Netflix Offline Playback Is Never Going to Happen

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Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services available, but don’t expect to be able to watch Netflix content offline. Many users enjoy streaming services that allow you to save certain content for offline use so that you can watch or listen to it if you don’t have a WiFi or data connection. Spotify […]

Best Christmas Movies on Netflix

Here are the best Christmas movies on Netflix.

This is a list of the best Christmas movies on Netflix that allow you to get in the holiday spirit without bowing to the odd timing of cable networks or getting stuck watching a Hallmark Christmas movie re-run for the 15th time. Not every great Christmas movie is on Netflix, but you can find several […]

Netflix App Lets You Suggest Shows to Facebook Friends

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So you just finished watching a TV show or movie on Netflix and absolutely loved it. Now you need to tell your friends about it. Netflix has introduced a new feature on its iOS app for iPhone and iPad that lets you recommend a TV show or movie to a Facebook friend privately. Yes, you […]

Netflix Apple TV App Showcases Apple TV Issues

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The Apple TV is a handy device to have in your home entertainment setup, as AirPlay is a Godsend for iOS users, but the apps on the Apple TV consistently disappoint and aren’t what most users expect out of Apple’s easy-to-use mantra. The Apple TV’s user interface is expected to get a slight refresh come […]

Netflix Price Hike: Current Users Guaranteed 2 Years at $7.99

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How do you define “a generous period of time?” The answer is two years according to Netflix. As expected Netflix has increased prices for new users. The price hike went live today with a $1 price increase for any new subscribers. That means new users will be paying $8.99 a month instead of the current […]

Netflix Signs a Comcast Like Deal with Verizon

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Some heads are probably spinning among the streaming video market watchers, but at least Verizon broadband customers will probably experience less buffering when it comes to watching Netflix in the future. In what was a somewhat expected move, Netflix and Verizon announced an agreement today wherein Netflix will pay Verizon for direct access through Verizon’s […]

Netflix and Comcast Keep Bashing Each Other, You’ll Pay the Price

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The gloves are off and a battle is raging between Comcast and Netflix. Both traded blows in corporate blog posts today making highly charged statements essentially calling each other liars. To say that the corporate-speak gloves are off is not only an understatement it is a colossal one. If words were swords, Comcast and Netflix […]

FCC Proposal Tucks Head Up Butt and Kisses Your Net Neutrality Goodbye

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Capitulation. Surrender. Submission. Pick your synonym for cowardly action and pin it on the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). Today came word that new draft Open Internet Rules will be submitted for review and a vote by the FCC commissioners. Coming after its last feeble and ill conceived attempt was shot down unceremoniously in Federal Court […]

Netflix and Comcast Throw Stones and Consumers Get Bruised

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Streaming media, like its predecessors broadcast and cable television, is big business as we all know. Its such a big business that any move by any company is eagerly watched by consumers, their watchdogs, and theoretically regulators. When head to head corporate combat breaks out in the open between the companies that control the content […]

Netflix Raising Prices for New Members: What You Need to Know

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In a letter  to shareholders announcing its first quarter earnings, Netflix has confirmed that it will be raising its prices by “one or two dollars” for new members only. Current subscribers will be grandfathered into the current price “for a generous time period.” As for how much the price increase will be exactly, Netflix CEO […]

Amazon to Expand Voice Search on Fire TV and Create Fire TV App

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As outdoor temperatures in the northern hemisphere temperatures begin to rise, Amazon’s Fire TV has brought some heat into the living room war for control of your television set. The newly released $99 set top box has been largely well received by reviewers and customers alike, even though some view it as a work in […]

How to Quit Cable and Save Money

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While cable subscriptions are still alive and well, more and more households are making the switch to cutting the cable and relying on streaming services. Cable certainly isn’t cheap (although some cable providers are making it cheaper with basic bundles), and while it will always have its advantages no matter what, users are pondering just […]

Microsoft and Yahoo Want Their Own House of Cards

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The history of marketing and business models is full of those that follow the leader. No where is that more true than when it comes to TV and film content. Someone makes money with a hit and you can be sure there will be copycats and sequels ordered up. Apparently that same model is in […]

Netflix Scam Attempts to Steal $300+ and Personal Information

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A new Netflix scam attempts to trick users into handing over access to their computer and trick them out of hundreds of dollars and important personal information such as banking passwords and usernames. This scam is similar to the common Microsoft or Dell Technician calls that ring a user up at home and claim that […]

Netflix and Comcast Strike a Deal and Other Toll Gates Will Follow

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For the last several months Netflix customers have been noticing their video streams have not been flowing that smoothly. Simultaneously there have been unconfirmed rumors that companies like Verizon and Comcast have been throttling Netflix speeds. Add to that mix that a recent court ruling against the FCC essentially opened the door for ISPs to […]

5 Ways to Watch House of Cards on the Big Screen

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The 2nd season of the hit Netflix original series House of Cards hit the streaming video site on Valentines Day 2014. The service released the political thriller series with all thirteen episodes showing up at once, ready for fans of the show to binge watch it or view it leisurely via their smart phones, tablets, computers and […]

HBO CEO: Go Ahead and Share That Password

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It often seems that the only reason we have mobile devices is to stream content. Just about every new advance whether displays, processing power or battery life, seems to come back to improving the video watching experience. Of course mobile computing is more than that. But at times it seems to be all about creating […]

Netflix Wins First Golden Globe with House of Cards

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Netflix has won its first Golden Globe ever thanks to its political thriller House of Cards original series. Actress Robin Wright, who plays Congressman Frank Underwood’s wife, Claire, in the show won the award for Best Actress in a TV Drama. This isn’t Netflix’s first award overall, though. The company won three Emmy awards back […]

Netflix to Stream House of Cards in 4K on LG TVs

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CES 2014 like all of the Consumer Electronic Shows in the past is about what’s coming down the pike. One of the technologies that display manufacturers are banking that consumers will want in the future features 4K displays. LG is one of those companies hoping that will be the case, and this morning they announced […]