SPB Software, long known for quality Windows Mobile (s msft) apps, has released its live television app for the Android (s goog) platform. Spb TV makes over 100 international TV channels available on Android devices. There is a free version of the app that offers a restricted selection of channels while the full app is $9.95 in the Android Market.
Spb TV has advanced video features such as picture-in-picture for those who simply must watch two programs at once. It offers an integrated TV guide for spotting the programs you simply cannot miss.
* 100+ international live TV channels, in 20+ languages
* Unique TV browser with quick channels preview and list of current & upcoming TV shows
* Integrated full week’s TV guide
* Ability to set Calendar reminders for TV shows of interest
* Fast channel launching and switching technology
* Picture-in-picture mode (quick channel preview while in another channel)
* “Transparent” on-screen controls (sound, brightness) as on a regular TV
* Full support of hardware buttons controls
Spb TV will run on all Android handsets currently in distribution, provided they are running version 1.5 or better of Android. It will stream video over both Wi-Fi and 3G, with bandwidth optimization to get the best experience.