon enough when season four of Black Mirror debuts on Netflix. The streaming service released a brief teaser this week for the modern-day Twilight Zone anthology series, revealing the titles of the six upcoming updates, but sadly neglecting to give us an actual release date.

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Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now

Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now

Netflix previously announced plans to offer a pair of original comedy standup specials featuring comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and now it has revealed the premiere date for the first of them. Though we'll have to wait until next month to watch the show, Netflix is getting people ready via a new Instagram account showcasing some exclusive notes on some of Seinfeld's earliest material.

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Marvel reveals teaser for The Punisher on Netflix

Marvel reveals teaser for The Punisher on Netflix

We've known for over a year now that Netflix and Marvel would continue to expand their superhero TV universe by giving The Punisher his own series following his introduction in season two of Daredevil. Now that The Defenders, the mash-up series that includes Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, is finally airing on the streaming network, the first teaser for The Punisher has been revealed.

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Netflix’s $7 billion 2018 content budget towers over Apple

Netflix’s $7 billion 2018 content budget towers over Apple

Netflix is reshaping the television and movie industries and there's no signs of that changing. The company has expanded its movie library with a roster of original programming that has earned it high praise and faithful subscribers alike. Word has it that Apple is preparing to make its own bold entrance into the original programming industry, but its $1 billion budget looks puny compared to Netflix's $7 billion ambitions.

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