Samsung’s New Smart View Android App Lets You Mirror TV to Smartphone and More

Samsung Smart View ScreenshotWow, Samsung is on a tear with their Smart TV platform. They recently hit 5 million TV app downloads worldwide in less than 15 months and have now just launched a pretty innovative new Android app that sets Samsung even further apart from the competition. Called Smart View, the new Samsung Smart TV app allows [...]

EPIX Lands on Google TV, Apps for Smartphones, Tablets, and Smart TVs on the Way

EPIX on Google TVEPIX is out with big news. The company has just rolled out a new Google TV app [DEMO] and Verizon FiOS TV integration. The offering will give users access to 3,000 EPIX movie and original programming titles from partners Viacom, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Lionsgate. In addition, EPIX has, or is working on, apps [...]

Samsung’s Smart TV Remote for Android Gets Live TV Streaming

Samsung Live TV Streaming Remote App DemoSure, having a TV remote app on your smartphone or tablet is neat, but what about one that can stream live TV? Well, that's exactly what Samsung is introducing. The company believes users will be interested in watching the same program or a different channel on their tablet or smartphone. However, the most likely use [...]

Samsung Demos Its Social TV Functionality and New Dual-sided QWERTY Remote

Samsung Social TV App DemoOn one hand, I give credit to Samsung for innovating in the Smart TV space. On the other, I'm not sure what they're thinking in terms of usability. Apparently the same guy responsible for Samsung's TV configuration screen got the task of designing the Social TV app in Smart Hub. I jest.... Of course, I really don't [...]

Samsung Shows How Uncomplicated Activating a Blockbuster or Netflix TV App Is

Samsung Netflix TV App Activation DemoWell, I guess you can say it's easy — if you don't mind jumping back and forth between your TV and PC. As you'll see below, activating a TV app on some services, like Blockbuster and Netflix, requires one to grab an authorization code from the provider's website to enter into the app's settings. If you're familiar [...]