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Android 4.4 KitKat tipped to have big TV focus to usher in 'Android TV'

Android 4.4 KitKat tipped to have big TV focus to usher in 'Android TV'

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The next version of Android, dubbed KitKat, will have a focus on television with increased compatibility alongside smartphones, reports ETnews. A revamped interface for televisions is said to be included in the new version of Android, bringing a "greatly... >>

Google ditching Google TV branding, wants to invade the living room with Android TV instead

Google ditching Google TV branding, wants to invade the living room with Android TV instead

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Google is preparing to kill-off its three-year-old Google TV brand, which has struggled to gain traction among partners and customers. GigaOm, citing manufacturers in the industry, reports that Google is no longer selling its software for the living... >>

Sony Smart Stick announced, Google TV in a Chromecast form factor for the Bravia line

Sony Smart Stick announced, Google TV in a Chromecast form factor for the Bravia line

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Google's own Chromecast will not be the death of Google TV as many have hinted. Instead, the platform has added its own small MHL plug-in device in the form of the Sony Smart Stick, a device that has finally been announced after last weekend's short preview... >>

Google to continue foray into living room with secretive set-top box powered by Android?

Google to continue foray into living room with secretive set-top box powered by Android?

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The month of July should just be called "Google Television" month. Even more television-related news emerged on Thursday in connection with Google. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous people briefed on the device, Google has a secretive... >>

Google TV is not dead, Chromecast not a replacement

Google TV is not dead, Chromecast not a replacement

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Google yesterday unveiled Chromecast, a 2-inch dongle that beams video from device to TV, leaving many wondering if Google would soon kill off its fledgeling Google TV product. Nope. Google TV's Warren Rehman confirmed on Thursday via Google+ that Google... >>

Google TV now offers Verizon's Redbox Instant streaming app

Google TV now offers Verizon's Redbox Instant streaming app

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Google TV announced on Tuesday that it now offers Verizon's Redbox Instant streaming app. Brad Bowers, a senior product manager of TV applications for Redbox Instant by Verizon, explained on the official Google TV blog that Google TV users with a Google... >>

Asus Qube packed with Google TV reportedly launching 23 April, after missing Q1 projection

Asus Qube packed with Google TV reportedly launching 23 April, after missing Q1 projection

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Asus is set launch its "Qube" set-top box packed with Google TV on 23 April, according to the folks at GTVSource. The April launch date is a month past the company's original Q1 2013 projection that it gave at CES 2013.  The Qube is Asus's first dive... >>

Asus Qube: Google TV gets a new face at CES, we go hands-on

Asus Qube: Google TV gets a new face at CES, we go hands-on

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Asus has announced the Asus Qube, a new Google TV set-top box that plugs into your television to deliver the latest Google TV experience. Shaped, as the name suggests, like a cube, the little black box (125 x 125 x 125mm) can be controlled via the rather... >>

Google promises plenty of Google TV action at CES, will the Asus Qube be on the menu?

Google promises plenty of Google TV action at CES, will the Asus Qube be on the menu?

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Google has promised Google TV product launches from new partners Asus, Hisense, TCL and others at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, reigniting rumours that Asus could be about to launch Asus Qube. The Qube is expected to be a small set-top box... >>

LG's CES TV line-up boosted with two new Google TV sets

LG's CES TV line-up boosted with two new Google TV sets

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As is tradition, LG has announced some of the products  it plans to show at the consumer electronics trade show, CES, in Las Vegas in January. While other companies keep their cards close to their chests, LG gets the nuts and bolts out of the way beforehand,... >>