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Sony is recommending Android TV users to install Kodi add-ons

Sony is recommending Android TV users to install Kodi add-ons

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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

Sony Promotes Kodi Streaming Add-Ons as Ideal for its Android TVs

Sony Promotes Kodi Streaming Add-Ons as Ideal for its Android TVs

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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."

NVIDIA SHIELD, Google Home integration expands with more voice commands

NVIDIA SHIELD, Google Home integration expands with more voice commands

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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

Google Home and NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Gain Deeper Integration

Google Home and NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Gain Deeper Integration

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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

NVIDIA SHIELD updated with these new Google Home abilities

NVIDIA SHIELD updated with these new Google Home abilities

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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 Assistant can finally assist with all your Netflix needs

Google Assistant can finally assist with all your Netflix needs

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Google's smart assistant got some Android TV smarts, after an update to bring in better cross-platform communication.

You can now ask an Assistant speaker to play Netflix on Android TV

You can now ask an Assistant speaker to play Netflix on Android TV

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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.

This week's top stories: Pixel event roundup, Xiaomi's new Android TV box, Google+ dies, more

This week's top stories: Pixel event roundup, Xiaomi's new Android TV box, Google+ dies, more

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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.

Google's lost year in TV

Google's lost year in TV

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Despite a new Chromecast and Android TV box, Google seems starved for ideas.

Asus Google Nexus Streaming Media Player for $33 + free shipping

Asus Google Nexus Streaming Media Player for $33 + free shipping

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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’s New Mi Box S is Up for Preorder, Offers New Oreo UI and 4K HDR

Xiaomi’s New Mi Box S is Up for Preorder, Offers New Oreo UI and 4K HDR

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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 Mi Box S 4K HDR streaming media player $60

Xiaomi Mi Box S 4K HDR streaming media player $60

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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

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