Xbox One

TVPlayer launches on Xbox One

UK online TV provider TVPlayer has made its service available for download on Xbox One and Xbox One S game consoles The launch means that Xbox users will have access over 100 live and on-demand TV channels on a contract-free basis within the TVPlayer app. Premium service TVPlayer Plus will also be available to Xbox […]

Icflix launches on Xbox One

Middle East and North African over-the-top video service Icflix is now available on Xbox One consoles. Xbox One users in Middle East and North Africa will get a one-month free subscription, when they upgrade their account using any one of the methods of payments available. The monthly subscription for unlimited access to Icflix is priced […]

Twitter video-streaming app launches on Apple TV, Fire TV, Xbox One

Twitter has launched a new app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One devices, which will feature all the live-streaming video that is available on the social network. Twitter said that app is designed to let anyone experience “the best of Twitter”, with premium video and user-generated Periscope feeds to be available alongside […]

CBS All Access launches on Xbox One

CBS has launched its digital subscription video-on-demand service, CBS All Access, on Xbox One consoles in the US. The US$5.99 per-month offering includes 7,500 on-demand episodes from current and past seasons of CBS shows, and also lets users stream local CBS stations live in more than 150 markets across the states. “Overall, our subscriber base […]

Xbox One update to add Cortana voice controls

Microsoft is introducing its Cortana voice control system to the Xbox One as part of an update that it will start to roll out to the games console in the coming weeks. Microsoft said that gamers can expect the familiar Cortana experience that is found on other Windows 10 devices and will launch it on […]

Microsoft Xbox Live use grows 26%

Monthly active users of Microsoft’s Xbox Live service grew by 26% year-over-year to 46 million during the company’s fiscal third quarter. Announcing its results for the three months ended March 31, Microsoft said that growth in the entertainment service  – which gives Xbox owners access to exclusive games, HD films and TV shows, live events, music […]

Sky launches TV app for Xbox One

Sky has launched its TV from Sky streaming service on the Xbox One in the UK, allowing Sky customers to watch content through their games console. Sky TV customers that use Sky Go Extra or Sky Multiscreen will now be able to use the Xbox One as one of their four registered devices for accessing […]

Chromecast continues to lead streaming device market

Google’s Chromecast led the global digital media streamer market for the fifth consecutive quarter in Q3, accounting for 35% market share, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm’s ‘Global Connected TV Device Vendor Market Share: Q3 2015’ report said that global shipments of digital media steamer devices reached 9.2 million in the third quarter. Chromecast […]

Microsoft to launch Xbox One DVR next year

Microsoft is due to launch an over-the-air TV DVR that will plug into its Xbox One games console next year.  Announcing the plans at computer and video game event Gamescom in Cologne yesterday, Microsoft said that DVR functionality is “one of the most requested live TV features” and that it will be available in select […]

TV tuner now available for Xbox One in US and Canada

Xbox One owners in the US and Canada can now access live over-the-air TV with the launch of the new Hauppauge Digital TV Tuner for Xbox One. Microsoft said that Xbox One users can use the tuner to access broadcast networks that are available in their area, subscription free. Users can also pause up to […]

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