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Netflix’s “Fast Laughs”, The New TikTok?

First Vine, then TikTok, and now Fast Laughs. The beloved TikTok format does not seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. The trend has reached such heights that even Netflix has decided to adopt the vertical video feed format from TikTok. Fast Laughs offers users short, bite-sized clips from its vast but ultimately underwhelming collection of comedy specials. The Fast Laughs feed is set to include content from original shows alongside licensed programs. Netflix has been doing something alike Just Laughs in the form of Netflix is a Joke which posts longer clips of various shows from Netflix on social media platforms. Read More

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Netflix Reaches One Billion Installs Milestone On The Google Play Store

With a large part of the world’s population stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic, video streaming platforms have witnessed a notable uptake in usage, especially Netflix. The Netflix app for Android has now attained an extraordinary 1 billion installs milestone on the Google Play Store, making it the most sought-after streaming service after YouTube. Read More

Enjoy Netflix Watch Party On Apple TV And Roku With Caavo’s Watch With Friends App

We all miss the time when social distancing wasn’t a norm. To keep us engaged and feel closer to our loved ones, tech companies are doing every bit possible. Watch With Friends by Caavo is bringing the experience of watching movies and TV shows together on Roku and Apple TV. We have had remote viewing party services for quite a while now, but they work only with computers. The Watch With Friends app is available for iOSAndroid, and as a Google Chrome extension. So, the app will work in any case. But, the new update lets you have a watch party on Roku and Apple TV devices.  Read More

With Big Sur, Mac Users Can Watch Netflix At 4K HDR

Netflix has been streaming in 4K HDR on a computer using Microsoft’s Edge browser or Netflix Windows 10 app. But, Mac users have never been able to watch at that quality. However, MacOS Big Sur will change that for Mac users when it becomes available later this year. This was tweeted by tech enthusiast, Ishan Agarwal. The new Mac update, Big Sur was recently announced  in WWDC 2020 with a lot of improvements to Mac, including the new version of Safari which will include customizable start page, Safari extensions in App Store, improved tab design, trnslating the web page with one click between 7 languages and much more. Apple also announced that Apple TV 4K will be able to play YouTube at 4K with TVOS 14 and now we know for sure that 4K HDR content from Netflix will he supported by the new version of Safari. Read More

Use Netflix On Android With Less Data

The world’s biggest OTT platform, Netflix is now offering less consumption of data for its Android app. Before this feature, if you want to watch any series in high resolution, the data consumption was very high. But now, users can watch any content on Netflix without consuming extra data. Read More

Netflix Adapts AV1 Video Format On Android

Netflix, the world’s biggest video-streaming giant has announced that it has started to stream titles in the latest media codec, AV1 format on Android.

Netflix previously used the VP9 format which is developed by Google itself, but because of various technical reasons, Netflix is slowly trying to switch to the AV1 format. By switching to AV1 on Android, its compression efficiency has gone up by 20%. We don’t know anything clear yet, but Netflix has released this feature for ‘select titles’ only, which will be available to stream on Android. This feature will especially benefit those people who are using Netflix on cellular data. AV1 will help them to save data. Google is also finding very tough to develop a media codec as it needs to be supported universally. Read More

Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 Now Supports HDR For Netflix

Xiaomi has recently unveiled the Redmi K20 series for Indian masses in the month of June and is now widely available for purchase. Users currently owning the handset and using Netflix on it did not have the HDR support initially. However, now the company made has made this feature available for all users of Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. Read More