It’s only been a short while since Google Assistant came out on Android TV specifically the Nvidia Shield. But in that short time we already have one of the biggest streaming apps Hulu, adding support for it even if it is just basic functionality. It shows good progress for the platform as a whole as […]

Today, pre-orders begin for a 16GB SHIELD TV bundled with a remote and priced at $179. This is good news for those on the edge about getting one. So What Do I Get? For $179 you get the SHIELD TV + remote but no controller if you want the SHIELD for pure Media consumption or […]

Since Google I/O we’ve known a lot of services are coming to Google Home over this year and early next such as Deezer and Spotify Free. Today we get another in the form of a video content provider. So, Google Home owners, open your Google Home app and look under video’s and photo’s and you’ll […]

As you know Vizio TV sets are in a unique transition right now, if you bought your TV set in the past year you might have gotten a free remote in the form of an Android tablet, pretty cool right? It’s definitely different from everyone else and it was all Google Cast based, no traditional […]

Having little ones can be a lot of work. Thankfully wonderful things like YouTube allow Mom and Dad to do other things while YouTube entertains them, YouTube also has stuff your kid shouldn’t be watching at such a young age and that’s why there’s YouTube Kids! Up until now there was no native Android TV […]

Yesterday Plex announced their live TV & DVR service is expanding to other platforms, Android mobile and Apple TV. Out of beta Also with this expansion the feature is officially out of beta testing but you’ll still need a Plex pass. Timeshifting On top of Live TV support, Plex is giving you the ability to […]

So it’s a been a few weeks since Cordcutting Fortnightly has been posted so let’s get right into it to catch everyone up. First off YouTube TV has expanded to 10 more markets (Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Charlotte, and Dallas-Fort Worth. ) and is live in all 10 markets […]

Plug in a $70 tuner into your antenna to watch and record broadcast TV it’s that simple, as long as you have a Shield TV and TV Antenna. Instead of $180 for one of Tablo’s all in one boxes you just need this tuner and the Tablo engine app. At first, tuner buyers will get […]

Last night while most people were sleeping the US cable network NBC released their app for Android TV. It’s pretty similar in looks to NBC’s other Android app, but made for Android TV. The UI has been adapted for the 10 foot experience with less Leanback styling, but all the same content you’d expect. NBC […]

Have you become a subscriber to YouTube TV? The $35/month package gave users a number of channels, though there were certainly a few that were omitted. Now subscribers will be getting a number of new channels: BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance TV, and WE TV. This will make the service more competitive, offering more at […]

Hulu is getting into the Internet TV market, like YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, and many other competitors. For $40/month, you can watch a variety of popular channels on a multitude of devices with cloud DVRing of shows and on-demand content as well. While the app does support some smart TV platforms, it notably leaves out […]

The arrival of SHOWTIME ® on Sling TV marks the first time an over-the-top (OTT) service has offered content from the four leading premium networks. SHOWTIME features eight different channels and is available today for $10 per month to new and existing Sling TV customers. “We know our price and the ability to personalize your […]

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 […]

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. […]

USB tuners on Android TV allow users to watch over-the-air channels and even record them locally to watch them later. The feature should be included in the firmware for Android TVs running version 7.0 and up, but when the NVIDIA Shield TV received the update last month USB tuner support was notably not available yet. […]

Google’s Live Channels app has allowed users to stream from a variety of networked sources, although users are probably more excited about the DVR feature. As the name implies, third-party channel apps can respond to user requests for recording and playing back of media. At this moment, the app needs to support it, limiting 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 […]