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Netflix is a popular subscription streaming video service available in the U.S., as well as Canada, Mexico, South America, the Caribbean, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and the Netherlands. For a monthly fee, it provides all-you-can-watch movies and TV series. Exact content varies by region, but is catalog in nature, not first run. Think of it as re-runs on demand. However, in recent years Netflix has started airing its own original series, such as Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards.

Always a great service, Netflix struggled at the beginning to also be a great app. No longer. With 3 big updates in 2013, include an updated interface, and the addition of Netflix HD and proper AirPlay, it's now both. If you save a show on your iPad to watch later, you can pick up your iPhone and view all your saved shows there as well. Start watching a show on your iPhone but want to finish on your Apple TV? Not a problem. Netflix can save your place and let you pick up on any platform exactly where you last left off.

Aside from movies and TV series, Netflix also features a robust children's section complete with shows such as Caillou, Thomas the Train, and much more. If documentaries are your thing, Netflix has many original documentaries as well as hundreds more from The History Channel, Discover Channel, and many others. Netflix can also suggest content for you based on what you've watched and how you've rated it. You can rate shows, movies, and documentaries on almost all Netflix apps including on the Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad.

Netflix has an app for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and is built-in to the Apple TV. It can also be watched via the web browser on the Mac.

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Apr 26, 2017 Best TV shows and movies on Netflix right now
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Netflix is always adding new movies and TV shows to its catalog, and each week, we'll bring you the best it has to offer! What to Watch In this week's Netflix selections, Bill Nye is back on your television with new lessons about science and the world, help along by special guests. In a new... Continue Reading →
Nov 30, 2016 How to download movies and TV shows from Netflix
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Netflix now lets you download movies and TV shows to its app. Here's how! Netflix has introduced the ability to download certain movies and TV shows to its app for iPhone and iPad. This is great for when you're on the go and don't want to worry about streaming over a cellular network or buying... Continue Reading →
Jul 24, 2016 Netflix to stream Mystery Science Theater 3000 reboot in U.S. and other countries
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Netflix has announced it has bought the rights to stream the upcoming reboot of Mystery Science Theater 3000 in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Continue Reading →
Jul 18, 2016 Netflix will stream CBS' new Star Trek series in 188 countries
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Netflix and CBS have announced the former will hold exclusive rights outside the U.S. and Canada on the new Star Trek series set to launch at the start of next year. As well as the new CBS series coming to Netflix, the company will also ensure 727 existing episodes from the show library are... Continue Reading →
Jul 15, 2016 Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on Netflix in Canada
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Netflix-using Star Wars fans in Canada, rejoice! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on the streaming service in your country, and you can start streaming the latest entry in the saga right away. Continue Reading →
Jun 24, 2016 Netflix may enable offline viewing by the end of the year
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It looks like Netflix may offer an option to download and watch videos offline, much like Amazon's Prime Video. According to LightReading (via PhoneArena), the ability to save videos for offline viewing should make its debut by the end of the year. Continue Reading →
Jun 14, 2016 Netflix finally gains Picture-in-Picture support
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Netflix has updated its app with support for Picture-in-Picture mode on compatible iPads running iOS 9.3.2 or better. With Picture-in-Picture, you can break out the video window and continue watching your show or movie while you use other apps. Continue Reading →
May 25, 2016 US Netflix won't get The Force Awakens, but Canada will!
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Will Netflix get Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Yes, but only in Canada... We've all heard the big news that Neflix signed an exclusivity deal with Disney to stream Marvel, LucasFilm, and Pixar movies through its digital service. Of course, the first thing many of us thought about was the Star... Continue Reading →
May 24, 2016 Netflix will exclusively stream Disney movies in the U.S., shows off impressive summer lineup
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Netflix has announced that it will be the exclusive streaming service for Disney movies — including Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar films — on the U.S. pay TV circuit. Netflix signed the agreement with Disney in 2012, and the deal is set to go into effect from September. The move keeps Disney's... Continue Reading →
May 19, 2016 Netflix will show you how Fast your internet connection is
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Netflix has launched Fast.com, a web page that lets you quickly run a speed test to determine the download speeds you're getting from your internet service provider. The page automatically starts running a download test as soon as it loads, and there's also a link to take you to Speedtest.net if... Continue Reading →
May 05, 2016 How to cancel Netflix
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Netflix not doing it for you anymore? Kick it to the digital curb and try something new! So, you're sick of "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black" and have taken refuge in the binge-watchable arms of another streaming service. Fair enough. If you don't need your Netflix subscription... Continue Reading →
Mar 30, 2016 Fullscreen video service will take on YouTube and Netflix on April 26
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After launching first on YouTube, the content company Fullscreen will be introducing its own video streaming subscription service, similar to Netflix, on April 26. It will offer a mix of older TV shows and movies with original content for $4.99 a month, with a 30-day free trial Continue Reading →
Mar 24, 2016 Netflix admits it throttles video streams for Verizon and AT&T customers
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Following accusations from T-Mobile CEO John Legere that AT&T and Verizon were throttling Netflix streams, Netflix has now admitted that it is responsible for capping the speed of the streams. Continue Reading →
Mar 18, 2016 Daredevil season 2 is ready for streaming on Netflix
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You'll need to cancel your weekend plans. Daredevil season two is now available for streaming on Netflix. The Marvel creation picks up where season one left off with the likes of Charlie Cox and Deborah Ann Woll making a return with the rest of the gang. Continue Reading →
Mar 04, 2016 House of Cards Season 4 available on Netflix: Watch on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV now
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If you're looking for something to do this weekend, clear your schedule because House of Cards Season 4 just hit Netflix. And since we're pretty well catered for with Netflix apps for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, you can get your fix pretty much wherever you are. Continue Reading →
Feb 24, 2016 Netflix adds support for 3D Touch and iPad Pro
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Netflix has updated its app for iPhone and iPad, adding compatibility with Apple's latest devices. The app now supports 3D Touch peek and pop on the iPhone 6s, and has added a layout optimized for the iPad Pro. Continue Reading →
Jan 14, 2016 After going global, Netflix starts cracking down on proxy users
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Netflix recently became available in 130 more countries, but unfortunately not every area is able to access all of its content. While Netflix works on licensing agreements, it will begin preventing customers from using proxies and unblockers to access more content. This move may not be a popular... Continue Reading →
Jan 06, 2016 Netflix expands to 130 new countries, including India, Russia and South Korea
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Netflix is now available nearly everywhere in the world, with one big exception. Company CEO Reed Hastings revealed during his CES 2016 keynote speech that the streaming video service has gone live in 130 new countries, including India, Russia and South Korea. Continue Reading →
Jan 02, 2016 Netflix rumored to announce expansion to India at CES 2016
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Netflix could be close to announcing its long-awaited launch in India. A new report claims that the streaming service could reveal its plans for adding India to its list of countries next week as part of its CES 2016 announcements. Continue Reading →
Dec 23, 2015 Netflix will be increasing video compression—so what about Apple?
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Netflix is about to up the compression on videos that are less action-oriented. In most cases, that'll result in smaller file sizes that give customers more video for their bandwidth buck. So, why don't we already have that, especially for download services like iTunes where we could also save... Continue Reading →
Nov 20, 2015 Jessica Jones is now streaming on Netflix
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If you've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Jessica Jones on Netflix, you'll now be able to enjoy the new US show, which is based on the Marvel comic character. Krysten Ritter is the star who portrays Jones, a former superhero who opens her own detective agency after bringing an end to her... Continue Reading →
Oct 08, 2015 Netflix raising price of most popular plan to $9.99 per month for new customers
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Netflix will soon raise the price of its most popular streaming option by $1 per month. Currently $8.99, Netflix's option that allows you to watch two screens at a time with HD quality will soon cost $9.99 for new members. Continue Reading →
Sep 25, 2015 Netflix iPhone and iPad app can now accept subscriptions to the service
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If you want to keep watching Netflix on your iPhone or iPad after your free trial ends, you can now pay for the streaming movie and TV service directly from the app for the first time. Continue Reading →
Sep 09, 2015 Netflix to continue global expansion and hit more markets across Asia in 2016
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Netflix has announced plans to launch the streaming service in Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan in early 2016. The company plans to extend its coverage across Asia, kicking things off in the new year with these four new markets. Those who reside in the affected countries will soon be... Continue Reading →
Jun 26, 2015 Netflix gift cards are now available in the UK
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Netflix has launched its own gift card in the UK, introducing a new way for consumers to enjoy content without having to fork out for a monthly subscription. Continue Reading →
Jun 25, 2015 Netflix reportedly set to launch in India by 2016
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Netflix is set to make its much-awaited debut in India next year, reportedly offering local content in the country. Citing sources familiar with the matter, The Times of India states that the launch of the streaming service has the potential to disrupt the DTH (direct-to-home) market: Continue Reading →
Jun 05, 2015 Sense8 debuts on Netflix, here's how to watch on your Apple devices
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Want to watch the new Netflix orignal series Sense8? Then here's how to to just that on your Apple device. Netflix's latest, and perhaps biggest original series, Sense8 is now available to watch. All 12 episodes of this first season are now available to subscribers through Netflix's site, as well... Continue Reading →
Feb 27, 2015 House of Cards season 3 now available, here's how to watch on your Apple devices
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Netflix's House of Cards has returned for its third season. All thirteen episodes of the season were pushed live at 12:01 a.m. PST, and are available to subscribers through Netflix's site, as well as its mobile apps. Continue Reading →

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Best TV shows and movies on Netflix right now

Best TV shows and movies on Netflix right now

Netflix is always adding new movies and TV shows to its catalog, and each week, we'll bring you the best it has to offer! What to Watch In this week's Netflix selections, Bill Nye is back on your television with new lessons about science and the world, help along by special guests. In a new...
Netflix now lets you download some TV shows and movies

How to download movies and TV shows from Netflix

Netflix now lets you download movies and TV shows to its app. Here's how! Netflix has introduced the ability to download certain movies and TV shows to its app for iPhone and iPad. This is great for when you're on the go and don't want to worry about streaming over a cellular network or buying...
Netflix

Netflix to stream Mystery Science Theater 3000 reboot in U.S. and other countries

Netflix has announced it has bought the rights to stream the upcoming reboot of Mystery Science Theater 3000 in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. The revival of the classic comedy TV series, where its stars make fun of really bad movies while the film is running,...

Netflix will stream CBS' new Star Trek series in 188 countries

Netflix and CBS have announced the former will hold exclusive rights outside the U.S. and Canada on the new Star Trek series set to launch at the start of next year. As well as the new CBS series coming to Netflix, the company will also ensure 727 existing episodes from the show library are...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on Netflix in Canada

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on Netflix in Canada

Netflix-using Star Wars fans in Canada, rejoice! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on the streaming service in your country, and you can start streaming the latest entry in the saga right away. The Force Awakens takes place more than 30 years after Return of the Jedi, continuing...
Netflix

Netflix may enable offline viewing by the end of the year

It looks like Netflix may offer an option to download and watch videos offline, much like Amazon's Prime Video. According to LightReading (via PhoneArena), the ability to save videos for offline viewing should make its debut by the end of the year. The publication is citing the Penthera, a...
Netflix gains Picture-in-Picture support on iPads using iOS 9.3.2

Netflix finally gains Picture-in-Picture support

Netflix has updated its app with support for Picture-in-Picture mode on compatible iPads running iOS 9.3.2 or better. With Picture-in-Picture, you can break out the video window and continue watching your show or movie while you use other apps. Here's everything you'll find in Netflix 8.7...
Star Wars

US Netflix won't get The Force Awakens, but Canada will!

Will Netflix get Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Yes, but only in Canada... We've all heard the big news that Neflix signed an exclusivity deal with Disney to stream Marvel, LucasFilm, and Pixar movies through its digital service. Of course, the first thing many of us thought about was the Star...

Netflix will exclusively stream Disney movies in the U.S., shows off impressive summer lineup

Netflix has announced that it will be the exclusive streaming service for Disney movies — including Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar films — on the U.S. pay TV circuit. Netflix signed the agreement with Disney in 2012, and the deal is set to go into effect from September. The move keeps Disney's...
Netflix

Netflix will show you how Fast your internet connection is

Netflix has launched Fast.com, a web page that lets you quickly run a speed test to determine the download speeds you're getting from your internet service provider. The page automatically starts running a download test as soon as it loads, and there's also a link to take you to Speedtest.net if...
How to cancel Netflix

How to cancel Netflix

Netflix not doing it for you anymore? Kick it to the digital curb and try something new! So, you're sick of "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black" and have taken refuge in the binge-watchable arms of another streaming service. Fair enough. If you don't need your Netflix subscription...
Netflix

Netflix gives you better control over how much cellular data it uses

Netflix is rolling out an update to its iPhone and iPad app with some new controls that will give subscribers to its video streaming service more control over its use of data on cellular networks. In a blog post, Netflix says the new "Cellular Data Usage" section can be found in the App...

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