A long time ago CyanogenMod became LineageOS and they pushed libraries on GitHub and one caught my attention. It was those for Android TV. This has to mean they were building it for something right? It wasn’t just because they can. well today under the codename foster we have confirmation it was for something and […]

So in the past few days you might have noticed YouTube looks a bit different than it previously did, there’s a good reason for this it’s because it’s reached v2.0 and if you have any experience with YouTube on other platforms then you’ll notice some similarities or if you’ve got a laptop/desktop and you go […]

Android TV seems to be very popular with OTT providers and Technicolor seems to be the vendor of choice. Israel operator Partner Communications Ltd. launched this week an Android TV box in Tel Avi. The company is offering a television service without Netflix for NIS 69 monthly, rising to NIS 89 monthly if Netflix is included. This is […]

Announced at Google I/O this past year Google told us all Google Home devices were getting bluetooth streaming. Now it’s finally rolling out as users are seeing it show up in the Google Home App. Google Home has always supported streaming audio, but that was as a Chromecast target. Your app needs to have Chromecast support […]

Plug in a $70 tuner into your antenna to watch and record broadcast TV it’s that simple, as long as you have a Shield TV and TV Antenna. Instead of $180 for one of Tablo’s all in one boxes you just need this tuner and the Tablo engine app. At first, tuner buyers will get […]

Neat right? Back in April, the fast food chain created a sneaky TV spot that served as a hack for Google Home. The ad featured the phrase “OK, Google, what is the Whopper burger,” which triggered any Google Home device within earshot to start reading aloud from the Whopper Wikipedia page. Whoever thought this up deserved […]

Summer is here and the SHIELD summer game sale is HOT. From June 22 through June 25, save up to 80% on these sizzling GeForce NOW titles.   From exploring the award-winning world of The Witcher 3: Game of the Year to escaping zombie hoards on a remote beach resort in Dead Island Riptide: Definitive Edition, gamers will have plenty of opportunities […]

Evolution You Say? Speaker, speaker, speaker everything and everyone has a speaker in some form or some shape to play some noise from music to phone calls to the latest podcast. Bluetooth, WiFi, Smart or good old Aux or RCA you connect to your speaker(s). In the past 10 years we’ve redefined speakers to adapt to […]

Limber up those trigger fingers and get those thinking caps secured: Paragon is now available to stream instantly on GeForce NOW. Currently in open Beta on PC, PS4 and now free to play on SHIELD, Paragon is a third-person, 5v5 multiplayer online battle arena game, or MOBA, and is the first MOBA game in GeForce […]

Video is a growing component of social media. Not only can we create and share our own videos, but now we can even broadcast content live to an increasingly growing audience. This gives a lot of potential for social networks, which can connect users to videos and earn revenue by monetizing through video ads. With […]

Today, streaming media app Plex announced it has added Live TV to its platform, including local news and sports, at no cost to Plex Pass users. No more waiting for the recording to finish! This is Plex’s biggest news to date as it moves the company one step closer to its vision of the future […]

At Google I/O Google has announced that YouTube’s 360-degree videos are coming soon to TVs, expanding beyond smartphones and web browsers for the first time. “It’s not just about the size of the screen,” YouTube product manager Sarah Ali said before demoing a 360-degree video from Coachella. “It’s about giving you an experience that [traditional] TV […]

[Update] We are working on adding support for all podcast platforms On This Podcast Kevin & I discuss Google I/O and what to expect as well as news in the Android TV realm from the last week and everything in between. The Show notes are listed below. Show Notes: Aeotec by Aeon Labs DSA03202W Black […]

Last night while most people were sleeping the US cable network NBC released their app for Android TV. It’s pretty similar in looks to NBC’s other Android app, but made for Android TV. The UI has been adapted for the 10 foot experience with less Leanback styling, but all the same content you’d expect. NBC […]

Move over Ratchet and Clank. Move over Banjo and Kazooie. Move over Mario and Luigi! There’s a new platform/adventure game in town: Yooka-Laylee has come to GeForce NOW today Tuesday, April 25. This heavily-backed Kickstarter will see you run, jump, puzzle and fight your way through massive, colorful worlds filled with special items to discover, and […]

Myst, a game from legendary developer Cyan Worlds originally launched in 1993 for something called a Macintosh, since then the Mac hasn’t been such a gaming powerhouse, but none the less it hasn’t stopped indie devs porting their Steam games for all 3 platforms. Now the classic game is brought to the modern-day and called it […]

It was many moons ago we had to get up from watching TV and walk over to the switch to turn off the light. Someone didn’t like this so that’s how we got Hue bulbs and someone else didn’t like getting up so they extended it to TV because reaching for your phone would be […]

So if you haven’t heard by now the Android Developers blog let everyone know after some feedback and low usage numbers on the iOS side that they’ll be dropping iOS support and some features existing in Play Games today. They found that there is lower usage for Gifts, Requests, and Quests. So now the next 12 […]

Starting Thursday, April 13 and running through April 16, the SHIELD Spring Game Sale gives you an opportunity to play the critically-acclaimed kingdom-building simulation game, Kingdom: New Lands and finally one of the games I’ve wanted to play for a while has gone on sale Ultimate Chicken Horse, trust me if you haven’t played you’re missing out […]

The arrival of SHOWTIME ® on Sling TV marks the first time an over-the-top (OTT) service has offered content from the four leading premium networks. SHOWTIME features eight different channels and is available today for $10 per month to new and existing Sling TV customers. “We know our price and the ability to personalize your […]

Not to be confused with the popular and well-known Penny Arcade Expo aka PAX but Google has today announced PAX, which stands for “Android Networked Cross-License Agreement”, so yeah that makes perfect sense somehow. Basically, this new licensing program will allow members — which include some of Google’s many Android partners — to stop threatening […]