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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.

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

 
New AirTV Player Combines Streaming Services and Over-the-Air Content

New AirTV Player Combines Streaming Services and Over-the-Air Content

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

AirTV officially made its debut at CES 2017 with the new AirTV Player. A wholly owned subsidiary of Dish Network, AirTV's goal is to unite popular streaming services with free over-the-air content in one interface. On its own, the AirTV... Read More

 
TIDAL Adds MQA Recordings to Its Premium Tier

TIDAL Adds MQA Recordings to Its Premium Tier

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

TIDAL has announced that master-quality hi-res MQA recordings are now available for subscribers of the streaming service's HiFi tier ($19.99/month). We reported back at CES 2016 that TIDAL was plannning to add MQA files; after some delay, the plan has... Read More

 
Google Play Adds Ultra HD Movies

Google Play Adds Ultra HD Movies

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Google has announced the addition of more than 125 Ultra HD movies to the Google Play store, including Star Trek Beyond, The Secret Life of Pets, Ghostbusters, and Captain Phillips. Google Play uses the same VP9 compression scheme as YouTube... Read More

 
YouTube Adds Live 4K Streaming

YouTube Adds Live 4K Streaming

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Last week, YouTube announced that the website now supports live 4K streaming for both standard videos and 360-degree videos. The site has supported 4K video playback for a number of years and recently added support for High Dynamic Range playback.... Read More

 
iHeartRadio Introduces Two On-Demand Subscription Options

iHeartRadio Introduces Two On-Demand Subscription Options

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

iHeartRadio is adding two subscription-based services to its repertoire. iHeartRadio Plus, which will cost $4.99/month, delivers the same access to more than 850 radio stations that you get with the free service, but it adds the ability to instantly replay... Read More

 
Netflix Adds Offline Viewing Option

Netflix Adds Offline Viewing Option

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Netflix has added an offline viewing option to the iOS and Android versions of the Netflix app. This allows users to download copies of select movies and TV shows to watch when a network connection is not available. Offline viewing... Read More

 
DirecTV NOW Internet TV Service Launches Today

DirecTV NOW Internet TV Service Launches Today

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

DirecTV's Internet TV service, called DirecTV Now, officially goes live today. Several packages are available, ranging from $35 (for 60+ channels) up to $70 (for 120+ channels). No long-term contract is required, and users can try out the service for... Read More

 
FandangoNOW Added to Xbox Gaming Consoles

FandangoNOW Added to Xbox Gaming Consoles

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Fandango has announced that its FandangoNOW on-demand video service has been added to the Xbox One and Xbox One S. FandangoNOW (formerly M-GO) is a pay-per-use service that allows you to buy or rent movies and TV shows. The service... Read More