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Netflix and Android - chromecast, downloading, profiles - close to perfection!

Netflix and Android have always had a great relationship, but over recent years the app has really gone from strength to strength. The interface is fantastic and the feature set continues to grow in meaningful ways, making it one of my must-have apps.
The first example that comes to mind is obviously Chromecast support. Now this isn’t a Netflix exclusive option, and it is supported well in many media apps, but Netflix and Chromecast work so seamlessly well together that I struggle to think about how I survived before the pairing existed!
Next is the newly integrated ‘Download’ option, which allows users to download content and watch it on the go without a data connection.  Honestly, Netflix kicked it out of the park with this one – it could not be easier to use, it includes all the right settings (save to SD, definition quality control, etc) – and best of all it is all within the existing price brackets. I almost feel they could have charged extra for this service alone – but am ext…

Pinterest

Today's app of the day is Pinterest.

For quite a while, Android Pinterest users were left with only poor imitations of mobile apps, normally based heavily on Pinterest's mobile website. Fortunately, those day are over, with Pinterest releasing an official Android application. Even better, the wait was worth it, with the Pinterest android app being a very refined social application.

Content loads quickly, the UI is clean and intuitive and general functionality is on par with the desktop site. All in all, this should keep Pinterest's current users happy, and also introduce a new suite of users to the service!





In the words of the developer:

Discover, collect, and share inspiration
Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.
Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.
Join millions of pinners who are using Pinterest to share and explore their interests:
• Find recipes that will surprise your friends
• Plan destinations for your next vacation
• Collect your favorite music videos
• Discover design ideas for your home
• Save and compare items you’re shopping for
Features:
• Pin what you love from around the web
• Discover content by browsing interest categories
• Explore pins and boards curated by pinners you follow
• Repin, like and comment on your favorite pins
• Pin with your camera

Price: Free

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