Tagged with: Netflix

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 18, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 18, 2014

Here are some tips to make you a master of your Netflix account. Did you know you can create up to five profiles per account? This is great if you share your Netflix account with someone else, but you can also use it to set up “themed” accounts, like “Date Night” or “Movies the Kids Love.” To add a profile to ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 15, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 15, 2014

When you sit down to watch some Netflix, do you ever have a tough time finding something good to watch? Netflix has thousands of great shows and movies for you to see, but they can get lost in a sea of unwatchable junk. There are a few ways to help you discover more great stuff you’ll love to watch. The more movies and ...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Netflix Subscription

How to Get the Most Out of Your Netflix Subscription

It’s Friday night, and you’ve got a hot date with Netflix and your couch. While you won’t have to fuss over what to wear (pajamas!) or what to eat (popcorn and wine count as a meal, right?), deciding what to watch is another story. Unless you know exactly what you’re looking for, trying to find the right movie or TV ...

Comcast Says it Needs Time Warner to Compete With Netflix and Google

Comcast Says it Needs Time Warner to Compete With Netflix and Google

Comcast filed a 175-page "public interest statement" with the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday to explain why its proposed $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable will be good for consumers. The country's largest cable and broadband Internet provider is already meeting opposition in its quest to buy the ...

Netflix Begins 4K Streaming with ‘House of Cards,’ Nature Documentaries

Netflix Begins 4K Streaming with ‘House of Cards,’ Nature Documentaries

The first real dose of non-proprietary 4K content is now available. Netflix confirmed that it has begun streaming 4K versions of its original series "House of Cards" as well as "some nature documentaries." The streaming giant's 4K plans were first revealed last year. Netflix's 4K streams are only viewable on 2014 4K TVs ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 27, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 27, 2014

If you’re a Comcast customer without a Netflix subscription who’s dying to know what the big deal is about “House of Cards,” you’re in luck. A recent deal between Comcast and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has given Comcast the rights to sell the Emmy Award-winning first season of “House of Cards” through ...

Netflix: We Shouldn’t Have Had to Sign That Comcast Deal

Netflix: We Shouldn’t Have Had to Sign That Comcast Deal

Remember last month, when Netflix and Comcast signed a deal to guarantee fast delivery of the video service’s streams to the cable company’s customers? That’s exactly the kind of deal Netflix shouldn’t have to sign, says Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. That’s the gist of the argument Hastings makes in an essay he has ...

Netflix Announces Three New Original Series from Dreamworks

Netflix Announces Three New Original Series from Dreamworks

Netflix is set to make good on its largest-ever deal for original content by launching no fewer than three new original Dreamworks series. With such varied and popular character base to choose from, the streaming giant confirmed on Thursday that it has chosen to launch spin-offs from two of the animation studio's biggest ...

Reports: Amazon’s Streaming Box to Ship With Netflix, Hulu Apps

Reports: Amazon’s Streaming Box to Ship With Netflix, Hulu Apps

Amazon’s Roku competitor, which could be unveiled any day now, won’t just peddle the company’s own video streaming service: The device will also have apps for direct competitors including Netflix and Hulu Plus on board, according to multiple sources. Amazon originally intended to launch its TV box in time for last ...

Netflix Speeds on Comcast Noticeably Increase Following Deal

Netflix Speeds on Comcast Noticeably Increase Following Deal

Netflix performance on Comcast, which had been deteriorating for months, finally got a little better in February according to Netflix's latest speed rankings. Netflix streamed at an average of 1.68Mbps on Comcast in the US in February, up from 1.51Mbps in January. The average on Comcast was above 2Mbps as recently as ...