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Netflix has declared 2017 the year of High Dynamic Range (HDR) programming. The popular streaming service has already dramatically expanded its 4K HDR content - and there's a lot more to come in the months ahead.
Last year, we were invited to check out the company's state-of-the-art colour correction suite in New York where Netflix Originals receive a fresh lick of digital paint in the HDR conversion process. Here's everything we learned.
4K TVs are becoming cheap and ubiquitous enough for everyone to buy, but that doesn't necessarily mean you need to start watching 4K Blu-rays. This video shows the benefit you really get from those.
There have been a lot of great films released since the year 2000, but some of them stood above the rest and elevated the medium to a whole new level of storytelling. These are the 25 best films of the 21st century according to film critics around the globe, and where you can watch them for yourself.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first standalone movie in the Star Wars universe. (If you don't count the made-for-TV Ewok pap from the '80s, that is.) Unusually for a Star Wars movie, the production process was subject to significant rewrites and re-shoots due to purported tonal problems. This is more than a little concerning. Well, the first reviews are finally out and opinion is widely divided. Here's what major critics around the world are saying...
Rejoice, you can download Netflix movies and TV shows to watch offline. Unfortunately, it only downloads to your built-in storage by default, which can lead to some slow, cluttered phones. If you'd rather use the extra space on your SD card for all those Stranger Things episodes, here's how.
The last thing you want when you settle down to binge-watch Orange is the New Black is buffering or lag on your Netflix video stream. With that in mind, these are the tricks you need to be aware of to minimise the chances of that happening. Most of these tips apply to any video streaming site, so you can reuse them for Hulu and YouTube too.
Plex and Kodi are two of our favourite home theatre apps, and now you can get both of them together. Plex just announced its new Kodi add-on so you can include your Plex library in Kodi.