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Philips announces a new UHD television powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

Philips’ new Android-powered television is certainly one to gush over. It features an eye-popping Ultra HD display and the smart TV runs Android 4.2.2 right out of the box. The televisions join Philips’ 8000 series. While the 48-inch and 55-inch models have a 1080p resolution, the 8800 is the UHD model that has the 3840×2160 resolution. […]

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Some LG Google TV devices receiving Android 4.2.2, finally saying goodbye to Honeycomb

Finally fulfilling a promise made back in May, some of LG’s Google TV devices are receiving the long-awaited Android 4.2.2 update. While updates are always welcome, this one takes away some of the finer treats of a Google TV device. The Chrome browser has been switched from the PC to Android version, leaving users without [...]

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Aereo television streaming service now available in Play Store, available only in select regions

Aereo, a service which allows users to stream live television from their computers, phones, or tablets, is finally coming to Android after an iOS-only release back in May. The app hit the Play Store today, and the beta is available to download on devices running Android 4.2 or later. However, Aereo is only available in [...]

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AT&T launches U-Verse app on Android, allows you to watch clips and schedule DVR recordings on the go

AT&T is now offering an Android companion app for their U-Verse TV service. Users will be able to watch over 100 live channels on a phone or tablet, plus manage scheduled DVR recordings. You can also browse channel listings to check out what’s going to be on later when you’re home. Unfortunately, watching and streaming [...]

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Google Now updated with new features: car rentals, concert tickets, NCAA scores and more

For many, Google Now has been a very handy tool since its release last year, and today Google is adding new features via an update to their interactive search service. The improvements include a car rental card, a concert ticket card, improved public transit cards, a commute sharing card, the ability to set reminders while [...]

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Google may be working on traditional TV service over Internet

According to a recent report, Google is working on offering a traditional TV programming service that would be delivered over the Internet in competition against typical cable or satellite TV providers. For several years now, companies have been working to add a variety of Internet services to their TV hardware leading to things like Netflix [...]

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Verizon’s FiOS Mobile TV and VOD comes to Android

Verizon took to its web site today to announce that it would be bringing an Android app to its FiOS customers. The app will allow you to stream 75 different TV channels, access Video On Demand, and manage your DVR programs. You’ll also be able to view your Flex content as well as have access [...]

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Haier Introduces HXT 3D Smart TV Series, Comes Fully Loaded With Quad-Core Snapdragon Chip And Jelly Bean

TV manufacturer Haier may be a mainstay in many living rooms out there, but it is using CES to introduce itself and its brand into the Android world by launching its HXT 3D Smart TVs. The special line of TVs will arrive in a super slim profile, but come packing a major punch featuring a [...]

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BBC iPlayer updated with Android 4.2 support, fresh UI and improved video quality

After unleashing a breadth of information regarding future plans for its iPlayer Android app, the BBC has released an official update, bringing numerous fresh features to the radio and TV-streaming application. Users can now experience a polished UI, keeping in line with Google’s very own Holo style guidelines. Support has also been added for Android [...]

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Cablevision customers can now control their TV with new Optimum app (if your device is compatible)

In our smartphone saturated society, more and more companies are releasing apps that allow your smartphone to control their hardware. Today cable television provider Cablevision jumped on the bandwagon and released their new Optimum app which allows subscribers to control their TVs and even stream shows directly to their devices via the app. Besides being [...]

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