Thanks in part to 4 million comments by the American people, President Barack Obama and the White House released a statement this morning in favor of net neutrality and keeping the internet “open and free.” His stance is that the internet is “essential” to our economy, is one of the greatest “gifts” to our society, and that the FCC should reclassify it under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, essentially turning it into a utility. (more…)
Have you been watching Orange Is The New Black, Netflix’s exclusive series, taking place inside of a female correctional facility? If you have been hesitant to give it a try, go for it – it’s actually pretty funny. Anyway, Netflix has released an official companion app for the series, allowing users to dive even deeper into a comedic drama that takes place inside Litchfield. (more…)
Get ready to tighten your belts, Netflix announced today that they plan on increasing the price of their subscription sometime soon. In an email sent out today to Netflix shareholders, CEO Reed Hastings announced that the price should be going up “by one or two dollars, depending on the country.” (more…)
Historically, Netflix hasn’t had the most egalitarian attitude toward Android. An application wasn’t made available or Android devices until 2011, months after the iOS release, and for years had a user interface that bore the notorious unresponsiveness of an HTML wrapper. Of late, though, things have been improving: the Nexus 7 2013 was the first tablet to receive streams in 1080p HD, and version 3.0 of the Netflix app, released in October, vastly improved the fluidity of navigation on Android devices. In light of these recent positive steps, it’s only fitting that Netflix finally add a feature that’s been available on other platforms for the better half of a year: profile sign-in. (more…)
Thank goodness, the Netflix team is starting to push out a completely updated Android app. Version 3.0 is starting to leak through the cracks, and it is a good update for anyone who has been frustrated over the current version’s icky performance. As of right now, the Netflix app stutters all over the place, having a hard time even scrolling through the endless lists of available content. It’s a poor experience, but 3.0 should fix that right up. (more…)
If one of your devices is currently running Android 4.3, and you love Netflix, then you might have noticed that the newest version of Android was having troubles at times with the streaming service app. Whatever the issue was, it has been resolved in the newest update that is now available through Google Play.
- Fixes and optimization for devices running Android 4.3.
- On the new Nexus 7 HD, this version requires all Android 4.3 system updates to be installed.
We love it when bugs get squashed. Now all we need is for the MLB At Bat people to get their act together and resolve their Android 4.3 issues.