DirecTV Debuts DVR-Controlling App for iPhone
Today DirecTV made a new application available for the iPhone that allows users to control their DVRs. The free software lets DirctTV subscribers with DVRs browse the program guide, and search for and record shows directly from the iPhone.
Google Releases Android TV App for iPhone
Google recently made a remote control app for Android TV available to the iPhone. The app allows iPhone owners to access and control their Android TV device.
Bing for iPhone Let's You Search via Pictures
Microsoft has updated its Bing search application for the iPhone and added the ability to search for images captured by the camera. The tool, similar to Google Goggles, lets users take a picture and then use the picture to perform a search.
AT&T Zero-Rates DirecTV Video Streaming
AT&T is allowing its DirecTV customers to access and stream DirecTV video content without impacting their data bucket. Consumers who have both AT&T and DirecTV accounts can stream movies and television shows through the DirecTV over AT&T's wireless network anywhere in the U.S.
AT&T Extends Free iPhone 7 Trade-In Deal to All Customers
AT&T today expanded the availability of its iPhone trade-in program to all customers. Initially, AT&T said only its DirecTV and U-Verse customers could score a free iPhone 7 ($695 in bill credits) when trading in an iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, or 6s Plus.
AT&T Has Low-Cost Mobile TV Services to Bolster DirecTV Now
Alongside its new DirecTV Now streaming television service, AT&T announced Fullscreen and FreeView. Fullscreen includes more than 1,500 hours of ad-free content (movies, television) for $6 per month, while FreeView includes ad-supported content for free.