Android YouTube App Can Now Push Videos to Google TV
Google today announced an update to the Android YouTube application that makes it easier to play YouTube videos on television sets. The update allows Android smartphones and tablets to connect to Google TV boxes (via Wi-Fi) and push YouTube videos directly to the Google TV. The app also lets the Android phone or tablet act as a remote control for the YouTube video, and can be used to play, pause, fast-forward, and so on. The update is a free download from the Google Play Store.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Mar 9, 2017
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.
Google Rolling Out 'Fast Pair' Bluetooth for Android Devices
Oct 31, 2017
Google today announced a new feature headed to Android phones that should ease Bluetooth pairing pains. The tool, called Fast Pair, makes discovering and pairing with nearby Bluetooth devices much simpler.
Apple Hits Refresh on the Apple TV
Sep 9, 2015
Apple today revealed a new set-top box for televisions that brings applications to the living room. The revised Apple TV features powerful hardware, a modernized operating system with a new user experience, weighty developer tools, and a complete App Store.