Advertisement The iPhone is better than ever, meaning more people use it as their primary way to work and play. And a useful feature you might not have heard a lot about—widgets—provides a great way to view important information from the apps and services you use the most.We’re taking a closer look at widgets and highlighting some of the best options for your iPhone (and iPad too).The Wonderful World of iPhone WidgetsOnce confined to just the Notification Center The Most Useful iPhone Control Center Widgets by Apple The Most Useful iPhone Control Center Widgets by Apple Here are the most useful iPhone Control Center widgets that are provided by Apple for iPhone users. Read More , Apple made a great decision starting in iOS 10 to give widgets their own screen—the Today View.Giving widgets a separate screen and making it easier to reach has made the feature much more useful. More developers have jumped on board to create widgets for their apps.You can … [Read more...] about The 10 Best iPhone Widgets (And How to Put Them to Good Use)
YouTube has announced the existence of YouTube TV, a new over-the-top TV service set to launch within the next few months. YouTube TV offers live TV streaming, a limitless cloud DVR, and YouTube Red content, all for $35. Which should prick the ears of cord cutters everywhere. Discover 70+ Awesome YouTube Tricks With Our FREE YouTube Cheat Sheet! Download Cord-cutters (who are looking to cancel cable) and cord-nevers (who have never subscribed to cable in the first place) are on the rise. And several companies are rushing to fill the void. With YouTube TV, YouTube is hoping to offer a real alternative to those sick of paying a small fortune for cable TV.The Core of YouTube TVThe core of YouTube TV is live TV streaming from more than 40 different networks. These include ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, FX, Syfy, and National Geographic. Showtime and Fox Soccer Plus are available as add-on channels, and you get YouTube Red Originals We Watched Scare PewDiePie So You Don't Have To … [Read more...] about YouTube Launches YouTube TV for Cord Cutters
announced its new Sling TV service at CES this year, the news was received as one of the biggest announcements of the entire show. For $20 per month, Dish said it would offer a standalone app—no cable TV subscription necessary—with access to 12 channels including ESPN, a network notorious for its protection of its content. Further ReadingDish’s “Sling TV” caters to cord cutters with ESPN, CNN, Adult Swim, and moreThe move seemed to be a shot off the bow of cable TV, which has been struggling against the growing number of adult Millennials who have decided they don't need a cable TV subscription. The argument is simple: it's too expensive and forces its customers to pay for channels they don't care about just to get the ones that they do. Cord cutters have instead been content to watch Netflix and Hulu, go to local sports bars if they need to catch an important game, and (worst of all to the cable companies) torrent the TV shows they want to see. HBO … [Read more...] about Sling TV review: Do cord cutters and “cord nevers” even want live TV?
The long, give-and-take saga of 4K streaming on Hulu continues with the addition of 4K streaming for supported Roku devices. Hulu also added 5.1 surround sound capabilities on Roku. Further ReadingHulu finally catches up with Netflix and Amazon, offers video downloadsThe Disney-owned streaming platform updated its user-facing help pages with the information sometime in the past few days. Previously, only 1080p streaming was possible with the Hulu app on Roku devices, despite many Roku devices' hardware support for 4K. Unfortunately, Hulu still does not support HDR. It's been a rocky road for 4K on Hulu. The service first offered 4K streaming on select titles for some devices in 2016, then removed support in 2018. It was then re-added on some devices like the Apple TV 4K, but it was not available on Roku sticks or boxes. The current list of platforms on which Hulu can stream 4K video includes: Apple TV (5th generation or later) Chromecast Ultra Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick LG TVs … [Read more...] about Hulu is finally offering 4K and 5.1 audio on Roku devices