Streaming, Apps, and Downloads News (313 Posts)


Apple Makes Waves in the 4K Market

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

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

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

Feb 03, 2017

New FandangoNOW Series Showcases Extreme Home Theaters

FandangoNOW's very first digital video series sounds like a show right after our own heart: "Extreme Home Theaters" highlights, in... Continue Reading
New FandangoNOW Series Showcases Extreme Home Theaters

Jan 23, 2017

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

AirTV officially made its debut at CES 2017 with the new AirTV Player. A wholly owned subsidiary of Dish Network,... Continue Reading
New AirTV Player Combines Streaming Services and Over-the-Air Content

Jan 16, 2017

TIDAL Adds MQA Recordings to Its Premium Tier

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).... Continue Reading
TIDAL Adds MQA Recordings to Its Premium Tier

Dec 08, 2016

Google Play Adds Ultra HD Movies

Google has announced the addition of more than 125 Ultra HD movies to the Google Play store, including Star Trek... Continue Reading
Google Play Adds Ultra HD Movies

Dec 05, 2016

YouTube Adds Live 4K Streaming

Last week, YouTube announced that the website now supports live 4K streaming for both standard videos and 360-degree videos. The... Continue Reading
YouTube Adds Live 4K Streaming

Dec 04, 2016

iHeartRadio Introduces Two On-Demand Subscription Options

iHeartRadio is adding two subscription-based services to its repertoire. iHeartRadio Plus, which will cost $4.99/month, delivers the same access to... Continue Reading
iHeartRadio Introduces Two On-Demand Subscription Options

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