VUDU which originally made its début on the SHIELD TV is bringing some more goodies.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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]