Gadgets

Have you seen JBL’s LINK BAR with Android TV?

May 9, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier this week, just before Google I/O 2018 kicked off, Harman announced its new JBL LINK BAR with assistance from Google. Harman is owned by Samsung thanks to a recent acquisition, and in the latest Android TV news, Google was announced an official partner in making the Android TV powered JBL LINK Bar.

Apps & Games

Amazon Prime Video app now available for Android TV

December 21, 2017 Doug Demagistris

For the time being, the tension between Amazon and Google has been put on hold, because Amazon just announced that Prime Video has come out for Google’s Android TV platform. The app allows for easy access to Prime Video by Amazon Prime subscribers.

Apps & Games

Meet the YouTube TV app, rolling out now for Android TV

October 31, 2017 Doug Demagistris

YouTube TV is Google’s affordable TV platform priced at just $35 per month. It’s available in dozens of large cities and popular regions, and now it works as a native app across all your devices. Meet the YouTube TV app, now available for your Android TV.

Gadgets

Google Assistant arrives on Android TV, NVIDIA Shield TV is first to get it

September 29, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Near the beginning of the 2017 year, Google announced that its AI technology, the Google Assistant, would become part of Android devices of all kinds. At the time, the Google Assistant was working in Allo and exclusive to Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The voice assistant technology that improves using machine learning recently expanded to Android Wear, Android devices running Marshmallow or newer, and even certain Apple iPhone models. Today, the virtual assistant seems to be making its way [Read More]

Apps & Games
Google App Updates

Here’s what is new in YouTube and Android TV

May 17, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Earlier today, Google held its annual keynote as part of a three-day long event known as Google I/O. The event has really just begun, and we already have a large handful of news rolling off the press. During Google’s two-hour developer conference keynote, the search giant touched on how its improving YouTube and how what’s coming will fall in line with Android TV and emerging trends.

Polls

Weekly Poll: Do you have Android TV?

January 22, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google has endured plenty of experiences with TV, some good, some bad. Their latest attempt has been Android TV, a platform dedicated to streaming media. The software was announced a near 3 years ago at Google I/O and has received little attention since, sort of like Android Wear. However, at the recent CES 2017 trade show, two set-top boxes pre-loaded with Android TV landed. As of this past week, both are available to consumers.

Gadgets

The Google Assistant is coming to Android TV

January 6, 2017 Doug Demagistris

The Google Assistant is going onto the next step, to be brought into our very everyday lives. The voice assistant which was announced initially back at Google I/O in May, is now making its way to another platform, Android TV. The announcement was first made by NVIDIA during their CES 2017 address, however Google later confirmed on its Keyword blog what it coming along with the details.

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