Google TV is getting new features powered by Android 13

On the second day of its developer conference, Google revealed further details about Google TV and Android TV OS, where Android 13 Beta for TVs came out a few days before Google I/O. Continue reading “Google TV is getting new features powered by Android 13”

Android 13 beta for Google TV released

After launching Android 13 beta 1 for supported Pixel smartphones last month, Google has begun sending out the first beta of Android TV 13 to developers to get them started with the firm’s latest TV platform. The Android 13 TV doesn’t quite visually differ significantly from the Android TV 12. Mishaal Rahman, Esper’s Senior Technical Editor, says that the first beta update doesn’t include features that have already been revealed, like a better picture-in-picture mode or Fast Pair integration. Continue reading “Android 13 beta for Google TV released”

YouTube TV is testing 5.1 surround sound support to more streaming boxes

About 4 years after YouTube TV made its debut in 2017, a notification for the new 4K add-on in June 2021 also revealed that 5.1 Dolby audio support would be available soon. Nevertheless, only “select devices” will indeed be supported at first, which turned out to be a limited set of smart TVs from Samsung, LG, and Vizio. The support non-Google TV versions of the original Chromecasts were eventually added a few months later. Continue reading “YouTube TV is testing 5.1 surround sound support to more streaming boxes”

Amazon Music is now available on all Android TVs

Previously, Amazon Music was exclusive to Nvidia Shield TV, but it ends now! From now on, users in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, and Australia, can download the Amazon Music app from the Play Store on your Android TV. It is also available on Google TV, set-top boxes, consoles, and sound bars. Continue reading “Amazon Music is now available on all Android TVs”

Android TV with Android P gets quicker setup, Autofill, suggested settings and more

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At the Google I/O 2018 event a few hours ago, along with Android P, and Assistant updates, Google also made announcements regarding the Android TV and whats new in it. The Android TV platform on Android P is getting quicker setup, Autofill, suggested settings and more. Continue reading “Android TV with Android P gets quicker setup, Autofill, suggested settings and more”

Google-branded 4K Android TV dongle with Assistant-enabled remote, Android Oreo passes through the FCC

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A new Android TV with Google logo and manufactured by the Shenzhen SEI Robotics Co., Ltd. has passed through the FCC. It comes with “4K ATV Stick” naming and pictures showing off HDMI dongle, with Google Logo running the latest version of Android TV and with a Google Assistant enabled voice remote. Continue reading “Google-branded 4K Android TV dongle with Assistant-enabled remote, Android Oreo passes through the FCC”

Android N features set coming to Android TV and Chromecast: Google I/O 2016

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Google at I/O 2016 announced that it is bringing some of the Android N features to Android TVs, along with the release of OS later this year. Continue reading “Android N features set coming to Android TV and Chromecast: Google I/O 2016”

Toshiba unveils Android powered LED TVs in India, price starts Rs 39,000

Toshiba has introduced a range of Android powered HD, full-HD and Ulta HD 4K LED TVs in India. The L9460 series has Ultra HD 4k screens while the L5400 series has Full HD displays and run on Android 4.4.

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Google’s Android TV to have Sony, Sharp and others as its hardware partners

Google announced the Android TV back in June I/O 2014. Today, Goolge has announed some hardware parteners for the the Android TV at CES 2015.
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Google takes submissions for Android TV apps on Play Store

Developers can now publish apps for Android TV on the Google Play Store. Google has published some guidelines for developing apps for Android TV, which can be found on the Android Developer Blog.

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Google to have sole control on UIs of Android Wear, Android TV and Android Auto

Google’s Android platform has been the favorite of the OEMs for a long time due to its flexible nature. OEM’s have been able to change and modify the user interface of their Android smartphones without Google’s intervention. However, the OEMs and third-party developers will not have this liberty when it comes to the latest Android expansion by Google.

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Google to reportedly debut Android TV with ‘Pano’ UI at I/O this month

We have heard rumors about Google working on an entertainment platform like Android TV for quite some time now. However, according to a new report from GigaOm, Google will introduce the Android TV at the I/O conference this month. The report claims that the new platform will be a revamped version of Google TV platform and will focus mainly on bringing online media content and Android gaming to televisions rather than concentrating on the ‘apps for TV’.

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