While some video providers are moving away from Google TV, Roku and the Playbook, and Netflix still has yet to officially release its movie streaming app on any Android devices, the Epix channel is going all in. Following its "Big on Any Screen" slogan, it will roll out apps on a slew of devices over the second quarter beyond its current Flash player.
FiOS TV Customers Can Now Watch TV Shows and Movies on Mobile Devices While Away From HomeEnhanced FiOS Mobile App Offers Live TV and Video on Demand on iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, and Android Tablets and SmartphonesNEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new commuter check list: Keys. Check! Wallet or purse. Check! And now, the enhanced FiOS Mobile App, which enables Verizon FiOS TV customers to watch live linear content as well as video on demand while away from home.
Verizon has announced the addition of 16 new channels to its home streaming app called the FiOS Mobile App. With the addition of the 16 new channels, the app now gives FiOS subscribers access to 25 different channels on the go. The application is available as a free download for subscribers.
Following the update to its iOS app last month, Roku has released an update to its Android app that brings in the coveted improvement to its Play on Roku feature. Users will now be able to stream videos from their smartphones to a Roku player for viewing on a TV or other larger display.
Streaming media hardware company Roku, which is holding it own in a market that includes tech industry heavyweights including Apple and Google, has just introduced new models of its streaming players. The small set-top boxes include redesigned versions of the Roku LT, Roku 1 and Roku 2, bringing some features from the Roku 3 flagship player to the company’s more conservatively priced offerings.
Sling only refreshes its TV-streaming set-top boxes once every few years, and indeed, the current models only came out 13 months ago. So, it's a bit early for new hardware, but the company has at least been busy making over its family of apps. Today, Sling released an overhauled version of its iOS app (SlingPlayer 3.
Verizon has released an update to its FiOS Mobile app, which now allows users of Verizon's My FiOS service to watch TV shows over cellular networks, instead of limiting them to WiFi viewing in their homes. As noted in the app's release notes for version 2.0:What's New in Version 2.
Roku Gets New Lineup of Streaming Players and More Channels
Roku has updated its product line with three new streaming devices aimed at users who want a great connected video player at an affordable price.
Back in March, Roku launched the Roku 3 , its most powerful streaming player to date. At $99.99, the Roku 3 has a dual-core ARM Cortex A-9 processor, dual-band 802.
To say that today's a big day for Roku is a bit of an understatement. Not only is the company revamping its entire product lineup, there's also the small matter of the UK launch of the Roku 3 to consider.
For the first time ever, customers of Verizon’s FiOS TV service are being allowed to watch live television on their mobile devices when they’re out of their homes, and disconnected from their home’s Wi-Fi network.
Roku offers a popular line of set-top box hardware that allows users to stream all sorts of digital content to their televisions. Roku announced today that it has a new content deal in place with Disney and ESPN Media Networks. This content deal delivers live programming, events, and video via the Roku streaming platform from both Disney and ESPN channels.
The folks at Sling Media have let it be known today that they’re ready to give the full SlingPlayer family a boost in the software world. The two bits that’ll get this update straight away are SlingPlayer 3.
Coming out of CES 2014, Roku has unveiled the Roku TV. This has them taking a step away from set-top boxes and into actual televisions. This setup will offer users access to the full Roku Channel Store which has more than 31,000 movies and 1,200 channels.
Google'sChromecasthas teased seemingly limitless potential since its release last year, but until theCast SDK came out yesterdaymost developers couldn't take advantage of it. That includes Koushik Dutta, creator of the AllCast app that we've already seen featuringscreen mirroringorstreaming music, video and pictures from Android devicesto the dongle, but that's all changed.
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Many streaming-savvy DVRs either lean heavily on cloud services or are linked to traditional TV -- neither of which is ideal for cord cutters trying to lower their long-term costs. Nuvyyo is promising what could be a more affordable option with its upcoming Tablo DVR.
Updates, apps and mergers are piling up as we head deeper into 2014, leaving little room for idle chatter as Ben and Richard get down to business. The Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal is stillreverberating through the newsand it's dovetailing with yet another Apple TV rumor.
Roku has just announced that its Roku Android app has just gotten a new talent: streaming videos from phones to TVs via the Play on Roku feature. The update comes just a month after Roku announced the addition of video streaming to its iOS app, promising an Android version for selected devices to come later.