By Anu Passary | Aug 16, 2012 10:18 AM EDT
With the advent of technology, smartphones and tablets have emerged as inseparable companions that play a pivotal role in our day-to-day lives. Consumers now have a slew of TV Apps at their disposal, which help extend the living room television experience to tablets.
Watching favourite sitcoms, sports, cartoons etc. have all become available at the touch of a button (or a simple tap on the tablet does the trick). Tablets can now be turned into a television thanks to the available web applications aka TV Apps.
With smartphone and tablet displays becoming bigger and better, the HD quality and rich colors make watching videos or live streaming a pleasure, which in turn have contributed to TV Apps becoming more and more popular.
The top three TV Apps are enumerated below.
The SlingPlayer App enables users to watch TV and DVR on their smartphones or tablets. However, a Slingbox, which will set you back by £99, is required at home. The good news is that either live or recorded TV can be enjoyed from anywhere that has a decent 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connection. Channels can be flipped with ease with the virtual remote control and DVR recordings can be schedules as well.
The SlingPlayer App is priced between £19.99 to £21.99 and is compatible with Android, Windows, and iOS.
This TV App is a sport buff's favortie. Eurosport Player enables users to watch an array of sports like tennis, snooker, football, cricket, cycling, basketball etc. The TV APP is available for both tablets and smartphones and users get unlimited and on-demand access to British Eurosport 1 and Eurosport2 channels.
Users can choose from either a Crowd Pass or Sports Fan monthly subscription plan, which cost £4.99 and £2.99, respectively.
Eurosport Player is compatible with Android and iOS.
Netflix is often counted as the TV Apps bigwig. The world's leading Internet subscription service for films and TV programmes boasts of more than 27 million streaming members in the U.K., U.S., Canada, and Latin America.
For a £5.99 monthly fee, members get access to a plethora of films and TV programmes (including new episodes) that can be streamed over the Internet to laptops, PC's, tablets etc. Netflix is compatible with Android, Windows, and iOS.
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