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Android apps

New doubleTwist update adds Magic Radio subscription based feature

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If you are trying to get more out of your music player app on your Android device, then you may want to consider the free doubleTwist app.  It is a popular alternative to the standard music player found on Android s…

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Entertainment

Sonos Controller for Android updates app with tablet UI

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Sonos owners finally have the ability to control their music players from a proper tablet app. While the Sonos Controller for Android has been compatible with Android for some time now, it was only functional b…

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Multimedia

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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Multimedia

XBMC ported to Android, will soon offer yet another home entertainment media player option

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XBMC is coming to Android, and not in just a remote control app like we’ve seen in the past. “Not a remote, not a thin client; the real deal,” the team announced in a blog post. “XBMC can b…

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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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Android

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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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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Android App Reviews

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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Entertainment

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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Stitcher’s Election Center offers audio news hub for U.S. prez race, but the technology powering it is the real story

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Stitcher Smart Radio is a popular Android app for following podcasts and on-demand talk radio. Those forms of media will offer plenty of coverage and commentary for the upcoming U.S. presidential race, so Sti…

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LG

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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Android News

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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Android App Reviews

Rhapsody launches Android tablet app for music streaming service

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Rhapsody streams your favorite music to your Android phone, Google TV, and even your Sonos player. Today, the company added Android tablets to the list thanks to a new tablet view designed specifically with 7 t…

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