No OEM Skins Allowed For Android Wear, Android Auto, or Android TV

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I’m a big proponent of the stock feel, in terms of the UI of any device I use. On my iPhone i jailbreak to get tweaks, and change little things here or there, but never anything major, because I just don’t like it. With the exception of a couple of manufacturers, most Android ...

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Razer announces Android TV console for fall

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Razer are creating a micro-console that will be powered by Android TV, allowing users to stream movies, music, and other apps for entertainment on the large-screen, the company announced today. Android TV was announced at Google I/O and Razer have jumped straight on the ship with their Razer ...

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Google released a promo video showing off Android “L” on various devices and situation as a part of Google I/O

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Google really had lots to say at this year’s Google I/O. We definitely expected a promo video for it and Google delivered. Video runtime is around 2 minutes and it shows most of what Google has been talking about, or better, presenting at Google I/O this year. This promo video is tracking ...

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Android TV announced by Google

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As you no doubt know by now, Google’s developer conference I/O kicked off yesterday with the keynote address. While I was unable to attend the conference in person I did watch the live stream on my computer. And, as many of you understand, one of the numerous announcements that Google ...

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Google I/O 2014: What to expect

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Now we’re in June, our attention naturally turns to the event scheduled for the 25-26th of the month, and with Google I/O 2014 only a few weeks away, what has the company got in store for us? We take a look at some of the more likely headlines that we think the rumours have been solid... ...

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Android TV to debut at Google IO – report says

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It wasn’t that long ago that Google had plans get a place in your living room with a TV service , unfortunately that didn’t pan out quite as well as hoped with Google TV becoming a bit of a flop, mainly due to the half-baked integration of trying to combine apps and Pay TV ...

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Xiaomi announces a 49-inch 4K Android TV for a whopping $640

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Tech lovers worldwide have just been given a reason to envy China. Early this morning Xiaomi just announced that it is releasing a 49-inch 4K Android TV called the MI TV 2. Despite the price being around the same price as most flagship phones, this television comes with decent mid-range specs ...

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Android TV interface and details leaked

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It seems Google is not stopping at the Chromecast when it comes to taking over your living room since a whole load of screenshots have surfaced on the internet showing software called Android TV running on new hardware. Unlike Chromecast, Android TV seems to go directly after the newly ...

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HISENSE 65-inch curved H8s series 4K TV runs Android 4.2

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HISENSE has introduced its newest line of curved televisions at CES, pulling the curtain back on the H8s series. Set to arrive later this year (Q3), the 65-inch model offers a 3840×2160 resolution over its curved face. Things get fun when you peek under the hood and find Android 4.2 Jelly ...

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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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ARCHOS TV Connect turns HDTV into an Android powered smart TV

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Archos today announced its latest Android device, the Archos TV Connect, an Android 4.1 box for your television.  Priced at $129 and arriving in February, the unit brings the full Android 4.1 Jelly Bean experience to your HDTV. Details include HDMI, USB, microSD, WiFi, and Ethernet connectivity ...

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WISE TIVI offers three Android-powered Smart TV options

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So you want to put a Smart TV in your living room but don’t feel like spending hundreds or thousands of dollars. What to do? Maybe you start with WISE TIVI and one of their three affordable Android-powered options.With prices that start at $59.99 we’re willing to enhance our current ...

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Ice Screen: a 26-inch Android-based smart TV

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Tencent and TCL have teamed up together to make the Ice Screen: a 26″ Android TV packing a dual-core Cortex A9 1GHz processor, a Mali 400 GPU, 4GB of RAM and support for a memory card of up to 32GB in size. The Ice Screen also has Wi-Fi, a pair of USB ports, HDMI and a 3.5mm... Read More

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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