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Streaming, Apps, and Downloads News

The future of home theater media is streaming, apps, and downloads. Now, while the future may not yet be here, it is on the way. In this news section, you can find the latest apps and services for your Blu-ray player, LED HDTV, plasma HDTV, or AV receiver and any other developments and breakthroughs that may be happening with the technology.

Majority of U.S. TV Households Are Streaming Video, Study Finds

Majority of U.S. TV Households Are Streaming Video, Study Finds

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Multichannel News reports that, based on findings from a new study by the Leichtman Research Group, in 69 percent of U.S. TV households, at least one TV is connected to the Internet--be it through a smart TV, a streaming media... Read More

 
Tubi TV Added to Sony Smart TVs and Blu-ray Players

Tubi TV Added to Sony Smart TVs and Blu-ray Players

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Tubi TV has announced that its free, ad-supported streaming TV network will now be available on Sony's smart TVs and Blu-ray players. Tubi TV has more than 40,000 videos in its library, from over 200 content partners--including Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount... Read More

 
Reflections From a Recent Cord Cutter

Reflections From a Recent Cord Cutter

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

I've toyed with the idea of cutting the cord for several years now. About five months ago, I finally decided to bust out those symbolic scissors and bid farewell to my satellite TV service. Allow me to share the wisdom... Read More

 
Attack of the Smart Home Devices

Attack of the Smart Home Devices

By Jeff Berman

 

With the proliferation of smart home devices, cyber-security has become a huge concern. Jeff Berman interviewed several cyber-security experts to discuss the issue and learn ways you can protect yourself. Read More

 
Audirvana Adds MQA Support to Its Desktop Music Player

Audirvana Adds MQA Support to Its Desktop Music Player

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Audirvana has introduced a new desktop music player for macOS that supports the MQA format. The Audirvana Plus 3 player allows you to manage your full digital music library, whether it's stored locally or streamed, and it has integrated support... Read More

 
Pandora Adds Premium Subscription Tier

Pandora Adds Premium Subscription Tier

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Pandora has introduced a Premium subscription tier, for $9.99/month, that adds the ability to search and play any song or album in the company's catalog. You can continue to build artist- or genre-inspired radio stations and tailor your content with... Read More

 
YouTube Officially Announces Its Live TV Service

YouTube Officially Announces Its Live TV Service

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

YouTube has officially announced its long-awaited live TV service, called YouTube TV. The service will cost $35/month and, as of this writing, includes about 36 channels--including live local channels like ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX, as well as the CW,... Read More

 
LG webOS 3.5 Earns UL Certification for Cybersecurity

LG webOS 3.5 Earns UL Certification for Cybersecurity

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

LG has announced that its webOS 3.5 smart TV platform has earned UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification. UL tested webOS 3.5's Security Manager in the areas of "application security, information access control via authentication processes, engineer mode hacking protection... Read More

 
Your Guide to Ultra HD Streaming

Your Guide to Ultra HD Streaming

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Want to stream Ultra HD and HDR content to your new UHD TV? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the available services. Read More

 
New FandangoNOW Series Showcases Extreme Home Theaters

New FandangoNOW Series Showcases Extreme Home Theaters

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

FandangoNOW's very first digital video series sounds like a show right after our own heart: "Extreme Home Theaters" highlights, in short two- to three-minute episodes, interesting and unique home theater designs. The free show is available through the FandangoNOW app... Read More