The Latest Reviews For The Devices IOS

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MGM+ is an on-demand streaming service that offers a good mix of recent Hollywood blockbusters, original series, and perhaps best of all, classic titles from the studio's heyday in the 20th century. Think The Apartment, To Catch a Thief, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Fatal Attraction, and more. A subscription is priced at $6/month, and it's available both as a standalone app and as an add-on to most cord-cutting services including Hulu, Amazon Prime, and YouTube TV. Continue Reading →

Shudder offers no-frills access to pure horror cinema, which it both licenses from other studios and produces in-house (notable originals include When Evil Lurks and Perpetrator). The streaming service is easy to use and isn't cluttered with ads, plus it makes sure to add a new title every week and curates its selections without the help of an algorithm. Plans start at $6/month, which you can try with a 7-day free trial. Continue Reading →

Sundance Now is an on-demand streaming service that offers international thrillers and prestige dramas from around the world. It's owned by AMC Networks, which operates other noteworthy networks like IFC and Shudder, so you'll often see crossovers from these studios. It updates its catalog weekly, and a subscription costs a reasonable $7/month, which you can cancel anytime and try first with a 7-day free trial. Continue Reading →

Fans of crime and mysteries will find much to like in Topic, an ad-free on-demand streaming service that sources some of the best of the genre, including Nordic noir and chilly British thrillers, from around the world. To help you broaden your taste, the service also puts out helpful guides and newsletters that recommend which shows and movies to watch. Plans start at $6/month or $60/year. Continue Reading →

If reality shows and documentaries are a staple in your household, then Discovery+ might be a good addition to your streaming lineup. Aside from originals, the streaming service offers content from channels like CNN, TLC, The Food Network, HGTV, and Animal Planet, to name a few, while some of the titles you can expect to see are Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unkown, 90 Day Fiance, and MILF Manor. It has two plans, one costing $5/month and another ad-free plan that costs $9/month. Continue Reading →

Home to some of the best telly Great Britain has to offer, Britbox is an ad-free on-demand streaming service that's compatible with most media players, including smartphones and TVs. For $9/month, you get access to BBC shows like Luther, Sherwood, and Downton Abbey, as well as ITV gems like Stonehouse, Channel 4 classics like The IT Crowd, and a host of Britbox-produced documentaries, mysteries, dramas, and sitcoms. Continue Reading →

Amazon Prime is an on-demand streaming service that doubles as a membership to Amazon's shopping platform. That means aside from getting the latest Prime titles, which are a good mix of original and licensed films and TV shows (both from Hollywood and around the world), you also get access to free shipping, same-day delivery, and seasonal discounts. The subscription costs $15/month, but if you're only interested in Prime as a standalone streaming service, you'll just have to pay $9/month. Continue Reading →

Starz is an on-demand streaming service that currently costs $10/month or a discounted $70/year. Like HBO and Showtime, the premium cable channel offers a mix of classics, originals, blockbusters, and indies in its catalog, all ad-free. To name a few, Starz is the streaming home of shows like Power, Outlander, P-Valley, and Party Down, as well as movies like John Wick, Jumanji, The Equalizer, and for the family, a couple of Disney live-action movies. Continue Reading →

The on-demand streaming service Disney+ gives you access to thousands of films and TV shows not just from Disney itself, but from partner studios like Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic, and ABC. It's a giant umbrella of content for a fairly reasonable price of $7.99/month with ads and $13.99/month without, but if you want even more, Disney+ offers premium add-ons you can stack to your plan, as well as the famous Trio bundle, which gives you Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ at a discounted price. Continue Reading →

The PBS app makes it so that you can watch your favorite PBS shows (including local programming) anytime and anywhere. It's completely free to download and compatible with most streaming devices and TVs, making it a great streaming companion wherever you are. The app features educational kids' shows and favorites like Arthur, as well as documentaries, dramas, and news programs like PBS NewsHour. Continue Reading →

Criterion is a movie-streaming service that features some of the most celebrated, critically acclaimed, and hard-to-find films from around the world. More than just being the streaming arm of The Criterion Collection, however, the service also offers exclusive premieres, collections, masterclasses, director commentaries, and interviews, making sure to cater to its cinephile subscriber base. A subscription costs $10.99 monthly or $99.99 yearly. Continue Reading →

Well-known to film lovers around the globe, Mubi is a highly curated streaming service that offers a selection of indie, international, cult-favorite, and classic films, which it rotates and updates every day. Every week, it also recommends a new film for you to enjoy. A subscription costs $10.99/month, but you can also pay for a discounted price ($95.88) with an annual plan. Continue Reading →

Specializing in all things anime, Funimation is an ad-free on-demand streaming service that features the latest films and TV shows out of Japan, with comprehensive dubs and subs for English-speaking viewers. A subscription costs $7.99/month, and you can pay an extra $2 for more simultaneous streams and offline downloads. Funimation was bought by competitor Crunchyroll in 2020, but to date, it continues to stream and serve customers as usual. Continue Reading →

Apple TV+ is an ad-free and on-demand streaming service whose library may seem small compared to other streamers, but you can be sure that every single title it has is produced in-house. This covers critically acclaimed films like Killers of the Flower Moon, as well as dramas, sitcoms, kids' shows, and more recently, Friday Night Baseball. It costs $9.99/month and can be played on most devices except Android phones and tablets. Continue Reading →

Hulu may be on the cheaper side at just $7.99/month, but the on-demand streaming service boasts an ever-growing catalog of original series like The Handmaid’s Tale, primetime hits like Modern Family, and BBC imports like Killing Eve. It’s also where you’ll find FX’s critically acclaimed titles like Atlanta, Fargo, and Reservation Dogs. Hulu runs on ads, but if you can’t stand commercials, you can go ad-free for $17.99/month. Continue Reading →

Designed for the ultimate sports fan, Fubo is an on-demand and live TV service that streams games from multiple leagues including the NFL, NBA, MLB, and the Premier League. You can get up to 215 live channels on your lineup, which includes coverage on RSNs and local stations, though you might have to pay extra if you want premium entertainment channels like Starz and Showtime. Continue Reading →

Combining the best of streaming and cable, Hulu with Live TV pairs Hulu’s original programming like Only Murders in the Building, imports like Normal People, and licensed ABC shows like Modern Family with live TV channels like CNN, CBS, and TCM to give you an all-in-one TV package. The plans start at $77/month (with ads), but for an additional fee, you can upgrade to a bundle that removes commercials and throws in Disney+ and ESPN+ to the mix. Continue Reading →

Often dubbed as the best cordless replacement to cable, YouTube TV is a live TV streaming platform that gives you access to more than 100 channels, sporting events, local channels, unlimited DVR space, and up to three simultaneous streams. But what really gives YouTube TV its edge is customization; depending on your needs, you can easily add premium channels like HBO, sports channels like NFL Redzone, and Spanish channels like Unimas to your preferred lineup. Continue Reading →

Carrying over 110 channels on its most basic plan alone, Vidgo is a hefty on-demand and live TV streaming service that offers cloud DVR, multiple streams, and access to your local ABC and FOX stations. Sports fans will be glad to know that the lineup includes ESPN, Fox Sports, and the NFL Network, while Spanish-language viewers will find much to like in the service’s Vidgo Mas plan, home to more than 45 Spanish live channels. Continue Reading →

Available exclusively to Xfinity customers, Now TV is a live and on-demand streaming service that comes with more than 40 live channels and a subscription to Peacock Premium at no additional cost. You can watch AMC, The Food Network, and Discovery on Now TV, and a wide array of NBC sitcoms, Sunday Night Football, and the Premiere League on Peacock. It costs $20/month (on top of a $20 internet subscription) and can be viewed simultaneously on up to three devices. Continue Reading →

Apart from NBC sitcoms, Bravo reality shows, live news channels, and sports events like Sunday Night Football and Premier League matches, Peacock is also the streaming home to originals like Girls5Eva, Poker Face, and Bel-Air. A subscription costs $6/month, but if you want to opt out of ads and tune into your local NBC channel on top of all this, then you can choose their Premium Plus plan, which costs $12/month. Continue Reading →