Wednesday, 22 March 2017
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Say Goodbye to The Princess Diaries and Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Here's What's Leaving Netflix in April

Added: 22.03.2017 19:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

We're all about Netflix and chill these days, but sometimes Netflix actually has zero chill. Case in point: It's trimming the fat and getting rid of what might be your favorite...


Is This A New Poster For Netflix’s Defenders?

Added: 22.03.2017 16:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Is This A New Poster For Netflix's Defenders?
Joe Quesada illustrates Marvel and Netflix's street-level heroes, and the Defenders' big villain.


Netflix's Death Note Trailer Brings the Iconic Manga to Life

Added: 22.03.2017 16:22 | 6 views | 0 comments

A high school student comes across a supernatural notebook in Netflix's adaptation of Death Note, premiering this summer.

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Netflix debuts on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone's happy about it

Added: 22.03.2017 13:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

Firefox on Linux is now playing Netflix, but not everyone is happy about it.
The streaming video service recently announced that anyone running the latest version of Firefox on Linux can now stream Netflix videos. Previously, only Chrome on Linux worked with Netflix—and unofficially at that.
For several years, Netflix has been moving away from plugins like Microsoft’s Silverlight to HTML5 video on Windows and Mac. The idea was that HTML5 freed Netflix streaming from reliance on browser plugins and made it easier for users to get Netflix on their computers without taking any extra steps.
But Netflix and other companies looking to use HTML5 brought more to the open web standard than just user convenience. These companies also started pushing to standardize digital right management (DRM) as a part of HTML5, known as . Mozilla announced in August 2016 that .


Microsoft and Sony set sights on the Netflix model

Added: 22.03.2017 5:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

A subscription service providing ongoing revenue could be a win-win for creators and platform holders; can MS or Sony make this model work?


Samsung 75" LED 4K WiFi Smart TV for $3,799 + free shipping

Added: 22.03.2017 5:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

BuyDig via eBay offers the Samsung 75" 4K 2160p WiFi LED-Backlit LCD Ultra HD Smart Television, model no. UN75KS9000, bundled with a 6-Foot HDMI Cable for an in-cart price of $3,799 with free shipping. That's $1,169 under the lowest total price we could find for the TV alone. It features a 3840x2160 (2160p) native resolution, 4K upscaling, WiFi, Smart TV apps (Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, more), USB, and four HDMI inputs.


Refurb Roku 2 1080p Wireless Media Player for $30 + free shipping

Added: 21.03.2017 23:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

Walmart offers the refurbished Roku 2 1080p Wireless Streaming Media Player, model no. 4210XB, for $29.99. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $5.99 shipping charge. That's the lowest price we could find for a refurb by $10. It streams 1080p HD content from Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, VUDU, M-GO, and other media apps. It features 802.11n wireless, a remote control with headphone jack, and HDMI.
No warranty information is provided.


Iron Fist Soundtrack Arrives on iTunes

Added: 21.03.2017 23:24 | 5 views | 0 comments

Iron Fist Soundtrack Arrives on iTunes
Trevor Morris' original soundtrack for Marvel's new Netflix series Iron Fist has made its iTunes debut.


How much can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing it

Added: 21.03.2017 21:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

Facebook and Nokia have found a way to push a lot more data through a submarine cable across the Atlantic, which could help the social network keep up with the growth of video and virtual reality.
On a 5,500-kilometer (3,400-mile) cable between Ireland and New York, the companies a new technique developed at Nokia Bell Labs for increasing the efficiency of fiber-optic cables. They say it comes close to the absolute limit for sending bits over a fiber.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said . If it is, then the networks that link consumers and data centers will have more data than ever to carry. Higher resolution video also is increasing the burden on networks. For example, Netflix subscribers have at least a 5Mbps broadband connection to stream HD video and 25Mbps for Ultra HD (4K) streams.


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