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Google

Google Fiber offers ridiculously fast Internet & TV in Kansas City, uses Nexus 7 as a remote

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Kansas City residents have a new home connectivity option in Google Fiber, a new home internet and television service that pushes the limits of what users typically expect from their providers. Google Fiber d…

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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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Entertainment

HBO GO adds support for tablets running up to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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HBO has finally made its popular HBO Go application compatible with Android tablets. The premium cable outlet added support for the Amazon Kindle Fire last month but didn’t extend the same courtesy to o…

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Android App Reviews

Viggle, a Foursquare for TV that rewards viewers with prizes for checking-in, lands in Google Play

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There’s always some kind of app to check-in to some kind of activity, but what’s the payoff for all of these activities? Sure, it can be useful to alerting friends to what you’re doing or find…

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Entertainment

TiVo for Tablets comes to Android with remote control, guide, and recording manager built in

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TiVo has finally made its way to Android tablets. Sure, the phone app released back in January was accessible on 7-inch tablets, but that was of little comfort to all of the people who wanted a tablet UI on their Xo…

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Android Devices

Pocket TV uses Android apps and a micro-computer to make any HDMI TV a Smart TV

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Google TV hasn’t fulfilled its promise thanks to resistance from content providers and a lack of big-name developers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use Android as the backbone of your ho…

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Android App Reviews

Xfinity TV Player offers on-demand streaming for Comcast customers – is it good enough to forget Hulu Plus?

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The Xfinity TV Player app recently arrived on Android, allowing Comcast Xfinity subscribers to get free, on-demand viewing of popular TV programs streamed live to their mobile devices. That made me wonder ho…

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Android App Reviews

Viewdini is a central TV & movie portal for Verizon customers, finds full episodes wherever they may be

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Hulu CEO Jason Kilar once said that he wants Hulu to be the place people go to watch their favorite TV shows. Even if Hulu didn’t have access to that video, the site would maintain a page with links to where pe…

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Entertainment

HBO GO and Max GO updated to support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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HBO Go – which offers on-demand streaming of HBO’s massive video library, including new episodes of popular shows for anyone with a subscription to the channel – is one of the best apps on An…

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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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Android App Reviews

Game of Thrones Apps: remember the details of Westeros with these apps for Android

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Winter is coming…to Android. HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 2 starts April 1, and one of the best shows of 2011 will return to be even better the second time around. It’s also going to get mighty busy so…

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Google TV

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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Entertainment

CW Android app lets users watch entire episodes and follow network on your phone or tablet

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Attention all fans of Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and 90210 – wait there’s a new 90210? – of the world: you can now watch your beloved shows on-demand using your Android pho…

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Android News

Comcast launches Netflix competitor this week, Android support coming later this year

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Cable, phone, and Internet service provider Comcast is set to take on Netflix with a new on-demand movie and television streaming service known as Streampix. Available in addition to its XfinityTV streaming…

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Android Apps

Clik seeks to link smartphones and smart TV’s in an instant

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Connectivity was the major trend that emerged from CES 2012, with practically every major company on the showroom floor exhibiting two products that work together. Tablets and TV’s, desktops and spea…

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