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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Lenovo impresses at CES with Android

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The magic that is CES is starting a bit early, thanks to Lenovo. They’ve unveiled several new Android devices, and each is just as impressive as the next. Let’s start with what everyone wants to see: tablets. Lenovo announced the IdeaTab S2 10, which is packing a 10-inch display, a ...

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Logitech deploys Honeycomb update to Revue

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The Google TV experience gets significantly better for Logitech Revue owners this week.

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Samsung Announces Blu-ray Player and Companion Box With Google TV Support

As expected, Samsung has officially joined Sony and Logitech as official Google TV partners. Last week's CES saw the company announcing (PDF) both a Blu-Ray Player and companion box with Google TV capabilities. Both devices run Android and will allow consumers to watch television and surf the ...

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Logitech Finds a Way to Get Even Weirder in Promoting Google TV, Employs Kevin Bacon [VIDEO]

Remember those creepy Google TV commercials for Logitech featuring the television that "misses you"? Well, Logitech has somehow found a way to make those seem a little less weird. Take a look at the latest ad spot for Google TV which features Kevin Bacon as a guy who loves Kevin Bacon. Also, ...

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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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Sony Google TV is NOT as expensive as thought

t seems that SonyInsider has found out that the new NSX-46GT1 (46′) will cost only $1399, instead of the initially reported $1899. Set to be released on October 12th in New York, many people have high hopes for Google TV and Android.

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Bloomberg: Samsung “Reviewing” Android-Based TVs

Android lovers who are in the market for a new HD TV might want to hold off just a little bit longer. Samsung, the top TV maker in the U.S. at nearly 20% market share, is considering Android for its line of televisions. Speaking to reporters earlier today, Samsung exec Yoon Boo Keun said the... ...

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