Netflix Stories February 5

Netflix starts streaming AV1 on Android to save cellular data

Netflix announced today that it’s beginning to stream video using AV1 on Android. This high-performance, royalty-free codec provides 20% improved compression efficiency over VP9.

Netflix Stories December 2, 2019

Despite the explosive growth of rivals, Netflix is still one of the biggest players in the streaming world. Now, it appears Netflix is testing a new menu that contains several options including the long-awaited shuffle button for TV shows.

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Netflix Stories September 30, 2019

After Hours: Arrive package tracker for Android, Stranger Things 4, more

As the month of September comes to a close, we’re still diving into Pixel 4 apps and also seeing the debut of YouTube TV on Amazon’s streaming platform. In some of the day’s other stories, Verizon bought a company by the name of Jaunt and Netflix confirmed it would be making Stranger Things 4.

Netflix Stories September 16, 2019

Netflix offers a ton of HDR movies and TV shows and as smartphone displays add support for the feature, the content provider is enabling support. The list of HDR10 devices on Netflix just grew quite a bit, and it now includes some of Google’s Pixel phones including the still-unannounced Pixel 4 series.

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Netflix Stories June 7, 2019

[Update: Maybe not] Netflix support for Nest Hub, other smart displays may be incoming

Netflix is one of the most used services on basically anything with a display, but the service has oddly lacked support for Google Assistant smart displays since launch. Now, the Netflix action for Google Assistant is showing compatibility with the Nest Hub and other smart displays, suggesting imminent arrival of the feature.

Netflix Stories May 31, 2019

Netflix officially certifies 23 more devices for HD incl. OnePlus 7 Pro, Pixel 2/3/3a, more

Netflix has certified a further 23 devices for full HD playback with the updated list now officially including the Pixel 2, 2XL, 3, 3XL, newly released 3a and 3a XL, alongside the OnePlus 7 Pro, and Huawei P30 Pro.

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