One of the problems with listening to audio on our smartphones is that it isn’t quite as good compared to dedicated speakers or even a proper set of headphones. This is because speakers on our smartphones are tiny and given the size of our phones, it doesn’t leave a lot of space for it to vibrate, which in turns does affect the overall sound quality.
Netflix is home to a ton of movies and TV shows, some of which are displayed prominently on the main page, while others are hidden behind a search. This means that there could be a ton of movies and TV shows that you could be missing out on, and Netflix thinks that they have a way to get you to watch that.
It’s safe to say that despite all the newcomers to the streaming industry, Netflix is still pretty much dominating. According to the company’s latest earnings, they have revealed that they now have over 200 million subscribers worldwide. This is about an increase of 8.5 million subscribers from the previous quarter.
One of the problems with using headphones is that sometimes the sound can come across as being a bit one-dimensional. This is usually because of the size of headphones, where only so many drivers can be squeezed into such a small space, thus reducing its ability to create a soundstage that one might expect from a more traditional pair of speakers.
One of the appeals of smart displays is that they not only function like a smart speaker, but the addition of the display also means that you can watch videos, watch video feeds, and so on. If you’re looking to make your smart display a little bit more entertaining, you’ll be pleased to learn that Netflix is now streamable on Amazon’s Echo Show.
When it comes to marketing and determining if a show or movie is going to be a success, there are various tests and focus groups involved. However, it seems that Netflix is going a slightly more hi-tech route because in a blog post, the company has outlined how they are leveraging AI to help market shows to subscribers to try and get them to watch it.
Over the years, Netflix has been steadily increasing the price of its plans, and if you’re currently subscribed, you might want to take note of the new prices that will be going into effect. However, this price hike will only apply to the Standard and Premium subscriptions of Netflix, while the Basic plan remains the same.
It was reported before the weekend that companies like Apple and Netflix were looking to bid for the rights to exclusively stream the upcoming James Bond No Time To Die movie. This is due to the film’s release which has been delayed to 2021, and with there being uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on, a release on streaming services might not be such a bad idea.
Until a vaccine can be found or a viable cure can be had for the coronavirus, it seems unlikely that a lot of activities will return to normal. One of those activities is going to the cinema, where even if cases are low, people might still be a bit worried or paranoid. As such, movie studios need to figure out a new way to release their shows.
One of the things a lot of subscription services tend to offer is a free trial period, whether it be for a week, two weeks, a month, and so on. Given that the company wants you to commit to them, naturally they would let you take the service for a spin first. However, it seems that Netflix is done with that.
If there is one reason to look forward to the update to macOS Big Sur, it is because with the update to the operating system, Netflix users will finally be able to enjoy Netflix streams in 4K. Prior to that, the streams were capped at 1080p, so even if you had a 4K Netflix subscription, you couldn’t really take full advantage of it.
If you’re a fan of Capcom’s Resident Evil franchise, you might be pleased to learn that Netflix has recently announced that they will be launching a new animated series called Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness where it will be arriving on Netflix in 2021 and will be exclusive to the streaming platform.
Word on the street is that Netflix is apparently looking to develop The Legend of Zelda for its streaming platform that could either debut as a TV show or a movie (or possibly both). Nothing official has since been announced, but a report from We Got This Covered has revealed some additional details.
Is Netflix getting a bit too expensive for your liking? If you think that it might be time to end your subscription, here’s how you can quickly and easily cancel your Netflix subscription.
Want to check out what Netflix has to offer before you decide to commit yourself to a subscription? If you are, you’ll be pleased to learn that Netflix seems to be testing out a new feature in which they are offering anyone free access to several of its original series, and you don’t even need an account to watch it.
There are a ton of shows on Netflix and we’re sure that sometimes it can feel a bit overwhelming as to what shows you want to watch. It looks like Netflix wants to help with that because according to a tweet by Turner Levison, it has been discovered that the company is testing out a new feature.
On video platforms like YouTube or media apps like VLC, users are able to control the playback speed of their videos. They can slow things down or they can speed it up. The good news for Netflix users is that if you were hoping to get these kind of controls, you’ll be pleased to learn that it is now happening.
Ahead of the first season of Netflix’s “The Witcher” TV series being released, it was reported that the company was so pleased by what they saw that they renewed it for a second season. The first season was pretty well-received and it also led to Netflix announcing an animated movie based on the franchise.
Netflix can be streamed across multiple types of devices and platforms, but if you’re the type of person that mainly streams on their mobile devices, then you might want to check out Netflix’s latest mobile plan which will come at a much cheaper price compared to the company’s Basic plan.
We have evolved from smart speakers to smart displays, which basically integrates the smarts of a smart speaker with a display. We’ve seen how this makes such devices infinitely more useful, like being able to watch a cooking video while in the kitchen, while also being able to control your smart home devices like light bulbs.