Watch parties come to iOS with Apple SharePlay

Apple is the latest company to get in on the watch party tech with its upcoming iOS update. A new feature will come to iOS 15 called SharePlay. This will allow users to be on a FaceTime call with friends or family while simultaneously watching video in sync with everyone else on the call. Users […]

Apple reports best ever quarter for Apple TV sales

Apple reported its “best quarter by far” for Apple TV sales during its fiscal first quarter, as the company posted record quarterly profit of US$18.4 billion. Speaking on the company’s earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the number of apps developed for Apple TV was growing rapidly and that today there are “over […]

France Télévisions launches Zoom mobile TV app

France Télévisions has launched FranceTV Zoom, a major mobile initiative allowing users to build personalised playlists of videos from the French public broadcaster. The app, which is available now for iPhone, lets viewers watch programmes and clips and search for content based on the time that they have available to view – for instance five […]

Hulu revamps Hulu Plus app for iPhone

Hulu has revamped its Hulu Plus app for the iPhone, with a new design and contextually grouped search results.  Hulu has updated the app’s navigation panel and has added a ‘shows you watch’ and a ‘home’ panel, the latter of which represents the best content of the day on Hulu, as picked by Hulu’s editorial […]

Ono upgrades online TV service

Spanish cable operator Ono has upgraded its Ono TV Online service, adding iPhone support and a larger collection of movie rental titles.   The service, which already gives Ono customers access to some 40 TV channels, will also now include more than 1,700 film rentals, including new releases like Captain America: Winter Soldier and The […]

Lovefilm launches on iPhone

Amazon-owned subscription video-on-demand service Lovefilm has launched a version of its streaming app for iPhone and iPod touch devices.  The launch marks the first time that the Lovefilm Instant service has been available on these mobile devices, though the iOS app was already available for Apple iPads. Lovefilm said the updated app features a new […]

Hulu adds Chromecast iPhone integration

US internet TV service Hulu has added iPhone integration to Hulu Plus for Google’s internet TV dongle, Chromecast.  The updated means that users will be able to browse the Hulu Plus app directly from their iPhone. Previously the Hulu Chromecast app could be controlled from Android phones and tablets and iPads.