Top 10 Android SmartTV & Android Media Player Apps
Top 10 Android SmartTV & Android MediaPlayer Apps
Android SmartTV sticks and Android Media Players are becoming extremely popular these days and dedicated apps are emerging everywhere. To keep things easy, we’ve compiled a list of 10 must have Android apps for your Android SmartTV.
Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on your phone, PC and now Android SmartTV. The Netflix Android application delivers the best experience for streaming online movies and series. With subscription plans starting at $7.99, a whole new world for you and your TV are about to start. No TV should go without Netflix!
Vudu gives you instant access to the latest movies and TV shows, straight on your Android TV. Browse, rent and watch directly from VUDU. The bad news is you have to pay for it, even for the free content you can view on your PC. A reasonable price of just $7.99 per month eases the pain a bit.
Amazon Video On Demand
As a great alternative for iTunes, Amazone’s Video On Demand offers an extended library featuring over 75.000 movies and TV shows, ready for download or streaming. No monthly subscription fee is required and most movies will cost $3.99 to rent and TV show episodes are available for only $1.99 to buy. Just use your smart TV to browse to Amazon Video On Demand, since an App is not yet available
The streaming service from HBO lets you enjoy your favorite HBO shows, movies, comedy specials, sports, documentaries and offers exclusive behind-the-scenes extras and more. HBO GO is free with your HBO subscription. Watch shows such as Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Enlightened, whenever you want from the comfort of your living room.
Keep up with your favorite YouTube channels and access the world’s videos anywhere with the official YouTube app for Android. Everything you could do on your pc, do it now with your TV!
Pandora is free and personalized radio App that plays music and comedy you love. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, comedians, or composers and Pandora will create a custom station that plays similar tracks. Pandora features hundreds of music and comedy genre stations ranging from Dubstep to Smooth Jazz to Power Workout.
Use PlayUP to keep track of any sport in any country at any moment. Receive live updates of the score of your match in more than 70 worldwide leagues. Open and private chat rooms let you talk shop with just your friends, or fans all over so if there’s a sport around the world and you want to be part of the conversation, PlayUp is the App for you.
RUWT stands for “Are You Watching This?” and this app might come in handy if you’re not a big sports fan or if you have plenty of other things to do but still want to see the interesting parts of the game. This app will tell you exactly when to tune in to the game you want to see when it starts to become interesting. You won’t have to miss any of the plays people are talking about the day after, nor will you have to sit through the boring moments to see them.
Access a reliable and easy to use live weather forecast anytime through your TV. Now you won’t have to wait for your local news station to give you the day’s forecast. Accu Weather provides live weather information passed of your location.
The CNBC Real-Time App for Android gives you free access to real-time stock quotes – before, during and after market hours, directly from both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Marketplace. Additionally, you will get CNBC breaking news alerts, top news stories & analysis, and access to the latest CNBC business video clips, CEO interviews and market updates via CNBC video-on-demand. The CNBC Real-Time App allows you to create and track your favorite company stocks live, in real-time and interact with a custom CNBC Ticker.