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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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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Android mirroring over Chromecast may soon become a reality

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I’m assuming you’ve heard the name Koushik Dutta in the news lately? He’s the developer behind AllCast, the popular Chromecast app that lets you send pictures, music, and videos to your TV. Up until recently, the app didn’t work. A fix from Google un-broke Allcast, ...

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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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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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ASUS comes into the Google TV game with the Qube

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ASUS, who’s really been getting their feet wet in the Android-sphere lately, has now announced the ASUS Qube, a Google TV device. While the details are yet to come, what we do have is the picture seen above, and a few official words from ASUS. The device has access to Google Apps and ...

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LG to release new Smart TVs with NFC and Miracast

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LG has unveiled some new information about their new Smart TVs ahead of CES next week, and some of the things we’re seeing are pretty cool. While these new TVs aren’t the ones we’ll be seeing in Vegas, they’re still worth talking about. The new LG cinema 3D range ...

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YouTube app update makes watching videos on your Google TV a snap

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Thanks to the latest update to YouTube on Android, we can look forward to sending videos straight from our Android devices to Google TV, quickly and easily. According to the YouTube blog, “…Click the TV icon that appears, and the video will play instantly on your Google TV. Like a ...

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Viggle for Android out of Beta, earns you rewards for being a couch potato

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Viggle is an app that lets you check in from your couch to what TV show you’re watching. It’s been a great success on iOS, and is now out of beta for Android and ready to reward your TV watching. The app works by listening to your TV audio on command, detecting what show ...

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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 got a ...

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Google TV site gets revamped, Google I/O will probably see some GTV love

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During last week’s podcast, we talked about what we were expecting to see at Google I/O this year. One of the predictions from yours truly was that we would see some Google TV love, and that Google wasn’t anywhere near ready to give up that baby. Fast forward to yesterday, and Sony ...

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Sony releasing a new Google TV set-top box on July 22, will be available globally

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Sony has just announced their plans to release a new Google TV set-top box, the NSZ-GS7, on July 22. The hardware will go for $199, and will be released first in the US. After the US sales kick off, however, Sony will make the device available in the UK that same month, with Canada, ...

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Vlingo to bring Virtual Assistant to TV

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Vlingo has announced their new Virtual Assistant solution for TV’s, and it looks pretty cool. According to Chris Barnett, EVP of Markets at Vlingo: Households worldwide have access to thousands of TV channels and dozens of service provider choices.  Vlingo aims to simplify TV chaos by ...

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Moboplay: Palm Sized Media Player

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Just announced today at CES, the Moboplay is the world’s smallest pocket media player streaming full 1080p HD video. Unlike your common “media player”, the Moboplay offers a display-free design coming in at a small 63mm x 60mm x 13mm (LxWxH) and weighing just 50 grams.

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Record TV on your Android Device with Vulkano Flow

How would you like to record TV directly onto your Android phones and tablets? With Monsoon Mutimedia’s new Vulkano Flow accessory for your TV, you can record your favorite TV programs straight to your Android phone and tablet over WiFi. The Vulkano Flow will be easy to setup and only $99 for ...

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