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Android TV to debut at Google IO – report says

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

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

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

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Android TV interface and details leaked

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

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

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

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Google TV will become ‘Android TV’, report says

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

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ARCHOS TV Connect turns HDTV into an Android powered smart TV

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

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WISE TIVI offers three Android-powered Smart TV options

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

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

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

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Previously filed patent could bring voice commands to Google TV

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

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Google TV poised to receive update this week

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

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Lenovo impresses at CES with Android

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

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Logitech deploys Honeycomb update to Revue

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 internet at the same time.

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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, he looks like Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones.

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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 there was a bunch of room for expansion or further development though, which is what Android seems to have mastered. So it seems only logical that Samsung would take the success we have enjoyed from the Galaxy S line to their consumer electronics devices