Netflix users streamed some 6.5 billion hours of video during the first quarter of the year, CordCuttersNews has learned, which amounts to over 19,500,000 terabytes (TB) during the period, or around 6,500,000TB every month. The publication says that at this rate, Netflix will use 78,000,000TB in 2014, at an average HD quality. More →
When Apple released iOS 8 two months ago, many app developers were primed and ready with an optimized update for the new mobile operating system. Netflix wasn’t one of them, but on Tuesday, the team behind the popular streaming service announced that the latest update had finally arrived. Version 7.0 of the Netflix app includes full iOS 8 support, Chromecast improvements and, most importantly, 1080p streaming on iPhone 6 Plus. More →
Over the past year, Netflix has announced a colorful smorgasbord of new original content projects that include comedy, animation, historical epics, science fiction sagas, dramedies, biopics, super hero series, etc. This towering ambition has clearly increased the concerns of media moguls. Now the 21st Century Fox chairman Rupert Murdoch has spelled out bluntly what he thinks: “As an industry, we need a competitor — a serious competitor — to Netflix and Amazon.” More →
It’s that time of year again, folks. Halloween is upon us and we must wear costumes, eat sugary treats, and watch movies that give us nightmares. If you can’t find a movie scary enough for you on your television, leave it to us to round up the 10 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix this Halloween.
It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new content on Netflix for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will hopefully save you some precious ticks on the clock.
On Thursday, Netflix announced three new original series that aim to strike another blow to cable and network companies. The new shows are an animated series from comedian Bill Burr titled “F is for Family”; a dark mystery series called “Bloodline,” whose cast includes Kyle Chandler from Friday Night Lights; and a Canadian series called “Between.”
Predicting the behavior of consumers is notoriously tough, but nowhere is it harder than in the rapidly evolving video streaming market. Pretty much nobody expected Netflix’s streaming service to bloom into the huge mainstream success it currently is. A few years ago, many viewed Netflix’s streaming operation as fatally hamstrung by the narrow and often low-quality movie selection. And this autumn, almost nobody predicted just how much a $1 summer price hike would dent the company’s momentum. More →