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Nintendo Switch gets a YouTube app… as Nintendo Wii loses support for all streaming video services

The Nintendo Switch is first and foremost a game console. But you can also use it to watch movies and TV shows, thanks to a Hulu app that’s been available since last year. And this week a YouTube app showed up in the Nintendo eShop, allowing you to watch billions of videos on the system. […]

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BBC & ITV to launch BritBox streaming video service in US in 2017

The British broadcasters responsible for everything from Doctor Who to Doc Martin have announced a joint venture to launch a streaming video service in the United States in the first quarter of 2017. It’s called BritBox, and the new service from the BBC and ITV will be a subscription-based service that lets customers stream thousands […]

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Nickelodeon launches Noggin: $6 per month mobile video service

Children’s TV provider Nickelodeon is launching a new subscription-based streaming video service that will let toddlers (or adults with childish tastes) watch kid’s shows on a smartphone or tablet. Noggin launches March 5th, and subscriptions for the ad-free service run $5.99 per month. At launch Noggin will be iOS-only, which means you’ll need an iPhone, […]

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Cheapcast turns any Android device into a Chromecast (video)

Like the idea of Google’s Chromecast, which lets you stream internet video to your TV, but don’t want to buy another device that only does one thing? Developer Sebastian Mauer has released a free app called Cheapcast that turns your existing Android device into a sort of Chromecast. Fire up the app on your phone, […]

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Hulu Plus: TV shows on your PC, iPad, other devices for $9.99 per month

Hulu has launched a new subscription-based service that offers US residents the ability to watch TV shows on a PC, Mac, some web-connected TVs and Blu-Ray players, and Apple mobile products including the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The company isn’t eliminating its free, ad-supported service. Instead, Hulu Plus comes with the ability to watch […]