Based on Google’s own words at the announcement and the devices very name, Chromecast, it would be a reasonable assumption that the highly sought after new $35 dongle from Google was running some variant of Chrome OS. The people at GTVHacker have found that instead the Chromecast is instead running a ... Read More »
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Chromecast seemed like the ultimate Google TV killer to some, even though they are both made by the same company. But we assure you, Google TV still has a large purpose. Even though it’s not being used to anywhere near its full potential, Google TV is so much more useful. With Android apps, unlimited streaming ... Read More »
Could a new Nexus 10 be on the way this fall? According to Google’s Sundar Pichai, we’ll be seeing one in the near future.
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Bloomberg Businessweek reports that Amazon is planning to introduce a television set-top box this fall, according to three people familiar with the project who aren’t authorized to discuss it. Details are limited, but the device is being developed by Amazon’s Lab126 division, which created the Kindle family of products.
Amazon already offers a lineup of Android-powered tablets, ... Read More »
Previously announced at CES as the Asus Qube, the new Asus Cube with Google TV is now available from online retailers for $139. We are huge fans of Google TV so we always welcome new hardware OEMs to the platform, but I’m not convinced yet that the Asus Cube is the best ... Read More »
CES is full of Android-related devices connected or built into televisions, but the new Archos TV Connect is the very first Google-certified device to deliver the full Android experience on a TV. While Google TV devices may have a version of the OS developed specifically for large screen displays, Archos has chosen to use a ... Read More »
Google hinted we would see some new Google TV devices at CES 2013, and today ASUS revealed the Qube. Device specs are limited, but ASUS is touting that the Qube will feature a remote with motion controls — a first for Google TV.
Rumors suggested that ASUS and Google might be working on ... Read More »
In a world where Google TV has never really caught on and the latest Android powered gaming systems don’t really offer a true Android experience, you’d think someone would be able to deliver an “Android powered smart TV providing the full Android ecosystem.”
Say hello to the Archos TV Connect, an add-on which transforms your ... Read More »
If you are in the market for a cheap Google TV box, you now have two choices. The Hisense Pulse just went on sale for $99, joining the Vizio Co-Star that also retails for $99. Both boxes feature similar specs and functionality, so it’s not immediately clear which is the better ... Read More »
One month ago a video teaser of Google TV v3 leaked out, and today Google is pushing out the update to LG devices. The new release includes voice actions, an updated guide called PrimeTime, and a new YouTube app that automatically syncs with your phone. Owners of the LG Smart TV (G2 Series) ... Read More »