Netflix Lets Android Users Save Shows to Memory Cards
The most recent update to the Netflix mobile app adds a useful tool for Android device owners: subscribers can now download TV shows and movies to on-device memory cards. Netflix says a new setting allows Android device owners to select either their phone's internal storage or a microSD memory card when saving shows for offline viewing. The update also fixes some bugs. The Netflix mobile application is free to download from the Google Play Store, but Netflix itself requires a monthly subscription.
Netflix Adds Cell Data Controls to Android, iOS Apps
May 5, 2016
Netflix has given users of its Android and iOS mobile apps control over how much cellular data the apps use. Netflix subscribers can opt to stream video only over WiFi, or at varying degrees of quality to limit data consumption.
Google Play Eases Pain of Finding Movies and TV Shows in Streaming Apps
Mar 27, 2018
Google today updated its Google Play Store and Google Play Movies & TV apps with new insight when it comes to video streaming services. People can now easily discover which streaming service includes their favorite movie or show.
YouTube Music Now Supports Custom Offline Playlists
Aug 4, 2017
Google updated its YouTube Music application recently and made it possible for users to create their own playlists for offline listening. Before the update, YouTube Music would create mixtape for subscribers using its own algorithms — subscribers could not pick and choose individual songs or albums for offline playback.
Airplay Support Comes to Google Play Movies for iOS
Dec 11, 2015
Google has updated its Play Movies & TV app for iOS devices and added direct Airplay support for streaming to the Apple TV. Play Movies users have been able to push content to the Apple TV for a while, but it involved a workaround.
Google Photos Debuts Create-Your-Own Themed Movies
Feb 7, 2018
Google today added the ability for people to craft their own themed movies in Google Photos. Google Photos' themed movies assemble photos of people, places, pets, or events and stitches them together — complete with soundtrack — into a shareable montage.