Netflix Adds Downloads For Your Offline Viewing Pleasure

One of the most bandwidth-hungry apps on smartphones and tablets, Netflix has been the bane of data caps for years. Today that changes with the addition of downloads.

Find a show or movie, download it to your device and watch it on the subway, in an airplane, in one of the less considerate coffee shops. The screenshot above shows off the new section added to the Android version of the Netflix app, as well as the fact that my children watch much more Netflix than I do.


It’s not clear whether everything on Netflix is available for download or just select titles, but so far most of my favorites are accounted for.

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Mike Fahey

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