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Second Screen gaming apps — Ready Player Two

Second Screen gaming apps — Ready Player Two

Companion Apps feel like the future of gaming, and that's awesome As passive experiences, Second Screen apps for gaming are a "take it or leave it" kind of deal. They are nice to have if you are really into a game, or if you're particularly social on one gaming network or another, but most of...
Gaming with Second Screen apps

Gaming with Second Screen apps

You might have mixed feelings about constantly checking your phone or tablet while watching a TV show or enjoying a movie, but gamers the world over keep their devices nearby no matter what. It doesn't matter if you are Team Xbox, PlayStation all the way, faithful to the Miiverse, or a member of...
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Second Screen apps for Android - the perfect movie companion

We've talked a little already about Second Screen apps in the living room, and how they can make watching some of your favorite television shows even more entertaining. It's cool to have access to that extra information if you are a big fan, and as that experience grows and continues to take...
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Watching television with Second Screen apps

There's an increasing number of people with a smartphone, tablet, or laptop in their hands during TV time. Whether it's for social commentary on your network of choice, completing a task during the commercial breaks, or you just want your internet connection handy in case an argument breaks out...
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Second Screen apps — what are they and why would you want to use one?

Companion apps for television and gaming can be a ton of fun There are two kinds of people when it comes to the living room — those who would prefer smartphones, tablets, and laptops didn't exist when the big screen is on, and those who can't put their tech down when watching TV or playing a...
PlayStation 4 Android apps

Sony promises Android 'second screen' app for PlayStation 4

Sony (sorta) unveiled the PlayStation 4 last night in New York, and along with hardware, software and development details, the electronics giant talked about how the new console would tie into mobile devices. For Android and iOS, Sony said it'd bring "second screen" experiences to these devices....
Motorola

Google sells Motorola set-top division to Arris Group for $2.35 billion

  A deal between Google and the Arris Group (a cable and broadband equipment supplier) has been reached, making the Motorola Home division now an Arris property. The deal checks in a $2.35 billion in cash and stock for Google, and the boards of both companies have approved. The Home division of...
Peel

Samsung teams up with Peel to expand second screen TV app internationally

Peel, a so-called "second screen" app used as a TV guide (and in some cases to control your TV), has been available for download for some time now. The company has even struck a deal with Samsung previously to include it on devices like the Galaxy Tab 7 Plus. Now the two companies are teaming up...
Android Central

Green Throttle hopes to turn your phone into a game console replacement

While Ouya is trying valiantly to create a new Android-based home gaming console, a new start-up founded by the guys behind Guitar Hero is trying to see if your existing device can do the job. Today Green Throttle released a software developer kit that will enable Android devs to map games to...
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Ouya confirms game console will launch with Jelly Bean

The Android-powered Ouya game console is still on schedule according to the developers' latest update, and they've confirmed that it will launch with Jelly Bean. It wouldn't be surprising to see Android 4.2 folded in before the planned launch early next year, even though that version was just...

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