News tagged: Netflix

Netflix Rolls Out Thumbs Ratings

Netflix's thumbs up/down ratings system is now rolling out to users. It's replacing the star-based rating system for movies and TV shows that's been in place for years. Netflix believes this new option will increase the likelihood of people giving their opinion on content.

Netflix To Support HDR On Mobile

Netflix is working to include HDR support for streaming video on mobile devices. Reed Hastings, Netflix's CEO, says the company is committed to offering HDR on all platforms. He made that statement while speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Netflix Available For Google Daydream

Shortly after the release of HBO Now for Google's Daydream VR platform, Netflix has come out with its own Daydream app. You can use the app to view movies and TV shows in a virtual log cabin. The content isn't actually in VR, but it's placed in a virtual reality space.

HBO Now Added To Google Daydream

HBO Now content can now be viewed in a virtual reality (VR) environment using Google's Daydream system. For now, that means the app works on the Daydream View headset, which is only compatible with a few handsets. Viewers will be placed in a home theater-like setting.