Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Netflix's new feature could save you a heap on your phone bill

netflixapp2.jpg

It's a curse that haunts the Millennial binge watcher. 

You're stuck on a bus, going nowhere fast, so decide to treat yourself to an emergency session of House of Cards via your Netflix app. Two hours later and you only realise the damage you've done o your wallet when your phone nudges you with a data alert. 

Netflix knows the problem only too well - introducing a new feature to its app offering to help you better control your data use.

Netflix App

By updating to the most recent version of the app, you'll now be able to pick between five options for your cellular data use:

  • Wi-Fi only (read - for normal people who don't have a lavish data package)
  • Low - watch four hours of video per GB of data
  • Medium - two hours per GB
  • High - one hour per GB
  • Unlimited - WHAT, ARE YOU MADE OF MONEY?!

You can set your new limit by heading to "App Settings" and tapping "Cellular Data Usage". You can find more details here.

Or, just stick to reading a book? 

Related

youtube.jpg

YouTube is set to take on TV with its own streaming service

netflix.jpg

This is how Netflix know what you’ll click before you do

2.jpg

Marvel's The Punisher Gets Netflix Spin-off Series

Comments

More

If you own any of these video games you're sitting on a fortune

Here's hoping you were a hoarder

by David Cornish
09 Dec 2016

iPhone 8 rumours suggest it'll have a revolutionary curved screen

And it could be coming out NEXT YEAR!!!

by Jamie Carson
07 Dec 2016

Amazon is launching checkout-free shop where you simply walk out

Goodbye stubborn self-checkout machine, hello freakishly smart tech

by Emily Badiozzaman
06 Dec 2016

The Last Of Us 2 and nine more new Playstation games set for 2017

A certain spin-kicking marsupial is back, too!

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

New app will allow you to check the potency of your sperm

Get to know your baby makers up-close and personal

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

WhatsApp is about to stop working for millions of smartphone users

And it's bad news for Nokia or Blackberry users

by Tom Fordy
02 Dec 2016

Delete yourself from the internet with this handy website

And just like that, he was gone.

by Sam Diss
28 Nov 2016

Get on ‘Sindr’ the Catholic Church’s confession app

Swipe to find God in your area

24 Nov 2016

Apple to replace faulty batteries on iPhone 6s devices

21 Nov 2016

These are the worst passwords on the web

Best check yours isn't one of them

17 Nov 2016