Posts tagged netflix

Popcorn-Time

Popcorn Time, the video streaming app that’s been described as Netflix for torrents, now supports Chromecast on Android. With the app’s latest beta release, you can cast thousands of movies and TV shows wirelessly to your television over your home Wi-Fi network.

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Google will several big announcements during its Google I/O keynote today — and one of them will almost certainly be about Android TV.

Sources familiar with the plans claim we’ll see “at least one” set-top box powered by the search giant’s latest entertainment platform during the event. In addition to playing movies and music, they’ll also allow users to play Android games through their TVs.

Oyster

If you want unlimited music for an affordable monthly fee, you sign up to Spotify or Rdio. If you want movies, you choose Netflix. But what if you want books? Well, there’s Oyster, which today makes its debut on Android and offers over 500,000 ebooks on-demand for just $9.95 a month.

Amazon-Fire-TV-comparison

Amazon finally unveiled Fire TV, its much-anticipated set-top box, at an event in New York City on Wednesday. Priced at $99 and powered by Android, the device will take on rivals like the Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and the Roku 3 — but how does it stack up against these already popular devices?

We’ve put together a handy comparison chart to help you decide which is best for you based on hardware, services, and price.

Chromecast-peeking

The Google Chromecast has been a major success in the United States, and it appears to be replicating that in Europe. According to major British retail chain Dixons, the media streaming dongle has been one of its most successful launches to date, with one unit sold every 4.5 seconds on launch day.

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