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5 Incredible Apps To Turn Your IOS Device Into A TV

Posted In iOS devices - By Techtiplib on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 With No Comments »

Hate the way you have to miss out on your favorite TV shows while you’re away from the big screen? Just realized you’ve run out of your cable subscription and gutted that you won’t be watching Game of Thrones tonight? Worry not – there are a host of TV apps that let you stream full episodes of your favorites TV shows as well as movies. Listed below are five iOS apps that will convert your iOS device into your ultimate entertainment buddy!

5 Incredible Apps To Turn Your IOS Device Into A TV


One of the top most players when it comes to streaming movies, Netflix is hands down one of the best video applications out there. Netflix offers its users an exhaustive library of content ranging from the best of TV shows to the latest movies that can be streamed effortlessly on your smart phone over 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi. You can enjoy your favorite Arrested Development episode, two full seasons of shows like Myth busters and Friday Night Light, or even your all-time favorite movies like The Godfather, Up, and so on, at the tap of a finger! Users can select their favorite movies or shows from an array of genres such as romance, horror, adventure, documentaries, and much more. What’s more, if you get cut off in the middle which watching a show, Netflix will keep a track of where you left off and you can continue watching on your PC or a different device from where you left off – perfect to! Overall, this is an ideal value for money app which is ultimate for streaming movies on your smart phone.

Hulu Plus

When you think of streaming movies and live TV shows over the internet, perhaps the first name that might pop into your mind is Hulu Plus. Essentially, Hulu Plus is an extension of the popular website that streams movies and shows to PC’s via the web. Hulu Plus brings to its users a comprehensive library with thousands of episodes available for hundreds of different TV shows, as well as current-season episodes of many shows. The best part about Hulu Plus is that it streams shows in 720 HD, which is higher than the web-based version! Offering complete series such as Angel, Desperate Housewives, Miami Vice, The X-Files, and a host of other such favorites, Hulu Plus is definitely one of the best TV streaming apps you will come across.

Cartoon Network

Looking for an app to keep your kids occupied for a while as you travel? Fancy becoming a kid again and catch up with your all-time favorite Cartoon Network shows? If yes, the Cartoon Network app is what you’re looking for! This fantastic app gives its users access to Cartoon Network videos and as well as games, anywhere and anytime on your smart phone device! Packed with some ultimate cartoon shows such as The Looney Tunes, Ben 10, Johnny Bravo, Dexter’s Laboratory, and a list of other favorites, the app lets you watch full episodes of your favorite cartoon shows. Users can also play games and earn points in order to unlock collectable cards. So whether you want your kids to interact with their favorite cartoon characters, or even if you want to unwind after a hectic day at work, the Cartoon Network app is pretty much up your alley!


Crackle has been yet another competent app in the market that offers its users complete free streaming of movies, TV shows, as well as lots of other video content. The app has a very simple and clean interface, wherein the content is laid out to you in an appealing tiled thumbnail format, or if you want you can even have a basic list format. Since the app is completely free, it might not offer you the latest shows and movies, but it sure does allow you to enjoy all of your old favorites such as Seinfeld, The Three Stooges, Sanford and Son, as well as a few newer ones such as Dexter, Homeland and so on. With its slick interface, no subscription cost, and the amazing content it has to offer, is there a reason why you wouldn’t love crackle?


Hate missing out on your favorite HBO channels while you’re on the go? Fancy catching up with all those awesome HBO shows even while you’re away from the big screen? If yes, perhaps it’s time for you to reach out for your iPhone and download HBO Go right away! This is an incredible app which is packed with thousands of shows HBO gives you access to, including comedy shows, movies, documentaries, sports, as well as behind the scene extras and much more!  With this app you can keep up with the best of HBO shows such as Game of Thrones, Sex and the City, Entourage, The Sopranos, True Blood, and many more. What’s more, you can even create your own customized watch-list and catch up with your favorites at your convenience – how cool is that! Need more reasons to download this absolutely fantastic app?

Author Bio:

Shruti Vaghe, the author of this article, is a freelance blogger, who often writes about V Media, providers of internet TV in Toronto. Shruti is passionate about fashion and likes to keep up with the latest trends. You can also follow her on Twitter @ShrutiVaghe.

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