The Morning After: Netflix’s ‘Ultra’ price test

Latest news

    Internet TV is getting more expensive, again.Netflix tests ‘Ultra’ tier that could add a higher-price option

    With Netflix adding new original content at a breakneck pace, it only makes sense that another price adjustment is around the corner. The company confirmed tests of an Ultra tier that some European users have seen offered. Nothing’s set in stone, yet, but right now the 16.99 Euro option allows for 4K, HDR and up to four streams at once. That means some of those features are pulled from the current lower-priced standard and Premium plans. If this rolls out widely, we’ll have to wait and see if existing users who enjoy simultaneous streams and HDR at current rates get grandfathered in.

    Paying for premium was supposed to get rid of ads.Spotify users push back after Drake’s weekend ‘take over’

    Last week, Drake smashed the single-day record for total number of album streams on Spotify with the release of his new record Scorpion, but the artist had some help in making that happen. Spotify placed Drake prominently on its playlists, effectively allowing the artist to take over the music service at the weekend. Some premium subscribers went so far as to demand refunds from Spotify for the service’s placement of advertisements on accounts that are supposed to be ad-free.

    Can’t get hacked if you leak the movie yourself.Sony posted a whole movie to YouTube instead of the trailer

    Instead of going straight to DVD, Sony’s Khali the Killer movie went straight to YouTube in a post that was supposed to only hold a trailer.

    More than one million deals.Amazon’s biggest Prime Day sale starts on July 16th

    Why wait for Black Friday? Amazon’s transparent mid-year attempt to boost sales is scheduled for July 16th, promising a day and a half of deep discounts that are (possibly) too good to resist. Prime Day kicks off around the world (and for the first time in Australia, Singapore, Netherlands and Luxembourg) on July 16th at 3 PM ET.

    Ryo Hazuki’s revenge story is back.‘Shenmue’ returns August 21st

    With the third chapter in the Shenmue saga delayed yet again until 2019, fans (and newcomers) can keep themselves busy in the meantime with the first two games on their fancy modern consoles and PCs. Sega will release PS4, Xbox One and PS4 versions of the titles on August 21st and dropped off a new trailer for the remastered games just to whet our appetites.

    Plus our first look at Android Wear.This day in Engadget history: Blockbuster Video tanks in a big way

    Eight years ago, good ol’ Blockbuster Video hit a new low: Shares of the once-great video store rental chain were trading at 18 cents, and, as a result, it was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange

    But wait, there’s more…

    The Morning After is a new daily newsletter from Engadget designed to help you fight off FOMO. Who knows what you’ll miss if you don’t Subscribe.

    Craving even more? Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter.

    View the original article:

    Have a suggestion on how we can improve The Morning After? Send us a note.

    In the same category are

    Ron Perlman Says Lindsey Graham Wonders ‘How Many D*cks Do I Gotta Suck’ to Be Attorney General Actor Ron Perlman hurled a vulgar slur at Sen. Lindsey Graham performing oral sex on men Thursday, adding his name to the list of Hollywood celebritie...
    Hollywood Calls for Gun Control After California Shooting: ‘We Live in a War Zone’ While many across America were mourning the horrific mass shooting at a California bar Thursday, the liberal activists of Hollywood were already busy ...
    Taylor Swift Fails to Take Out Marsha Blackburn Pop superstar Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen failed to persuade the great people of Tennessee on Tuesday. The...
    Taylor Swift Fails to Take Out Marsha Blackburn Pop superstar Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen failed to persuade the great people of Tennessee on Tuesday. The...
    Live Updates: Celebrity Midterm Madness — ‘Your Vote a Matter of Life and Death’ Hollywood celebrity social media screeds exploded early on Election Day Tuesday, with several hysterical Hollywood elites sharing self-important scree...
    Google can tell you how and where to vote on Election Day Entering "how do I register to vote" or "how do I vote" will produce bitesize, state-specific instructions about the deadlines, requirements, eligibil...

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.