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Bad news, those who use proxies! Photo: Netflix

Bad news, those who use proxies! Photo: Netflix

In news that is sure to disappoint some, Netflix is cracking down on customers who use proxies or “unblockers” to trick the streaming video service into thinking they’re in a different country as a way of accessing extra content.

Phone-killing apps

Which apps aren’t the best for your phone’s battery, performance, and data plan? Photo: Pixelkult/Pixabay CC

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The latest quarterly report from antivirus company AVG has outed the battery-killingest, storage-hoggingest apps currently available.

Some of the culprits are unsurprising, but a few might be murdering your phone’s performance without you knowing, like some kind of ninjas that have somehow taken app form. All of this and more happens in “Appsassins,” the screenplay I’m pitching to SyFy.

But here are the biggest offenders, because that’s really the more important information here.

These apps are killing your Android smartphone's performance. Photo: AVG

These apps are killing your Android smartphone’s performance. Photo: AVG

It’s no surprise that some Android apps suck up more of your battery life than others, but others kill your performance in different ways. Here are the Android apps you should avoid if you want your battery to last all day and your Android phone running fast.

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Watching Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services can be difficult while traveling outside of the U.S. Rather than bypass these restrictions with the help of a complex and slow VPN, choose a faster and simpler solution with Getflix — and save 88% on a lifetime subscription for a limited time.

Prime Video now works offline. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Prime Video now works offline. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Amazon Prime Video today took a massive step toward beating Netflix by adding offline video to its growing list of advantages. The feature allows users to download movies and TV shows and enjoy them without a data connection while they’re on the go.

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