6 Best Alternative Android Apps to Netflix
Jun 30, 2011 10:23 AM –
6 Best Alternative Android Apps to Netflix. If you’re like me, then you’re addicted to Netflix! Their streaming service, combined with snail-mailed DVDs, Redbox, Hulu, plus the wealth of streaming content available online has made me an early adopter for connected television, which allowed me to cut the cord a long time ago. 😀 Since Netflix is slowly rolling out support for many Android devices and currently support under ten, we’ve compiled a cool list of Android apps when combined can make a nice alternative to the Netflix app for those not supported. All these apps can stream over cellular 3G & 4G or Wi-Fi for better video results. We’ve included easy one-click download links to grab these apps from the Android Market.
6. PlayOn Mobile is a combo of software installed on your computer plus the Android app along with your premium subscriptions. Once setup and your PC is turned on and connected to the Internet, you can even access your Netflix account to stream content, access your Hulu Plus, Amazon VOD, Comedy Central, MLB.tv, CNN, CBS, ESPN, ESPN3, TV.com, SpikeTV, and more!
Free App, Service Fee $39.99/year, One Time Fee $79.99
PlayOn Mobile. Hulu, Netflix Instant Queue*, Comedy Central, MLB.tv*, CNN, CBS, ESPN, ESPN3, TV.com, SpikeTV, The Ultimate Fighter, Amazon VOD, TBS, BET, Adult Swim, Oprah Winfrey Network, Nick, PBS, PBS Kids, MTV, Vevo, and many more. Now you can watch the online content from all of these channels on your Android Phone.
5. AT&T U-verse Live TV offers nearly a score of channels for content such as ESPN, ABC & Fox News, MSNBC, Lifetime, History Channel, etc.; plus you can download TV shows and movies from the app to watch on your phone over Wi-Fi. Recommended for non U-verse customers as there is an additional charge even if you have the home service.
AT&T U-verse Live TV
Free app, FREE 7-day trial, $9.99/mo
AT&T U-verse Live TV features dozens of channels and hundreds of shows including sports from ESPN Mobile TV, breaking news on MSNBC and FOX News, kids shows and music entertainment. Plus you can select from hundreds of full episodes of your favorite shows to download and store or stream on-demand from top networks like Comedy Central, NBC, ABC, Disney Channel, MTV and many more.
4. Droid TV is $9 per six months subscription and acts like a DVR for your phone, plus you can download and watch content later without Internet access.
Droid TV. Watch TV on your phone in full HD-480p resolution with DroidTV. Choose from hundreds of episodes of the most popular shows from the major TV networks. Watch whenever you want, wherever you want. It’s TV the way you want it. It’s DroidTV. DroidTV turns your phone into a DVR and video player. Record and watch your favorite TV shows right on your phone. Episodes are played from your phone’s Secure Digital memory card, not streamed, so they are available anytime, even when you don’t have Internet access. Episodes play immediately, without buffering delays or reduced quality.
3. Although it’s CBS specific as it is their app, TV.com offers a lot of content including popular shows like CSI and NCIS, plus channels like The CW, CNET, ET, Showtime, CBS News, CBS Sports; all for free!
TV.com delivers the best of TV right to your phone – all for free! TV.com brings personal TV to your phone on WiFi and cellular networks. Access the videos you want anywhere you go including full episodes…and it’s free! Get video from CBS, The CW, CNET, ET, Showtime, CBS News, CBS Sports and much more! Watch your favorite shows anywhere, anytime on TV.com. No subscription fees apply.
2. Hulu Plus is only supported on a hand full of devices, however, with your subscription you can access content that rivals Netflix.
Hulu Plus. The Hulu You Know + More Shows and Movies + More Ways to Watch Watch Hulu Plus on select Android devices (subscription required). Hulu Plus is available on the following devices: Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix. Support for additional devices will be announced throughout the year.
1. Crackle Movies & TV app came back with a punch! Now more content is accessible for free, including TV shows like Seinfeld, original Crackle TV shows and movies.
Crackle Movies & TV
Watch full-length Hollywood movies & TV shows on your phone. Free and on demand. Watch FREE movies on your Android phone. BAD BOYS. GRIDIRON GANG. GHOSTBUSTERS. JOE DIRT. THE PATRIOT and hundreds more: full-length, uncut and FREE. Plus, top rated TV series like SEINFELD.
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