5 Best TV Apps For Android
These days we can’t boast having too much free time. And the free time we do have usually gets us by surprise, when we run into traffic jams, get stuck in long lines or long-distance travel. So you have to be prepared. Luckily, all your time-killing entertainment can be gathered in one place – your mobile phone.
What we have prepared here is a nice selection of apps for watching TV on your Android. So that when free time sneaks up on you – you will have your favourite TV show or movies to keep you company.
Before you indulge in all the fun, though, be warned that all the applications in the list require an Internet connection. And while you are free to watch them on 3 or 4G – make sure you can handle the incurred costs.
LiveNow is a free and reliable app for your TV watching needs. And when it comes to entertainment on your mobile phone- stability is one of the key features, that would allow you to watch your favourite shows without interruptions. LiveNow TV comes with a lengthy list of channels that you can watch for free, which are grouped inconvenient themes packages, like sports, movies, etc. One of the notable features of the app is that you can record the shows you like to watch them later.
Viki is one of the apps that has been continuously praised on its video streaming quality: fast, stable, uninterrupted – Viki practically guarantees an above-average viewing experience. But there is one small twist. The application does not offer much when it comes to American TV and you will probably not find the latest episodes of the Walking Dead. However, if you are adventurous enough to explore what other countries are watching – the app is a true find. It may take some adjusting at first, but with the aforementioned high quality and subtitle support, you may soon fall in love with Korean soap operas and discover Japanese Anime.
You have probably heard that laughter prolongs life? Then it may be a good idea to have a portable source of that very laughter on your phone – so that can indulge in some life prolonging on the go. If and whenever you are in the mood for something funny – search for the app with a memorable name – Crackle. Featuring some of the best classic as well as new comedy series and movies, Crackle is as entertaining as entertainment goes. Featuring Emmy-nominated series like “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”, Crackle is a great way to explore comedy have a few whole-hearted laughs. Featuring a sleek and stylish interface and good streaming speed – it deserves its place on your must-have list.
When it comes to phenomenal video quality and TV show selection – you go Netflix. Netflix is the number one subscription TV viewing service out there that allows you to access various TV shows for a reasonable monthly fee. If you have a membership at Netflix.com, you get the app as part of the package. And if you are not a member yet – you can download the app to benefit from a one month free trial. New episodes are updated regularly, you can search for the shows you like by title and rate the ones that you have watched – so that the app can give you suggestions as to what other shows your might enjoy. All in all, a comprehensive TV-watching solution.
HBO-Go is another subscription-based service, offering the same selection of shows and series as the channel itself. That is – all the latest, hottest and most watched TV-series you could imagine. If you are a fan of Game of Thrones (and who isn’t), True Detective or Divergent – you will be exalted at the option of having all your favourite shows in one app, available to you 24/7, whether you are at home or on the go. The app lets you create a Watchlist and once new episodes of the shows in your list come out – they are automatically added to your collection.