Android TV apps will be screened by Google before being available in the Play Store

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It seems that Google is changing things a bit with its new Android TV platform compared to Android in other places. According to Google’s app distribution page, under Android TV it says the following: Before distributing apps to the Play Store on Android TV devices, our team reviews apps ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Supersonic, Inc. introduces a new Android powered set-top box

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Supersonic, Inc. recently introduced a new set top box, powered by Android. The SC-66G ($199) Android-powered set-top box features a wireless full-size keyboard and Wi-Fi capability. The SC-66G, which is shipping now at a $199 suggested retail, has Wi-Fi capability, four USB ports and a MicroSD ...

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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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LG’s New Google TV to Be Announced at CES 2012

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  It’s a rather unarguable fact that, when Google TV launched at the end of 2010, it didn’t quite make the impression that Google had intended. Indeed, a lot of reviewers wrote the initial product off as half-baked, which was somewhat true; this was their first outing, after ...

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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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