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4 Overlooked Entertainment Gems from the App Store

Author: Deborah Belford
by Deborah Belford
Posted: Apr 30, 2017
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Just a few years ago, watching TV shows on your mobile device wasn't really an option. Devices were not strong enough, their displays were not big enough, and in general, nobody really thought about it. But, as technologies were developed, TV has slowly found a place on our mobiles.

These days, there are numerous TV apps available for download from the Apple TV App Store. Whatever your taste may be, you'll find something to tickle your imagination. From useful and educational content to stuff that will help you get through those hours of boredom, there is a TV app for nearly everything these days. We are bringing you a few select ones which piqued our interest the most.

Hallmark Channel App

Hallmark Channel is one of the better-known TV names. Their selection of shows and movies mostly revolves around romantic, heart-warming scripts, so it may not be for everyone. However, with holidays quickly approaching, some Hallmark magic could be just what you need.

Thanks to Hallmark Channel TV app, you can watch many of these movies on your iPhones and iPads. The app is completely free, so if you need something to help you stay warm and cozy during long winter nights, we suggest you give it a shot. The fact you can enjoy some romance without ever leaving the comfort of your warm blanket is certainly a big upside.


Another free TV app, this is a great choice if you need some help to stay fit. For many of us, that holiday spirit brings more than just a heart-warming feeling. If you tend to gain a few extra pounds by the time the celebrations are over, Zova is definitely an app to have.

This is a highly customizable TV app that will let you only pick exercises that fit your fitness level and preferences. In translation, it will help you stay fit and lose that extra weight, but it won’t work you to tears. The best thing about it is that it’s completely free to download and use. With your iPhone always by your side, you can easily find a few minutes to squeeze in a quick exercise.

Poker Central TV

While this app may not have anything to do with holidays, good poker is good poker all year around. Even if you are not a poker fan, you might Poker Central TV app a chance – you might just become one.

Poker Central is truly unique and stands out among other apps as it is the only app that will let you watch various poker shows on demand. The selection of shows, which mainly focused on poker played in the US, is quite impressive. You will find everything from the live tournament and cash game play to documentaries and other interesting poker-related content.

Poker Central TV features many shows from their own production, but there are also numerous classics that you’ve probably seen before if you are into poker. Watching some quality old content again can be a great way to relax.

Reuters TV: Video News

If you like to stay informed about global events, Reuters TV: Video News is just the right app for you. This is a completely free app that fully caters to your needs. It doesn’t just let you watch the relevant news videos; it lets you watch as much news as you can fit within whatever free time you have available.

A great interface, a huge news database, and an algorithm to serve you the best selection of news for the time you have available make Reuters TV: Video News a must have for anyone who likes to keep up with the recent happenings. Having video reports of all breaking news on the palm of your hand is very convenient.

What’s Your Favorite App?

These are just a few of countless apps available at the App Store. We’ve tried to pick some of the most interesting ones, but you probably have your own favorites. Whatever they may be, the most amazing fact about it all is that we can now watch TV wherever we are. All we need is a mobile device.

A hundred or so years ago, we didn’t even have TVs. Two decades back, TVs were fixed to our walls or placed elsewhere, with moving them even from one room to another being a chore. Nowadays, we carry TV around in our pocket. What a time to be alive!

About the Author

The Chief editor here at Billboard Health, wife and Mother of 1, Nutritionist and goal getter.

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