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Google reportedly plans to add free channels to its smart TV platform

Chromecasts and other devices powered by Google TV might give users access to free, ad-supported streaming television channels in the future, according to a new report.

Google TV mobile app redesign adds new services and recommendations

Following last fall’s debut of Google TV, the new user interface for Chromecast devices, Google is today giving its Google TV companion app for Android a makeover. The updated version of the mob

Android TV OS reaches 80M monthly active devices, adds new features

Google offered an update on its TV platform, Android OS, at its Google I/O developer event on Tuesday. The company said its Android TV OS now reaches over 80 million monthly active devices, including

Apple TV+ arrives on Google TV devices, starting with Chromecast

Google announced today the Apple TV+ streaming service has now arrived on the Google TV platform, starting with Chromecast with Google TV. It will also become available on Google TVs from both Sony an

The new Chromecast adds a remote and the new Google TV interface for $49

It’s been a while since Google gave its Chromecast line a proper bit of love — perhaps not surprising for a fairly mature device now marking its seventh year. At today’s big Launch Night In even

The new Google TV brings streaming apps, live TV and search into a single interface

Not to be confused with the smart TV platform of the same name (2010-2014, RIP) or the Android TV platform it’s built on top of, Google has just taken the wraps off the new Google TV. The name r

Google TV Development Support Ends As Google Moves Onto Android TV

Google TV’s long, drawn-out good-bye has finally reached an end, with Google confirming today that it will no longer support the platform now that its successor, Android TV, has launched.

Android TV First Look Video And Hands On Impressions

Android TV is one of the myriad new things that Google announced this year at I/O, and the platform is very different from Google’s previous effort with Google TV, a project announced in 2010 an

With Project Miami, Bouygues Telecom Partners With Google To Reinvent Its Innovation Strategy

In the fascinating French telecommunications industry, Bouygues Telecom has had a rough year. Now, the company has no choice but to rethink everything from the ground up. And this is exactly what the

Google Said To Be Planning Android TV Launch At I/O In June

Google has long been rumored to replace Google TV with Android TV, a new crack at the home media market with more roots in its mobile OS and less of a separate focus, but a new report from GigaOM toda

AirCast Mobile Wants To Make Phone-To-TV Video Sharing As Easy As Texting

Chances are you've got a screen in your pocket and a screen in your living room, and as time goes on more and more companies are trying to find ways to make the two play nice together. The latest entr

As Google Eyes ‘Android’ Branding For Smart TV, The Question Is Where Android Won’t Be

Google is reportedly in the process of rebranding its Google TV efforts as "Android TV," according to a new report from GigaOM's Janko Roettgers. The switch reflects the fact that Google TV is already

Google TV Adds Redbox Instant By Verizon App, Pitting It Against Netflix On The Platform

Google has just announced via its official Google TV blog that Redbox Instant by Verizon is arriving on the platform today. The newly launched app provides Redbox subscribers access to streaming movie

Speculation Of A Nexus Q Replacement Swirls After An Unannounced Google Media Streamer Hits The FCC

Google is prepping... <a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/18/google-media-streamer-h2g2-42-h840/">something</a>. An announced Google media streamer was recently found in the FCC's

Google Updates YouTube iPhone And iPad App With ‘Send To TV’ Feature, The Google TV Equivalent Of AirPlay

Google issued an update for its iOS application today that adds the "Send to TV" feature to its apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The feature allows you to quickly and easily pair your mobile phon

Google TV Update Adds Universal Voice Search, Rebrands Movies & TV Store To “Primetime”

Google TV is adding a new feature that could make it easier for users to search and navigate all the different content on various video applications, without having to use keypads or clunky text inter

Google TV Update Brings Google Play Music, Movies & TV, Plus More Features For Developers

Google announced today that it's bringing Google Play movies, TV shows and music to its Google TV platform through an update that will allow users to rent or buy content through the included Google Pl

QVIVO Raises $1M From SingTel For Media Cloud To Store And Watch Movies

<a target="_blank" href="http://qvivo.com">Qvivo</a> has raised $1 million from SingTel Group's corporate venture capital fund for a media-only cloud that people can use to store and watch movies and

Vizio Sells Out Co-Star Stream Player In Under 12 Hours

Vizio quietly <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/103150452118666372391/posts">posted</a> that it sold out the Vizio Co-Star Stream Player pre-order in the first 12 hours that it was avai

With XBMC Ported To Android, There Might Finally Be A Reason To Buy A Google TV

Content is king, and so far Google TV is sorely lacking content. However, with the launch of the famed Xbox Media Center on Android, Google might have a chance in the battle for living rooms. The grou
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