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White House Launches iPhone/iPod touch App with Live and On-Demand Video

--Will Offer Live Streaming of Next Week's State of the Union Speech
In a posting on its official blog, Tuesday evening, the White House announced the availability of a new, free White House App for the Apple iPhone/iPod touch . "One feature that stands out is live video streaming," the blog post stated. "Now anyone with this app can watch the president's public events at the White House, frequent Web chats with administration officials, and other events like key speeches and press briefings, in real time. In...

Sky News iPhone/iPod touch App Surpasses 1 Million Downloads

Sky New s said Monday that its iPhone/iPod touch application has been downloaded over a million times since its launch last May. The UK satellite TV operator's news arm also announced Monday that it is launching a new mobile Internet service. (Note: Last week, Sky News also announced the launch of an interactive TV widget for the Yahoo! Widget Engine-- see the article published on itvt.com, January 11th .)

The free Sky...

ThinkFlood Launches Universal Remote Control System for iPhone/iPod touch

ThinkFlood --a Waltham, Massachusetts-based start-up that describes itself as designing and developing "hardware and software with a focus on making everyday tasks easier"--on Wednesday unveiled its first commercial product, the RedEye personal remote control for the iPhone and iPod touch. According to the company, RedEye, which has an MSRP of $188 and which uses WiFi to replace infrared-based remote control systems, is the only remote control system for the iPhone/iPod touch that allows users to...

Livestream Launches Live Video Streaming for the iPhone/iPod touch

--Service Requires No Application or Player to Be Downloaded
Livestream (formerly Mogulus), a New York-based company which offers a platform that enables amateurs and professionals to produce and distribute live TV on the Internet, last week announced the immediate availability of a free service for streaming live to the iPhone and iPod touch. According to the company, users of its flagship Livestream Procaster platform can now start streaming live to the iPhone/iPod touch audience over 3G or WiFi, with less than five minutes of...

Sky Launches Mobile TV App for iPhone/iPod touch, CBS Launches Android Versions of its Apps

UK satellite TV operator, BSkyB , announced Tuesday that its Sky Mobile TV service is now available on the Apple iPhone and iPod touch . The company has developed a Sky Mobile TV app specifically for the iPhone/iPod touch: the app allows users to stream live TV via WiFi, and available channels include Sky Sports News, Sky News, ESPN, At The Races and all the Sky Sports channels. According to Sky, this means that users...

"CWTV" and "CW City Wize" iPhone/iPod touch Applications Launched for The CW

CBS Mobile and The CW , a broadcast network that is a joint venture between CBS and Warner Bros. Entertainment, on Wednesday announced the launch of two new CW applications-- CW City Wize and CWTV --for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch . CW City Wize, which is sponsored by Target, is a mobile city guide which provides users with maps that highlight actual locations seen or talked about on the CW shows, "Gossip Girl,"...

Univision Launches Free "Univision Movil" Video App for Apple iPhone/iPod touch

--Al Jazeera Launches Mobile Video App for Symbian and Windows Mobile Phones
Spanish-language broadcaster Univision 's Univision Interactive Media arm has launched a " Univision Movil " application for the Apple iPhone/iPod touch. The free app, which is now available in the Apple App Store, provides users with access to short- and long-form content from Univision's shows via what the broadcaster claims is an "easy-to-navigate and innovative" multi-touch user interface. Video is presented in a number of categories, including news, entertainment, soccer, TV shows, sports, horoscopes and...

CNN Launches Interactive News App for iPhone/iPod touch

CNN on Tuesday launched what it calls an "interactive news app" for the iPhone/iPod touch. The app, which is available in the Apple App Store for $1.99 (note: it will also be monetized through advertising; it currently features logos and banner ads from "launch advertisers" Chevron and Lexus), offers among other things live breaking news video, push notification, localization and personalization tools, and user-generated content capture and upload functionality, the broadcaster says. "The CNN App...

HippoRemote iPhone/iPod touch App Launched for Boxee and Other Over-the-Top Services

--Combines Remote Control, Keyboard and Mouse/Trackpad Functionality
A developer called Albert Lee has built an iPhone/iPod touch application that provides all-in-one remote control, wireless keyboard and mouse/trackpad functionality for users who have hooked their TV up to a computer in order to access over-the-top-TV services such as Boxee. Dubbed the HippoRemote and available through the Apple App Store for $4.99, the device offers customized controls for Boxee, XBMC, Windows Media Center, iTunes "and all your favorite Web browsers, to name [but] a...

Sky+ Remote Record Now Available for iPhone, iPod Touch

UK satellite-TV provider, BSkyB, announced Tuesday that its Sky+ Remote Record application is now available on the Apple App Store. The app, which is offered free-of-charge, allows iPhone or iPod Touch users with a Sky+ or Sky+HD DVR to schedule recordings remotely. It provides those users with access to Sky's seven-day EPG, where they can browse listings by time, day or program name, and then select programs to record. Once a recording request has been...