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Briefly: Showyou app adds Chromecast support, new Xbox apps

updated 01:00 am EDT, Wed March 26, 2014

Showyou video content app now supports Chromecast

Video streaming app Showyou has released an update featuring Chromecast support for both Android and iOS versions. Featuring thousands of channels, users can browse through customized content guides and categories to find something specific to watch, or view content based on the app's suggestions, generated by what channels one follows.

In v5.1.1, users can stream Showyou to their TV with Chromecast support, as well as access their top channels in the Channel Changer, based on usage. Additionally, improved performance for low-bandwidth connections has been included in the update. Free to download, Showyou can be obtained from iTunes and Google Play.

New apps for Xbox One and Xbox 360 released, including Encore Play, MLB

New app content has been released for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles, featuring live video content streaming. Previously reported was the launch of the Major Gaming League (MLG) app, offering e-sport gaming competition broadcasts and tournaments; today Xbox stated on its news blog that Major League Baseball, Encore Play and Movieplex Play have also released content for Xbox.

Fans of MLB games will be able to watch HD-quality video footage on Xbox One with a premium subscription, either live or archived. Encore Play and Movieplex Play feature movie and TV content on Xbox 360, and include a catalog of more than 1,500 films and additionally TV episodes from a variety of shows. Both apps are free with subscription through a participating television provider.

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