European AVOD service rlaxx TV is now also available on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TV operating system Android TV in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
BritBox confirmed that the service is now available on Panasonic’s premium range of televisions, on smart TVs manufactured by Vestel, and on Google Chromecast streaming sticks.
Google has released a new version of its Chromecast hardware that allows viewers to ‘cast’ content from their phone or tablet to a suitably equipped television display.
The worldwide market for smart devices, including connected lights, smart speakers, connected thermostats, smart TVs, home monitoring/security products and digital media adapters grew by 38.5% to 130.1 million shipments in the second quarter.
Google has rolled out a fix for its Chromecast product after users were unable to use the streaming device for almost 12 hours.
ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, the Austrian subsidiary of German media company ProSiebenSat.1, has bundled the free-of-charge live-streams of its Austrian free-to-air channels in a central app for smartphones and tablets.
German IPTV operator Exaring has made its TV platform waipu.tv available on the Amazon Fire TV box and stick.
STORY UPDATED. Philips is disabling the smart TV functionality of twelve models in the 2009 range of models on December 28.
Consumers increasingly see digital players as complementing cable, satellite service, according to GfK’s latest Home Technology Monitor.
Google will announce its Google Home and the 4K Chromecast Ultra devices at its October 4 event, according to Android Police.