Sony has unveiled its new lineup of TVs for 2019. Among the selection is the Master Series Z9G, 8K Android TVs that could be just the thing for the upcoming PlayStation 5.
Gadgets April 23, 2019
Google and Amazon have seemingly halted their years-long feud. As a result, expect YouTube on Fire TV soon, and Prime Video access on Google Chromecast and Android TV.
Apps/Software April 22, 2019
Google’s latest pilot program for Android TV shows ads without warning, users report. Some have figured out a workaround to get rid of the pesky ads.
Google April 6, 2019
Twitter announced that it would discontinue its TV-based apps for Android TV, Roku, and Xbox. Reports say it had something to do with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation standards.
Apps/Software May 22, 2018
The FCC revealed a new Android TV device that was recently filed for approval. The dongle is reportedly capable of 4K streaming with voice control via Google Assistant and is expected to be officially revealed next month during Google I/O
Google April 12, 2018
Sony 4K TVs released in 2017, in addition to some models from last year, now received a software update that brings Google Assistant functionalities. Bark voice commands to stream films and series, watch YouTube videos and even dim the lights.
Apps/Software November 9, 2017
If you are concerned about support for your old Shield TV with the impending launch of its latest iteration, Nvidia has committed that it will not abandon the device. It will even get the latest software update immediately after the new Shield TV's release.
Gadgets January 9, 2017
While Nvidia's new Shield Android TV box sports the same look and is still outfitted with the Tegra X1 technology we have seen in the previous version, it is now 40 percent smaller. It will also ship with a redesigned controller and a host of other features.
Televisions January 5, 2017
TV streaming devices have started to become more ubiquitous, affordable and versatile. If you're looking to enhance your living room experience this holiday season, here are the best TV streaming devices of 2016.
Gadgets December 25, 2016
Sony has announced that its Chromecast-enabled speakers and Android TVs will now support Google Home commands, expanding the smart speaker’s ecosystem. The features are rolling out via a firmware update for eligible devices.
Gadgets December 20, 2016
Nvidia is rumored to showcase a refreshed Shield Android TV this January at CES 2017, and it's just the thing that fans of the set-top box have been waiting for.
Gadgets December 8, 2016
The PlayStation Vue app is now ready to stream on Apple TV, and Sony has outlined how easy the process works. The app already supports both Roku and Android TV platforms.
Apps/Software November 17, 2016
Sony has extended PlayStation Vue availabiliy to Android TV, but it's not stopping here. Mac and PC support will be next in line with some unique features.
Internet October 28, 2016
Xiaomi Mi Box is now available at Xiaomi's U.S. website as well as in Walmart stores for $69. Aside from the attractive price, it features top-of-the-line specs and will come with special perks worth $76.
Smart Home October 4, 2016
Xiaomi's Mi Android TV Box is reportedly available in Walmart now. There is currently no official confirmation but a photo and video of the actual device displayed in the retail store, including its pricing, have already surfaced online.
Smart Home September 27, 2016
Google has officially killed off the Nexus Player, but have no fear as the Android TV platform is far from dying. Here are some viable alternatives that can deliver a media-packed experience to viewers everywhere.
Gadgets May 27, 2016
Google is killing off the Asus-manufactured Nexus Player, the company's first Android TV device. It's now pulled from the Google Store and major third-party retailers.
Gadgets May 25, 2016
Xiaomi has unveiled the new Mi Box, an Android TV-powered device that will be launched in the United States. The Mi Box will pack a quad-core ARM Processor, a Mali 450 GPU and 2 GB of RAM.
Gadgets May 20, 2016
Starz announced that its most recent app has arrived on select Android TVs. Now, subscribers can stream their favorite shows through the big Google screen.
Apps/Software May 18, 2016
Xiaomi will take the stage at Google’s I/O 2016 event, and the company already touted new releases. All hints lead to a very entertaining direction, with the gadget posing as a rival to Nvidia’s Shield Android TV.
Gadgets May 18, 2016
Google released its Android TV remote app for iOS, its main mobile OS rival. The app is now live in the iTunes App Store, allowing users to control the TV through their non-Android devices.
Apps/Software April 28, 2016
Sony announced that its new line up of 4K HDR UHD TVs are available for pre-sale and will hit the shelves in March this year. The TVs are powered by Android TV.
Gadgets February 18, 2016
Twitch has finally arrived on Android TV, which will allows users to watch live and pre-recorded games. Twitch has also updated the Android mobile app, which brings enhanced chat functions.
Apps/Software December 7, 2015
Nvidia prepared an early present for gamers this year, with improved features for its SHIELD console. The company added Twitch support for its Android TV-compatible console, so you can now stream your gameplay or watch others’ gaming livestreams.
Video Games December 6, 2015
LG Smart TVs will soon come equipped with Google Play Movies and TV. Through Google Play Movies and TV, users will gain access to lots of different movies and TV shows, which include new releases, timeless classics, independent films and much more.
Gadgets November 18, 2015
NVIDIA now offers a remote as a free item that customers can get whenever they purchase its Shield Android TV. Customers can take advantage of the offer for a limited time period.
Gadgets November 17, 2015
Google has added a number of new apps to its Android TV platform, including HBO Now, CBS All Access, Showtime, Epix and others. At the same time, the Android TV family also welcomes new members such as Hisense, TCL and other TV makers.
Apps/Software October 2, 2015
The American multinational company made a shocking price slash on its Nexus Player. From an original tag of $100, the entertainment device now sells for $50.
Gadgets September 25, 2015
Sony is bringing HDR to a greater range of 4K Ultra HD TVs and has partnered with Amazon to provide HDR content. Both companies are giving away free titles to buyers of HDR-compatible TV models.
FUTURE TECH September 17, 2015
In the battle of streaming TV devices, which one rises above the rest?
Internet September 15, 2015
Disney has teamed up with Microsoft and Amazon to bring Disney Movies Anywhere to Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies & TV, also throwing in a free copy of 'Monsters Inc.' when linking accounts. Roku and Android TV will also join the party on Sept. 15.
Deals September 8, 2015
Following the success when it debuted the Ambilight, Philips came out with the Ambilux, a smart TV that promises a more immersive viewing experience.
Reviews September 6, 2015
If you’re on the market for a 4K TV, Sony just started accepting preorders for the high end of its new line of Bravia 4K TVs.
Gadgets June 22, 2015
Entry-level set-top box Nexus Player now available at Amazon for $69.99.
Gadgets June 5, 2015
Users can now browse and download more than 600 apps from the Play Store via Android TV.
Apps/Software June 4, 2015
Android TV makes a run for dominance in smart TV platforms by introducing a new set of apps that significantly increase viewing choices.
Apps/Software June 1, 2015
The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is the latest gaming and entertainment device from the graphic card company. We've seen what it can do, but what are reviewers saying?
Movies/TV Shows May 31, 2015
Nvidia has officially launched Nvidia Shield and Nvidia Shield Pro on the market.
Gadgets May 29, 2015
NVIDIA has announced that come July 1, the popular FPS title "Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel" will be available for users of the NVIDIA SHIELD devices.
Video Games May 29, 2015
Here’s what you can get from Google’s Android TV set-top box.
Gadgets May 27, 2015
Sling TV has released its Android TV app, which can be used for Google's Nexus Player. The Internet TV service is available on more platforms compared to any of its competitors.
Apps/Software May 22, 2015
Google confirmed that it is ending its support for the Google TV platform now that Android TV, its successor, is launched. While the existing Google TV devices and apps will continue working, most of them will not be Android supportive.
Gadgets January 7, 2015
Sony is set to be busy at CES 2015, having released a teaser trailer for its appearance at the show. The trailer doesn't, however, name any specifics, so there could be a number of different devices.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 23, 2014
Google is planning on screening apps before they become available to Android TV. The decision highlights the control the search company wants to have over the platform as it aims to market it as a gaming device.
Gadgets November 17, 2014
Reports indicate Google may begin letting manufacturers add their own flavor to Android Wear, TV and Auto in the same way manufacturers do now with the Android smartphone operating system. Google may also begin merging its Chrome OS and the Android OS in the near future.
Apps/Software October 17, 2014