Apple has taken big strides to make Siri even greater in recent years, like bringing it to Apple TV and macOS, and opening it up to third-party developers. In that time, Apple’s virtual assistant has also gotten more accurate and more reliable. Show More Summary
The Uncertain, published for SHIELD Android TV owners, is available on Google Play priced at $14.99. In this game, which has quite the story to it, you play as an Engineering Robot who seems quite curious about the human race that has been extinct for quite some time. Show More Summary
A simple, teasing video lets everyone know that October 4 is important. In a nod to the nerds, Google just took out a TV ad during the premiere of The Big Bang Theory to tease an upcoming product launch on October 4. Set to the subtle...Show More Summary
Ever since it launched in 2013, Google's Chromecast has been one of the best possible accessories for any TV owner. Last week, it got even better with the introduction of the Chromecast Preview Program, which Google describes as "a user...Show More Summary
COLOGNE - Google's efforts to break in to TV seem to have had as many reboots as a dodgy old laptop. But the lingering developments in Chromecast, Google Fiber and more give broadcasters the jitters, says an ad-tech exec who meets with...Show More Summary
Publishers, musicians and TV makers could find it easier to make money from use of their work on YouTube, Google News and Facebook The EU is proposing strict new copyright rules aimed at making it easier for musicians, TV makers and publishers to make money out of their work online. Show More Summary
A new game for SHIELD owners (both SHIELD TV and Tablet), is now available on Google Play. Called Pavilion, it is described as a fourth person puzzle adventure game. Interestingly, once the game boots, there are no tutorials or instructions. Show More Summary
The major update to the set-top box will be pushed to existing devices in coming weeks.
Google today announced software updates to Fiber TV, its over-the-top streaming television offering for Google Fiber customers. They’ll be available right away for new Fiber TV customers once the necessary hardware has been set up, and current customers will see the updates in the next few weeks. Now the system will recommend TV shows and […]
GSN Games is spinning the wheel again. The San Francisco-based company is announcing the launch of Wheel of Fortune Slots: The Ultimate Collection today on Google Play. The new app features Wheel of Fortune TV show co-host Vanna White, and it offers players a chance to win up to $100,000 in cash prizes in daily sweepstakes events. Social […]
Vizio wants to do for audio what it has done with TVs: Make it dead easy to stream music from any service using Google Cast and look good doing it. The company's new $299.99 SmartCast Crave Pro and $249.99 Crave 360 speakers are competitively...Show More Summary
A new multiplayer game for the NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV box is available on Google Play, titled Hotlap Heroes. Priced at $3.99, this game combines the essence of Super Off Road and RC Pro-Am into a modern 3D racing game, perfect for anyone who wants to grab a controller. Show More Summary
Casting content from Google Chrome to a Chromecast (and therefore your TV screen) used to mean installing a separate extension. However, all of the functionality of the Google Cast extension has now been built directly into Chrome, allowing...Show More Summary
Nearly two months ago, Google included a ‘Cast’ option in a beta build of Chrome, which allowed users to beam content from their browser to Chromecast-equipped TVs and speakers, over a local wireless network. The company has now baked the Cast feature into the latest publicly available version of Chrome, so you can use it without an extension. Show More Summary
Two years ago we launched Google Cast, an extension for Chrome that allowed you to show content from your favorite websites on the best screen in your home — your TV — using Chromecast. Whether watching your favorite show on Netflix, or sharing a photo slideshow at a family gathering, Google Cast makes it easy to extend the web to the big screen. Show More Summary
Chrome longer needs an extension to beam media to your TV.
YouTube and TV—two competing mediums fighting for the same eyeballs and advertising dollars—might actually be able to find common ground. A Nielsen case study commissioned by Google found that TV reach seems to drive YouTube engagement, and in turn, YouTube engagement drives TV reach. Show More Summary
If you’ve ever watched YouTube on the big screen, chances are it was a letdown with all the clumsy navigation and content discovery problems. That may not be the case for long — unless you have an Apple TV. Google is rolling out an updated YouTube app for its various TV presences, save for the Apple TV. Show More Summary
Google's massive video site adds carousels, more recommendations and added categories to browse clips without awkward remote searches.
Vizio’s 2016 M-series TVs include basically every feature you could possibly want, including 4K resolution, Dolby Vision HDR (the good one ), Google Cast, local dimming, and even a tablet remote . Do I have your attention? The 55" model is on sale for just $619 right now, or nearly $200 less than usual. Show More Summary