Razer, the company known for its gaming devices and accessories, has announced details on the Razer Forge TV, its Android TV console coming in Q1. The Razer Forge TV is a set-top box that allows all of the usual functions of Android TV but has an emphasis on gaming. Not only will ... Read More »
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After releasing the Google Now Launcher for phones and tablets into Google Play earlier this year, Google has now unleashed another launcher into its app storefront.
One of the great things about Android is that developers can submit their apps to Google Play and, for the most part, they’ll get published without needing approval from a Google reviewer first. However, things are going to be a bit different with Android TV.
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When Google officially unveiled Material Design, their new design aesthetic meant to be used across the board for several different platforms, the look was consistent, familiar even when you switched from Android Auto to Android TV and looked down at your Android Wear-based smartwatch. That’s due to a general restriction on OEM customization ... Read More »
Tacked on to the end of Google’s huge Android 5.0 Lollipop, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 announcement is something rather significant for the company: its first entry back into set-top box industry and a strong move to take over your living room. This is the Nexus Player, Google’s first Android TV device.
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The first round of Google’s Android TV dev kits are now landing on developer’s doorsteps. After Google’s announcement of Android TV at Google I/O, developers were invited to apply for a chance to get a preview console on which to design their applications. Devs that were selected are now receiving their units, ... Read More »
Android skins have been a very important and controversial part of Android almost since its inception. Back when Android was young, it was an undeniably bad operating system. Sure, enthusiasts loved it, but it was terrible for general use. Manufacturer skins managed to change that, starting with HTC Sense UI. Sense really showed us how ... Read More »
Now that we’ve all had a day to relax and recuperate after Google’s onslaught of announcements at Google I/O, it’s time to look at some of the smaller things. Razer has announced that it’ll be taking full advantage of one of Google’s newest inventions, Android TV. Razer has a micro-console coming this fall that will ... Read More »
Following last year’s home run with the Chromecast, Google is taking Android into the living room with Android TV. Not to be confused with Google TV, Android TV is a version of Android designed to easily use the TV with an emphasis on search and gaming. Not only can Android TV be built right into ... Read More »
Google’s first attempt at taking over your living room with Google TV was, by all measures, a flop. Its follow-up, however, was the complete opposite. Chromecast has been an immense success, making it the streaming stick to own for Android, Chrome and iOS users. This June, we’ll find out if Google’s third attempt at taking over ... Read More »