Netflix update for Windows 8/RT adds profile support

Netflix have been rolling out profile switching into its apps and today it’s the turn of the Windows Store version to get the update. The release notes for the Windows 8/Windows RT app don’t say much other than the usual “In this update, we added features and fixed bugs.” but…

Virgin Media to add Netflix to its TiVo boxes

Virgin Media are bringing Netflix to its TiVo boxes starting with 40,000 Virgin Media TiVo boxes. This is an interesting move for Virgin Media as Netflix is seen as a competitor to their premium movie services but it certainly increases the value of the box, I tend to only use…

Netflix for iOS updated, adds new play features for kids

Netflix have updated the iOS version of the Netflix app bringing it up to version 4.3. Pretty often Netflix don’t detail what is new in the app but this time they have mentions the new Post Play features to the kids section of the app. With the new Post-play features…

Netflix update their Android app fixing the issues with Android 4.3

Netflix have updated their Android app fixing issue with the app running on Android 4.3. There were various reports of the app crashing on devices running with the latest version of Android and this update fixes the problems. The app is free from the Google Play store. What’s New • Fixes and optimization…

Netflix add binge features to the iOS app

Netflix have updated the iOS version of the Netflix app to version 4.1. The update adds some nice features for fans of binging on TV and movies, there is now the same post-play feature as the web version where the next episode of the TV show is cued up and…

Netflix for Android updated

Netflix have updated the Android version of the Netflix app. The new version has increased font size of subtitles on tablets, improved playback stability, miscellaneous bug fixes and enhanced second screen support.I am not exactly sure what the second screen features are at the moment… The app is free from…

Netflix for iOS updated to version 4

Netflix have updated the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch version of the Netflix. Version 4 improves the user interface with better navigation around the TV episodes (see my pic) and redesigned audio and subtitle selection on the iPad and iPhone, plus there are also the usual bug fixes. The iOS…

Netflix for Windows 8 and Windows RT updated

Netflix have issued an update to the Windows 8 and Windows RT Netflix app. The release notes continue with Netflix’s vague release note strategy only saying “In this update, we added features and fixed bugs.” I have installed the update and can’t really see any changes. The app is free from the Windows…

The Digital Lifestyle Show Podcast

The Digital Lifestyle Show #399 – Blame it on Windows

We are nearly at the big 400 but not quite yet, this is podcast number 399 and I am joined by Jason to talk over the week’s news. We talk about Windows 8 and is it really responsible for the decline in PC sales? Is the start button coming back?…

Netflix planning to move away from Silverlight to HTML5

Currently the only way to watch Netflix content is via one of their apps or via the Silverlight plugin in the browser. Microsoft have make it fairly clear that Silverlight has no future so it’s no surprise that media companies are looking to move away from browser addin. Netflix have…

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