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New 'Nexus TV' rumor supports the idea that Google plans to stay in your living room

The set-top box is said to focus on games and web-content, with no live TV broadcast ability A report today from The Information suggests that Google has a Nexus TV in the works, and plans to release it during the first half of 2014. According to an unnamed source who works at Google, the...
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Google TV branding to disappear; Android will stay on in your living room says report

A rose by any other name will still prick your fingers Sources at Gigaom say Google is getting ready to abandon the Google TV branding, but Android will remain embedded in televisions and set-top boxes.  According to "an executive from a consumer electronics manufacturer that has been producing...
ASUS Cube update

ASUS Cube update now rolling out

Update promises Wifi stability and new titles and support through GameNow ASUS is pushing an OTA for the ASUS Cube with Google TV, bringing a few fixes and updates to the GameNow platform version. The 234MB update addresses issues with the Wifi stability, updates the GameNow platform to version...

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YouTube app to stop working on devices running Google TV versions 1 and 2 'after April'

YouTube app will no longer be supported for Google TV versions 1 and 2 'after April'

In a recent update to a support document, Google announced that the YouTube app on devices running older versions of Google TV will no longer be supported "after April." Specifically, the YouTube app will stop working on devices running versions 1 or 2 of Google TV, as well as older smart TVs...
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Google TV is dead, but some devices will be updated to Android TV

It's not exactly shocking news at this point, but Google has finally and officially retired its older Google TV operating system in favor of Android TV, although some older devices that used Google TV will be updated to the new television platform. Google TV first launched in October 2010 but...
Nexus

New 'Nexus TV' rumor supports the idea that Google plans to stay in your living room

The set-top box is said to focus on games and web-content, with no live TV broadcast ability A report today from The Information suggests that Google has a Nexus TV in the works, and plans to release it during the first half of 2014. According to an unnamed source who works at Google, the...
Google TV

Google TV branding to disappear; Android will stay on in your living room says report

A rose by any other name will still prick your fingers Sources at Gigaom say Google is getting ready to abandon the Google TV branding, but Android will remain embedded in televisions and set-top boxes.  According to "an executive from a consumer electronics manufacturer that has been producing...
ASUS Cube update

ASUS Cube update now rolling out

Update promises Wifi stability and new titles and support through GameNow ASUS is pushing an OTA for the ASUS Cube with Google TV, bringing a few fixes and updates to the GameNow platform version. The 234MB update addresses issues with the Wifi stability, updates the GameNow platform to version...
Google TV versus Chromecast

The basics: How Google TV differs from Chromecast

A Chromecast may be exactly what you need in your living room, but it's not a Google TV replacement While many of us have our Chromecast dongle, and are happily playing with them and sending content to our televisions, there are plenty of folks who have some very valid questions about what the...
Google TV

Google rumored to be considering online TV service

Rumors say system is developed and has been demonstrated to potential partners Google TV needs an innovation injection. What was promising two years ago has been left to slowly waste away because no content deals were sourced and nobody was interested in having what Google TV could do in their...
Sony Google TV

Sony adds voice search and a new model number to their Google TV set top box

Sony adds voice input to their internet player line of Google TV devices, new model available in July for $199 Sony announced a new Google TV set top box today, the NSZ-GS8. (Samsung Galaxy S 2, Sprint Epic 4G Touch doesn't sound so bad now, does it?) The GS8 is identical to the GS7, which is...
Redbox Instant

Redbox Instant from Verizon now available for select Google TV devices

Your $8 monthly subscription for Redbox Instant now goes a little further, as the service is available for a handful of Google TV devices Verizon and Redbox have made their Redbox Instant app available for a select group of Google TV devices, bringing another streaming on-demand service to the...
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Google TV gets updated to Android 4.2.2, swifter updates promised for the future

Google TV also now moves on to the latest version Chrome, jumps onto the six-week regular Chrome update cycle Despite being omitted from the 3-hour Google I/O keynote completely, there is some good news coming out of San Francisco for Google TV. Google already pushed out the update to their...

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