Netflix Stories March 11

Well, it was bound to happen at some point – Netflix has started to crack down on users sharing passwords. The move comes in what the company calls a test that tells password borrowers to sign up for their own accounts without fully blocking them from continuing to use the currently shared one.

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Netflix Stories March 3

Netflix is the latest company to try its hand at a TikTok clone. The company has debuted a new “Fast Laughs” feature that provides a feed of “comedic clips” from its shows. The idea is to offer users a feed of content they can watch without diving into a full TV show or movie.

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Netflix Stories February 23

Analyst Dan Ives, from Wedbush Securities, who has an outperform rating on Apple’s stock, said today that he believes Apple’s “biggest strategic mistake” was not acquiring Netflix years ago.

Ives believes that Apple still doesn’t have a huge stake in the streaming video industry and is behind Netflix, Amazon, and Disney. Ives says that isn’t just a strategic mistake by Tim Cook, but also by Steve Jobs, when he was Apple’s CEO.

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Netflix Stories February 22

Netflix is reportedly quietly testing support for iOS 14’s new spatial audio functionality. According to a report from iPhoneSoft, citing an anonymous Netflix developer, the company has been testing spatial audio support on iPhone and iPad since December.

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Netflix has announced a new “Downloads for You” feature for its iOS and Android applications. The company says that this feature will automatically download recommended TV shows or movies to your device “based on your tastes,” and it’s thankfully completely opt-in.

The feature is rolling out today on Android and will begin testing on iOS soon.

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Netflix Stories January 27

Test your streaming video connection in latest Ookla Speedtest app

If you want to test your streaming video, the latest version of the Ookla Speedtest app now lets you do so, showing the maximum resolution your broadband or mobile data connection will support without buffering …

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