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Top Android Streaming Video Apps

May 06, 2014 11:48 AM EDT

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The Top Android Streaming Video Apps cater to today's digital consumer and keeps them connected. The media universe currently consists of Smart TVs, satellites, tablets, smartphones, DVDs, game consoles, digital cable, PCs, DVRs and HDTV. Smartphones are expected to be priority device among users to be updated in the next six months.

Review of Top Android Streaming Video Apps:

Avia Media

Avia Media app for Android Features updated user interface with simpler navigation and smoother response, improved stability and support for the latest Google Chromecast software, subtitle support while casting, full playback control a phone or tablet, music album artwork and artist images displayed on TV, the ability to save animated gifs from the web and cast them with Avia and more.

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.

Castaway

Castaway’s streaming video app for android offers the following: Cast Facebook photos and videos from the users Android device to Chomecast; Cast Google+ photos and videos from the Android device to the users Chomecast; Cast local photos and videos from an Android device to the users Chromecast.

According to a new report released by Nielsen, consumers are using smartphones and tablets in ways that are natural extensions of the programming they watch, like looking up information about the characters and plot lines, or researching and purchasing products and services advertised just minutes before. Using social media to engage with other viewers has also transformed the live viewing experience for millions of consumers across the country.

Hispanic consumers also have rapidly adopted multiple-screens into their daily video viewing routines and represent 47 million traditional TV viewers in the U.S. and growing according to the report. They spend more time viewing video on digital devices, with the average Latino spending more than eight hours watching online video each month, which is over 90 minutes longer than the U.S. average. Hispanics are adopting smartphones at a higher rate than any other demographic group: nearly three in four Latinos own smartphones (72%).

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