There’s a lot of games being launched on Android TV, and we may not have time to cover them individually. These weekly posts give brief summaries of many new games that are being published. If you know of a new game, or find one we missed, let us know in the comments below. General Games […]

YouTube Kids is a version of YouTube designed for kids, which is apparent from the name. It lets them quickly find content from their favorite characters, and all the content is purposed to be safe and inexplicit. It has been available for a while on phones and tablets, but that wasn’t ideal. Even though you […]

Have you heard? Android TV will be getting Google Assistant soonTM. It was originally announced in January, although we haven’t heard of a release date since. It is likely, however, that its release will coincide with Google I/O in mid-May. That’s when Google makes a number of significant announcements and could coincide with a larger […]

This is an interesting time of the school year, as the semester dies down but finals haven’t started yet. It’s a point in time where students have a pocket of free time, and over the weekend I spent some time making adjustments to some apps to make them look nicer or work better. Launch on […]

HBO Go, HBO’s app for those who have a cable subscription, recently received some big features to its mobile and TV apps which should improve the user experience quite a bit. WHAT’S NEW • Pick up watching a series where you left off • Continuously watch your favorite series with the new automated binge mode […]

The all-in-one media player app Kodi has support for a lot of different types of media sources, although Netflix has been one that has required numerous workarounds. The reason is due to DRM. Kodi has has some support for Widevine DRM for a while, but not enough to entirely support the service. That’s changing due […]

Chromecast functionality, allowing your phone to quickly cast media to a speaker directly or through an Internet connection, has slowly been adopted in the speaker industry. Jensen has just announced their new smart speaker, named the JSB-1000. This device, which is expected to retail for around $170, should appear in many stores. In addition to […]

There’s a lot of games being launched on Android TV, and we may not have time to cover them individually. These weekly posts give brief summaries of many new games that are being published. If you know of a new game, or find one we missed, let us know in the comments below. Commander Genius […]

Over the weekend, a few users have reported a software update on their devices even if they’re not in the beta program. This is Android version 7.1.2 and the factory image has already been posted. Many of the forward-facing changes seem to affect Android on the phone and tablet, but the changes don’t affect TVs. […]