So Google I/O 2017 took place last week. Generally speaking, Android TV was not hugely on the agenda, but at the same time, it did make a big impression. This is because Google took the opportunity to announce that a new interface was coming to Android TV. This is an interface designed to work with
IF WE'VE learnt anything from compiling this article every week, it's that the week after Google I/O is one of two things. Either we struggle to fill the space because it's so quiet, or it's packed with stuff that got overlooked from the main keynote and fell in the cracks.
Google has revealed fresh details of its new-look Android TV home screen. But over a year after announcing plans to bring the Assistant to Android TV, there's still no firm date for its availability. Read more...
Google Assistant’s arrival on Android TV has long been heralded by Google itself. But, thanks to some juicy partnership, the first and so far only Android TV device to enjoy that was the new NVIDIA SHIELD. Soon, however, it will be joined by other devices, including the Nexus Player, as Google finally rolls out the feature. It won’t be alone, … Continue reading
AccuWeather has today announced that its Android app has gained compatibility with Android TV devices. The general premise of AccuWeather will likely need little introduction, as the Android app is a popular option among Android device owners and today’s announcement sees the app not only gaining Android TV support, but that version also adopting a much
A better home screen and Google Assistant are coming to Android TV — all things announced at I/O in an effort to persuade you to adopt the platform.
DISH is hooking up hotels with Android TV boxes, though it seems they have been doing so without having announced that they were planning on outfitting hotels with the devices that run Google’s Android-based TV operating system. According to a report from TechHive DISH has been using LG-built streaming media boxes that run on the
AccuWeather released an Android TV app this morning, an app that aims to provide you with “the most accurate, personalized weather experience available in the world,” according to the company’s president of digital media. The app is available right now through Google Play and is free to install. You’ll get breaking weather videos on it,
Google was ahead of the curve when it launched Android TV in 2014. Instead of just presenting users with a list of streaming-app icons, Android TV's big idea involved a row of recommendations from across different apps. The hope was that users wouldn't have to leave the home screen to find something to watch.