It looks like the Nexus Player is beginning its exploration of the wide, wide world. Google announced today that the Android TV device will be coming to Japan at the end of February for 12,800 yen (about $108).
After a few weeks of rumors, Google today officially announced that it is bringing its Google Fiber Internet and TV service to eighteen new cities in four metro areas. These include Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, Nashville, TN, and Raleigh-Durham, NC. Show More Summary
Google's first Android TV box now available for even more retailers A couple months after its initial release, you're finally able to purchase the $99 Nexus Player from retailers other than Google. That's important for a number of reasons...Show More Summary
Google predicts that the Internet will disappear, the future of Cyanogen, Malaysia Airlines gets hacked, Expedia buys Travelocity, and the 1995 Facebook TV commercial that never was. Schmidt: “The Internet Will Disappear” 1 minute of...Show More Summary
Do you like the idea of a streaming media stick for your TV, but find that even Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire TV Stick costs more than you're willing to pay? You'll want to visit your local Walmart, then. The big-box retailer tells GigaOM that...
We’re at the end of another big week for the tech industry, so Alex Wilhelm, Kyle Russell and I gathered ’round the big white table for CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show in which we roundup the biggest and most interesting news stories of the past seven days. In this episode, we talk about Box’s spectacularly popular initial public offering, Microsoft’s venture into… Read More
It looks like Google is about to bring its Nexus Player streaming box to some online and brick-and-mortar retailers within the next few days: The Nexus Player as well as the…
The second episode of Telltale Games' six-part adventure game based on the Game of Thrones TV series from HBO makes its Android debut February 5 on the Google Play Store. The second episode is titled "The Lost Lords" and Telltale is getting fans of the fantasy series pumped for its release with a new trailer.
AllCast (free) — If you’ve got an Apple TV, the AirPlay features in iOS generally have you covered for streaming your audio and video to the big screen. For everybody else, there’s AllCast, a new app designed to let you stream content...Show More Summary
You might remember Faux Glass from last October, when the IndieGogo campaign for the Google Glass spoof kicked off. Well, as promised, the brains behind the project—Robin Raskin and John Wilczak—were at CES 2015 to show off their blinking, flashing, and proudly useless send-up, telling MommyTech TV’s Andrea Smith all about it. Show More Summary
This week has been a doozy: We got an update on Google's Project Ara, learned about the possible future of television from our Best of CES winner, watched a Beachbot draw Disney characters on the shoreline, oh, and did we mention our hands-on with a...
Until recently, it was held as an axiom that where porn went with technology, the people followed. Then the porn industry embraced HD-DVD, and suddenly, that wasn’t such a good [...]
Chrome: Previously mentioned UpTo first came on the scene as an Android app that allowed users to subscribe to events like sports, TV and movie schedules, and concerts. Now the company has released a Chrome extension to add the same ability to Google Calendar on the web. Read more...
Not all audio tracks are created equal, turning off the emulated 'surround sound' may help Ever fire up a movie (even one you've downloaded) in the Google Play Movies and TV app on your Nexus 9, and noticed the sound was just horribad?...Show More Summary
Renegade developer Koushik Dutta has launched AllCast on iOS, letting you stream music, photos and video from your iPad or iPhone to your TV. AllCast, which has been around on Google Play since Dec 2013, supports Chromecast, Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, and Xbox among other devices. Show More Summary
ScreenTexture allows simple video loop creation, taking advantage of tech like Google Chromecast and Apple TV. It seems web designers are finally catching on to the public's desire to create their own GIFs: last month Youtube rolled out a GIF-making tool to a few of it's creators, while the option to create video GIFs has been available on Tumblr for some time. Read Full Story
Intel wants to help you turn any TV into a Windows PC, for the low cost of $149. All it takes is a little stick, much like the much-loved Google Chromecast. Meet the all-new Intel Compute Stick. The Compute Stick is essentially a complete PC, but in the compact form factor of a slightly large pen drive. Show More Summary
This week, Sony unveiled its new range of UHD TVs for 2015. The company is promising access to lots of 3,840 x 2,160 content on the new TVs, all of which offer new image processing chips and run on Google’s Android TV platform... Continue...Show More Summary
Android TV is Google's second attempt to bring Android to TVs (the first one was Google TV). After Chromecast's success and the launch of Nexus Player, Google partnered with a few TV manufacturers that will launch Smart TVs powered by...Show More Summary
Apple patents a bendy iPhone, Android TV replaces Google TV, the FBI maintains North Korea hacked Sony, David Cross looks to BitTorrent, Bill Gates drinks human waste, and a basketball referee makes the wrong call. Apple Patents Intentionally Bendy iPhone Felt my iPhone 6 bend in my pocket. Show More Summary