How to download Netflix content to your microSD card or USB-C storage

One of the newest features to come to the Netflix application on Android is the ability to download content for offline playback. This is useful so you can watch your favorite TV shows or movies without using your data. With the release of version 4.13, you can now download content to an SD card if your phone or tablet supports it…

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Google Home users are starting to see Netflix and Photos integration options

Update: Google has made these updates official on its blog.

Google is currently trying to sell people on the idea of a world in which everything can be controlled by their voice. To do this, though, they have to convince customers to purchase their 0 Google Home with built-in Assistant. Just three days ago, Google launched Actions which will allow third-party developers to start integrating their services into Google Assistant.

Based on what we’re seeing now, it would appear that Netflix and Google Photos are the first to take full advantage of this opportunity…

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‘Netflix for books’ service Oyster shutting down as Google acquihires the key execs

Oyster, the ‘Netflix for books’ service that provided unlimited access to over a million books for a .95 monthly subscription, is closing, with Re/code reporting that its CEO and two co-founders have been ‘acquihired’ by Google.

It’s not known at this stage whether Google plans to relaunch the service as a Google-branded product. Oyster said in a blog post that members that they will receive an email with more information in the next few weeks, and Google declined to comment …  more…

Some Galaxy S8/S8+ owners can claim 6 months of Netflix, a free microSD card and case

Every phone offers up a handful of extras along with the device. In some cases that’s a pair of headphones, a free case, an improved warranty, or some free software goodies. With its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8, Samsung is offering an excellent collection of promotional items for those who have recently purchased.

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YouTube reportedly looking to license TV shows & movies to take on Netflix and Hulu

According to a report out of The Wall Street Journal, YouTube is looking to gain streaming rights to TV shows and movies in an effort to compete more directly with services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video. YouTube executives have reportedly been meeting with Hollywood studios over recent months to discuss licensing content.

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