Cord-Cutting Isn't About Saving Money. It's About Control

Making the switch to streaming used to be a way to pay only for what you watched. Those days are long gone.

April 16, 2021

Fast Company

How a tiny startup is reinventing the DVR for the cord-cutter era

Once the future of TV, the DVR became a throwback. But Channels figured out how to make it newly relevant in a streaming world.

March 1, 2021

Home Gadget Geeks Podcast

Jon Maddox from Channels – HGG480

Watch/listen to co-founder and developer Jon Maddox discuss the history of Channels and how they develop the product.

February 20, 2021


PlayOn's streaming video DVR just got a lot better

Channels DVR integration and the death of Adobe Flash make PlayOn's recording software even more useful.

February 4, 2021


‘Channels’ live TV app adds Picture in Picture support on iOS and Apple TV

Live TV app “Channels” is out with an update today for Apple TV and iOS that brings the highly requested Picture in Picture support.

January 22, 2021


The best home entertainment products available in 2020

Best DVR software: Channels DVR

December 30, 2020


The 2020 cord-cutter awards

Cord-cutting MVP: Channels DVR

December 28, 2020

Fast Company

The 26 best new apps of 2020

From providing simple scheduling tools to better breathing exercises, these apps helped make 2020 a bit more bearable.

December 23, 2020


For cord-cutters, Channels DVR is what Plex might have been

While Plex pursues new business models, Channels doubles down on being a media server.

December 10, 2020


Channels DVR review: The best over-the-air DVR for cord-cutting enthusiasts

This DVR software for cord-cutters justifies its premium price with features you won't find elsewhere.

September 2, 2020


Cord-cutting live TV app ‘Channels’ updated with DVR improvements, improved navigation, more

Popular live TV app Channels has been updated to version 4.0 today, bringing a variety of new features for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV fans.

July 20 2020

Zatz Not Funny

Channels DVR Now Records Streaming Cable & Satellite Television

With today’s Channels TV Everywhere release, Channels now allows you to add pay television as a source for viewing and recording!

July 5, 2019


This DVR records both over-the-air and streaming cable channels

Channels DVR now combines over-the-air and cable recordings into one unified app.

July 25, 2019


How to get television to your Apple TV without using a streaming service

AppleInsider shows you what you need to watch TV live on your Apple TV with a digital tuner and an app.

January 18, 2019


Plex DVR and Channels: The case for using both

Mixing and matching over-the-air apps for better results.

January 10, 2019

Android Central

Channels officially launches for Android TV and Amazon Fire TV

Having been in preview for a while, Channels has now launched properly as a TV viewer on the Android TV and the Amazon Fire TV.

February 22, 2018


Hands-on: Channels DVR public beta for the Apple TV

After the successful launch of the iOS version of the app and Channels 2.0 for the Apple TV, developer Fancy Bits’ next project involves integrating a subscription-based DVR service directly into the Channels app for Apple TV.

January 19, 2017

Channels 2.0 for AppleTV Review

Channels 2.0 for the AppleTV brings some new features to the live television viewing app.

October 11, 2016