Smart TV

Changing the channel on cable

New streaming services can deliver your favorite TV shows for a lot less money than cable, and for years American consumers have been experimenting …


Turn your Mac or PC into a cheap and easy Apple TV

The Reflector 2 app turns your computer into an AirPlay receiver.<p>If you've got an old iMac lying around -- or any Mac or PC for that matter -- you can repurpose it as a cheap alternative to an Apple TV so you can stream your iPhone or Android phone to its larger display.<p>All you need is the …


Apple Releases tvOS 10.2.2 Software Update

As well as releasing the iOS 10.3.3 update, the macOS Sierra 10.12.6 update, Apple has also released a new update for the Apple TV, tvOS 10.2.2.<p>The …


Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice for every TV fan

With the prices of cable and satellite TV subscriptions rising, while customer satisfaction rates hit all-time lows, it’s no surprise that streaming …


Hulu's live TV service is now available on Amazon Fire TV

Beginning today, Hulu's Live TV beta service is available on Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick and those using Hulu through those devices will also be automatically upgraded to the recently redesigned user interface. The redesign and Live TV both launched in May and, at the time, were only …


Discovery Interest in Scripps Driven by Visions of $3 TV Bundle - Bloomberg

Discovery Communications Inc. wants to offer web-TV service for the price of a Starbucks latte and sees HGTV’s owner as a key part of it.<p>Discovery is …


YouTube TV Brings Major Network Livestreams To 10 New Metro Areas

YouTube TV just became an attractive cord-cutting option for almost 50 million people. Google’s live-streaming TV service added 10 metro areas to their base lineup of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Subscribers can livesteam 44 specialty networks along with the local …


A beginner’s guide to smart TVs

If you’ve had your television for more than five years, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard about smart TVs, but their expanded features have …


Young children groomed on live streaming app Periscope

Children as young as nine are being groomed on the live streaming app Periscope, a BBC investigation has found.<p>Twitter, which owns the app, says it has “zero tolerance” for this kind of conduct.


The Many Ways to Watch 'Game of Thrones'

Couldn't wait for the new season of "Game of Thrones" to finally begin? You weren't alone. The HBO drama's seventh-season premiere, titled …


TenniStory: Looking back at Andy Roddick's illustrious career

Andy Roddick, who will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday in Newport, won 32 titles—including the 2003 U.S. Open—over …


Livestream The British Open 2017 | Golf Channel

You currently do not have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player installed.<br>You will need Flash Player or higher in order to view this …


Live sports streaming service DAZN launches in Canada with exclusive NFL Game Pass rights

Are you ready for some streaming football?<p>Sports streaming service DAZN has announced it's expanding into Canada, anchored by a deal with the NFL to …


How to use the Apple TV remote in iOS 11's Control Center

Apple TV fans are going to love iOS 11, which puts a full reproduction of the Siri Remote into your Control Center.<p>The Siri Remote is a mixed bag. …


YouTube TV comes to 10 more cities today

The $35-per-month live TV streaming service is now an option for cord cutters in Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC and seven other new cities.<p>The free version of YouTube is an internet behemoth visited by 1.5 billion viewers worldwide each month, but the pay version, with more than 40 channels of live …


There are plenty of ways to use your TV as a computer monitor

I was asked by a friend how to show his laptop's display on his TV.<p>It seems like an easy question, but it has lots of variables with varying levels …


2017 British Open live stream: Watch online, TV channel, time, schedule, dates

Find out when and how to watch the 2017 Open Championship live this weekend<p>The Open Championship is going to be a tremendous event, but for those of us located in the United States, it can be a bit difficult to catch all the action from across the pond as we would a stateside major. That's why we …


Cable Networks Contemplate Major Merger - Does It Matter?

New, cheaper TV packages of networks -- the ones that cost $20 to $45 a month -- are coming. That means many networks will be left out -- especially …

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Apple Music host to exclusive live performance from Arcade Fire on July 27

Apple has announced that it will be streaming a performance by Arcade Fire in support of "Everything Now" on July 27 —and it will only be found on …


Single Sign-on for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV now works with 10 more TV providers

Apple’s recently introduced Single Sign-on feature for easily accessing paid video apps on iOS and tvOS has gained 10 more TV provider partners. While several major partners are still not on board yet, these 10 new additions bring the total number of partners to 24 since the feature arrived last …


Amazon’s New Fire TV Has a Great Interface, But the Killer App Is Your Voice

Old way to watch <i>Game of Thrones</i>: Find the TV remote, set the input to your Amazon Fire TV Stick, find the TV Stick remote, turn on the TV Stick, …


Discovery is in talks to buy Food Network and HGTV

Discovery boss David Zaslav is giving “Shark Week” a whole new meaning.<p>Discovery Communications, operator of cable TV networks including Discovery …


Two cable TV giants are reportedly in talks to merge

A deal to bring together cable giants Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks would shake up the world of cable TV. Video provided by TheStreet Newslook

Cable TV

Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg pitched Apple on new TV service

DreamWorks founder Jeffrey Katzenberg is shopping around an innovative mobile-first TV service, dubbed "New TV," to a number of technology and …


Shark Week 2017: Your Ultimate Guide to All 18 Programs

Discovery Channel

Best HDR-capable TVs under $500

HDR video needs the right display, and you can get a great one for under $500.<p>HDR can make a dramatic difference in how things on your TV look when …


Newswire: Sundance launches new section dedicated to indie TV

Recently, the medium of television enjoyed a so-called “golden age,” during which the worst shows were better than the best movies and the best shows were so good that they could make the toughest bastard cry himself to death. That period elevated TV in the public eye and convinced a number of …


Pay TV expected to lose more than a million subscribers in latest quarter

Cable TV is staring down the barrel of the gun, as the second quarter is expected to feature dismal subscriber trends for the pay-TV industry.<p>The second quarter is a historically weak one for media companies, and as streaming competition continues to intensify and the cord-cutting trend persists, …


How to watch Everton & Liverpool on TV for less this season

For football fans who want to watch matches on Sky Sports but never bother with any other sports like golf, cricket or F1 - then the latest channel …


If you have a Fire TV, you need this brilliant $16 accessory

OK, so we all know that the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are the best streaming media devices out there right now. That said, they’re certainly not …