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VIDEO: Hands on with Android TV at Google I/O

Google TV wasn’t as great as we all expected when it debuted a few years ago, but Google is back with another television platform. Officially announced at the Google I/O 2014 keynote today, Android TV will bring an entirely new home entertainment experience to your living room. The service will launch in the fall, but […]

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YouTube live events now supported by Chromecast via mobile device

If you were watching a live YouTube broadcast via your computer in the past, you’ve had the ability to push it straight to your Chromecast if you wanted to. But if you wanted to do the same from your mobile device, you were not able to. But today, Google has updated the feature, now letting […]

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Xiaomi announces new Android smart TV with 4K display

Xiaomi has officially announced a new television, the MI TV 2,  after releasing its first smart TV last fall. This one proves to be a bit bigger (49 inches), and a really nice new feature — a 4K display — for only CN¥3,999  (equivalent to $640). Android is built into the TV (MIUI TV skin) and […]

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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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