Netflix, ever since its venture into the video streaming business in 2007 has changed the way movies and TV shows are consumed. The company started its operations in the Indian market in the year 2016. To ascertain growth, it also started handing out free trials and even tried its hand in media production. Unfortunately, the monthly plans were still considered too expensive in the country which made the service inaccessible for most Indians. In the latest bid to change the aforementioned problem, Netflix has started testing out a monthly subscription plan worth Rs. 250 per month for mobile users.Netflix To Get More Affordable
The new Rs. 250 monthly subscription plan [...]
Netflix and Amazon’s Prime Video are always at loggerheads as the streaming giants fight it out to get the most number of subscribers, the best shows and the most eyeballs. Some of the biggest shows from all across the world are either on Netflix or Prime Video. These services disrupted many industries – CD/DVD renting, music and even the film industry itself – giving viewers the opportunity to watch the best movies and tv shows from the comfort of your home.
So, how did they do it? How did they take over the experience of going to Movie theatres and watching movies on a big screen with a bucket of popcorn shared between the group of people.What [...]
Netflix has always been on point when it comes to crime drama. The shows featured on Netflix are more often than not, highly rated on IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes and always manage to keep you on your toes. This weekend, we give you a list of such shows to watch on Netflix that will keep you on the edge of your seats. So make some pop-corn, sit back and binge watch.Making A Murderer
This gripping crime series focusses on a true event that happened in the United States in the 80s and continued till the 2000s. The story revolves around Steven Avery, a man from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who served 18 years in prison for the wrongful conviction of sexual assault [...]
The weekend is here and it is time to catch up on some TV series that are definitely a must watch. Here is a list of 5 Netflix series to binge watch and relax during the weekend.(Note: Click on Titles to visit Netflix.)The Haunting of Hill House
The Netflix show is based up on the gothic horror novel that was written by Shirley Jackson in 1959. Hill House is an eighty year old villa in an unspecified location in the middle of hills built by the deceased Hugh Crain. The plot concerns 4 main characters:Dr John Montague, a super natural investigator; Theodora and Eleanor Vance who are invited to the villa by Dr John as they have previously experienced some paranormal [...]
Xiaomi’s flagship Poco F1, commonly known as Pocophone F1 in international markets hit the market earlier this month. Touted as the powerful new smartphone with a mid-range bracket, Poco F1 witnessed a successful debut in India by registering sales worth Rs 200 crores in less than five minutes.
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In the wake of this success came an interesting revelation which might dampen your zeal to buy the phone. This crucial feature will be specially disappointing for heavy multimedia users. The smartphone lacks the Widevine L1 DRM, necessary for playing HD videos (720p and above) on most major [...]
The second season of Marvel’s Iron Fist is right around the corner and we can’t be more excited. The trailer to season 2 of the Netflix original provides insights into the great improvements made this time. Improved action choreography, addition of characters and costumes and a new action coordinator has fans and critics excited the same. Iron Fist is the story of a young boy who was the lone survivor of a place crash which killed his parents. Found by a group of warrior monks, they trained him in the city of K’un-Lun to be a fierce warrior. He then returns to New York to claim his right to his fathers company and destroy the evil plaguing the city.
Netflix brought its streaming service platform to India in January 2016. Ever since its release, many people have switched over to online TV streaming services instead of the conventional satellite television. Following Netflix, Amazon also released their streaming service called the Prime Video which comes bundled with the Amazon Prime membership. A Netflix membership starts from Rs. 500 for a single screen and goes all the way to Rs. 800 for a total of four screens sharing a single account simultaneously. In this rainy season, it is rather difficult to make weekend plans with friends to go outside. For this very reason, we have compiled a list of Top 5 Netflix shows anyone can [...]
Weekend plans, for a lot of people, revolve around what’s new on Netflix. Right from Sci-Fi to Standup Comedy, the video streaming service has some of the best content available. So, we have listed the top 5 Netflix Originals you need to binge-watch this week.Ricky Gervais: Humanity
Cast: Ricky Gervais
Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes
If you love standup comedy and don’t get offended very easily, then the new Ricky Gervais Netflix special is a treat to watch. The 1 hour 18 minutes long standup special takes a dig at everyone from the society to some famed celebrities. While some people had doubts because of the effect of a seven-year hiatus, [...]
Netflix India still doesn’t stream Friends yet which might be called an abomination by a few. But, Netflix has recently added some amazing shows to its repertoire while one of the most famous TV series ever released its new season. So, if your plan for the weekend is to Netflix and chill, then these five shows need to be on your list:Dark
If watching Narcos was tough with all the Spanish being thrown around, then Dark can cause another level of confusion for us non-German speaking peoplem, if we don’t pay attention that is. The first-ever German language Netflix original has elements of Stranger Things and Twin Peaks but, has its own twists to make it a [...]
Apple has long been rumoured to be be working on a TV subscription streaming service to be integrated into their “TV” app on iOS devices and on the Apple TV. With Netflix already at the top of the list of subscription-based streaming services. Apple may likely be setting its eyes on the acquisition of Netflix. An analyst claims that there is a 40% likelihood that Apple will acquire Netflix now that US President Trump’s corporate tax cut has been passed.
The cut in corporate taxes, along with a one-time allowance for companies to repatriate cash stored overseas without a major tax hit, will give Apple a much larger cash surplus to buy new companies. Apple has [...]
Netflix has made comments which are bound to ruffle some feathers across the country. The company declares that it aims to be a premium service provider, not meant for the average consumer in India.
“We are after a small base of English-speaking people, who travel abroad, are wealthy and want to watch the latest shows that are being launched in the US,” said a senior Netflix executive.
The company has made sure that payment of its services can only be made through a credit card, already putting a filter for the choice of its users. Netflix launched in India last month with the Basic plan that costs Rs. 500 per month, and the Premium one which is priced at Rs. 800 per [...]
Netflix announced that its taking measures to stop subscribers that use proxies in order to stream shows and movies that are only available outside their own country. “In coming weeks, those using proxies and unblockers will only be able to access the service in the country where they currently are,” David Fullagar, Netflix’s VP of content delivery architecture, wrote in a blog post. “We are confident this change won’t impact members not using proxies.”
The internet streaming giant recently went global at CES 2016, launching its services in a number of new countries including India. However, the launch of Netflix also comes with a few potholes. [...]