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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

Google’s TV Strategy Is Doomed

I feel like we're watching Google TV roll by and off into a nearby ditch. The company doesn't have much dedication to the platform and, like Apple TV, GTV is failing to gain traction. As <a href="h

YouTube For Google TV Gets Recommendations, Smoother Playback And A +1 Button

<a href="http://www.google.com/tv/">Google TV</a>, the company's first serious foray into the living room, hasn't exactly <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/12/google-tv-gets-a-new-youtube-a

Google TV Adds New International Apps, But It’s Still Only Available In U.S.

Google today announced another step in the build-out of its Google TV service: it is adding several new international channels in the form of apps to the Google TV platform, aimed at those who live in

Majority Of Google TV App Install Base From Pre-Loads

New <a href="http://www.xyologic.com/blog/google-tv-apps-fact-sheet/">data</a> from app search firm <a href="http://www.xyologic.com/">Xyologic</a> released this morning paints a picture of the relati

Google TV Gets A New YouTube App

Last month, Google began showing the new versions of Google TV at CES, giving the press a taste of what was in store. One particular panel discussing Google TV's new capabilities led Rupert Murdoch to

Sony Stays Committed To Google TV, Releases Two New GTV Products At CES 2012

Sony released the first Google TV product back in the fun days of 2010. Since then, the smart TV platform has survived more than a year of criticism and a major overhaul. It's still far from a industr

LG Shows Off Its New Google TV Set Before CES

In keeping with our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/20/successful-companies-innovate-not-duplicate/">prediction </a>that Google TV would be seeing something of an expansion this year at C

Marvell’s ARM-Based Chipset Tapped For New Google TV Units

Everyone has already seen what the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/03/google-tv-v2-review-its-getting-closer/">Google TV 2.0</a> update looks like, but Google and their hardware partners

Airtight Is Airplay For Your Google TV

Proof of concept though this is, <a HREF="https://market.android.com/details?id=com.brochos.tva">Airtight</a> purports to be the first app that will enable Apple's Airplay on the Google TV. Priced at

Five Predictions For Online Video In 2012

In 2011, the long-promised ubiquity of video—on-demand anytime, anywhere—started to become a reality, driven by mobile (smart phones, tablets).  While this may seem obvious, remember, it was not

Eric Schmidt’s Le Web Keynote Video: “Android is Ahead Of The iPhone”

Google chairman Eric Schmidt spoke yesterday at Le Web in Paris, and now the entire interview is on <a href="http://youtu.be/t02iJn5Ypio">YouTube</a> (thank you, Loic!). Schmidt talks about <a href="h

PSA: 3.1 Update Reportedly Rolling Out To Logitech Revue Google TV Boxes

The Logitech forums are alive with music, or rather screenshots, or rather, if I'm honest, <a href="http://forums.logitech.com/t5/Revue/Just-got-the-3-1-UPDATE-for-revue/td-p/740934">one screenshot</a

Samsung And Google Still Talking Google TV, Won’t Launch At CES Anyway

Uh-oh. Samsung and Google are still in talks regarding its upcoming Google TV offering. <em>Reuters</em><a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/22/samsung-google-idUSL4E7MM02E20111122"> is rep

Google TV Scores An ‘Adult Video’ Channel, Courtesy Of Vivid

Never mind the Internet - the TV was invented for pr0n. And now <a href="http://www.google.com/tv">Google TV</a> users can get their fictional passion fix, too, thanks to adult film studio Vivid Enter

Four Stopgap Apps That Almost Fix Google TV 2.0 (And One Bonus App)

Google TV 2.0 launched <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/28/just-lipstick-on-a-pig/">earlier this week</a>, finally bringing Android Market to the living room platform. But Google TV <a hre

Google TV 2.0 Review: A Brillant Interface, But Still Lacking Substance

It's with a heavy heart that I write this revised Google TV review. The product is teetering on a ledge between falling into an abyss of obscurity or sliding downhill into geekdom. There doesn't seem

Google TV Update Rolls Out Today, Already Hitting Select Sony Internet TV Devices

The much-anticipated Google TV update is systematically rolling out today. Sony Internet TV devices are first in line followed by Logitech Revue units shortly thereafter. But wait patiently. As with m

The New Google TV: 4 Demo Videos Including Looks At The New Apps

Google just announced <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/28/just-lipstick-on-a-pig/">the major refresh</a> of Google TV. It adds a bunch of new features to the platform including Android Mar

Google TV Update Rolls Out On Sunday: Better Content Discovery, Android Market, But Hulu Is Still Blocked

Google TV is finally ready for prime time a year after it officially launched. Starting on Sunday, the update will first roll out to the Sony Internet TV units with the Logitech Revue units getting it
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