Back in September, it was rumored that Xiaomi would launch its Android TV-based set-top box sometime in October and that it would cost less than $100. Turns out that that rumor was true, as Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi Box will go on sale today, October 3, for only ... Read More »
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Back in May of this year, Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra officially took the wraps off the Mi Box and confirmed that the 4K Android TV set-top box would launch in the United States “soon.” Now a report from TechCrunch states that Xiaomi could be gearing up to launch the Mi Box soon, and that it ... Read More »
Android TV started out a bit rocky, but it’s getting lots of support from hardware manufacturers now. Google has announced that Sony’s 2016 BRAVIA lineup and Sharp’s Net Player will both feature Android TV, adding to the list of hardware that includes it.
Google also announced a bunch of new ... Read More »
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Xiaomi isn’t necessarily a household name in the United States right now, and while the company doesn’t appear to have plans to launch its smartphones in the U.S. anytime soon, the company’s Global Vice President has teased that there’s something big coming up.
Xiaomi’s Global VP — and former Google higher-up — Hugo Barra has ... Read More »
Looking for a deal to brighten up your Monday? Today only, Best Buy is offering Google’s Nexus Player for a mere $50, cutting the regular $100 price tag in half. In addition to the low sale price, it also comes with free standard shipping to your home, making it a breeze to purchase. ... Read More »
As we expected, Sony unveiled three new 4K Android TV models at CES: the XBR-X930D, XBR-X940D and the XBR-X850D. All three models sport Sony’s updated 4K X1 processor, which allows for improved color accuracy, clarity and contrast. Compared to last year’s models, Sony’s 2016 lineup also comes with improved HDR (high dynamic range) support, ... Read More »
Nvidia Shield TV users are in for a treat. Nvidia has just announced the Android TV device will be getting an update to Shield Android TV Upgrade 3.0, which includes the jump to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, along with a new game, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.
First, Metal Gear. Making the move from PC ... Read More »
Besides a new lineup of 4K TVs with Google’s built-in Android TV experience, we’re not expecting any real Android news from Sony at CES this year. Sony has announced quite a few Xperia phones, smartwatches and activity trackers at CES over the years, but the rumor mill has been ... Read More »
Google’s original Chromecast has truly ended up being a great investment for me. I purchased it the day it was announced, and since then I’ve easily recieved enough free movie and Play Store credit to cover the cost of device. Recently, Google released two new ... Read More »
While the Chromecast gets a lot of the attention for its low price, Android TV has grown considerably since launch and continues to add apps and compelling hardware at an impressive rate.