News tagged: Netflix

Netflix Raises Subscription Prices

It has been rumoured for quite some time that Netflix is in financial trouble with $5 billion in current debt and that it could raise prices to earn some money. Exactly that is now happening to its top-tier and standard plans, while the basic plan remained intact.

Netflix Adds HDR Support For New iPhones

Apple's latest smartphones have just received HDR support on Netlifx. The Netflix for iOS app has now received an update for HDR support for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users. Aside from new iPhones, the newest 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models also

Netflix Adds HDR Support For Sony Xperia XZ1

Netflix has been busy the last few months with adding HDR support for new devices. Today, more devices have been added to the list, including flagship Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Sony Xperia XZ1. The HDR streaming allows for better image, with darker darks and brighter highlights.

Netflix Brings HDR To Galaxy Note 8

Netflix has quietly added HDR video streaming support on the Galaxy Note 8 to its mobile app, making the Samsung handset the fourth smartphone to receive HDR streaming. That support will immediately be available when the Samsung device is released on September 15.

Netflix Reportedly Has $20bn In Debt

Netflix may be doing well in terms of subscriber growth, but its financial status is somewhat marred by the existence of $20 billion in debt, according to the LA Times. Much of that debt has accumulated due to the streaming service investing large amounts in original content.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Now Offers HDR Netflix

HDR displays still aren't typical in the smartphone industry and one of relatively few handsets with one is the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Though that has the potential to improve video quality, it only matters when applicable content is available, such as from Netflix.

Netflix Passes 100M Subscribers

Streaming service Netflix revealed it now has more than 100 million paying subscribers. Just in the past three months it was able to add 5.2 million customers. The last quarter saw more US customer additions than any quarter since 2011. That growth has come despite price changes.