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Android App Reviews

Chromemote turns your Chrome browser into a Google TV Remote [App Reviews]

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Google TV owners may not like their standard remotes, and they may want to use the other GTV remote apps on their Android phone. If that’s the case, Chromemote might be able to help. Chromemote is a Google C…

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Google TV expanding into new countries with Sony set-top box launching July 22

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When Google TV was first announced at I/O 2010, Google and its launch partners said that it would launch in the U.S. only, but international availability would happen the following year. It actually took two ye…

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OnLive names LG Google TV as first to get playable cloud-based gaming

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During CES 2012, OnLive debuted its OnLive Viewer that can stream live video of other players to Google TV. Now, the cloud-based gaming company is introducing a playable version of OnLive to another product th…

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Android News

Google TV updates TV & Movies app to support favorites and trending

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Google TV’s recent design went a long way in improving the platform’s visual appeal and usefulness, but there’s still room for improvement. Google is doing that by improving the TV & M…

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Need a Google I/O 2012 ticket? Shine at the Google TV hackathon in California and you might get one.

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Google I/O 2012 sold out faster than it ever has (28 minutes) and tickets were in such high demand that even Google – King of Data Center Optimization – couldn’t handle all the requests. That…

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Google asks users to share their “Google TV Stories” in home videos posted to YouTube

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Google wants to know how you view Google TV. More specifically, the company wants to know exactly how Google TV is worth it and fits an individual user’s personal set-up. The official Google TV Google+ ac…

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Google TV’s next chance for popularity – your cable box?

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt may not be so crazy after all. Schmidt, who often tastes feet when making public comments, was widely laughed at when he suggested in December that Google TV would appear on the majo…

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VIZIO fragments Android but unifies its own media experience [VIDEO]

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Vizio has two Android tablets, a phone, and three different forms of Google TV slated for release this year. Each device format runs a different form of Android, and is likely to always be behind the current soft…

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Android Games

OnLive Viewer comes to Google TV, gaming feature in development

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Angry Birds. That’s what people always used tod ascribe the possibility of gaming on Google TV, and it’s a sad limitation on either the capability of the platform or spectator imagination. Cloud…

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LG Google TV hands-on: 3D tech and Google TV all in one [VIDEO]

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LG already removed the veil from its new Google TV and didn’t share much at its press conference yesterday. But I’ve just spent my early morning getting some quick hands-on time with the device and…

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Vizio announces a Google TV-powered Blu Ray and Stream Player

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Vizio has a four step plan for Google TV. Steps 1 and 2 are introduce the two new Google TV products announced at CES: the Vizio VBR430, a 3D Blu-ray player with some Google TV integration; and the Vizio VAP430 Stre…

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Google TV activations double since Honeycomb update, LG, Samsung, and Vizio jump on-board

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Regardless of the mistakes that may have been made in its 2010 launch, Google hasn’t given up on Google TV just yet. In fact, the company just announced that several manufacturers will be displaying new G…

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Android Apps

Are You Watching This?! sports app lets you swipe and play games on TV

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RUWT? Sports has released a cool app in the Android Market called Are You Watching This?! The app lets fans always know exactly what’s going on in the world of sports, whether it’s overtime, a no-hi…

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Android App Reviews

Able Remote is a must-try app for every Google TV owner – voice command and shortcuts on a phone [App Reviews]

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The long-delayed update to Google TV was frustrating particularly because it kept users from accessing Android apps on their television. Able Remote, a combination Android app and Google TV app that work in c…

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Firmware updates

Logitech Revue finally getting Honeycomb and Android Market starting today

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Logitech and Google have come out to reassure Logitech Revue owners that one of the original Google TV devices is being updated to Honeycomb beginning now. Though the Sony Internet TV line of Google TV products…

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