Tag: Xbox

  • Movies Anywhere is Now Available on Xbox

    Movies Anywhere is Now Available on Xbox

    Movies Anywhere announced today that it has expanded availability to include Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.  Movies Anywhere is an app that brings together your digital movie collections from online retailers including iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Google Play, and more, to create one synced […]

  • JustWatch App is Now Available on Xbox

    JustWatch App is Now Available on Xbox

    The free streaming guide app JustWatch is now available on Xbox. Now, users can access JustWatch’s recommendation features right from their gaming setup. The streaming guide works by allowing users to search for a movie or TV show and generating a list of which streaming services the content is available on. The list includes Amazon, […]

  • 8BitDo Announces a Pair of Media Remotes for Xbox Consoles

    8BitDo Announces a Pair of Media Remotes for Xbox Consoles

    If you’ve been using your Xbox game console as a streaming device on the side, you’ll soon have a couple more input options to choose from. Third-party peripheral maker 8BitDo announced a pair of media remotes that will be compatible with the latest Xbox Series S and Series X consoles, as well as the previous-generation […]

  • LG Update Enables 4K Dolby Vision Gaming at Up To 120Hz on Certain TVs

    LG Update Enables 4K Dolby Vision Gaming at Up To 120Hz on Certain TVs

    Thanks to a recent update, certain LG OLED TVs can now display games that support Dolby Vision at up to 4K resolution at 120 frames per second. Of course, we’ve already seen TVs that support the newest HDMI 2.1 standard, which allows for 4K/120 output. What’s notable here is that LG’s C1 and G1 line […]

  • Microsoft Plans to Offer Xbox Game Pass Through Smart TVs, Dedicated Streaming Stick

    Microsoft Plans to Offer Xbox Game Pass Through Smart TVs, Dedicated Streaming Stick

    Microsoft is gearing up to offer its Xbox Game Pass subscription service through more than just its dedicated game consoles. At a press briefing ahead of the E3 gaming conference, the company shared that it’s working with smart TV makers to include an Xbox app. Beyond that, Microsoft also shared that it’s working on its […]

  • Apple TV App for Xbox Gets Dolby Vision Support

    Apple TV App for Xbox Gets Dolby Vision Support

    Dolby Vision will be enabled on the Apple TV app for Xbox this week. The company shared the update in a blog post this week. “Combined with the immersive audio of Dolby Atmos, you’ll be able to see and hear what you’ve been missing for a premium experience like no other,” the post says. “Unlock […]

  • Latest NVIDIA Shield Update Adds Support for New PlayStation 5, Xbox Controllers

    Latest NVIDIA Shield Update Adds Support for New PlayStation 5, Xbox Controllers

    The latest update for the NVIDIA Shield TV streaming devices may not be as substantial as previous upgrades, but it does pack some niceties. Version 8.2.2 adds in support for the most recent Sony and Microsoft controllers, which hit the shelves this past November alongside the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S and Series […]

  • Group Says Latest Game Consoles Can Be Power-Hungry Streaming Devices

    Group Says Latest Game Consoles Can Be Power-Hungry Streaming Devices

    A recent report focusing on the latest generation of game consoles suggests these high-powered machines offer impressive standby modes, but can gobble up energy depending on how you’re using them. The Natural Resources Defense Council says while Microsoft’s new Xbox lineup and Sony’s PlayStation 5 consoles make it easy to stream from services like Netflix […]

  • Next-Gen Gaming Consoles Are Solid Streamers, Blu-Ray Players — But They Could Be Even Better

    Next-Gen Gaming Consoles Are Solid Streamers, Blu-Ray Players — But They Could Be Even Better

    Update (11/22/20): We’ve added more details about the PlayStation 5’s Disney+ app after users discovered limitations on playback resolution. Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series S and X consoles have officially ushered in the next generation of gaming. But while these high-powered devices are clearly focused on video games, the last few console generations […]

  • Weekend Wrap-Up: AirPlay 2 Comes to Roku Devices, Disney+ Anniversary, and More

    Weekend Wrap-Up: AirPlay 2 Comes to Roku Devices, Disney+ Anniversary, and More

    This week, we took a good, long look at Roku’s new OS 9.4 and new AirPlay and HomeKit support on certain Roku devices. Meanwhile, more companies are sharing their latest earnings and subscriber numbers. T-Mobile is expanding its home internet service plans, and Microsoft is sweetening the Xbox Game Pass deal with free access to […]