Sling Media to Offer RIM-Compatible Mobile Player
Sling Media said it is working on a version of its SlingPlayer Mobile software for BlackBerry devices. SlingPlayer Mobile lets SlingBox users watch and control their TV at home from their mobile phone, including local channels, video on demand, pay per view content as well as programs recorded onto a DVR. The player will work over 3G or Wi-Fi networks. Sling will demonstrate the BlackBerry-compatible software next week at CES, but said the software won't be available until later this year. SlingPlayer Mobile costs $29.99, and also works on Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and S60 devices.
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.
YouTube Kids to Give Parents More Control
Apr 25, 2018
YouTube has updates in store for its YouTube Kids service that will provide parents with more granular control over what their children can find and watch. Beginning immediately, Google's partners will cull together "collections of trusted channels" that range across topics such as music, sports, and arts and crafts so parents can pick and choose which their children are allowed to watch.
Apple Watch Series 3 Supports Carriers' One Number Calling and Messaging
Sep 13, 2017
Apple this week announced the Apple Watch Series 3 with an optional cellular radio. The LTE radio makes it possible for the smartwatch to connect to cellular networks on its own, without a nearby iPhone.
LG Watch Sport Targets Fitness Buffs, Supports Android Pay
Feb 8, 2017
LG today announced the LG Watch Sport, which is among the first wearables to ship with Google's Android Wear 2.0 platform on board. The Watch Sport is a circular, fitness-focused smartwatch that can track workouts and health data, such as distance covered and heart rate.
hopefully it works well enough to release in the near future! :crosses fingers: