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Get the new Chromecast for $12 when you bundle it with 6 months of Netflix

Get the new Chromecast for $12 when you bundle it with 6 months of Netflix

Google unveiled the new Chromecast with Google TV last week, and no surprise: it looks good. For less than $50, the device offers Chromecast capabilities, a voice remote with Google Assistant, and the latest Google TV experience built in. Right now, you can buy it bundled with six months of Netflix — and that's probably what most potential buyers should do.

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The new Pixel phones stream Netflix in glorious HDR10, because of course they can

The new Pixel phones stream Netflix in glorious HDR10, because of course they can

Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services out there. The app hit a billion downloads on the Play Store earlier this summer, and Google even included a dedicated button for launching the service on the new Chromecast with Google TV remote (to be fair, so does everyone). With the launch of the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G today, Netflix has confirmed that it will support streaming content in HDR10 on Google's latest phones.

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Netflix teases free content, but you can only watch the beg-

Netflix teases free content, but you can only watch the beg-

Netflix is making some of its content free to watch, but there's a catch. While it has a handful of Movies, Netflix's series like Our Planet and Stranger Things are also included. But Netflix is only tantalizing the uninitiated with the first episode before you hit a paywall.

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Netflix adds HDR10 support for Samsung's latest flagships, plus HD streaming for lesser Samsung devices

Netflix adds HDR10 support for Samsung's latest flagships, plus HD streaming for lesser Samsung devices

As is typical with the weeks following major device releases, Netflix has updated its HD and HDR10 support list with the latest and greatest that phone and tablet manufacturers have to offer. This time around, the list is dominated by Samsung devices, with two TCL phones making it in as well.

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Netflix broke split-screen playback in a recent update

Netflix broke split-screen playback in a recent update

Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away. For ages, you couldn't even play Netflix on Assistant-powered smart displays, though that has since been fixed. This small step forward is accompanied by an equally confusing step back, as sometime recently, Netflix lost the ability to do split-window multitasking — even if you forcibly enable it, playback will stop if you interact with a second window.

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Pixel 4a is the latest Android phone to support Netflix HD, HDR10 streaming

Pixel 4a is the latest Android phone to support Netflix HD, HDR10 streaming

We live in the year 2020 and Netflix still feels the need to list which Android phones, tablets, and associated silicon can support streaming shows in HD and in HDR10. The company is usually slow to update that list, but even so, if you're wondering if your newly-purchased slab can take on all the resolution you need to watch "Stranger Things" again, we've got the list for you. The latest (predictable) addition on it is the new Pixel 4a.

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Netflix officially brings variable speed playback to Android devices

Netflix officially brings variable speed playback to Android devices

After months of testing, Netflix is joining myriad streaming services in adopting variable speed playback. Subscribers with Android phones will be able to watch programs at 0.5x, 0.75x, 1x, 1.25x, and 1.5x speeds. Creators have been dismayed with the feature since its testing, but advocates for those with hearing or vision loss say it's a win.

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Netflix hits one billion installs on the Play Store

Netflix hits one billion installs on the Play Store

With everyone holed up at home, Netflix has probably been getting a little more usage than usual. Those extra few downloads could have just tipped the app over one billion downloads on the Play Store, which is no small feat even for an app that comes pre-installed on some devices.

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Netflix undercuts its Basic plan with a cheaper Mobile+ offer

Netflix undercuts its Basic plan with a cheaper Mobile+ offer

Netflix is trying to gain ground in India’s crowded and largely price-sensitive online streaming market. The global giant already runs a lengthy lineup of local programming and it recently started offering cheaper plans — costing as low as $3 — to draw more users. Keeping up with that approach, Netflix recently began testing a new Mobile+ plan, which sits right between the existing Mobile and Basic tiers.

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