Here’s a list of our favorite TV and movie streaming apps for Android.
1. Hubi (Free)
Hubi is a popular streaming app developed by MegaDevs. Hubi currently supports 39 sites, which include FileNuke, YouTube (streaming only), 180Upload, Vodu, StreamCloud, and more. Users can remove ads and share favorite video links with friends to popular sites. Other features include being able to keep track of recently watched videos and system-wide integration. You can download Hubi from the Google Play Store here.
2. DIRECTV (Free)
With DIRECTV, users can live-stream TV anywhere in their home or while on the go. Watch your favorite movies or shows from HBO, Cinemax, Starz, Showtime, Encore and more. Find exactly what you’re looking for by speaking to the app. Change between channels and set recordings. Social sharing is included, and feelings about a specific show can be posted on Facebook or Twitter. The app can only be utilized if you have a DIRECTV subscription. You can download DIRECTV from the Google Play Store here.
3. Streaming Movies (Free)
Streaming Movies is a new ad-free streaming app by Appmovement. If you prefer foreign flicks, you may want to check out Streaming Movies. Watch Sci-Fi, Horror, Western, Comedy, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, and the list goes on. The lists are updated, and users can obtain info about what they’re watching. Trailers and casting lists are only a tap away. You can download Streaming Movies from the Google Play Store here.
4. Google Play Movies & TV (Free)
After downloading your favorite movies and TV shows from the Google Play Store, be sure to download Google Play Movies & TV. With the app, users can stream content on any Android phone or tablet. Content can be viewed without a wireless connection. Edit personal libraries or upload your own videos. TV shows are only available for download in the U.S. You can download Google Play Movies and TV from the Google Play Store here.
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5. Dish Anywhere (Free)
Similar to DirectTV, users can watch DISH anywhere. The app lets users watch original and recorded programs on any Android device. Search for shows by title, genre, network, keyword or actor. The easy user interface makes it easy to find the shows and movies you want to watch. Manage your DVR by setting recordings as a priority. You can download Dish Anywhere from the Google Play Store here.
6. Can I Stream It? (Free)
Can I Stream It? helps users search for movies and TV shows to watch. The search engine looks for content across the major content libraries like iTunes, Hulu, Redbox and Netflix. The program continuously updates and lets users set reminders if what they’re looking for is not available. Once the selected item is available, the intuitive surface lets you know through push notifications. Can I Stream It? helps reduce wait time when needing something to watch. You can download Can I Stream It? from the Google Play Store here.
7. MAX GO (Free)
Cinemax followed its corporate sibling HBO by creating its own mobile app. MAX GO is essentially the same thing. Users can watch original programming and access Max After Dark Series. Creating a customized watchlist will help you filter through movies located in the library. New titles are added every week and a Series Pass feature lets you send episodes of original series right to your phone or tablet. Film buffs and TV lovers can use MAX Uncut to watch some behind the scenes action whenever they want. You can download MAX GO from the Google Play Store here.
8. Verizon FIOS Mobile (Free)
Verizon FIOS customers can watch TV from anywhere in their home with Verizon FIOS Mobile application. Check out premium subscription On Demand content from Starz and Encore, and use your device as a remote control. Manage DVR recordings, view TV listings, and Flex View On Demand. Verizon FIOS subscription for TV and Internet are required to have access to live streaming. You can download Verizon FIOS Mobile from the Google Play Store here.
9. Redbox Instant by Verizon (Free)
With Redbox Instant by Verzion, users can enjoy streaming unlimited movies. Buying and renting movies is easy even without a subscription. Reserve and bookmark titles to watch at a later time. Each kiosk holds thousands of titles, so there are plenty of choice to choose from. The first month is completely free and allows streaming of unlimited movies. You can download Redbox Instant By Verizon from the Google Play Store here.
10. Mobile TV (Free)
Mobile TV is an extension of AT&T. The app holds episodes from numerous popular shows like Glee, Arrested Development, The Daily Show, Live MLB games and more. News junkies can watch live 24/7 breaking news from reputable sources like Bloomberg Inc and ABC News. Sports fans can watch endless hours of college sports on ESPN Mobile TV & NBS Sports. The first seven days of service are free, and then there will be a monthly subscription of $9.99/mo. You can download Mobile TV from the Google Play Store here.