Google Play Movies & TV App Ending Roku and Smart TV Support

Google has announced it is ending support for its Play Movies & TV app on Roku and smart TVs by LG, Samsung and Vizio.

Google Unveils New TV Service, Google TV

Google made a surprise announcement today, unveiling its take on television: Google TV.

Google Cuts Google TV Dev Support, Focuses On Android TV, Cast

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been just shy of five years since Google first unveiled Google TV at Google I/O in 2010. There were a lot of hopes for the platform that launched with partnerships with Sony, Logitech, and…

Android TV Unveiled at Google I/O

Google unveiled its successor to Google TV today at the I/O keynote – and as expected it’s called Android TV. Although previously believed to be some sort of set-top box (like an Apple TV), Android TV is instead a software…

Google’s TV Strategy Could Shift to Android

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,…

Google Reportedly Ditching Google TV For Android TV

When Google first revealed Google TV at Google I/O back in 2010, it showed a lot of promise, but even then, many were skeptical of its potential. It seems that now, Google is giving up on the brand, but not…

Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report]

Boxee is just one of many players that are trying to hasten along the cord cutting trend by bringing media streaming to the living room. After a few years of operating as an independent company, Boxee has reportedly been bought…

Redbox Instant Now Available For Google TV

Google announced today that there is now a Redbox Instant by Verizon app for Google TV. Redbox Instant senior product manager Brad Bowers writes on the Google TV blog, “It’s Friday night and you want to watch a movie. Great!…

Google TV Updates To Latest Version Of Android

Google announced today that Google TV is being updated to the latest version of Android and Chrome. This is, of course, one of a slew of announcements out of the Mountain View company today, with Google I/O currently in full…

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

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, Devices To Be Shown At CES

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

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, PrimeTime Guide

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

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 Team Answers Questions In This Hangout

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

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

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 TV Is Finally Getting Google Play Movies, TV Shows And Music

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 Finds A Pulse In Google TV

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.…