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TV AND FILM STREAMING SERVICE Netflix delivered some good news for iPhone and iPad users on Thursday by adding HD streaming and Airplay support to its iOS app.
The update, which bumps the app to Netflix version 5.0, is available now, and we've managed to get it up and running on our iPhone 5C handset.
The most notable addition is HD streaming. The feature, which has been on many users' wish lists for a while, allows Netflix users to view content in HD 1080p, a feature that Netflix had added for Google's Android 4.3 Jelly Bean mobile operating system.
We've had a quick browse through the Netflix catalogue, and the app already has HD content ready to view. While Breaking Bad is not yet available in high-definition, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Dexter and The US Office are all available in HD 1080p.
This rollout comes just a week after Netflix announced that Super HD streaming was available to all, regardless of internet provider and speed.
Netflix has also finally added Airplay streaming for iOS 7 users. This means that those with an Apple TV device can stream a show or film from their iPhone or iPad through the little black box to view the content on their HD TV. Netflix noted that you'll need to switch off Airplay mirroring for this feature to work.
Netflix 5.0 also added playback optimisations and a number of stability improvements.
Netflix 5.0 for iOS is available to download free from iTunes now. If you're running iOS 7, the app will update automatically. µ
Tags: Digital Media
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