All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google TV’

Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best For Consumers?

FixYa, a site that specializes in troubleshooting advice for consumer gadgets of all kinds – computers, smartphones, tablets, and more – has recently compiled a report comparing the four leading web TV devices based on the number and kind of troubleshooting complaints the site has received about each devices. The report looked at the Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee Box, …

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SXSW: Google TV Developer Talks With LG, MOVL & Clear Channel

The Google TV is a pretty impressive piece of equipment. It’s poised to be a major game changer for the television space. Google recently talked with people in the TV tech industry to ask them questions about Google TV. The panel of developers include Pete Hollenhorst of LG, Alan Queen of MOVL, and Harper Lieblich of Clear Channel. The developers …

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Plex For Google TV About To Get An Update

Users of Plex for Google TV can expect an update to the app soon, according to a recent post on Google TV’s official blog. The update brings a host of new features designed to make Plex far more friendly to your Google TV screen. New features include an updated user interface that makes for a much more convenient browsing experience. …

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Google TV Service May Be On The Way For Kansas City

Kansas City must be feeling like the prettiest girl at the Google Pageant these days. First the city gets chosen as the starting location for Google Fiber, the company’s project to broaden access to and increase the speed of the internet, and now it looks as if the largest city in Missouri may get to be the first place to …

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Sony Google TV Root Makes Your Smart TV Smarter

Do you know what happens when you start to incorporate more sophisticated technologies into TVs? People start to hack them to enable more functionality than the manufacturer ever intended. The target today is the Sony Google TV with GTVHacker releasing what they call, “The GTVHacker Sony Recovery Downgrader & Rebooter.” You may be asking yourself, “What does this hack do?” …

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Google TV Turns Your Phone Into A Remote

There’s no denying that Siri has become the next big thing for Apple. Google appears to be taking the idea behind Siri and applying it to where it’s needed most – the television. Patently Apple got the exclusive scoop on a new patent filed by Google that brings text and voice control to a Google television via a remote or …

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Able Remote Lets You Control Google TV With Your Voice

A new Android app called Able Remote lets you operate Google TV using voice commands. “Able Remote turns your Android smartphone or tablet into a remote control for your Google TV,” says Leon Nicholls, the app’s creator, “Just as you can customize your phone with apps, Able Remote lets you create your own remote button layout and in your favorite …

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YouTube For Google TV Gets Some Improvements

Google is launching updates to YouTube for Google TV with the goal of making it faster and easier to find good content. “First you’ll notice the app works faster with smoother navigation for a better experience,” says product manager Jurek Foryciarz. “Next, we’ve added a new feature called Discover, which lets you browse YouTube channels by categories. Whether you’re looking …

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Is Google Testing Mystery Devices On Their Employees?

Reports are circulating around that Google is testing over 250 “mystery devices” in their employees homes. Supposedly, nobody outside Google knows what these mystery gadgets are. What is known so far is that the devices are operating off of wi-fi and that they are connecting to other devices via bluetooth. Some speculate it has to do with Google Television and …

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Sony Google TV Gets 3D Blu-Ray Update

Sony has released an update to their original Google TV devices, according to the official Google TV Twitter stream. The new update improves the performance of Google TV’s Chrome browser and adds 3D Blu-ray playback capability. Sony has been alone in the world of Google TV since LG discontinued their own line of Google TV devices. Several of Sony’s competitors, …

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CES 2012: OnLive Coming To Google TVs

OnLive, the company that allows the streaming of full PC titles through a broadband connection, have announced their support for Google TVs. The company announced today during CES that their support for Google TV targets future and current televisions with their instant-streaming technology. The entire OnLive library will be available to Google TV users which means that over 200 titles …

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CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs

Google has announced new partnerships with a variety of TV manufacturers. As CES gets underway, several of those companies are starting to unveil their new products. The LG Smart TV is being unveiled at LG’s press conference right now, along with a variety of other LG devices – including smart appliances. Meanwhile, there are products from Samsung, Sony, Vizio, and …

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