ESPN Launches ESPN+, a $5-Per-Month Video Service
ESPN today made a new over-the-top video service available to cord-cutters. ESPN+ can be streamed to most devices, including phones, and delivers a selection of live games from MLB, MLS, NHL, and other leagues. It also includes Grand Slam tennis, college football and basketball, and golfing events. Beyond games, ESPN+ offers subscribers access to ESPN originals, studio programs, international soccer, basketball, and rugby matches, and the ability to record, pause, and rewind live games. The service supports HD streaming on Android and iOS phones and tablets, and Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast streaming devices. ESPN+ costs $5 per month, but a promotion offers early adopters the first month for free.
Mar 28, 2017
T-Mobile today said baseball fans will be able to watch every regular season Major League Baseball game on their smartphones for free. T-Mobile has again partnered with MLB and is providing customers with access to a free year of MLB.TV Premium, which includes MLB.com At Bat Premium.
Dec 13, 2016
Facebook has made its Events application available to Android handsets via the Google Play Store. Events By Facebook, released to iOS devices in October, lets users find and schedule things to do with family and friends.
Oct 7, 2016
Facebook today announced a new app called Events, which is meant to help Facebook users find and schedule tings to do with family and friends. The app will highlight events that friends are planning to attend, new events added by liked pages, and updates from events to which users may have already RSVP'd.
Jul 26, 2018
Google today updated its main search tool with a new emphasis on helping people locate nearby events. Moving forward, generic searches for things like "events near me" will result in a list of events from a variety of sources, as well as vital details about those events.
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.