Channels live TV app for iPhone and iPad adds download support for offline viewing

Channels is one of the most useful apps for those users looking to transition away from traditional cable subscriptions.

April 12, 2022

Home Gadget Geeks Podcast

Jon Maddox from Channels and Updates for Channels 5.0 for Apple TV & iOS – HGG510

This week we have Jon Maddox from Channels to talk about the updates for Channels 5.0 for Apple TV & iOS, as well as Channels 4.0 for Android & Fire TV.

October 30, 2021


Channels app updated on Fire TV with new features

Channels, the whole home OTA and DVR app that is compatible with HDHomeRun tuners, has just pushed out a significant update to their Fire TV and Android TV app.

June 1, 2021


Channels update for Fire TV adds Enhanced Library Browsing and new Kids Section

Channels, the stand-alone app and DVR service that provides the best interface for HDHomeRun over-the-air network tuners, has announced its 4.0 update for Fire TV and Android TV devices.

September 21, 2021


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


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

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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 25, 2019


Channels app for HDHomeRun tuners is now free for iPhones and iPads

The developers of the Channels app have announced that their app will now permanently be free for iPhones and iPads.

January 23, 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


Channels app for HDHomeRun owners is now free for DVR Subscribers

The independent developers behind the app have just released a free version of their app, called Channels DVR, that can be used indefinitely by anyone subscribed to the Channels DVR subscription service.

August 17, 2018


Channels app for Fire TV devices adds DVR support for OTA Antenna and Cable channels

The Channels app for Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks, and Fire TV Edition televisions has just received its biggest update since it first arrived in the Fire TV appstore earlier this year.

June 27, 2018


Channels app for HDHomeRun tuners adds support for older Fire TVs and Fire TV Sticks

Channels has just released an update that adds support for the Fire TV 1, Fire TV 2, Fire TV Stick 2, and all Fire TV Edition televisions.

March 27, 2018

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


Channels app for live TV viewing through an HDHomeRun arrives on the Amazon Fire TV

Channels, the popular Apple TV app for viewing and time-shifting live television, has arrived on the 3rd generation Amazon Fire TV.

February 6, 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