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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Side-Load Apps on Android TV Android TV is great for streaming, especially if you have an Nvidia Shield TV. However, maybe you want to put on a video or two and watch on Kodi? How would we go about doing that you might ask? Thankfully we have a few methods for this, but […]

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 that have TV support in the Play Store. If you know of a new game, or find one we missed, let […]

At Google I/O, David Burke took the stage during the keynote to reveal some tangible statistics about the growth and success of the platform. Android TV, a platform where hardware manufacturers can make devices and software developers can build applications for end users, needs a healthy ecosystem of both in order to provide the most […]

Last night was the big session for Android TV, where they went into detail about Android TV’s new interface. The entire video session is below, but we’ll be highlighting some key new features. As detailed as the session is, there are still several questions we still have. Everything is Organized into “Channels” and “Programs” As […]

Android TV is getting a big update this year along with Android O. There will be the Google Assistant along with an entirely new launcher. You can take a look at both in this CNET interview with the Android TV lead. You can see the launcher seems to be completely revamped with inline videos. As […]

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 […]

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 […]