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Google I/O 2021 schedule goes live: Here’s what to look out for

Earlier this month, Google announced when its highly-anticipated developer conference will take place. Google I/O 2021 kicks off on May 18th and lasts through May 20th, and it'll be a virtual event that's free for anyone to attend. Today, Google published the full schedule for the event, giving us an overview of what sessions will...

Sony Bravia TVs are getting Android TV’s new Discover tab

Back in February, Google announced a UI update to the Android TV platform that brings a new "Discover" tab. This tab will show personalized TV show and movie recommendations and sits between the "Home" and "Apps" tabs. Owners of Android TV-powered Sony Bravia TVs have discovered this week that the new interface update has rolled...

Your next Android TV set-top box could double as a Google Assistant smart speaker

From smart speakers to soundbars to routers, you'll find Google Assistant on loads of different devices these days. Similarly, you'll find Google's Android TV OS preinstalled on several types of devices, from projectors to set-top boxes to TVs. In the future, you may be able to pick up a set-top box that runs Android TV...

Sony Bravia X75 4K television series powered by Android TV launched in India

After announcing its smallest and most affordable television in India powered by Google’s Android TV platform, Sony has now introduced the Bravia X75 series. Featuring a 43-inch and 50-inch model, the new Bravia X75 offers 4K Ultra HD resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) support. Both the 43-inch and 50-inch models feature Sony’s X1 4K processor...

Sony launches its first 32-inch Bravia TV in India powered by Android TV

Sony has announced a new smart TV in India powered by Google’s Android TV platform. The Sony Bravia 32W830 is the smallest Android TV with support for Google Assistant offered by Sony. But at the same time, it is also one of the most expensive 32-inch smart televisions on the market, priced at ₹31,900. The...

Kernel sources released for OnePlus 9 series, Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite series, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi MIX FOLD, and Google ADT-3/2

Whether you like OnePlus as a brand or not, one cannot deny that the smartphones offered by the Chinese OEM are some of the easiest-to-mod devices currently available on the market. The devices are really popular on our forums since they’re relatively easy to bootloader-unlock and root, and with readily available kernel sources, they’re also...

Sony Bravia X80J and Bravia XR A90J are the first TVs with Google TV that you can buy right away

With the launch of the new Chromecast last year, Google introduced a special version of Android TV called Google TV. Google had stressed that it is a custom UX solution that would focus on content discovery and content aggregation that is built on top of Android TV, kind of like an alternative to PatchWall and...

Xiaomi unveils a new Mi Smart Projector that beams Android TV to your wall

Xiaomi has been selling its Smart Compact Projector for a few years in the United States and other countries, complete with Android TV 9.0 and a height of only 5.9 inches. Today, the company revealed a new model, the Mi Smart Projector 2 Pro, with a slightly bulkier design and more features. The Xiaomi Mi Smart...

Hulu’s Android TV app finally allows 1080p streaming on NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Hulu has never seemed to pay much attention to Android TV devices. Hulu's Android TV app finally received an overhaul in 2019, with the same updated interface that other platforms already had, but there was still one frustrating limitation: many devices were stuck playing content at 720p. No, really. For years, Hulu subscribers have complained that...

Redmi TV X50, X55, and X65 debut in India with 4K, Dolby Vision, and Android TV 10

Xiaomi has been selling smart TVs in India since early 2018. Applying the same philosophy of good products with accessible pricing, the brand has nabbed the largest share of the Indian smart TV market. Xiaomi's spin-off brand Redmi entered the smart TV segment in 2019 with the launch of a 70-inch LED model in China....

Walmart Android TV stick appears ready for launch

According to a new listing spotted at the FCC, Walmart may be preparing to launch an Android TV stick made by Onn. The dongle appears to come with a remote and will attach directly to your TV's HDMI port, similar to the Chromecast with Google TV. Onn is a company that creates white label products for...

Google TV app preps a new remote control feature for your Android TV

The Google TV app on Android (previously Play Movies & TV) is getting a new remote control feature that will let you control your Android TV. XDA's Mishaal Rahman, has spotted the feature in the latest Google TV release (v4.25) and, while it isn't live yet, he has managed to enable it manually to get...