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Winter Olympics streaming on mobile devices via NBC apps

February 6, 2014 |

The 2014 XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are now available to stream using several different NBC sports apps on Android, iOS, and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets. Best of all, the services are available free-of-charge for cable, telco, and satellite … Read More

Redbox Instant by Verizon launches for Windows 8 but only Nokia Lumia

November 26, 2013 |

We sort of get excited here when apps get released for Windows 8 devices. Maybe it’s because of the rarity of such occasions or just the curiosity of applications built for a platform other than Android and iOS. Nevertheless, … Read More

SlingPlayer app updated for Android & iOS, adds Roku support

November 18, 2013 |

Sling has released app updates for both Android and iOS, as well as adding support for Roku devices. The The iOS app, Version 3.0, includes a redesigned UI, easier program discovery, live sports stats, and movie ratings. And, the … Read More

Streaming CBS TV Shows now viewable on Android and Windows 8

October 4, 2013 |

CBS has updated their app to now support streams of TV shows on Android and Windows 8 devices. Previously launched for iOS, the CBS app allows viewing of already-aired shows in as quickly as 24 hours after premiering, although … Read More

Comcast releases Windows 8 Xfinity Remote TV app

June 29, 2013 |

Comcast Xfinity TV customers can now use their Windows 8 Phone as a remote control with the XFINITY TV Remote app. With the free app from Comcast you can view customized TV listings by area, browse the On Demand … Read More

Hulu Plus app now available on Windows Phone 8

May 6, 2013 |

The Hulu Plus app is now available for Windows Phone 8, product manager Karan Nischol announced today on the Hulu Blog. The 4MB app, available in the Windows Phone Store, lets you stream unlimited TV shows and movies from the Hulu Plus library via Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G networks. Features include resume watch on multiple supported devices, a favorites queue, a daily feed of Trending Now clips, and curated editorial compilations. Popular television titles on Hulu Plus include Community, Lost, The Vampire Diaries, Battlestar Galactica and Arrested Development. A Hulu Plus subscription ($7.99 per month) is required for access.  Read More

Windows 8 brings new Netflix app

October 26, 2012 |

With the release of the Windows 8 operating system comes a brand new dedicated application for Netflix. Makes sense. So what’s new? For starters, you can access the Netflix app on your “Start” screen without having to schlep to netflix.com (many … Read More

DIRECTV launches beta streaming service, offers free movie online

May 7, 2012 | 2

DIRECTV has launched a streaming service in Beta mode, offering movies and shows on TVs, laptops, tablets and smartphones over the internet — just like Netflix and other streaming providers. The satcaster is also offering a free movie from DIRECTV CINEMA this month only, featuring titles such as Contraband, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, and Happy Feet Two. HBO premium networks include Starz, Encore, Cinemax, and Audience. Read More