Tag: Android TV

25 new and notable Android TV apps and games from the last 10 months (3/31/18 – 1/18/19)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android TV apps and games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the the last ten months. It’s been a while since our last ATV roundup, but ATV titles are still trickling out in enough numbers that we finally […]

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Xiaomi unveils new PatchWall with Android TV sets and a soundbar in India

Xiaomi leads the smart TV sector in India and hopes to strengthen its position with two new Mi TV Pro models. The 55″ Mi LED TV 4X Pro and 43″ Mi LED TV 4A Pro are its latest entries to what is an increasingly crowded market. Additionally, the Chinese company also announced it’s very first attempt […]

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Anker announces tiny 30W USB Type-C charger, Prizim II Android TV projector, and more

CES 2019 is in full swing, and Anker has announced several new products — including some under its Soundcore and Nebula sub-brands. There’s a new tiny Type-C wall plug, another Android TV-powered projector, and more. PowerPort Atom PD 1 First up is the adorably-small Atom PD 1, a 30W USB Type-C charger that is around […]

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JBL Link Bar, the soundbar with Google Assistant and Android TV, will ship this spring

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The next big thing in TV isn’t even a TV. An industry first, the JBL LINK BAR is a powerful soundbar that provides exceptional audio performance and delivers TV content in a smarter way with Android TV and the Google Assistant built-in. The LINK BAR is the most recent collaboration between JBL and […]

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The JBL Link Bar is alive again, along with the new JBL Link Drive

JBL just announced the incoming availability of the JBL Link Bar and the JBL Link Drive. The JBL Link Bar features Android TV, Chromecast, and Google Assistant in one sleek soundbar. JBL Link Drive brings Google Assistant into your vehicle. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, JBL announced the upcoming launch of two Google Assistant-based […]

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Nvidia x HP Omen 65″ 4K HDR gaming display goes on sale in February for $4,999

Exactly one year ago today, Nvidia announced a pretty niche but impressive product at CES 2018. BFGDs (Big Format Gaming Displays) are 65″ 4K HDR gaming monitors with a 120Hz refresh rate, and the first is about to go on pre-order for the princely sum of $4,999. Made in conjunction with HP’s Omen gaming brand, […]

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Sony appears to be blocking Kodi on its recent Android TVs

Kodi (formerly XBMC) has attracted an undeservedly bad rap outside media streaming circles, garnering a piracy-associated reputation that isn’t quite merited — at least, in my opinion. Whatever you might believe, it looks like Sony might be taking a critical view of the project, too, as reports indicate that at least some of the company’s […]

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[Update: Even more pics] AT&T is testing a DirecTV Android TV set-top device, trials expected early next year

Last year, Variety reported that AT&T was working on an Android TV-powered device for so-called “over-the-top” streaming of its DirecTV service, based on the contents of an FCC filing. Based on the contents of a recent AT&T earnings call (transcribed by Seeking Alpha), development has advanced to the point of internal beta testing, with trials expected […]

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[Update: User trials underway] AT&T is testing a DirectTV Android TV set-top device, trials expected early next year

Last year, Variety reported that AT&T was working on an Android TV-powered device for so-called “over-the-top” streaming of its DirectTV service, based on the contents of an FCC filing. Based on the contents of a recent AT&T earnings call (transcribed by Seeking Alpha), development has advanced to the point of internal beta testing, with trials expected […]

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[Update: They’re back] Android TV apps now available for A&E, Lifetime, FYI, and History Channel

Do you need to catch up on episodes of Project Runway, or do you feel like bingeing American Pickers for a few hours? If so, you’re in luck. A&E Networks has just published four new Android TV apps, each for one of its channels – Lifetime, FYI, The History Channel, and A&E. All four applications […]

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TiVo could be readying an Android TV box for a CES 2019 unveiling

Given the popularity of TiVo DVR boxes, smart home integration makes a lot of sense. This is something the company addressed nearly a year ago when it announced an IFTTT channel that would enable Google Assistant and Alexa support. With CES 2019 just around the corner, there’s evidence to suggest TiVo is going to launch […]

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