It’s been a little over a year since Cablevision launched Optimum for iPad with live streaming of all of its channels to the tablet,and now subscribers can experience the same thing on their computer with the Optimum for Laptops app. Available for Mac or PC it has a brand new interface and searchable guide,as well as the ability to manage DVR recordings and change the channel on cable boxes in the house. According to Cablevision its iOS app has been downloaded over a million times,we’ll see how popular this followup is —and if it spurs any new lawsuits from channel owners.
Cablevision’s Optimum Online live TV streaming now available on Windows and Mac originally appeared on Engadget on Sat,21 Apr 2012 14:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.