NBC Stories July 15, 2020

As the streaming wars continue to heat up, NBC Universal is today launching its option, Peacock TV. The new service will be the eventual home of hits like The Office and Parks and Recreation and now, it’s available on all of Google’s platforms. Here’s how to get Peacock TV on Android, Chromecast, and Android TV.

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NBC Stories September 17, 2019

After Hours: ‘Peacock’ will be the new home of ‘The Office,’ Pokemon Go gets updated, more

Alongside new images of the OnePlus 7T, an exclusive report about Google’s next Wi-Fi system, and more, news today included details about NBC’s new streaming service “Peacock” and more.

NBC Stories May 17, 2016

T-Mobile expands Binge On data-free video streaming to Google Play Music, NBC, Spotify, Tidal & more

T-Mobile today announced new services being added to its Binge On program, which allows its wireless subscribers to stream video content from certain apps without dipping into their mobile data caps.

NBC Stories July 20, 2015

YouTube_logo_2013.svg Google is pushing ahead with its plans to launch a paid YouTube service by the end of this year. So far, it’s signed up YouTube partners accounting for more than 90% of it views, but major TV networks are still holding out. Fox, NBC and CBS (among others) are still holding back according to Bloomberg’s sources.

Without support from TV networks, YouTube will have to attract paying subscribers with its own original content, or try and attract payers with nothing more than its home-grown stars and music videos. But that doesn’t mean the company is down-beat. There are many more options on its plate.

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NBC Stories February 18, 2015

NBC has this morning released an update for its Android app that introduces live streaming of the network’s content directly to an Android phone or tablet. Like most things in the cable industry, the feature is only available in a few select cable markets that this time and requires a subscription to a cable or satellite partner.

All users will be able to take advantage of the other new feature added in version 3.0, however…

NBC Stories January 30, 2015

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Super Bowl XLIX with the Seahawks vs. the Patriots kicks off this weekend on February 1st and we’re already getting prepared with a handy list of links for watching on all your Android and Chrome devices.

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NBC Stories January 20, 2015

How to watch NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX live stream on desktop & tablets, Verizon’s stream to smartphones

NBCUniversal announced today that it will offer a free live stream of Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 to all desktop and tablet users to promote its TV Everywhere service. For smartphones, Verizon has exclusive rights to stream the event to users through its own mobile app. 

NBC Stories July 12, 2012

NBC just unveiled two Adobe-powered mobile apps for its 2012 London Olympics coverage.

The NBC Olympics Live Companion app will act as a second display for stats and other details so users have a full bevy of data to compliment their television-watching experience. Meanwhile, the NBC Olympics Live Extra app will pipe live-streaming video to on-the-go users. It can handle multiple camera angles, social features, and the ability to seamlessly switch between both Olympics apps.

The free apps will launch today on both Apple’s App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Store for Android smartphone and tablets. They will also support “TV Everywhere” authentication with cable providers for unlimited access to all the premium content. Users simply need to login to their pay-TV subscription to tap into 3,500 hours of Olympic events.

“To make it as easy as possible, you only need to go through the sign-in once and won’t have to “re-authenticate” every time you want to watch a live event,” explained Adobe on its Digital Media Blog. “For the first time in Olympics history, mobile apps will give you the opportunity to view live broadcasts of all Olympic events in the palm of your hand.”

NBC Olympics is also using Adobe technologies to serve ads, measure and monetize content, and provide digital analytics in both apps.

This article is cross-posted on 9to5Mac.

The press release is below.

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NBC Stories April 26, 2012

Hacker “ReActiveDisorder” posted, well, a hack on the XDADevelopers forum recently that allows the Hulu Plus app to work with the Samsung Epic Touch 4G without a root.

“I have a Hulu membership and was angry cause our device wasnt “Compatible”. Talk about a total rip off. So I modded the apk to work with our device. It is 100% Fully functioning. I hope to contribute more later down the road. Maybe an ICS Rom ;-),” explained ReActiveDisorder on the forum.

Directions: 1. Download the Modded APK at http://db.tt/sq1AjQQu  2. Sideload APK—it installs like other non-market apps. 3. Sign into Hulu Plus (membership required).

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NBC Stories February 14, 2012

This year’s world Olympics are set to take place in London this summer. NBC Universal will do the majority of the broadcasting worldwide, and according to PaidContent, NBCU recruited Google and ComScore to develop new ways to track viewership over broadcast, mobile, cable, and Internet.

According to the report, Google will track viewership by creating a small panel of 3,000 consumers. Google will also— in its typical style— create an algorithm to help. As for ComScore, it will be conducting a study from 750 AT&T U-verse customers.

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NBC Stories December 20, 2011

The National Football League announced today that it would stream this year’s Super Bowl to the Internet, Android, and iOS devices on Verizon. The web version will be streamed on both NBC and NFL’s websites, while the Android and iOS version will be streamed through Verizon’s NFL Mobile app. The game will be offered free of charge online, but only Verizon customers will be able to stream the game on mobile.

Whom are you rooting for?

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