updated 05:39 am EDT, Wed July 31, 2013
Comedy Central, Nickelodeon apps go live on Xbox 360 in US
The Xbox 360 in the United States has received two more entertainment apps offering streaming video. The Comedy Central app provides unlimited access to the CC: Stand-Up library of 6,000 videos, with the Nickelodeon version offering full episodes of shows and animated shorts. Both require a paid Xbox Live Gold subscription, with Nickelodeon also needing a subscription to a relevant TV provider.
TWC TV app reaches Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox 360 app due next month
Time Warner Cable has revealed a version of the TWC TV app made for Samsung Smart TVs. Previously hinted at by TWC CEO Glenn Britt, Engadget reports that a version of the app with on-demand video is available for smart televisions made by Samsung in 2012 and 2013, and that an update for live TV channels is due before the end of the year. A version of the app for the Xbox 360 with Kinect support is said to be due in early to mid August.