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Streaming Android Apps

Nov 13, 2013 03:28 PM EST


Streaming today has never been easier for Android users. Google now contributes to the offering of over 700,000 apps being distributed worldwide. The average app consumer spends an estimate of two hours a day using apps. According to Gartner, “Global revenue from app stores is expected to rise 62% in 2013 to $25 billion.”

Below is Droid Report’s list of top streaming Android apps for smartphones and tablets:


The Hulu Plus App offers the best of Hulu’s shows. Android users can instantly watch the most current TV shows and movies. Popular shows include: Family Guy, Revenge, Glee, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, SpongeBob, Marvel and more. Android users can view shows over WiFi, 3G, and 4G.

Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast, available on Google Play is the easiest way to enjoy online video and anything from the web on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop. No remotes required. Cast your favorites from Google Play, YouTube, Netflix, and Chrome to your TV with the press of a button.


Netflix Android App available at Google Play is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on the phone. The app hosts over thousands of TV episodes and movies. Android users can browse, search titles and watch movies instantly.


The uStream App allows Android users to broadcast and watch live video on a smartphone or tablet. uStream can host live conferences, events, concerts and other types of video. Users can also engage in real time via live chat.


HBO Go App includes favorite shows from HBO and also features behind-the-scenes extras. Android users with an  HBO subscription can access any and every episode of the best HBO shows. These shows include: Game of Thrones®, Curb Your Enthusiasm®, Entourage®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, The Wire® and more.


The YouTube App for Android is a social app with streaming videos. Users can share favorite videos and playlists and find videos from all over the world. The app features instant search functionalities and social sharing.


CNBC App for Android users has been newly redesigned for the smartphone. The app offers real-time streaming stock market quotes refreshed daily, breaking news alerts and over 150 new video clips added each day. The app also includes: Access over 850 interviews conducted with business professionals and finance industry experts.


Dropbox for Android 4.0 users can stream live video. The app is a free service where users can combine photos, docs, and videos. One of the great features is that Android users can save anything. User also have editing options.


The TED App offers inspirational talks and worldwide leading speakers accessible for Android users. The official Android app has more than 1500 TEDTalk videos and audios which are compatible with Android tablets and phones.

The Streaming App Market growth has grown from the multi-device use of smartphones and tablets. Today consumers use these devices every day for daily activities such as entertainment, shopping, social media, ecommerce and more. Developers and companies have had openness towards adopting mobile streaming technology for growth.

Thanks for checking out our latest app reviews and list for mobile streaming apps. The list will be updated regularly.

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