Sony promotes Kodi streaming add-ons to its Android TV users Although Kodi, one of the most popular home-streaming services, is legal to buy and watch free content, it becomes illegal when users start installing special third-party add-ons to get access to huge libraries of infringing content. The official Kodi team on their website too have
Companies including Sony have been doing their best to shut down developers who create Kodi add-ons that facilitate access to infringing content. Given this background, it's perhaps a little surprising that Sony Australia is recommending users of its Android TVs to download Kodi to access addons "that provide access to popular internet streaming media services."
If you already have your SHIELD TV, we’re certain you’re satisfied with the device especially now that it’s getting a number of important updates including that SHIELD Experience Upgrade, game streaming from your PC, Android Oreo for Android TV, and a solution to CPU vulnerabilities. The launch of NVIDIA SHIELD TV Smart Home Edition made
In brief: The NVIDIA SHIELD is now in the process of gaining additional support for Google Home leading to a deeper level of integration between the two. NVIDIA confirmed the increased support via a blog posting today which details the scope of what a user can now do when a SHIELD is paired with a Google
This week the folks at NVIDIA revealed their longest-lasting device in the history of the world, NVIDIA SHIELD, will get a Google Home update. This isn’t the first time users were able to command their NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device to do things. It’s just the most major expansion of commands available on the NVIDIA SHIELD that work not only … Continue reading
Google's smart assistant got some Android TV smarts, after an update to bring in better cross-platform communication.
Android TV devices are supposed to have all the functionality of a Chromecast, since they also act as Cast targets. However, there are still some quirks that remained unresolved. Netflix integration with Google Assistant went live nearly two years ago, allowing users to say "Hey Google, play The Office on Netflix" (or something to that effect) to an Assistant speaker, and the content will start playing on your default TV.
In this week's top stories: We bring together all of our recent Pixel coverage in a convenient Google event roundup, Xiaomi launches a new Android TV box, Razer unveils a new smartphone, and more.
BuySpry via eBay offers the Asus Google Nexus Streaming Media Player for $33 with free shipping. That's $66 off and the lowest price we've seen. This Google Cast-ready device is powered by Android TV and features Netflix, Hulu Plus, voice search, and Android games for your HDTV.
Xiaomi has a new Android TV box available for preorder at $59 in the US, Mi Box S. The new Mi Box offers the latest Android TV UI powered by Oreo, as well as support for 4K and HDR. The box comes coupled with a remote that has a dedicated Google Assistant button, making access … Continued
Xiaomi has launched its first Android TV set-top box specifically designed for the US market in the form of the Xiaomi Mi Box, offering 4K HDR streaming at up to 60fps for $60. The small set-top box can also play games, run applications and stream music. Powered by the same Amlogic S905X quad-core ARM Cortex-A53