Google TV will become ‘Android TV’, report says

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Google will back away from the Google TV brand for the connected television experience in favor of ‘Android TV’, reports GigaOm. According to an unnamed executive at an electronics makers says the company has already taken to using the new branding. With Google TV having never ...

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ASUS comes into the Google TV game with the Qube

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ASUS, who’s really been getting their feet wet in the Android-sphere lately, has now announced the ASUS Qube, a Google TV device. While the details are yet to come, what we do have is the picture seen above, and a few official words from ASUS. The device has access to Google Apps and ...

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Google promises more Google TV partners, more content at CES

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Google TV is expected to get another shot of adrenaline next week with new content, new partners, and announcements from existing partners. A post on the Google TV blog tells us that we’ll be getting a first-hand glimpse into new tech from Asus, Hisense, TCL and others.  Existing partners ...

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LG to announce a bunch of Google TVs at CES 2013

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LG is not only a leader in the smartphone space, but they also know a thing or two about televisions as well. After launching a Google TV in 2012, LG appears to be readying multiple televisions sets at the 2013 CES with various sizes and features. Although Google TV has yet to really take ...

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Update to Google TV brings voice search, PrimeTime

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In Google’s latest slew of updates, Google TVs made by LG (followed by others) have gotten some new features. Google TV users will now enjoy voice search, which speaks for itself, and PrimeTime, the update to the TV and Movies app. According to Google: Now called PrimeTime, the app makes ...

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YouTube app update makes watching videos on your Google TV a snap

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Thanks to the latest update to YouTube on Android, we can look forward to sending videos straight from our Android devices to Google TV, quickly and easily. According to the YouTube blog, “…Click the TV icon that appears, and the video will play instantly on your Google TV. Like a ...

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Europe poised to see Google TV music, movies in coming days

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Google TV owners living in Europe ( U.K., France, and Germany) will soon have the ability to download music and movies from Google Play.  A post on Google+ tells us that the the features will enabled on November 13 as it finally gets away from being exclusive to the United States. It’s ...

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Google Play Movies, TV shows, and Music finally come to Google TV

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In a move right out of 2010, Google today announced that Google Play Movies, Music, and TV shows are now available on Google TV.  Should you have already, or plan to, purchase or rent content, you’ll be able to watch it directly through your Google TV device(s).  What’s more, you ...

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Vizio announces new Co-Star Google TV box at $99 with OnLive gaming support

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Earlier today, we told you about the revamp of the Google TV home page, complete with new landing page and “How It Works” instructions. We also mentioned a new Google TV device directly from Sony – the NSZ-GS7 – which has our attention for sure. Now, however, we’ve ...

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Google TV site gets revamped, Google I/O will probably see some GTV love

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During last week’s podcast, we talked about what we were expecting to see at Google I/O this year. One of the predictions from yours truly was that we would see some Google TV love, and that Google wasn’t anywhere near ready to give up that baby. Fast forward to yesterday, and Sony ...

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Sony releasing a new Google TV set-top box on July 22, will be available globally

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Sony has just announced their plans to release a new Google TV set-top box, the NSZ-GS7, on July 22. The hardware will go for $199, and will be released first in the US. After the US sales kick off, however, Sony will make the device available in the UK that same month, with Canada, ...

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Previously filed patent could bring voice commands to Google TV

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It appears that Google quietly applied for a patent back in September, that might just make Google TV a lot easier to use. Essentially, the technology they’re trying to patent would use an Android phone as a transmitter of sort, and the user could give voice commands to Google TV through ...

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Google TV poised to receive update this week

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The Google TV experience is expected to improve in short order as a new update rolls out to the service over the next few days.  According to the Google TV blog, the updates will center around  making it  faster and easier to discover great content as well as adding YouTube channel pages. ...

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LG may be first to get third generation of Google TV

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Rumor has it that Google is looking for a partner for it’s third generation TV software based on Android, and that LG may be it. However, Google said on its blog that Samsung will also have 3rd generation models. With no clear decision on who the third gen partner will be, the new version ...

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Google showcasing new Google TV sets at CES

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  With CES so close, Google has announced they are looking to add a star-studded line up of TV partners that’ll feature Google-powered technology. Here’s a taste: LG – “We’re thrilled to welcome global consumer electronics leader LG to the Google TV family. LG will ...

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