DirecTV's iPad App Lets You Watch Live TV Now

Hooray! DirecTV just updated its iPad app with the ability to stream live TV. You have to be connected to the same network as your DirecTV Plus HD DVR but that's okay cause it turns your iPad into another TV.

The channels you can watch with the DirecTV app are actually pretty great. Here's the full list:

Fox News
NHL Network
Discovery
CNN
BTN
SyFy
msnbc
TNT
TLC
CNBC
USA
Lifetime
Fox Business Network
Cartoon Network
Bravo
Speed
HGTV
Animal Planet
MLB Network
History
Nat Geo
Versus
TBS
Science
Golf Channel
Food Network
Biography Channel
NFL Network
Univision
Travel Channel
NBA.TV
A&E
Planet Green
Tennis Channel
Hallmark Channel
AUDIENCE Network
Fox Soccer
FX

The DVRs that are compatible with streaming live TV are: DirecTV Plus DVR (models R15, R16, R22), DirecTV Plus HD DVR (HR20, HR21, HR22, HR23, HR24) or TiVo Series 2 devices. More TVs! Yes. [iTunes via DirecTV via Engadget]