[Exclusive] Avia gets a massive update with Material Design and Apple TV, Roku, WebOS support

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Avia Media Player from the State College, PA-based Videon Central was one of the first media streaming apps available with Chromecast support after Google released the SDK just one year ago. The company just released a massive update to version 7.2 that updates the design that was slightly ...

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Roku adds Android mirroring as beta feature

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Roku has added a new feature to its Roku 3 and Roku Streaming Stick (HMDI) experience which allows for mirroring of Android devices. Well, there’s also the option to mirror your WIndows 8.1 devices, too, but you’re not worried about that, are you? Available in the latest beta ...

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Comparing the Amazon FireTV to the competition

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Stacking the new device up against the Roku 3, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast So the Amazon FireTV is out, available, and already shipping. The $99 device lands in a space currently occupied by Apple TV, Roku, and, to a degree, the Chromecast. Each of these devices features their own unique ...

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Roku Streaming Stick: Roku takes on Chromecast

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The Roku Streaming Stick, a concept announced back in 2012, is finally seeing the light of day. Wanting to make internet and content streaming even easier to use than ever before, Roku has unveiled its HMDI stick. As big as standard USB flash drive, it does everything a Roku box can. The Roku ...

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Google TV will become ‘Android TV’, report says

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Google will back away from the Google TV brand for the connected television experience in favor of ‘Android TV’, reports GigaOm. According to an unnamed executive at an electronics makers says the company has already taken to using the new branding. With Google TV having never ...

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Google Chromecast, a $35 device to stream media, web to any HDTV

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Put on your suit and tie, folks, and get ready to meet Chromecast. Google just announced the new device, and what it does is simple, yet so very important to how we watch media. So, what is ChromeCast? Simply put, Chromecast is a tiny dongle that plugs into your HDTV to stream your media from ...

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Roku announces ‘Play on Roku’ update for streaming photos and music

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Roku has a new version of its Android app available in the Google Play Store that allows for streaming of music and photos from your handset.  The feature is called Play on Roku and it lets users view individual images, slideshows, single tracks, playlists, and more.  The app, which basically ...

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