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Android TV & Chromecast Hardware Should Remain Separate

Android TV & Chromecast Hardware Should Remain Separate

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Ever since an FCC filing popped up showing what seemed to be an Android TV device in the form of a Chromecast dongle there has been massive speculation on what’s next for Android TV. More alarmingly, there seems to be quite a few people (and media outlets) who are in favor of this merging of

The future of Android TV is less hardware, more YouTube TV

The future of Android TV is less hardware, more YouTube TV

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Take the Chromecast and make it smarter, maybe with a remote control for those in need.

Solid Explorer To Arrive On Chromebooks, Android TV Soon

Solid Explorer To Arrive On Chromebooks, Android TV Soon

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Solid Explorer, an Android file explorer app with an appropriately solid feature list, will be getting full support for Android TV and Chrome OS in the near future, according to the app’s creator, Krzysztof Głodowski. He took to Google+ to announce that the Chrome OS version of Solid Explorer is almost ready, and will feature

Vu Android TV 4K review: The software is the outstanding element

Vu Android TV 4K review: The software is the outstanding element

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A truly smart TV with Android and voice search, but falls a bit short for pure picture quality

This is what the future holds for Android TV

This is what the future holds for Android TV

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Android TV's currently in a rut, but Google can still save it.

[Deal Alert] 49-inch Sony Android TV on sale for $798 ($150 off)

[Deal Alert] 49-inch Sony Android TV on sale for $798 ($150 off)

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It used to cost an arm and a leg (and several other body parts) to get a 4K TV, but prices have come down as they tend to do. In some cases, they're a lot lower. It just so happens that Android TV has found its way into some TVs as well. You can pick up the Sony 49-inch Android TV for $798 right now. That's $150 less than usual.

Android TV: Is This Really The Google Pixel Player?

Android TV: Is This Really The Google Pixel Player?

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So this popped up this week at the FCC. Android TV seemingly wrapped within a smaller form factor than has been seen before – a dongle. Since the FCC listing was spotted the internet has been rife with speculation on whether this is indeed a new Android TV device, and more importantly, one Made by Google. There

Google's Next Android TV Dongle Revealed By The FCC: 4K Support, Assistant Voice Control, And More

Google's Next Android TV Dongle Revealed By The FCC: 4K Support, Assistant Voice Control, And More

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The FCC revealed a new Android TV device that was recently filed for approval. The dongle is reportedly capable of 4K streaming with voice control via Google Assistant and is expected to be officially revealed next month during Google I/O

Opinion: It’s time for Google to retire Chromecast for Android TV

Opinion: It’s time for Google to retire Chromecast for Android TV

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The Chromecast is one of the best products Google has ever made. It’s low price, small size, and reliability help make streaming video to your TV commonplace, rather than a party trick for the techies with money. But it’s also time for the Chromecast to be retired, at least in its current form. If Google wants me take its TV offerings seriously, then it needs to replace the barebones Chromecast with a full-fledged Android TV dongle

Wednesday Poll: Do You Use Chromecast or Android TV?

Wednesday Poll: Do You Use Chromecast or Android TV?

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With all this discussion around what’s either Google’s next Android-powered dongle or just a knockoff going through the FCC, it got us thinking about our current living room setups with respect to Android TV and Chromecast. Personally, I use Android TV via a SHIELD TV set-top box from NVIDIA, but a Chromecast can do a … Continued

First Layer Health Reveals Smart TV-Based Communications

First Layer Health Reveals Smart TV-Based Communications

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First Layer Health has a new platform called TheirCare, intended to give home caregivers, friends, and family an easy way to check in on their loved ones through smart televisions and connected platforms. More specifically, the platform works via either Android TV or Amazon’s Fire TV as a subscription service for helping elderly individuals maintain

Come on, Man, This Can’t Really be the Next Google Android TV

Come on, Man, This Can’t Really be the Next Google Android TV

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Yesterday, the internet discovered an FCC listing for a Chromecast-like device made by a Chinese manufacturer that was splattered with Google’s “G” logo, a Google Assistant button, and talk of a 4K Android TV experience. On Twitter, I mocked it heavily as being nothing but some sort of fake knockoff device. I still think it … Continued

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