CNNgo is a way that cable subscribers can continue to watch CNN shows and news on their phones, tablets, and other devices. However, an exclusive report from Variety hints at an upcoming change to the service that should attract more users. The CNNgo app will start showing original shows that will be free for anyone […]

For a while rumors have been swarming that YouTube executives were making deals with networks for a sort of over-the-top cable service called Unplugged. This service, which would be $35, would blend together traditional media with original YouTube videos (and YouTube Red content) for a novel experience. Today, YouTube unveiled YouTube TV at an event […]

VLC is among the most popular cross-platform media players due to its robust playback engine that can handle pretty much anything. Its Android app just received some notable updates to the beta. Picture-in-picture is the most user-facing change on Android TV. Users will be able to now continue watching their content while they navigate the […]

Twitch is launching a new part of their streaming service as a beta: Twitch Communities. Its purpose is to offer a different way of discovering content based around the type of content instead of the game itself. Perhaps I’m interested in speedrunning, but care less about which game. I can check out the Speedrunning Community. […]

Since Facebook debuted live video on their social media platform, it has been adopted by a number of groups for a variety of reasons. It has been used to capture significant events without the classic need for journalists or television crews. From the Democrats sitting-in while C-SPAN cameras aren’t broadcasting, to activists protesting the Dakota […]

If you have an Android phone or tablet, you may be familiar with the music visualizer tool projectM. It works with pretty much any music source you can think of to present a trippy visual experience in the foreground. Now there’s an Android TV version of the app which provides the same fascinating experience. The […]

Hulu, one of the large streaming services that have launched in recent years, has added two high profile features this month that should help it better compete with Netflix and improve the experience for more users. Offline playback will allow users to cache certain TV shows on their device so they can play them back […]

This year is Super Bowl LI, the 51st in the National Football League’s championship series. It’s a massive event, appealing to a wide audience with a halftime show, sports, and elaborate commercials, getting watched by over 110 million users last year. To expand their audience to the cordcutters, FOX will allow the competition to be […]

The web comedy site Seriously.TV has updated their Android app to let users watch their videos on their TV. Seriously.TV is a bit of a misnomer, probably intentionally. It is a comedy network aimed at young adults. Their website is a mix of satire and comedy, and they have an active presence on YouTube as […]

Two channels owned by Viacom have recently gotten updates to their apps that enable users to watch shows from their couch. Viacom is a large media company in the US, owning several popular channels and a corporation with content being watched all around the world. Two of their US channels, Comedy Central and BET (Black […]

The local TV station has released an Android TV app that allows you to watch short clips and shows. New York’s WPIX now has an Android app that works on TVs. The station recently rediscovered a 1966 broadcast of a Yule log. The app contains a variety of clips from their shows and some other […]