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Why did I pay a subscription if I have to pay or rent each movie? If you want to watch something specific, you can just type it into the search bar to see if you can stream it. Feel free to copy and share this with your friends and family. September continues to be the month that keeps on giving. I have currently cut the cord and want the transition to be as good as I can make it.

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Due to the way content licensing works, Netflix may only be able to show a certain title in a certain country. These limits are dependent on your IP address: Netflix is trying to stop people accessing its service through VPNs, but a handful of VPNs are managing to stay one step ahead of the streaming giant.

Read on to find out which ones In other words, the only difference between plans is the maximum streaming quality and the number of simultaneous streams, which only matters if you have a large household or share your Netflix account.

In terms of content variety, Netflix runs the gamut — nearly every genre imaginable is represented in some form or another. The Netflix library changes on a regular basis.

Every month, some titles expire and are removed while new titles are added in. Despite the occasional high-profile flop, Netflix has an excellent overall track record.

A few you may not have heard about:. Sitcoms are popular on Netflix , with notable titles such as:. Anime is also popular , though the selection tends to focus on series with a lot of mainstream buzz:. The library contains all sorts of educational material, like these science-based TV series:.

Not only is the library full of them, but Netflix continues to fund production for dozens of new documentaries every year. It's strange, but is it worthwhile? Read More , which about as weird as it gets. As of this writing, the U. Combing through all of that can take a while, but fortunately you have a few ways to speed it up.

On other devices, the categories may or may not be directly accessible in this way. For example, on some smart TVs, Netflix only shows categories that align with your viewing habits. New Arrivals is a list of recently added content, sorted by category.

If you want to watch something specific, you can just type it into the search bar to see if you can stream it. Use full names for more precision.

This method requires the use of a web browser. For an easier-to-use option that only covers about of the most popular secret genres, visit the NetflixCodes site where genres are presented as clickable links. One last option is to use a site like JustWatch , a search engine and database that catalogs all of the TV shows and movies available on dozens of streaming services.

For example, you can limit JustWatch results to either movies or TV shows. You can also restrict to titles released between certain years, or titles that received a higher score than X on IMDb or Rotten Tomatoes.

The more you watch, the more it learns about your interests and distastes. It takes that data and recommends other shows you might like, hoping to keep your queue full and your experience engaging. All combined, the million-plus userbase watches billions of hours of TV shows and movies every month.

No other company has direct access to such a massive volume of viewing habits data. It was based on a recipe of data and emotion that means the company always knows what you want to watch.

With the right browser, you can enjoy your favorite shows and movies from the popular streaming subscription service on your Linux device. Read More , but Firefox works too as of March Unfortunately, not all web browsers are created equal. For whatever reason, each browser has a different maximum video resolution. These limitations are due to the browsers themselves, not an artificial limitation put in place by Netflix:. These limits are subject to change as browsers improve.

The most important is that it can stream videos in resolutions up to 4K. It can also download videos for offline playback, though downloaded videos are capped at p.

But you can do so much more with Netflix on Windows, like adding subtitles, using voice commands, and more. Netflix apps are available for smartphones and tablets running both Android and iOS, including the iPod Touch.

While mobile Netflix is more convenient for its portability, the video resolution is limited depending on your device and operating system version. One benefit of watching Netflix on Android or iOS is that you can download videos for offline playback. Not all Android devices support this feature, but most modern ones do.

Simply plug in the device, connect to your home network, and watch. Like web browsers, each device has its own limit on maximum supported video resolutions:. Jeramey Lende via Shutterstock. Netflix apps are available for most current generation and some last generation gaming consoles.

Because of the weaker hardware, some of these devices have the greatest limits on maximum video resolution:. William Potter via Shutterstock. Most smart TV brands have an official Netflix app that can stream up to 4K video. As of this writing, the following smart TV brands are supported:. Some smart TVs, particularly older devices, may be region-locked. In that case, they will only be able to play Netflix in the same region in which they were purchased.

First, the kid-friendly portal at netflix. Everything is the same except the content is curated for toddlers, preteens, and adolescents — safe enough for kids to browse and watch on their own.

Second, enable parental controls. If you create a separate profile for each child, you can set a Maturity Level per profile to limit what they can watch. Learn more about Netflix parental controls. On the whole, Netflix is about as intuitive as it gets. But if you want to kick it up a notch, here are some key Netflix tips and tricks to take your Netflix experience to new levels.

To learn more about these, see our guide to changing Netflix settings How to Make Netflix Better by Changing a Few Settings How to Make Netflix Better by Changing a Few Settings Whether you are brand new to Netflix or have been using it for several years, there are a few settings you can change to make Netflix even better.

While Netflix is now a streaming giant, it started off as a humble DVD delivery service. Our selection covers a mix of the best comedy, action, romantic, sci-fi and September continues to be the month that keeps on giving. A lot of great titles arrived this week on Netflix UK. We take a look at a few of the Paradise PD Season 2: Renewal Status and Netflix Release Date. When will Season 11 and 12 of Heartland be on Netflix?

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