Tag: Netflix

Netflix now has over 200 million subscribers

Netflix has seen significant growth over 2020, thanks to the pandemic and more original content. The company now has over 200 million paying subscribers worldwide, with 203.66 million. In 2020 new streaming services were launched to add to the competition, with Disney+ and in the the US only, HBO Max and Peacock. Netflix has had some very popular shows in the past year with The Queen’s Gambit and Tiger King, which gained […]

New Netflix shuffle mode rolling out to users

Netflix is rolling out a new mode for its service called “Shuffle Play” which will allow users to just stick Netflix on shuffle and it’ll randomly play TV shows or movies that are recommended for that user, using the personalisation algorithms. The company announced the new feature yesterday during its s Q4 2020 earnings. Netflix said during the earnings call that the new feature would allow “members the ability to […]

Netflix wont work on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS later this year

The Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will be losing access to Netflix later this year on the 30th June 2021 and as of writing, the actual app has been removed from the eShop, making it impossible for new users to download the app – if there are any new users. Nintendo updated its support document to outline the details, with a full list of affected devices. These apps will lose […]

Netflix is raising prices in the US

Earlier this month, Netflix raised the prices in Canada by a couple of dollars on each plan apart from the standard plan and now last week, the prices in the US have also ben increased. The standard plan in the US is $1 more, from $13 to $14 per month and the premium plan is now $18 from $16 per month. Like in Canada, the basic plan has remained the […]

Netflix will be raising prices in Canada in a few weeks

Netflix is planning on raising prices in Canada in the next few weeks, but the new prices will be immediately available if someone signs up today for example, but will be rolling out to current subscribers in the next couple of weeks. The standard HD plan which supports two screens is going up by $1 from $14CAD to $15CAD. The pricer 4K plan, which allows four screens is going up […]

Netflix will now remind customers they are paying, if accounts haven’t been used in a while

You would assume that if someone hasn’t been using Netflix for a while, they would think to cancel it or start using it again but the reality is we all forget to cancel subscriptions and let things run over. You’d also assume that Netflix wouldn’t care if you aren’t using its service, long as you are paying them but Netflix does care, this week Netflix will start notifying customers who […]

Some older Samsung TVs and Roku boxes won’t work with Netflix come December

Netflix has said that come December this year, some older Samsung and Vizio smart TVs from the 2010/2011 era will stop working with Netflix, due to technical limitations. This is to be expected, as devices – especially ones that rely on the internet, cannot be supported for ever. Netflix notified customers a few weeks ago – and today, they have provided some more information as to why it won’t work. […]

‘Orange is the New Black’ season seven will be its last

Another Netflix series is being canned this week, but it is at least going to end on a good note. Orange is the New Black is the highly successful and highly rated series based in an all women prison. The series launched back in 2013 and six seasons later the show has had mainly positive reviews over that time. Just this week, via Twitter the show posted a video with the […]

Netflix now has over 100 million subscribers

Netflix is quickly becoming huge, the online subscription service has recently surpassed 100 million subscribers this week, showing hardly any sign of slowing down. Netflix has said that in the recent check of the numbers, it has gained more US based customers from the last quarter, since 2011. Netflix now has around 103.95 million subscribers, which has increased by 5.2 million since mid April this year, when the numbers were […]