Some Pixel phones can’t play HD Netflix due to Widevine DRM bug

The latest update for Pixel phones has landed quite a few treats for owners but even more so for the latest models. According to the changelog and user reports, the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G, both of which share the same Snapdragon 765G chipset, have received optimizations for their graphical performance. Unfortunately, it seems that some owners of those phones are now also having trouble with playing Netflix in HD quality, and, at least at the moment, the exact cause of this issue continues to elude users and developers.

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Android 11 update rolling out for LG Velvet 5G on Verizon’s network
LG Velvet 5G

LG, the smartphone maker, is no more. But for concerned folks who spent hundreds of dollars on LG-branded phones, the Read more

2021 Ford Ranger XLT v Nissan Navara ST-X Comparison
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With a heavy update backing it, Nissan’s new Navara faces the 4x4 dual-cab king, the Ford Ranger Chasing sales The Read more

The Last Campfire gets the No Man’s Sky treatment with a big, free update
The Last Campfire gets the No Man’s Sky treatment with a big, free update

On the heels of the Expeditions update for No Man’s Sky – which launched a couple of weeks ago – Read more

Sony quietly updates the a7R III, a7R IV with improved LCD panels
Sony quietly updates the a7R III, a7R IV with improved LCD panels

Sony has, rather quietly, released updated versions of its a7R III and a7R IV cameras that bring small improvements to Read more

iPad Mini 6 (8.5-inch) 2021: Everything we know so far
iPad Mini 6 (8.5-inch) 2021: Everything we know so far

We’re almost two years on from when the iPad Mini was last graced with an update and its successor is Read more

Halo: The Master Chief Collection season 6 kicks off with a new map and game mode
Halo: The Master Chief Collection season 6 kicks off with a new map and game mode

343 Industries and Microsoft kicked off season 6 within Halo: The Master Chief Collection earlier today, and the new seasonal Read more

​Suunto 7 gets major update – with new titanium edition incoming
​Suunto 7 gets major update – with new titanium edition incoming

And the Suunto 9 also gets some love Suunto has launched updates for its Suunto 7 and Suunto 9 Baro Read more

OnePlus Watch May Add a Much-Requested Missing Feature Via OTA Update
Ditching Wear OS is the right call for the OnePlus Watch

OnePlus launched its first-ever smartwatch, the OnePlus Watch, on March 23. The smartwatch will go on sale starting April 15. Read more

Sony SRS-RA5000 wireless speaker review
Sony SRS-RA5000 wireless speaker review

When I first heard Sony’s 360 Reality Audio technology at CES 2019, I was quite impressed with its implementation on Read more

Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold release date, price, features and everything you need to know
Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold is foldable Android with a very special camera

Samsung could now have some serious competition in the foldable phones space now that Xiaomi has launched its first foldable, Read more

iOS 15: 6 things we want from the next version of Apple’s iPhone software
iOS 15: 6 things we want from the next version of Apple’s iPhone software

iOS is the foundation of every iPhone and iPad and we expect to see iOS 15 arrive later this year. Read more

Elder Scrolls Online gets a next-gen update — and yes, that includes PS5
Bethesda games will be ‘first or better’ on Xbox, but there’s hope for PS5 and Switch

The Elder Scrolls Online is getting a next-gen update on June 8. The enhanced edition will come to both Xbox Read more