It's getting to the point where when a gadget can't access YouTube it's more noteworthy than one that can. With that in mind, how the venerable Slingbox 500 and Sling TV interact with Google's video empire is pretty damned neat: the platform now uses...
'Very hard' problem, devs claim Google disappointed fans of its priced-like-a-pizza Chromecast TV dongle this week, when it said it won't be fixing an annoying video quirk that has some European customers' eyes twitching.…
(Photo credit: Imugr, from a screenshot of “Dexter”) It’s a time-honored game among television fans: Laugh at the best fake Web site names on TV. “Roundsearch” instead of Google. “Scabbit” instead of Reddit. “FriendFace” instead of Facebook. There are some true gems. The practice has only increased with the explosion of social media sites, and […]
The design firm predicted Google Glass, Android TV, and Material Design. Nice one, Nostradamus. Back in 2003, six years after the Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google, and a year before it first became publicly traded, Wired Magazine asked four designers, including the likes of Shepherd Fairey, how they would redesign Google.com. Read Full Story
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By Jamil Moledina, Games Strategic Partnerships Lead, Google Play In the coming months, we’ll be seeing more media players, like the recently released Nexus Player, and TVs from partners with Android TV built-in hit the market. While...Show More Summary
Arriving in the US back in the summer of 2013, Google finally introduced Chromecast to international waters in March this year, arriving in Canada, the UK and nine other European countries. And for me, it has been something of a revelation in terms of how I watch TV. Show More Summary
Gina Rodriguez looks so fashion forward in this brand new spread from Cosmopolitan for Latinas‘ latest issue. Here’s what the 29-year-old Jane the Virgin star had to share with the mag: On having turned down other TV opportunities: “I didn’t want my first introduction to TV to be for a story I’ve heard a million [...]
Owners of smart televisions with Android TV can now download a version of Google's Search app made especially for the operating system. The app allows users to search for content using their voice, among other features.
This week, Clippit launched in the Google Play and Apple store. The app lets you clip up to thirty seconds of around thirty television shows included in their roster. You can’t use the app to watch the shows in real time, but you can go “back in time,” as founder Jim Long puts it, find the bit you like, and then post it. Show More Summary
Teewe is a streaming device created by an Indian startup as an answer to Google’s popular Chromecast. The Chromecast lets you stream video, music and photos stored on your NAS (Network-attached Storage), Microsoft Windows and Mac based laptops and computers, Android and iOS smartphones to the largest display in your homes – Your T.V. Show More Summary
Posted by Alex Ames, Fun Propulsion Labs at Google We’re pleased to announce Pie Noon, a simple game created to demonstrate multi-player support on the Nexus Player, an Android TV device. Pie Noon is an open source, cross-platform game...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, news that Google was implementing an Apple-like app review process began to spread. According to a report from Android Police, the company was now screening and approving apps for Android TV before they were allowed into the Play Store. Show More Summary
Google Trends rankings of the most-searched TV shows for October 2014, led by "The Walking Dead."
Apple's App Store is "big brother" and the Google Play Store is the wild west where anything goes, right? Not anymore, as Google is implementing a very Apple-like screening process for all new Android TV apps before they land on the digital...
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Google's Chromecast is a fantastic and easy way to stream videos from your computer to your TV, but even the workarounds to enable streaming of any video require Chrome. Castnow is a command line utility that'll stream videos, music, and even torrent files. Read more...
Samsung is reportedly looking into creating its own subscription video service. After scrapping its Media Hub, which sells big name movies and TV shows similar to what is offered on Google's Play store, Samsung may be looking at another...Show More Summary
Google's Nest is looking to broaden the appeal of its pricey smart home products with its first national TV campaign, which features an eloquent child and cranky grandpa, among others. Created in-house and led by Nest chief marketing...Show More Summary
The Roku Streaming Stick has some healthy competition in the form of the Chromecast and Amazon's Fire TV Stick, but if you're tempted by Roku's simple on-screen interface and 1800+ app ecosystem (including Google Play! ), you're in luck today. Read more...