AAPL Stock: 112.12 ( + 2.62 )

Printed from

Peel outs Android app for TV guides, omits remote support

updated 01:50 pm EDT, Thu July 21, 2011

Peel Personal TV Show Guide app for Android out

Peel has released a version of its Personal TV Show Guide app for Android smartphones (free, Android Market). Like the older iOS app, it allows users to browse custom tailored programming recommendations without the need to scroll through channel grids. The home screen shows Top Picks or favorite shows.

Touching said thumbnail will display the channel the show is playing on and a brief description of the episode. Swiping will then display related shows by genre. Like the recommendations in Netflix, Peel learns a user's likes and helps by making suggestions it thinks they will like. The app also lets users share what they are watching through Facebook or Twitter.

Unlike the iOS app, however, users can't control the home media theater setup using Peel's adapter. The company didn't explain why support had been left out.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Polk Hinge Wireless headphones

Polk, a company well-established in the audio market, recently released a new set of headphones aimed at the lifestyle market. The Hin ...

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...


Most Commented