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Google’s TV Strategy Could Shift to Android

Google’s TV Strategy Could Shift to Android

By Sean Patterson December 26, 2013

For years now, Google has been trying to make the leap from computers to TV. The internet’s largest advertiser released Google TV in 2010 with the hope of expanding its reach into the lucrative TV market while heading off Roku, …

CES 2013: ASUS Qube Is The Latest Google TV Device CES 2013: ASUS Qube Is The Latest Google TV Device

Before CES, Google announced that a number of new Google TV hardware devices would be hitting the show floor at CES. ASUS was the first up with QUBE, a Google TV set-top box that’s not trying very hard to hide …

Google TV Will Have A Major Presence At CES 2013 Google TV Will Have A Major Presence At CES 2013
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For the longest time, it seemed like Google TV wasn’t really going anywhere despite all the money Google and its hardware partners were pouring into the platform. You could still argue that it’s not going anywhere, but Google apparently has …

Google Announces New Google TV Partners Google Announces New Google TV Partners
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Google announced today that it has some new Google TV partners and that new devices and more updates from existing partners will be revealed at CES next week. More content will also be revealed. “Asus, Hisense, TCL and others will …

Watch The Latest Google TV Developers Office Hours Watch The Latest Google TV Developers Office Hours
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Google has put out a new Google TV developers Office Hours hangout. The video features a developer demoing a gesture-based interface for Google TV. Earlier this month, Google TV received a big update with Voice Search and PrimeTime Guide. More …

Google TV Gets Big Update With Voice Search Google TV Gets Big Update With Voice Search

Google announced a new update for Google TV, which adds Voice Search, a revamped TV & Movies app called PrimeTime, and integrates YouTube mobile pairing. “Instantly access the power of Google TV, simply by using your voice,” Google says in …

Google Improves The YouTube/Google TV Experience Google Improves The YouTube/Google TV Experience

YouTube announced today that it is making it easier for users to enjoy YouTube on TV by automatically pairing their devices. “With the updated YouTube app for Android and Google TV rolling out today, you can play any video from …

Android Developer Relations Answers Questions Android Developer Relations Answers Questions

Google has uploaded another Android Developers Office Hours hangout. It features the EMEA-based Android Developer Releations team (from the Google TV Team) answering questions. As usual, it’s about an hour long.

Watch This Recent Google TV Developers Hangout Watch This Recent Google TV Developers Hangout

Google has been posting a lot of hangouts to its developer YouTube channel lately, and this week, they uploaded one for Google TV app developers. If you fall into this category, or are considering testing the Google TV waters, you …

Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV
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This week Google announced that some essential features of Google Play will be rolling out to Google TV. Though they have been conspicuously absent from Google TV until now, the Google Play app will be getting movies, TV shows, and …

Google Adds Play Content To Google TV Google Adds Play Content To Google TV
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Google announced today that Google Play Movies, TV shows, and Music are rolling out to Google TV over the course of the coming weeks. Users will be able to buy or rent content directly through the Google Play Store on …

Hisense Pulse Is The Latest Google TV Device Hisense Pulse Is The Latest Google TV Device

Google TV is really picking up steam as we head into fall and the holiday shopping season. The launch of the Vizio Co-Star brought an affordable option to would be Google TV owners across the U.S. by launching at $99. …

Google TV Gets Free Movies With Crackle Google TV Gets Free Movies With Crackle
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When people think of movie streaming services, they usually think of Netflix. There is, however, an unsung hero in the free online movie movement. It’s called Crackle and like Hulu, it features ad supported television shows and movies. The best …

Vizio Co-Star Starting Pre-Orders Today Vizio Co-Star Starting Pre-Orders Today
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I was a little scared for the future of Google TV during I/O. The company didn’t talk about it during any of their keynotes and there wasn’t a lot of developer workshops dedicated to the smart TV software. Worry not, …

5 Google TV & YouTube Developer Videos From I/O 5 Google TV & YouTube Developer Videos From I/O
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Google has posted many sessions from Google I/O, its annual developers conference held last week. I’ve pulled out a few that may help you broaden your audience, as far as attracting people watching their televisions, whether that be for your …

Google TV Gets New Content And Hardware Google TV Gets New Content And Hardware

I’m more than a little scared for Google TV. The company didn’t mention their attempt at invading the living room once during either Google I/O keynotes. While we could devote an entire article to what Google’s indifference towards Google TV …

Howard Stern and Oprah are Headed For Google TV Howard Stern and Oprah are Headed For Google TV

Reuters is reporting today that Sirius XM and Google have teamed up to bring all of Sirius XM’s content to Google TV. Sirius XM is the satellite radio company that hosts content such as The Howard Stern Show, Oprah Radio, …