DVR-Controlling Web Site Launched by Verizon
A new mobile web site has gone live that appears to be a tool for users of Verizon's FiOS Internet and TV services to remotely schedule their DVRs and access other services directly from their mobile phones. Verizon has not announced the site nor mentioned any specific launches, but it can be accessed by most phones. A "beta" tag appears on the site, which gives users access to FiOS TV, digital voice, Verizon Hub and FiOS Voice services.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Verizon Wireless today said the company's Fios home internet and television customers can stream an unlimited amount of live and recorded shows over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment. Specifically, Fios customers can use the Fios Mobile app on their smartphones and tablets to watch 140 channels of live television, movies, and stored DVR content.
YouTube Gaming Hits the Start Button
Google today fully launched its stand-alone YouTube Gaming site. The site features dedicated search algorithms so results focus on games.
Verizon Brings DVR Streaming to FiOS App
Verizon today said some customers can now stream the content from their DVR to their phone, tablet, or PC no matter where they are. The new feature is available to customers who subscribe to Verizon's FiOS Quantum TV and FiOS Internet service.
Instagram's Mobile Web Site Now Lets You Upload Photos
Instagram has expanded the functionality of its mobile web site to include basic photo uploads. Previously, the web version of Instagram was limited to a more passive series of features such as browsing, searching, and liking.
Verizon to Reward Those Who Pair Wireless and FiOS Service
Verizon will give up to $500 to people who combine Verizon Wireless with Verizon FiOS service. People new to both companies will receive a $250 gift card and another $250 in the form of bill credits when switching to Verizon Unlimited and signing up for FiOS TV, internet, and phone service.
Home Media DVR only
Meanwhile I pay a premium for 1 DVR and don't get to take advantage of it.