VUDU which originally made its début on the SHIELD TV is bringing some more goodies. Specifically HDR for the SHIELD TV & Google Assistant to their app so you can pull up and watch a movie with a click of a button. VUDU can understand basic playback controls like play, pause, rewind 5 minutes, etc; If […]

Earlier today NVIDIA did a silent SHIELD Experience release for a minor version bump if you follow Semvar versioning. From 6.0 to 6.1 some changes and bug fixes are introduced and before you ask no it doesn’t include Oreo. Scroll to the bottom for a TLDR. The size of the update is a small 90 MB. […]

Today finally marks the YouTube TV app being released for the masses and on multiple platforms with others in the pipeline. Be forewarned it shares similarities to the YouTube app on pretty much every internet enabled platform that has. Thankfully though that doesn’t hinder how great the outperforms or the way it looks just in […]

As per first reported by Variety, it seems like AT&T is building an Android TV based DirectTV box.  The company is about to introduce a new TV set-top box named in the FCC docs as “the new AT&T/DirecTV Wireless 4K OTT Client.” that’s based on the Android TV platform and ditches satellite connectivity for over-the-top streaming, according […]

It’s only been a short while since Google Assistant came out on Android TV specifically the Nvidia Shield. But in that short time we already have one of the biggest streaming apps Hulu, adding support for it even if it is just basic functionality. It shows good progress for the platform as a whole as […]

Now that October 4th has come and Google’s big reveal is gone it leaves some questions that people want answered. The following is to inform readers of which Google Home device is right for them. Anthony GareraAnthony is usually tinkering with everything and anything because there’s always one more thing to do, reviewing games and […]

As I talked about earlier today the SmartThings Link for the NVIDIA SHIELD is finally up for pre-order here for $15, so really you have to get it it’s so cheap and makes your SHIELD a powerhouse smart hub.   Anthony GareraAnthony is usually tinkering with everything and anything because there’s always one more thing […]

For all the cool things the Google Home can do, there’s some simple things it couldn’t do until today, specifically reminders. That’s all changed and the feature has now gone live. Simply say “Okay Google, Remind me …”. The reminders it currently supports are as followed. Set time-based reminders, recurring time-based reminders,upcoming reminders, and deleting […]

Today, pre-orders begin for a 16GB SHIELD TV bundled with a remote and priced at $179. This is good news for those on the edge about getting one. So What Do I Get? For $179 you get the SHIELD TV + remote but no controller if you want the SHIELD for pure Media consumption or […]

It’s that time of year for those still in school. Back to hitting the books each night but who says a little gaming break in between wouldn’t hurt. For SHIELD owners NVIDIA is running some sales so you can pick up some of their titles from today August 31st, through the holiday weekend, end September […]

Since Google I/O we’ve known a lot of services are coming to Google Home over this year and early next such as Deezer and Spotify Free. Today we get another in the form of a video content provider. So, Google Home owners, open your Google Home app and look under video’s and photo’s and you’ll […]

  We’re pushing the sources to Android Open Source Project (AOSP) for everyone to access today. Pixel and Nexus 5X/6P builds have entered carrier testing, and we expect to start rolling out in phases soon, alongside Pixel C and Nexus Player. We’ve also been working closely with our partners, and by the end of this […]

Good news for those who are lazy, like talking on speaker, busy using their hands for something else like cooking or just want to talk on something that is the future. Google announced the Google Home can now make phone calls for you and don’t worry it gets better. Users in the US & Canada […]

Today I have some exciting news and as you may have guessed it’s coming from Nvidia. 2K is bringing 4 games to GeForce Now over the coming weeks. Bioshock Remastered (membership) Bioshock 2 Remastered (GFN Store, 75% off at release) Borderlands 2: Game of the Year (GFN Store, 75% off at release) Spec Ops: The […]

As you know Vizio TV sets are in a unique transition right now, if you bought your TV set in the past year you might have gotten a free remote in the form of an Android tablet, pretty cool right? It’s definitely different from everyone else and it was all Google Cast based, no traditional […]

Pandora announced this week a refreshed experience coming to Android TV users as well as other platforms but the focus here was on Android TV. Browse personalized recommendations on the TV home page to access your most recently listened to stations and a selection of stations based on mood and activities, decades, today’s music, recommended […]

Having little ones can be a lot of work. Thankfully wonderful things like YouTube allow Mom and Dad to do other things while YouTube entertains them, YouTube also has stuff your kid shouldn’t be watching at such a young age and that’s why there’s YouTube Kids! Up until now there was no native Android TV […]

Are you a SHIELD TV owner and do you live in Europe or travel there? Read the following: NVIDIA has announced the voluntary recall of certain plug heads for SHIELD AC wall adapters designed for use in continental Europe, which the company will replace. The affected product shipped with SHIELD World Charger Kits, and European […]

Today a common hold out among many streaming platforms and one that plagued Android TV for a long time has come in the form of a HTML5 app for Vizio TV owners on the Smartcast TV platform. Amazon Instant Video! SmartCast TV itself is rolling out now to all 2017 VIZIO SmartCast P-Series and M-Series Ultra […]