ViacomCBS May Launch New Streaming Service

CNBC is reporting that ViacomCBS may be preparing to release a new streaming service. According to the report, the new streaming service will build on CBS All Access, combining it “with Viacom assets including Pluto TV, Nickelodeon, BET, MTV, Comedy…

New Apple TV 4K Hardware On the Horizon

9to5Mac is reporting that the latest tvOS beta alludes to an as-yet-unreleased version of the Apple TV set-top box. According to 9to5Mac, “the codes reveal a new Apple TV with the codename ‘T1125,’ while the current Apple TV 4K is…

Apple TV App and Apple TV+ Now Available on 2019 LG TVs

LG has announced in a press release that the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ are now available on compatible 2019 smart TVs. At CES, LG announced its 2020 models would include Apple’s TV offerings, and that the company would…

NBCUniversal Launching Peacock Streaming Service July 15

NBCUniversal has unveiled Peacock, a multi-tiered, free premium streaming service, according to parent company Comcast. NBCUniversal has been working on its streaming service for some time, but this is the first time there has been significant details. The service will…

CES 2020: LG Intros New Smart TVs, Apple TV Integration

LG has unveiled 14 new OLED TVs at CES 2020, using artificial intelligence to push the envelope in terms of picture quality and features. “At the heart of the latest 8K and 4K LG OLED and 8K LG NanoCell TVs…

Echo Becomes the First Non-Apple Device to Support Apple Podcasts

Starting Friday, Amazon Echo has become the first device aside from Apple’s HomePod to offer full support for Apple Podcasts. Prior to this announcement, the only way to play Podcasts on an Echo was to AirPlay them from another Apple…

VLC Player hits Apple TV so you can play your home movies

Apple TV can now play a wider range of video formats following the arrival of VLC Player on the set-top box. The open-source app supports virtually every video and audio file format in existence, which is good news for anyone…

Twitter Announces Apple TV Developer Tools

Twitter announced the introduction of Digits for tvOS to help developers verify users for apps on Apple TV. “One of the biggest challenges with developing apps for Apple TV is onboarding and verifying new users,” a Twitter spokesperson tells WebProNews…

Amazon Gets Rid Of Chromecast, Apple TV Listings

About a month ago, Bloomberg got its hands on a letter from Amazon to third-party sellers indicating that it would stop selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices starting on October 29. They weren’t lying. You can no longer find…

Amazon Banishes Apple TV and Chromecast

In that’s sure one way to middle finger the competition news, Amazon is about to stop selling the Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast. Apparently, all traces of said devices will be gone from Amazon.com by October 29th. Bloomberg got its…