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Android App Reviews

Viggle, a Foursquare for TV that rewards viewers with prizes for checking-in, lands in Google Play

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There’s always some kind of app to check-in to some kind of activity, but what’s the payoff for all of these activities? Sure, it can be useful to alerting friends to what you’re doing or find…

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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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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

CW Android app lets users watch entire episodes and follow network on your phone or tablet

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Attention all fans of Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and 90210 – wait there’s a new 90210? – of the world: you can now watch your beloved shows on-demand using your Android pho…

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Clik seeks to link smartphones and smart TV’s in an instant

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Connectivity was the major trend that emerged from CES 2012, with practically every major company on the showroom floor exhibiting two products that work together. Tablets and TV’s, desktops and spea…

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Entertainment

TiVo Android app launches for phones and 7-inch tablets

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TiVo – the company that freed you from absolutely having to be on the couch when your favorite TV program was on and you didn’t want to miss it, but you still didn’t want to use a VCR to record …

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Android App Reviews

Able Remote is a must-try app for every Google TV owner – voice command and shortcuts on a phone [App Reviews]

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The long-delayed update to Google TV was frustrating particularly because it kept users from accessing Android apps on their television. Able Remote, a combination Android app and Google TV app that work in c…

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Entertainment

Time Warner launches apps for account management, TV remote & programming

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Days after Thanksgiving, Time Warner Cable debuted an Android app for Honeycomb tablets. As Charles noted in his post on TWC TV, the app made it possible to do many things, all of which are now available to Androi…

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Peel Smart Remote is an interesting TV guide and remote almost ready for prime time. [App Reviews]

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Television sucks. Not just the quality of shows on-air, but also the challenge of endlessly scrolling through the long list of what’s playing in order to find something actually worth watching. Peel Sm…

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Univision Android apps for TV and radio are now en el Android Market

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Spanish-language broadcast network Univision has released its official Android apps for television and radio. Both apps provide tremendous access to Univision, adding plenty of content geared for either…

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GetGlue adds real-time chat to its media check-in Android app

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GetGlue has often been described as “Foursquare for TV” because of its similarities to the location-aware service. But instead of checking-in to physical venues, GetGlue members check-in to t…

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Cartoon Network Android app now streaming full episodes

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Android phones offer a new way to watch multimedia with the official Cartoon Network Android app now in the Market. Available for Android 2.1 and higher phones, the Cartoon Network Video app streams full episo…

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HBO GO now streaming full episodes to Android 2.1-2.3

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HBO has delivered another Android app. While the official HBO app that we wrote about in March provides show background and schedule info, the latest offering from the “It’s Not TV” guys le…

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HBO delivers Android app for getting show info [App Reviews]

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It’s not TV. It’s HBO…on Android. The official HBO Android app is the Market, and with it comes plenty of ways to follow your favorite programs. No, you won’t be watching full episodes of Tru…

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Samsung

Samsung preparing Google TV for 2011

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Samsung may already have its own televisions with integrated apps, but that won’t stop the Korean manufacturer from giving Google TV a go. According to a BusinessWeek report, Samsung is “open&#…

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