If you’re one of those Android TV users who love politics but ditched your paid TV service, you might be wondering how you’ll watch the next Presidential Debate this upcoming Wednesday. (Wait, how did you watch the last ones?) Let’s take a look at a couple of options. The first is a reliable YouTube stream, the second […]

  Remember Red Bull TV, they have an Android TV App and they stream some pretty cool events. This weekend they’ve teamed up with ACL Music Festival organizers to provide a free live stream for those who couldn’t get a ticket this year. The stream will start up around 2 p.m. CT on Friday(today) and includes sets […]

Yes you read that right the streaming service co-owned by Walt Disney, 21st Century Fox, Comcast, and as of last week, Time Warner is dumping it’s free tier in an almost parallel move that in the end may benefit the non paying consumer. Hulu will still have advertising. The two current paid tiers — $7.99 a month […]

Cord-cutting has become a growing trend in the US, where consumers move away from an all-in-one cable service for piecemeal streaming services. However, growth shouldn’t be seen as guaranteed. IBM recently released a survey that points out the areas where users tend to get frustrated and quit the service. From their survey, 31% of participants […]

  Official NFL channel on YouTube will contain additional NFL content including three of the greatest games in the history of each of the league’s 32 clubs NFL fans time to get excited, more official football content! So to the important details, the two organizations are working together to get highlights from NFL games online while […]

As of last night/this morning Fox Sports Go is no longer a messy application on Android TV. It’s finally been updated to join the ranks of media apps adopted to Android TV and it’s about time.  Video quality has also improved greatly. It appears the feeds are true HD feeds instead of lower resolution feeds like […]

Good news everybody! everyone’s favorite public broadcaster has plans to make a round the clock live channel titled “PBS Kids stream” available for kids this year (2016). Along with Android TV it’s also making its way to the following: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, Chromecast and your Phone/Tablet. Users of the current PBS […]

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  Now who here likes to kick back every once in a while and watch a documentary on something that peaks your interest or needs background noise that isn’t the news so you can avoid all that screaming and yelling. That’s where Doc World comes in. Anthony GareraAnthony is usually tinkering with everything and anything […]

On Thanksgiving, as I flipped through TV channels with my family, we came across something spectacular. The TV channel Destination America was airing Railroad Alaska Real Time Ride, which is literally five hours of a train’s dashcam. It is 130 miles through the Alaskan tundra. Most of the time, there is nothing interesting to see: […]

If you’re a cord cutter like myself but you’ve grown up around the Thanksgiving tradition of watching the Thanksgiving day parade then you’re in luck. CBS News will be live streaming the event through their app on Android TV as well as their other respective platforms that the app is on. So go enjoy that […]

Disney is a large company with a lot of different types of media. They’ve moved beyond just producing cartoons and movies to ebooks, music, and games. With all of this content, buying everything outright can be very expensive. DisneyLife is a new subscription service which gives up to six people access to all of these […]

Intro For more information on the origin and purpose of this series, please see Leanback Launcher Part 1. tl;dr- We love Android TV around here and want it to get even better! Leanback Launcher: Part 2 Last time, I touched on the lack of customizability for the Android TV Launcher. This article concerns the general layout/behavior […]

ABR stands for Adaptive Bitrate Streaming. Now why does this affect you? Well let me explain, when you normally watch a video online it’s either flawless or buffers and no one likes when that happens. This is where ABR comes in, depending on your bandwidth the video player software will adjust your quality as such […]

Tor Helge Kristiansen (EVP Principle Architect, Conax) sat down in an interview with  IP&TV News recently before he spoke this week at the OTTtv World Summit running till the 12th of this month in London. When asked “How disruptive do you expect Android TV to ultimately prove? Is it going to be a game changer?” he […]

Introduction In the teardown of the new Play Games 3.3 apk a couple of huge features were hinted at and uncovered. The main 2 discovered were Screen Capture(Video) and YouTube Gaming Support. The main give away were the icons: And also snips of code such as: android:name=”com.google.android.gms.games.ui.client.videos.ClientPrepareRecordingActivity“ android:name=”com.google.android.gms.games.videos.PREPARE_RECORDING_ACTIVITY“/> android:name=”com.google.android.gms.games.ui.restricted.videos.RestrictedVideoCapturedActivity“ android:name=”com.google.android.gms.games.VIEW_VIDEO_CAPTURED“/> Conclusion Google seems to be getting […]

Disney recently announced plans to expand the available platforms for their movie streaming service. As promised, they updated the app today on Google Play which included support for Android TV. In case you haven’t done so, you should definitely connect Google Play to Disney to get a free copy of Monsters, Inc. What’s really neat […]

Introduction  If you’ve been searching for a way to bring your pc games to your TV via Android TV then you’ve come to the right place! Before continuing read the requirements below. Prerequisites PC Requirements NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600/700/800/900 series or GTX 600M/700M/800M series GPU (GT-series GPUs won’t work) NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) 2.1.1 or […]