Netflix to add offline viewing by the end of 2016

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Netflix wants to serve you offline.
Netflix wants to serve you offline.
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Netflix is working to bring offline viewing to its smartphone and tablet apps by the end of 2016, according to sources familiar with its plans.

The feature will allow subscribers to save episodes of their favorite shows and feature length movies to their devices and then enjoy them later without a data connection.

Today in Apple history: Original Apple I sells for big bucks at auction

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A working Apple-1 is worth a small fortune these days.
A working Apple 1 will set you back a small fortune.
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Friday24On June 24, 2013, an Apple I — the first ever computer built by Apple Computer, Inc. — was listed for auction by international auction house Christie’s.

Thought to be one of the first 25 units to be built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the late 1970s, the unit featured no Apple logo, but rather a signature from Woz, who designed the machine. It sold for an impressive $390,000, ranking it among the most expensive computers ever sold.

Week’s best Apple deals: Apple Watch for $49, MacBook Pro for $999

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Apple Watch deal
It's the best deal yet on Apple Watch (but there's a catch).
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It’s the cheapest Apple Watch we’ve ever seen by far … you just have to buy an iPhone to get the astonishing $49 price tag. That screaming deal, a great student discount on a MacBook Pro, and more are in this week’s roundup of the best Apple bargains.

Unlimited VPN, cloud backup and more in the week’s best deals at Cult of Mac [Deals]

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Time to fire up the credit card for these hot deals.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Another week, another batch of great deals. This time around we’re looking at 5 years of unlimited cloud backup, a lifetime of virtual private network access, a 10-foot long Lightning cable and a bluetooth boom box that really bumps. Take a look for more details: