Streaming, Apps, and Downloads News (319 Posts)


Hulu Live Leads All Internet TV Services in Number of Local Stations

Hulu Live Leads All Internet TV Services in Number of Local Stations

FierceCable reports that Hulu's Internet TV service, called Hulu Live, has a significant lead in the total number of local stations it offers around the country. Hulu Live recently added 23 more ABC affiliates and nine more NBC stations, bringing... Continue Reading

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.

The latest news in steaming and download services as well as the best apps for your home theater system

Streaming, Apps, and Downloads News Archives

Nov 23, 2017

VUDU Adds HDR10 Support

Video streaming provider VUDU has announced the addition of HDR10 support in certain streaming media devices (listed below). Up to... Continue Reading
VUDU Adds HDR10 Support

Nov 15, 2017

Sonos Control Now Available Directly Through Pandora App

Pandora has announced that users can now control their Sonos music products directly within the Pandora mobile app, rather than... Continue Reading
Sonos Control Now Available Directly Through Pandora App

Nov 13, 2017

The Complicated Choice Between Streaming and Downloading

The silver disc is clearly in its twilight years. Have you decided what your disc-less future will look like? Jerry Del Colliano discusses the current state of streaming and downloading for both music and movies. Continue Reading
The Complicated Choice Between Streaming and Downloading

Nov 10, 2017

Parks Associates Releases List of Top 10 Subscription OTT Video Services

Research firm Parks Associates has released its list of the top 10 subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services here in the... Continue Reading
Parks Associates Releases List of Top 10 Subscription OTT Video Services

Nov 02, 2017

YouTube TV App Coming to Smart TVs and Media Players

YouTube has announced that an app for its live TV service, YouTube TV, is coming soon to select smart TVs... Continue Reading
YouTube TV App Coming to Smart TVs and Media Players

Oct 23, 2017

Apple Makes Waves in the 4K Market

Apple's new Apple TV 4K media player faces a tough road, but the company's entry in the 4K software market is already making waves. Continue Reading
Apple Makes Waves in the 4K Market

Oct 16, 2017

Is Cord Cutting Really Killing Traditional Pay TV?

There's no doubt that cord cutting has gained steam over the past few years, but is it really a serious threat to the cable and satellite providers? Jeff Berman asks the experts. Continue Reading
Is Cord Cutting Really Killing Traditional Pay TV?

Oct 02, 2017

Roku Introduces Its 2017 Player Line

Roku has introduced its 2017 lineup of streaming media players, all of which are now available for preorder and will... Continue Reading
Roku Introduces Its 2017 Player Line

Sep 13, 2017

Apple Introduces Apple TV 4K and iTunes 4K Content

Apple has finally joined Roku, Amazon, Google, and NVIDIA in offering a streaming media player that supports 4K and HDR.... Continue Reading
Apple Introduces Apple TV 4K and iTunes 4K Content

Aug 10, 2017

VIZIO Adds Amazon Video to Its SmartCast TV Platform

VIZIO has announced the addition of the Amazon Video streaming service to its SmartCast TV platform, via an update that's... Continue Reading
VIZIO Adds Amazon Video to Its SmartCast TV Platform

Jun 25, 2017

DISH Network Launches Music App Powered by DTS Play-Fi

DISH Network has announced its new DISH Music app, which uses DTS Play-Fi technology to wirelessly stream music from your... Continue Reading
DISH Network Launches Music App Powered by DTS Play-Fi

Apr 29, 2017

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

Multichannel News reports that, based on findings from a new study by the Leichtman Research Group, in 69 percent of... Continue Reading
Majority of U.S. TV Households Are Streaming Video, Study Finds

Apr 17, 2017

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

Tubi TV has announced that its free, ad-supported streaming TV network will now be available on Sony's smart TVs and... Continue Reading
Tubi TV Added to Sony Smart TVs and Blu-ray Players

Apr 03, 2017

Reflections From a Recent Cord Cutter

I've toyed with the idea of cutting the cord for several years now. About five months ago, I finally decided... Continue Reading
Reflections From a Recent Cord Cutter

Mar 20, 2017

Attack of the Smart Home Devices

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. Continue Reading
Attack of the Smart Home Devices

Mar 18, 2017

Audirvana Adds MQA Support to Its Desktop Music Player

Audirvana has introduced a new desktop music player for macOS that supports the MQA format. The Audirvana Plus 3 player... Continue Reading
Audirvana Adds MQA Support to Its Desktop Music Player

Mar 15, 2017

Pandora Adds Premium Subscription Tier

Pandora has introduced a Premium subscription tier, for $9.99/month, that adds the ability to search and play any song or... Continue Reading
Pandora Adds Premium Subscription Tier

Mar 04, 2017

YouTube Officially Announces Its Live TV Service

YouTube has officially announced its long-awaited live TV service, called YouTube TV. The service will cost $35/month and, as of... Continue Reading
YouTube Officially Announces Its Live TV Service

Feb 22, 2017

LG webOS 3.5 Earns UL Certification for Cybersecurity

LG has announced that its webOS 3.5 smart TV platform has earned UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification. UL tested... Continue Reading
LG webOS 3.5 Earns UL Certification for Cybersecurity

Feb 13, 2017

Your Guide to Ultra HD Streaming

Want to stream Ultra HD and HDR content to your new UHD TV? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the available services. Continue Reading
Your Guide to Ultra HD Streaming

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