Boxee Looking to Develop Android App for Google TV

As an avid user and supporter of Boxee for my HTPC needs, the announcement of Google TV left me wondering how I was going to be able to combine both the best interface for an HTPC hands down with my beloved Android platform.  The guys over at Boxee are WAY ahead of me it turns... Read More

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A major announcement at the Google I/O last week was Google TV.  So what is Google TV?  The simple answer is it brings the power of the web to your television. It will bring all the videos on the internet from the small computer monitor to the large display of your television and home ...

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Samsung Considering Google TV with Android

Samsung is said to be considering the business feasibility behind creating televisions with Android.  The Korean manufacturer already moves more units than anyone in the world so this may or may not come to fruition. As rival Sony is rumored to be hard at work trying to integrate Android into ...

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Google TV Coming to a Set Top Near You!

Google is reportedly teaming up with Sony and Intel to create a set top box based on the Android OS to bring home viewers rich web content via Android like apps right on their TV screen.

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Google TV, and Your Android Apps

News broke today regarding Google's TV initiatives, and Android is reportedly part of them. Learn how you can think ahead for your Android apps in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Google acquires Green Throttle Games, gaming set-top TV box possibly in sight

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With rumors spreading that Google is working on a set-top TV box, supposedly centered around games, adding fuel to the fire is the recent confirmation that it semi-acquired Green Throttle Games. PandoDaily first reported the news of the deal that was for an unknown price. You may remember that ...

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Google Chromecast, a $35 device to stream media, web to any HDTV

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Put on your suit and tie, folks, and get ready to meet Chromecast. Google just announced the new device, and what it does is simple, yet so very important to how we watch media. So, what is ChromeCast? Simply put, Chromecast is a tiny dongle that plugs into your HDTV to stream your media from ...

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Google Now adds TV cards and Google Offers [Google Search]

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A newly updated version of the Google Search app for Android sees the introduction of two new Google Now cards. Those of you with Jelly Bean versions of Android will be able to take advantage of features such as TV Cards and Google Offers. TV Cards: If you have an internet-connected TV, Google ...

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New Google Now cards include reminders, TV shows, video games, music albums, and more

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Google Now is another app slated to get some updates, thanks to the I/O conference. There are six new cards coming out for Google Now, and they include: Reminder Music Albums TV Shows Public Transit Books Video Games Reminders will allow you to set reminders to do things like “buy a ...

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Samsung launching the ‘Androidbook’ in coming months? Google also working on TV and SmartWatch

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Earlier in April, DigiTimes reported that Google will introduce an Android based notebook later this year, also Intel recently said that there will be a $200 Android notebooks as well. It seems the “Androidbook” is coming to real soon reality as KGI Securities analyst Mingchi Kuo is ...

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Hulu Rep Speaks Out on GoogleTV

It seems that I have a problem. Whenever something comes out with the Google logo on it, I am drawn to it in a way that has been described as "reason enough for scientists to rethink motion based physics". I am a happy beta supporter, and feel that my opinion in those arenas help in some small ...

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Google Welcomes Vizio to its TV Line-Up

Vizio has been in the news a lot lately, and now, Google TV Product Manager Rishi Chandra has announced a new partnership with them. “Today I’m excited to share that we’re kicking off the year with a new partner, Vizio, a leading TV maker in the U.S. Vizio is making a new line ...

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Samsung Smart TV’s are going Google.

I consider Samsung to be one of the pioneers of this generation of smart/web TV's. They weren't running Google TV when I last saw them, but the sets were amazing nonetheless. Bringing about some really neat add-ons, like a camera so you could Skype with friends and Family. It didn't seem like ...

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Google Android Smart TV Patent Images Surface

Mobileblab is reporting that something very interesting has been found regarding Google’s Smart TV project while searching the Google Patent data base.   What exactly could be so interesting?  Well, according to the database, the new Smart TV will be Android powered, and come with a ...

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Bloomberg: Sony to Announce Android-Based Dragonpoint TV at Google I/O

Bloomberg is reporting today that Sony is expected to unveil their new televisions based off a new version  of Android called Dragonpoint.  We’re going to go ahead and say this name will be a play on words “Drag N’ Point”.  The name alone already has us conjuring up ...

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