Smart TV sets are changing the way that we watch television. They generally come pre-loaded with a bunch of handy apps for the most popular websites including the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Netflix and YouTube, but you can also download all sorts of apps to your television to fully customize your viewing and web surfing experience. Let’s take a look at some of the must have smart TV apps that you might want to consider.


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These days Skype is pretty much an essential app to add on all of your devices including smartphones, tablets and also Smart TVs! It is a great way to keep in touch with family and friends who are not living close to you. The video calling feature is great for grandparents who are missing their grand kids growing up because they live across the country. There have been recent improvements made to the app including full HD video calling. The latest Smart TVs are being sold with built in cameras, so they will be all ready to go when you download Skype.



One of the great things about Smart TVs is that they can bring together all manner of media. As well as watching television shows and movies, with the help of MyMusicCloud you can also listen to your favourite music. This app stores your music collection on the cloud so that it can be accessed from any device including Smart TV, tablets, smartphones and even smart watches. This allows you to enjoy your music wherever you are without having to take CDs or an iPod with you.

TV Anywhere Apps

These days television viewers do not want to be chained to their television and in response many tv providers are offering apps that allow you to stream content from your subscription packages to your phone or tablet so that you can watch tv anywhere. That is now being extended to Smart TV as well. It could be that you have a smart TV in a bedroom, but your cable is in the lounge – or maybe you have a teen who is going away to college who could use a Smart TV app to stream content from your TV subscription at home. A large number of TV providers are offering these types of apps, so be sure to check out that feature when selecting a provider. It should be mentioned on information pages like, but if not then make a point of asking the provider.

My DigiPack

If you are like most people, you probably have your home movies and photographs stored all over the place! With this great little app you get cloud-based storage for all your images. It also allows you to edit images and also create slide-shows to watch on the TV. These can also be synced with tablets and smartphones so that you can share with family and friends.

These are just some of the useful apps that you can download for your Smart TV to get the most out of it. A Smart TV is so much more than just a television with a built in web browser. With the help of various different apps you can turn it into a complete media system for music, TV, video calling and more.

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