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The latest Xfinity streaming app works fine on Android TV — here's how to sideload it

The latest Xfinity streaming app works fine on Android TV — here's how to sideload it

Hey Comcast, y'all should really just publish your TV app on the Play Store already. This weird stuff, limiting it to Sony TVs or Amazon's Fire TV platform, just isn't cool. People are paying you a lot (just, a LOT) to watch TV, you should let them watch it on whatever gadget they want! Or else they'll find ways to do it themselves. For example, taking the Fire TV APK and uploading it to a third-party hosting site, then installing it on an Android TV device like the SHIELD.

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Xfinity Stream beta now available on Fire TV (APK Download)

Xfinity Stream beta now available on Fire TV (APK Download)

Xfinity Stream subscribers have been waiting for Comcast's streaming service to roll out more widely across platforms, including Android TV. While that isn't happening today, we are a step closer. Following Chromecast support landing earlier this year, Fire TV owners can now access Xfinity Stream courtesy of a new app beta over at Amazon's app store.

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Chromecast support for Xfinity Stream app now rolling out

Chromecast support for Xfinity Stream app now rolling out

Xfinity subscribers have a reason to get excited. Nope, Comcast's still running things — sorry. But Chromecast support for Xfinity streaming content is now rolling out. It's already live on the web, and now it has started rolling out via a beta program update for the Android app as well. Chromecast streaming even works for live TV.

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Samsung giving away free Galaxy Buds with unlocked Galaxy A51 purchases

Samsung giving away free Galaxy Buds with unlocked Galaxy A51 purchases

After having an early run elsewhere around the world, Samsung is preparing to inundate the U.S. market with a half-dozen lower-cost smartphones this year — including the company's first cut-price 5G phones. Two of those phones are launching tomorrow: the Galaxy A01 and the Galaxy A51.

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Xfinity Remote DVR is back after two-year legal dispute

Xfinity Remote DVR is back after two-year legal dispute

Comcast subscribers lost the option to set DVR recordings remotely after the company's failed legal battle against TiVo back in 2017, leaving customers without a convenient way to schedule and monitor their recordings away from their TV. More than two years later, the entertainment conglomerate has finally managed to add back DVR functionality to the Xfinity app and web service.

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First US Galaxy S9 and S9+ Android 9 Pie updates rolling out to... Xfinity

First US Galaxy S9 and S9+ Android 9 Pie updates rolling out to... Xfinity

After distributing its beta version to American S9 and S9+ devices at the end of November and updating international versions of the phone earlier this month, Samsung is now releasing Android 9 Pie and One UI to Comcast’s Xfinity S9s. That's a bit of a coup for Xfinity, as we're not accustomed to seeing a smaller carrier's version updated first, especially not before unlocked handsets.

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Movies Anywhere comes to Comcast Xfinity and now supports 4K on Android [APK Download]

Movies Anywhere comes to Comcast Xfinity and now supports 4K on Android [APK Download]

Two Movies Anywhere tidbits for you today, including its addition to Comcast's Xfinity and support for 4K streaming in the Android app. Subscribers with Xfinity On Demand or the Xfinity Stream app will now be able to take advantage of the huge catalog of blockbuster films.

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Comcast launches a mesh WiFi system with the $119 xFi Pod kit

Comcast launches a mesh WiFi system with the $119 xFi Pod kit

Using a single router is so 2014. Now, everyone is into mesh WiFi systems like Eero and Google Wifi. Not to be outdone, Comcast has its own mesh system that connects to the Xfinity Internet Gateway. The new xFi Pods are now available as a three-pack for $119.

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XFINITY Stream app gets fingerprint support for parental controls

XFINITY Stream app gets fingerprint support for parental controls

Comcast's switch from XFINITY TV to XFINITY Stream about a year ago was met with lots of criticism for a number of reasons, and based on the latest Google Store reviews, users still aren't very happy. But here's something that might cheer you up: fingerprint authentication has been added for parental controls.

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Android TV app for Comcast Xfinity coming in 2018, but only for Sony TVs at first

Android TV app for Comcast Xfinity coming in 2018, but only for Sony TVs at first

Over a year ago, Comcast revealed that it was working on an Xfinity app for Android TV. It was part of the 'Xfinity TV Partner Program,' designed to make its television service available on smart TVs and internet-connected streaming boxes. That way, you wouldn't have to lease a cable box (unless you didn't want TV congesting your home internet network) - just install the app and start watching content.

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