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Google TV app now available on iPhone.

The new Google TV app can turn your iPhone into a TV remote

June 2nd, 2022

In the past, we have written about how much better many of Google’s mobile apps are than their Apple counterparts. For many iPhone users, Google’s apps are indispensable, including Google Maps, Google Calendar, and Google Chrome. This week, Google is attempting to add another app to that list with the Google TV app.

Google Chromecast with Google TV

Google Chromecast with Google TV review: The best Google streamer

December 30th, 2021

The original Google Chromecast busted open how customers consumed content, making it easier than ever to enjoy content from your phone, computer, or tablet. But a lot has changed since then. Notably, the competition has seriously heated up. Seemingly everyone except Apple has an inexpensive streaming stick that lets you beam content from other devices, …

Google TV

Google came up with a new way to protect your privacy on smart TVs

February 25th, 2021

The upcoming Smart TVs that will ship with Google TV software on board will let users set them up as dumb “Basic TVs.” Google built the new Basic TV feature into the Google TV setup for the upcoming products that integrate its Google TV software, not set-top boxes like the latest Chromecast model. The feature …

Android TV Launch

Google TV to finally get the ax as Android TV takes its place

October 11th, 2013

It is fairly safe at this point to call Google TV a failed experiment. Google secured several partners for the service and dozens of Google TV-powered set-top boxes and smart TVs have launched over the years — but consumers never really cared. At all. One early Google TV partner went as far as to call …

Chromecast Google TV

Chromecast feature coming to Google TV later this year

July 25th, 2013

Apparently Google TV isn’t dead, despite Google’s announcement of the Chromecast streaming device. Google revealed in a post on Thursday that partners will continue to launch Google TV-enabled HDTVs and boxes, adding that it is “working with partners to bring the latest experience of Android and Chrome to devices later this year.” The company believes that “there is …

LG Nexus 5

LG reportedly readying second Nexus device and a Google TV set

May 2nd, 2013

A new report suggests that LG and Google will be teaming up to produce several new products including another smartphone and an OLED TV set. According to the Korea Times, Google CEO Larry Page met with LG’s chief executive Koo Bon-joon on a recent visit to South Korea. The two executives reportedly spoke for more than …

Google TV Products

Google will once again foist Google TV upon the world at this year’s CES

January 4th, 2013

Google (GOOG) and its manufacturing partners are once again going to try to make a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show. The company on Friday announced that its partners will unveil a number of Google TV products at the annual trade show. New products are expected to be announced from ASUS (2357), Hisense (0921), TCL (1070) …

Tech Resolution For 2013

Five tech resolutions for 2013

January 1st, 2013

As the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, millions of people around the world vowed to make changes to the way they live their lives. For some, 2013 will bring an end to smoking, drinking and an unhealthy lifestyle. For me, the new year will also bring some changes, but this year I plan …