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Sky launching Now TV, a Netflix & Lovefilm rival for now, a more diverse streaming option later

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Netflix or Lovefilm not getting the job done? Perhaps you ought to try Now TV, a new on-demand video rental and subscription service that’s launching tomorrow. Created by the folks at Sky TV, Now TV is a di…

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NBC Olympics live streaming app launches for Android 2.2+, watch Phelps and Bolt live from your phone

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The 2012 Olympic Games in London are only a couple of weeks away, but NBC has already released a pair of official apps for the games. Available now for Android 2.2 and higher users in the United States, the apps mak…

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The Nexus Q gets a bad rap, but is everyone in tech missing the point? [Opinion]

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The reviews of the Nexus Q have poured in since Google announced its new media-streaming device, and the word isn’t very favorable. The general consensus seems to be that the Q, while good looking and a so…

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HBO GO adds support for tablets running up to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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HBO has finally made its popular HBO Go application compatible with Android tablets. The premium cable outlet added support for the Amazon Kindle Fire last month but didn’t extend the same courtesy to o…

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Android App Reviews

Xfinity TV Player offers on-demand streaming for Comcast customers – is it good enough to forget Hulu Plus?

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The Xfinity TV Player app recently arrived on Android, allowing Comcast Xfinity subscribers to get free, on-demand viewing of popular TV programs streamed live to their mobile devices. That made me wonder ho…

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HBO GO adds Amazon Kindle Fire support, still won’t ignite other Android tablets

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The fantastic HBO GO app, which allows HBO subscribers to watch full episodes and view special content on their Android devices, now supports the Amazon Kindle Fire. HBO made the announcement today that and up…

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Viewdini is a central TV & movie portal for Verizon customers, finds full episodes wherever they may be

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Hulu CEO Jason Kilar once said that he wants Hulu to be the place people go to watch their favorite TV shows. Even if Hulu didn’t have access to that video, the site would maintain a page with links to where pe…

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HBO GO and Max GO updated to support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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HBO Go – which offers on-demand streaming of HBO’s massive video library, including new episodes of popular shows for anyone with a subscription to the channel – is one of the best apps on An…

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LG Cloud service stores files and streams all major media to smartphone, PC, and TV

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Shortly before MWC 2012, LG teased its LG Link cloud service that could backup files and critical data. But that was also-ran service that treated the cloud as “storage device” rather than an acce…

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DirecTV Everywhere Android app now streams HBO, Starz, Showtime, and more

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Here’s something you don’t see every day: a U.S. television provider recognizes that its paying customers would like to be able to access video on their mobile devices, and that company steps in t…

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Google Play Movies now available in France. One country down, dozens more to go!

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Android device owners in France woke up to some good news today. In the early morning hours, Google announced that its Google Play movie rental service is now available in France. “French classics̶…

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Comcast launches Netflix competitor this week, Android support coming later this year

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Cable, phone, and Internet service provider Comcast is set to take on Netflix with a new on-demand movie and television streaming service known as Streampix. Available in addition to its XfinityTV streaming…

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Verizon

Verizon & Redbox team-up for movie streaming and rental service

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Redbox, the DVD and Blu-Ray rental kiosk spotted outside grocers across the U.S., is launching a joint-venture with Verizon. The new partnership will give consumers the chance to rent a new release DVD or Blu-…

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Sky Go brings live TV streaming to select HTC and Samsung Android phones in the UK next month

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The Sky broadcasting company will begin letting its customers watch live programming on their Android phones beginning next month. Previously available only on iOS devices, Sky confirmed today that select…

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WatchESPN adds full-screen streaming on tablets, support for Ice Cream Sandwich

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ESPN has finally updated its flagship live streaming app in order to be compatible with more devices; WatchESPN should now support phones running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and improved the playback e…

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