Smart TV

Verizon’s 5G home internet launch will come with free YouTube TV or Apple TV 4K

And a fourth launch city is announced<p>Verizon today announced that Google and Apple will be its first video streaming launch partners when the telecom’s 5G broadband service arrives later this year. It also revealed its fourth and final launch market, Indianapolis, which joins the previously …

Televisions

The way you get TV and internet at home is about to change drastically — for the better

The way you get and use both TV and internet in your home is about to change drastically.<p>Verizon detailed a bit about how the next stage of home TV …

YouTube TV

Connected-TV Devices Top 1 Billion Worldwide

More than one billion connected-TV devices are now in use worldwide, according to new research from U.K.-based Strategy Analytics.<p>Smart TVs, which …

Internet of Things

Verizon Is Close to Apple, Google Deals for 5G TV

Verizon Communications Inc. announced deals making Apple Inc. and Google its first video providers for a superfast 5G wireless service the company …

Technology

Verizon includes Apple TV 4K in residential 5G rollout plans

Verizon on Tuesday announced it will be including an Apple TV 4K or a YouTube TV subscription with upcoming residential 5G services in an effort to …

Apple Music

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg on 5G, Apple TV, Oath

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg joins the 'Squawk Box' team in an exclusive interview to discuss Verizon's plan to deliver 5G, Apple TV, YouTube TV and …

YouTube TV

Amazon's Fire TV Edition is a cord-cutter's dream -- when it works

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Amazon's Fire TV Edition, a $299 smart TV made by Toshiba, sounds like a cord-cutter's dream. Which it is. If you have an antenna. Cable and satellite subscribers will have to endure some hurdles.<p>The 43-inch console, which went on sale earlier this summer, is unlike any TV …

Money

Nvidia is testing a Shield TV app with virtual remote, mousepad, and keyboard [APK Download]

Probably the only Android TV box worth consistent attention is the Nvidia Shield TV, which does just about everything the right way. It comes with a …

Android TV

‘America’s Got Talent’ 2018 Time & Schedule for the Quarter Finals

<i>America’s Got Talent</i> 2018 kicks off its live shows tonight, on August 14, 2018. The quarter finals begin with 12 acts performing live for America’s …

Sling TV

Is ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ On Hulu?

<i>The Bachelorette?</i> Old news. Bachelor Nation has moved on to their next reality obsession: <i>Bachelor In Paradise</i>!<p>Season 5 of this <i>Bachelor</i> spin-off …

Bachelor in Paradise

NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Home Edition comes with a SmartThings Link hub for $219.99 ($1 more than if bought separately)

Despite how much I love my Shield TV and how often we use it in my household for streaming videos and playing games, I can't help but scratch my head …

Home Automation

Older Amazon Fire TV devices finally get a 2013-era Android safeguard

Not too long ago we read about malware that supposedly was taking over older Amazon Fire TV devices. That wasn't exactly the case, but headlines are …

Amazon Fire TV

FS App FAQ | FOX Sports

What is the FOX Sports app and how much does it cost?<p>the FOX Sports app provides fast access to the shows & games you want to watch and the scores & …

Televisions

DStv Now apps come to more devices

<b>MultiChoice has launched</b> three new apps for its DStv Now streaming service, for Apple TV, media players running Android TV and Samsung smart TVs.<p>The …

Apps

The Best Free TV and Movie Streaming Services

Cutting the cord still leaves you with a ton of entertainment options, but they don’t all have to cost money. In fact, there are a number of <i>free</i> ways …

Televisions

Share Of TV Channels Tuned Drops To 7%

The share of TV channels tuned by the average American household has fallen to about 7%, according to a <i>Research Intelligencer</i> analysis of new …

Media Industry

Apple rolls out new betas for macOS, tvOS and watchOS

Apple might have pulled its latest iOS 12 beta shortly after seeding it, but there are other updates for developers to get their hands on. A seventh beta release is now available for macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5.<p>As we near the public rollout of these updates this September, Apple is …

Apple

DirecTV Now Rolling Out Support for Many Local ABC, NBC, and CBS Stations Owned by Nexstar

Live TV streaming service DirecTV Now this week began expanding support for local stations on its service, with numerous posts on r/DirecTVNow reporting that local network affiliates for ABC, NBC, and CBS have appeared in cities across the United States.<p>As pointed out by <i>CordCuttersNews</i>, these …

DirecTV Now

Be More. PBS.

Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we need …

High-Definition

HQ Trivia brings live trivia game show with cash prizes to the Apple TV

I don’t know if people still play HQ Trivia (or if anyone has struck gold playing), but there’s a clever new way to compete if so: HQ Trivia for Apple TV. The live trivia game show made its debut on iPhone and iPad around this time last year, but there’s certainly less buzz around the app now. HQ …

Apple

Amazon update for older Fire TV devices helps keep you safe from malware

In June, reports began to surface that some older models of Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices were being targeted by malware. In order to be …

Amazon Fire TV

Streaming Video Services Pour Resources Into The Home Screen

Content may be king, but if you can’t find it easily, does it even matter?<p>It’s the “If a tree falls in the forest” problem that faces streaming video …

Media Industry

Amazon Fire TV gets new Alexa interface with latest update (v5.2.6.6)

With the release of the Fire TV Cube in June, Amazon also debuted a more minimalistic interface for Alexa. The new UI has been exclusive to the Cube …

Amazon Fire TV

Foxtel announces live 4K channel and accompanying set-top box

Foxtel has announced a dedicated live 4K channel and set-top box with 'smarter features for faster streaming'.<p>Foxtel has on Tuesday announced a …

Set-Top Boxes

Apple held secret meeting with developers in 2017 to push app subscriptions

In a meeting in a New York loft last year, Apple told around 30 developers that they ought to embrace subscription models.According to a report this …

Apps

Top Mutual Fund Holders of Roku Inc. | Investopedia

Roku, Inc. is a $5.8 billion consumer electronics and broadcast media company competing with giants like Amazon and Apple in the booming and …

Personal Finance

Which Roku is Right For You? We Break Them Down to Help You Pick The Right Roku Streaming Player (Updated August 2018)

By onAugust 13, 2018 in All News, News, Roku News<p>Roku has recently made some updates that will give cord cutters access to more free and easily …

Televisions

Cord-Cutting Picks Up Steam Despite Cable's Best Efforts

The number of people fleeing pay TV is accelerating, no matter what cable and satellite providers do.<p>Cable's deal with the devil is going about as …

Pay-TV

tvOS 12 developer beta 7 for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K now available

tvOS 12 developer beta 7 is now available for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. tvOS 12 includes expanded audio format support, app sign-on improvements, updates to Aerial screensavers, and more.<p>New in tvOS 12<p>When tvOS 12 is officially released later this year, Apple TV will gain Dolby Atmos audio …

Televisions

CMV: Apple’s original video efforts should include a YouTube/Vimeo style creator platform

Hear me out here, because on the face of it, what I’m going to propose might not seem like a natural fit for Apple. Especially as Apple’s attempts to create social network type products haven’t exactly been a great success.<p>There was Ping, which never really took off in the first place, failing to …

Technology