“When you are in the middle of your favourite series, it can be painful having to step away from your computer,” Shivali Best reports for The Mail Online. “But you no longer have to leave your beloved show behind. Netflix members worldwide can now save videos for offline viewing, in addition to streaming series and films at no extra cost.”

“The move follows similar strategies by Netflix’s rivals, including Amazon, who introduced Amazon Prime – which allows you to watch content offline – last year,” Best reports. “To browse all the downloadable titles, users can select ‘Available for Download’ from the Netflix menu, and then download by clicking the arrow icon on a title. There will also be the option to download in standard or high quality, depending on how much space you have available on your device.

Best report, “The update is now available worldwide for users on iOS 8.0 or later, and Android 4.4.2 or later, with the latest version of the Netflix app.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: We look forward eagerly to far less saturated in-flight Wi-Fi and also the possibility of actually using a bunch of these 256GBs on our iPhone 7 Plus units!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]