02/27/2014, The prestigious Academy Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday, millions of viewers will be anxiously watching to see who takes the coveted golden statues home. ABC has revealed its plans of offering 2014 Oscars streaming for the first time ever, the entire ceremony will be streamed though there’s one big catch. The stream will only be available on the Watch ABC website and mobile app, both of which require a cable […]
12/17/2013, It has almost been two years since the Verizon FiOS app for the Xbox 360 was released. That might seem like a long time ago, and that console might not seem worthy of your attention anymore, that’s because the Xbox One is now here. Today the Verizon FiOS Xbox One app has been released, those Xbox Live Gold members who already subscribe to FiOS can download the app now and […]
06/11/2013, Today Verizon FiOS Mobile for Android has finally been released. It supports most Android devices that run Android 2.3.3 or higher.
01/28/2013, When Samsung and Verizon partnered up to provide the FiOS TV application onto Samsung 2011 and 2012 Smart TVs and Smart Blu-ray players, a modest collection of 26 live FiOS TV channels were made available. As impressive as it is to be able to watch FiOS TV on your Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-Ray players without needing an additional set-top-box, 26 channels limits the amount of content FiOS subscribers can view on […]
01/08/2013, [CES 2013] As advanced as our television watching has become recently, one thing cable companies are still lagging behind on is their cable box features. Not every company has something as awesome as Dish Network’s Hopper, and that’s a shame as we all have experienced the torture that is having your DVR notifying you two shows are about to be recorded while you’re watching something really good. Verizon FiOS is […]
10/06/2011, Both Verizon and Microsoft have come to an agreement to introduce a new FiOS TV-powered entertainment experience that will be happening on an Xbox 360 sometime down the road. This particular alliance will see a Verizon-developed software application, FiOS TV and Internet customers who incidentally are also Xbox LIVE Gold members can enjoy popular live TV channels via their Xbox 360 consoles without the need for any additional hardware.
04/14/2011, Verizon intends to change the way one interacts with digital media by rolling out its next generation all-fiber-optic FiOS TV service, where many of the improvements and additions that you see inside is due to the company taking careful note of customer feedback received from its product development labs, field trials and social media forums. In a nutshell, you get over 25 upgrades to FiOS TV’s advanced Interactive Media Guide, […]
08/17/2010, Diamonds might be forever, but electronic gadgets never are as there will always be something newer and better coming up the horizon. The introduction of firmware updates have greatly helped prolong the lifespan of such gadgets, although they still won’t be able to last for decades on end. It has taken three years for FiOS TV subscribers who own ATI Digital Cable Tuners as well as other CableCARD devices to […]
08/16/2010, Verizon’s FiOS trial proved to be rather promising, where it nearly hit the 1 Gigabit download speed, with a subscriber touching a throughput of 925Mbps using currently deployed equipment. We await future news that will see it hit the Gigabit mark and beyond, but in the mean time, we don’t think anyone will complain of the speed it offers. This field test was conducted in conjunction with a business subscriber […]
06/21/2010, Verizon Communications has enabled customers to give its FiOS Internet and TV service a trial for 30 days, without having to go through additional charges for early contract termination if they decide to switch off the service once the trial period is over. This move is meant to lure away more customers from other cable and satellite rivals, which includes the option of paying month-by-month although with the added assurance […]
04/26/2010, Folks who own a FiOS DVR and have installed Media Manager on the PC can hit the update button to take advantage of the latest additions, including support for YouTube and Internet Radio. Those running on Macs are left out in the cold yet again though. Non-DVR users will be able to take advantage of Media Manager since it is now available to all FiOS customers, although we are left […]
03/02/2010, We mentioned the possibility of the Tivo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL DVRs before this, and it looks like we got it right, as TiVo has officially unveiled a pair of new ‘Premiere’ DVRs, the TiVo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL, which will be replacing the existing TiVo Series 3 and TiVo HD lines. In case you were wondering, the most important changes will certainly have to be its new […]