Snippet: CBS Finally Launches iOS App ☇

Shared on March 14, 2013

CBS launched a universal iOS app that will stream all of its shows, but keep them on a one-week delay after airing. This will be a good way to catch up, but still has some limitations, such as only clips from some shows and no AirPlay support, as reported by Adi Robertson from The Verge:

While the app is currently only for iOS, CBS says Android and Windows 8 options are coming soon; all are limited to the US. Like other networks, CBS already offers streaming on the web with roughly one-day delays across the board, but the app is a move towards more versatility and viewing outside the living room. Unfortunately, it also doesn’t seem to have the same content you’d find online. Episodes of The Big Bang Theory, for example, can be streamed at the CBS video site, but we found only clips on the app. For shows with full episodes, the back catalog seems similar to web options: you’ll be able to catch up on a handful of episodes, but not a complete series.

So close, yet so far.

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