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 […]

Yesterday Plex announced their live TV & DVR service is expanding to other platforms, Android mobile and Apple TV. Out of beta Also with this expansion the feature is officially out of beta testing but you’ll still need a Plex pass. Timeshifting On top of Live TV support, Plex is giving you the ability to […]

So it’s a been a few weeks since Cordcutting Fortnightly has been posted so let’s get right into it to catch everyone up. First off YouTube TV has expanded to 10 more markets (Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Charlotte, and Dallas-Fort Worth. ) and is live in all 10 markets […]

It’s near the end of summer and it’s been a hot one, so if you want some good stories to enjoy in the great indoors with air conditioning, then pickup some of these Telltale games that let you choose your own path at a great price. From today July 27th to July 30th it’s the SHIELD […]

The Google Cast Receiver while it’s not an app you would open and navigate it’s one that makes an appearance in every Android TV users life quite often. It’s the bread and butter of how casting is so smooth and “just works”. If you want to be on the cutting edge of casting then Google […]

Today NVIDIA announced an update all SHIELD TV owners should know about. That is that YouTube 360 degrees is here today as promised many months ago at CES 2017. The first thing you’ll see is the streamlined UI on the sidebar. Removing channel subscriptions so if you’ve got what seems like an endless list like […]

Big news for 2017/2016 (sorry 2015) Sony 4K Android TV owners. Sony Electronics announced yesterday that with recent/upcoming firmware updates, Amazon Echo devices can now control 2017 Sony 4K HDR televisions with Android TV. With this update users can ask Alexa to perform basic TV functions such as controlling the TV power, volume, play/pause/stop/fast forward controls, […]

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 […]

Cyboid is a pretty neat homage to early shooter games, with support for Android tablets and TVs to work better for gamers today. In a new update sent out recently, users can now get more out of the game with multiplayer support. There are several new multiplayer modes that allow for cross-device play between tablets […]

Sony’s PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 have had a video store where users could rent and buy movies directly from their gaming console and then stream it. While that’s given them a reach of tens of millions, Sony also has plans to get their app into even more homes by releasing their app on Android […]

Australian cable company Foxtel is working hard to appeal to a new generation of cord cutters with two big announcements. First is Foxtel Now, what may be known as a skinny bundle such as Playstation Vue or YouTube TV. Google Cast will be supported, letting users stream high-definition television to supported devices. The initial channels […]

With the latest preview of Android O, we see the new TV Launcher experience is getting more polished. Many small tweaks have been made. After spending some time with the new launcher, it still feels like it lags too much on my Nexus Player, although that will hopefully be remedied in the final release. We’ll […]

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 […]

It’s time for Android O to start wrapping up. This means that Google is finishing the final touches and optimizing what code they’ve written. For Android developers, the now launched third preview for the upcoming release provides some certainties which will allow them to look closely at Android O for finished apps. This third preview […]

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 […]