Dec
16

Top 5 Alternatives to Netflix and Why

Netflix is an entertainment platform that has been in business since 1997. Back then, it was providing video-streaming and DVDs that were distributed by mail. But later in 2013 after its expansion, it ventured into the film and television viewing industry with an added distribution on the online platform. Its availability in close to 200 countries currently has given it a large number of subscribers. Just recently, the company has announced a hike in the prices of their packages. It has sparked a need for alternative platforms which are cheaper and others are free. Here are some of those platforms that could be utilized by viewers searching for better deals.

Showbox

It is a platform that is all rounded when it comes to entertainment which is well equipped with lots of media content. The main catch point that Showbox has about it is that a subscription is not necessary to access it. Its services are free, and it only needs one to install the Showbox app on their device. Another feature is that its entire media is available in High Definition format. It is also not characteristic of lags while streaming your favorite tv shows.

YouTube

It is also a free site which has attracted millions of viewers all over the world. It offers a wide range of videos from funny clips, tutorial videos, science videos, movies, and series. (Their previews too are available). You can also add personal videos for purposes of sharing it with other viewers. You don’t have to download this app as it comes as a default in almost all electronic gadgets that can connect to a wireless network. It also has a safety mode appropriate for children under the age of 13.

Mubi

It is another film site which has included a subscription in its provision. Its availability has spread to over 200 countries since its inception in 2007. It is also available for Apple devices, Android phones, and smart TV sets. It has a low subscription of $5.99 per month as compared to Netflix whose cheapest subscription as of now is at @7.99 per month.

Vimeo

Founded in 2004, this was the first website that offered high definition videos to their viewers. It is popular for its creative art. Lots of creative videos are uploaded here by a wide array of artists who are active members of the platform. All the creative videos are available as soon as one subscribes to be a member of the video-sharing website.

Sky Go

It offers online services for television which gives you the ability to watch TV at any given time and any given place. There is no limitation on the devices to access sky go with because one can use even play stations. Sports highlights, emerging news, movies and TV shows are some of the media content that sky subscribers can enjoy.

Conclusion

The above-mentioned websites are a credible alternative to Netflix which offer cheaper services or more specific services. (Vimeo is one example of creative art). You don’t have to be stuck with Netflix when there is an array of other video and film sites that are cheaper and more user-friendly.

Oct
25

Best PLS Monitors For Call Of Duty WW2

Call of Duty WWII is a sequel of a famous first-person shooting video game planned to be launched in November this year. It is a game developed by Sledgehammer games. This game is demanding high-quality graphics for taking the most out of it. For high-quality graphics rendering, it is important to have the best displays to watch it. This calls for the PLS technology displays. This article discusses some popular PLS technology display.

What is PLS display?

PLS stands for Plane to Line switching display technology developed by Samsung. It is similar to the IPS – In-Panel switching technology being used in the LCD & LED screens these days. Although PLS and IPS are almost similar display technologies, PLS has certain added advantages. PLS displays are cheaper to manufacture, provides better image quality and resolution and better brightness too.

Best PLS displays in the market

There are numerous PLS monitors available in the market these days. This article discusses the 5 top performing PLS displays here.

#1 Samsung 370 S24E370DL

This is a 24-inch monitor with a full HD resolution. It has a shiny blue transparent bezel around its screen. The display has a stunning and appealing appearance. The ultra-thin bezel not only gives a great viewing angle of 178 degrees but also gives greater display space. The monitor supports AMD FreeSync which helps in reducing the response to as low as 4ms. Thus, overall it ranks among the top five of all the screens

#2 YIDO Display 325FHDCV

This is a 32-inch curved display with PLS technology. With the curved geometry, this screen offers a theatrical viewing experience. However, the screen lags in response time compared to the above Samsung screen. The curved display offers better viewing angles and color rendition but requires you to stay at a minimum distance to view it better. The monitor comes with a full HD resolution and DVI+HDMI support

#3 Philips 272P4QPJKEB

This is a professional hard carcass monitor with a PLS Quad HD display. As evident, the display quality is far off the above two. However, it renders only 8-bit colors and 109ppi images which are low compared to its specifications. It comes with a smart connect feature which allows you to connect almost any device over HDMI, DVI or Display port. Its Smart ErgoBase allows you to make necessary ergonomic adjustments.

#4 New Qnix Qx2710 LED Evolution ⅱ 2

The Qnix display is a Korean product delivery the best-in-class resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. It offers truly excellent virtual reality support. Moreover, it has a flicker-free backlight to help you reduce strains and eye fatigue. This version of the display comes with numerous ports to connect the display with various devices. In addition to that, it also has stereo speakers inbuilt to provide you with great sound during gaming.

#5 YAMAKASI M320PFH

A 32-inch curved display almost similar to the YIDO display mentioned above. However, the resolution is lower compared to it. This display comes with a 1920×1080 resolution. The aspect ratio of 16:9 and a refresh rate of 60Hz give just the perfect blend for gaming display.

Conclusion

Although there are numerous displays on the market, we can conclude that the 4th display in the above list proves to be the best display you could purchase right now for playing Call of Duty WWII. It not only provides a great picture quality but also a great viewing experience with its high resolution. If there are no budget constraints, we recommend you to purchase this display for your gaming needs.