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Streaming giant stands firm despite Amazon's recent announcement. Netflix won't budge on offline playback Netflix might want to rethink its stance on this one. Amazon Prime Video gets offline playback Unfortunately, the company says it has "no immediate plans" to jump to full HD at the moment. New Now TV box does actually support Full HD Kickstarter campaign cancelled due to uncertainty over licences. Matchstick scraps its Chromecast rival The company is discontinuing their TV-based service next month. Nintendo TVii for Wii U to shut down The new app aims to help you remember where you left off. Netflix is updating its TV apps Over half of those watching iPlayer for free abroad originate from China to the tune of around 38.5 million. iPlayer 'watched by around 65m abroad' Streaming service's boss Reed Hastings wants to increase prices. Bad news for fans of Netflix? Third-party app lets users watch YouTube footage on their smartwatch. YouTube videos come to Android Wear Streaming service overhauls its web layout for the first time in four years. Netflix starts rolling out new web interface Starbreeze Studios lifts the lid on its high-end competitor to Oculus Rift. StarVR headset to take on Oculus Rift If all goes according to plan, the film will get a theatrical release before being streamed. Gilliam signs Don Quixote deal with Amazon The streaming giant says ciao to more TV and movie hungry users across the world. Netflix is coming to 3 more countries soon Short teasers for original content is being trialled, but there won't be adverts. Netflix has no plans for third-party ads Streaming giant to update its layout for first time since 2011. Netflix's new web interface to ape its app The number of streaming requests in March fell by 7% compared to the same period in 2014. iPlayer experiences first ever popularity fall Catching up on EastEnders while on holiday in Spain could become a reality. EU wants iPlayer access throughout Europe Looking to turn a dumb TV into a smart TV? You've come to the right place. Which is the best media streaming device? Is Amazon Instant Video the new mile high club? Amazon Prime heading to in-flight TVs Satya Nadella admits HoloLens was in the works when the firm bought Mojang. Why Microsoft really bought Minecraft Some pre-2013 devices are left behind as YouTube upgrades to Data API v3. YouTube app retired on older hardware Pay TV service asks overseas users to prove they have the right to stream content. HBO Now to cut off viewers outside of US A record quarter for the company sees it add 4.91 million new customers. Netflix reaches 60 million subscribers IMDB-powered information service coming to Fire TV and Fire TV Stick hardware. Amazon X-Ray for Movies comes to Fire TV Online retailer to offer high dynamic range streaming later this year. Amazon Prime Video to offer HDR streaming Streaming service is free for six months when you buy a 4K TV from LG. LG TVs come with six months' free Netflix Amazon's Netflix rival gets a native application for Android tablet devices. Prime Instant Video hits Android tablets Refreshed models of the Roku 2 and Roku 3 leaked by North American retailers. Roku expected to announce new TV boxes Google-owned video service compiles a playlist showcasing its new capabilities. YouTube footage now comes in 4K at 60fps EE Film Club lets customers can watch a film through for £1. £1 Film Club replaces Orange Wednesdays The platform will reportedly host content from broadcasters such as ABC, CBS and Fox. Apple web TV service coming in autumn? Recent changelog data for VLC 3.0 mentions a 'Chromecast output module'. Chromecast support coming to VLC player Users in the US are also being offered $6. Google giving Chromecast users £5 credit Vimeo will fund some of Indiegogo's projects in exchange for distribution rights. Vimeo and Indiegogo announce partnership The three-minute countdown features the dancing lemurs from the Netflix series. Netflix launches New Year countdown for kids Now you can allow your friends to take control of your Chromecast dongle. Google adds guest mode to Chromecast Fargo season one will be made available on Hulu Plus in 2015. Hulu secures exclusive Fargo streaming deal Streaming service reiterates that it has no plans to offer downloads. What is Netflix's stance on offline viewing? The video-on-demand service also increases its content offering. blinkbox launches 'watch offline' feature Users can watch live TV, catch-up and on-demand content on a month-by-month basis. Sony unveils PlayStation TV streaming