"Smartphones provide all the critical pieces for these new services.

Kristen Hancher, from Los Angeles, was getting intimate with her partner Andrew Gregory when she mistakenly made the broadcast. I know you all have been upset because I never gave you guys a full explanation. I accidentally went live and found out three minutes later and 14,000 people were watching.

The live stream, which only picked up audio because the mobile phone was faced down, lasted for around three minutes.'But for real, guys, s*** happens. You have to move on and pretend like it never happened and go on with your life.

"It is a dream that a lot of people have been thinking about for a long time," Sideman told me, relaxing at a conference table in his midtown New York office.

"It is a holy grail." In the 1990s Sideman studied art and technology in New York.

“At first, it got to be enough so I could cover my phone bill.

Now I make more every month on You Now than I do from my work at the store,” Abuhamdeh tells me. We become friends.” A couple of times he’s broadcast from his bedroom while sleeping. They want to see everything that you do.” You Now launched back in September of 2012, but for its first year and a half struggled to find traction.

It initially piggybacked off of Twitter, but was quickly cut off, likely because Twitter has its own plans for a live streaming service built around a company it just acquired, Periscope.

We’ve finally hit a tipping point where live streaming makes sense, both as a killer feature on a platform like Twitter, but also as a standalone business like You Now. "The reason is the rise of i OS and Android," says Emmett Shear, the CEO of Twitch.

The app includes entertainment channels such as 4 Music and Fashion TV and can be used anywhere in the world. TVCatchup Live TVCatchup is a fantastic UK cable television service that allows you to stream more than 50 live channels from your smartphone or tablet.

Simple, smooth and easy-to-use, the app features all the major channels you would expect to get with a Freeview box. Play UP Designed for die-hard sports fans, this app is a one-stop shop for all the action from the field.

"I was running a media technology agency for a while and trying to shove this down the throat of every client, but nobody wanted it," Sideman says.