5 Biggest Netflix Hacks of 2016

5 Biggest Netflix Hacks of 2016

With 2016 racing toward the finish line, it’s time to look back over the year to see what the biggest Netflix hacks are. From a pantheon of secret Netflix codes that unlock every genre and then some, to crafting your own Netflix wearables, there is something...
Superyacht’s Central Server

Superyacht’s Central Server

A superyacht’s central server is the heart of its multimedia entertainment. When you want to relax and watch a movie or TV show, or set the tone with the perfect music, the server you choose matters. However, when it comes to loading up the server with thousands...
5 Netflix Tricks for Beginners

5 Netflix Tricks for Beginners

Are you new to Netflix? Luckily, there are a lot of great blogs out there with tons of tips. However, it can be difficult to follow some of them if you are starting with nothing, or picking up from where someone else left off. These Netflix tricks can help you get...
Can I Watch Netflix with WindStream?

Can I Watch Netflix with WindStream?

When you got DSL, you were likely thinking that your woes were over. For the most part, they are! You can surf the web, stream videos, and check your social media. But as soon as someone else hops online, your speeds drop and you can’t seem to do anything...

NightShift Sneak Peek

Get a sneak peek at NightShift’s evolution   View all of the content on Netflix, however you want to view it. It’s easy to navigate and quickly find what you are looking for. Add individual episodes or an entire series with a simple click —...
4 Ways to Get More from Slow DSL

4 Ways to Get More from Slow DSL

Are you stuck with slow DSL? Do you constantly try to find ways to speed it up? There are a lot of articles on how to boost your speeds and keep your PC clean, but the speed you want is never quite reached. The good news is that slow speeds may not be holding you back...
What Do Netflix Ratings Mean?

What Do Netflix Ratings Mean?

You may have noticed that Netflix ratings appear for you.  But what does this Netflix rating mean and how do they determine the star-rating? One might assume these Netflix ratings are based on how popular the series/show/movie is across all of Netflix, based on what...

Stream Netflix in HD with DSL

DSL beats dial-up, but does it pack the punch needed to stream HD Netflix? To find out, we need to take a look at the speed you need to stream Netflix in HD. Then, we need to take a look at the speed you can typically expect for DSL. The last step is finding the...
Video Buffering is Bad for Your Health

Video Buffering is Bad for Your Health

Have you ever thought that video buffering is bad for your health? A lot of people may have laughed at that thought. Now, we know it’s not that much of an exaggeration. Ericsson recently funded a study on the effects that slow networks have on us, and the...
New On Netflix March 20-26

New On Netflix March 20-26

New On Netflix March 20-26 March has been a month full of Netflix originals, and the fun has not stopped yet. Unfortunately, we won’t see another original until next week. If you have been following Ricky, Julian and Bubbles as they get up to their trailer park...
Worth NightShifting (March 13-19)

Worth NightShifting (March 13-19)

What’s Worth NightShifting from March 13-19 There are a  total of 19 new titles coming to Netflix this week. From independent films to Netflix originals, you (and your children) will find something new to watch. Any fan of Dwyane ‘The Rock’ Johnson...
Worth NightShifting (March 7-12)

Worth NightShifting (March 7-12)

What’s Worth NightShifting from March 7-12 There will be a combined total of 12 new (and relatively new) TV shows and movies hitting Netflix U.S. this week. Two of those titles are Netflix Originals, and they are being released on the same day (one for the kids;...
Cord Cutting: Exede or HughesNet

Cord Cutting: Exede or HughesNet

If you plan on cutting the cord in a rural area where it is either impossible or too expensive to get unlimited high speed internet, you may feel that your choices are pretty slim. However, there are  solutions! Especially if Netflix is your top choice to replace...
New and Improved NightShift

New and Improved NightShift

Your experience with NightShift has been redesigned. Here are the new features that you will find the next time you login. Overview The first thing you may notice is that “List TV Shows and Movies” is no longer there. It has been replaced with “Content,” located at...
4 Steps to Reduce Netflix Buffering

4 Steps to Reduce Netflix Buffering

What is buffering? When you click the play button on Netflix, it begins to download some of what you are about to watch. Once enough has been downloaded to start playing the video smoothly, you are able to start watching the video. The space between where you are in...

17 Netflix Tips Everyone Needs to Know

Are you new to Netflix? Or have been using it since before it hit the internet, but you still aren’t quite sure of how to navigate through all of the new features? Even if you are Netflix savvy, these Netflix tips may surprise you!   #1 Manage Your Profiles When...

Summer is Over

Sadly summer is already over. The days are getting shorter and there is less time to do fun stuff outside. For many of us this probably means more TV watching (but hopefully not too much). You need to be careful though, the battle for bandwidth in a household can be...

Article in Ars Technica on NightShift

We were very excited this week to see a great article in Ars Technica on NightShift. It’s great to see so much interest in the problem we’re trying to solve. Ars Technica: “NightShift” caches Netflix shows on your home network to boost...

NightShift In the News

It’s  been a busy week for NightShift news. Below are links to a few of the articles. Canadian Business: Aterlo Networks solves rural users’ Netflix buffering problem Fierce Cable: New Zealand ISP offers NightShift from Aterlo to preload Netflix content for...

Can I Watch Netflix On Satellite Internet?

Living in a rural area shouldn’t mean that you cannot take advantage of all the great online services that are available. Netflix is one of the most popular online services with over 39 million subscribers in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately for satellite Internet...

NightShift Gets a New Home

As you have probably noticed, NightShift has a new domain name, gonightshift.com, and a new look. When we launched NightShift last year we launched it on our main corporate site, aterlo.com. This site targeted a diverse audience ranging from end users to Internet...