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Google Stadia app finally arrives on Android TV devices

Google Stadia launched almost two years ago in November 2018, and while many of the platform's original issues have now been fixed, the lack of proper TV support has remained consistent. Google didn't even have Stadia available at launch on its new Chromecast with Google TV, which was released eight months ago. Thankfully for anyone...

India opens antitrust investigation into Google over its smart TV dominance

After reviewing a case filed by two lawyers against Google's anti-competitive practices in the smart TV segment, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has now ordered an investigation into the matter. While Google has denied any wrongdoing, the antitrust watchdog is "convinced that a case is made out for directing an investigation," based on its...

NVIDIA’s Shield TV is the latest to get Android TV’s new Discover feature

Earlier in February, Google rolled out a new UI refresh for the Android TV homescreen. The revamped homescreen experience looks a lot like what you get on the Chromecast with Google TV, with the main addition being a new Discover tab. This new revamp has slowly been rolling out to compatible Android TVs over the...

Best Android TV: Sony A8H, Hisense U8G, and other Android TVs you can buy today

The smartphone market may be dominated by just two operating systems -- Android and iOS -- but it’s not the same case with the television market. As TVs have become smart, a number of smart TV platforms have emerged. Still, Android TV, which is Google’s smart TV operating system, has managed to make a place...

These are the Best TVs you can buy today: Top OLED, LCD, budget, and 8K TVs

Finding the best TV for yourself means selecting one that satisfies your needs by offering a great visual and usage experience. Your budget obviously also plays a big role, but thanks to advancements in TV technology, there are lots of options on the market and affordable TVs can provide a pretty good experience. You have to...

Google announces new features for the Chromecast with Google TV and Nest devices

Google has just announced a bunch of new features for Chromecast with Google TV and Nest devices. The first is the Sling TV homescreen integration, which is rolling out starting today to Chromecast with Google TV. Once rolled out, Google TV users will be able to navigate and browse live shows served from Sling straight...

Walmart will officially release its first Android TV devices next week

Walmart sells various tech products under its own "Onn." brand, most of which are cables, adapters, and other accessories. However, the company has also ventured into producing Android tablets, and it has also been working on two Android TV devices. The super-cheap TV dongle and box have now been confirmed to arrive sometime next week. Last...

The Best Android TV Boxes and Sticks: Chromecast with Google TV, Nvidia Shield TV, and more!

Although smart TVs have managed to make their way into many households, there are still a lot of consumers stuck with the non-smart or 'dumb' TVs. Fortunately, there is a quick and easy way to make these 'dumb' TVs smart. All you have to do is attach an Android TV Box or Android TV Stick...

Apple TV is now available on Android TV

The fact that Apple even has a video streaming service, Apple TV, is often forgotten by users outside of Apple's own ecosystem. There, it's displayed prominently, and it's available on most Apple devices. But the Cupertino-based giant has also started slowly rolling out the service on competing platforms as well. If you actually like the...

Walmart plans to sell its own absurdly-cheap Android TV streaming stick

Like many other retail stores, Walmart sells various tech products and accessories (most of which are ODM designs) under its own "Onn." brand, alongside products from more well-known brands like Apple, Google, Roku, and so on. The company sells Onn-branded cables, accessories, and even Android tablets, but now Walmart is gearing up to release its...

Mi TV 4A 40 Horizon Edition is another bezel-less addition to Xiaomi’s popular TV lineup

Xiaomi India has just added a new model to its smart TV portfolio: the Mi TV 4A 40 Horizon Edition. The Mi TV 4A 40 slots below the Mi TV 4A 43-inch model that launched last year while retaining the under-the-hood hardware and the overall design language. Mi TV 4A 40 Horizon Edition specifications: Main Header 1 Mi...

Realme launches new 4K Android TVs in a market dominated by Mi TVs

Realme is a young consumer electronics brand with a fairly wide user base in Asia and Europe. Realme entered the Android TV market in May 2020 with two budget Android TVs, followed by a 55-inch SLED 4K TV in September 2020. Now, the company is launching two new 4K Android TVs in up to 50-inch...