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TCL’s new smart TVs come with Google TV instead of Roku TV

TCL has launched updated models of its popular 6-series and 5-series 4K TVs. The most notable change in the new series is that all TVs come with Google TV instead of Roku OS, which is what the previous 6-series and 5-series TVs came with. TCL 6-series and 5-series 4K TVs: Specifications Specifications TCL 6-series 4K TCL 5-series 4K Display Size:...

This exploit lets you unlock the bootloader of the Google Chromecast with Google TV

The Google Chromecast with Google TV is one of the best media streaming dongles out there. The little piece of hardware not only unlocks 4K video streaming at 60fps for connected devices, but it also brings support for HDR content, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos audio. The device can even be considered a capable gaming...

Google is putting autoplaying video ads on the Google TV home screen

Google TV is the new interface that runs on top of Android TV. While it’s currently only available on the new Chromecast and a handful of TVs, it will eventually replace the current Android TV interface. The new interface emphasizes content discovery and recommendations. It has a "For you" tab that highlights trending shows and...

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...

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...

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...

Chromecast with Google TV update adds advanced video controls, security improvements

Google has begun rolling out an update for the Chromecast with Google TV, adding the April 2021 security patch and a handful of new features and bug fixes. The update appears to be rolling out in stages, so it should be available to most users in the coming days. Reddit user Firefighter2021 was among the first...

New Roku products and Google’s Chromecast with Google TV gain HDR10+ certification

The latest Roku products and Google’s Chromecast with Google TV have gained HDR10+ certification, with Paramount+ also featuring support for the technology. HDR10+ has previously featured in TVs from Samsung, Panasonic, and Amazon’s Fire TV Cube. FlatpanelsHD was the first to spot the news. “Google is pleased to join the growing number of companies adopting HDR10+ and...

Google adds Kid Profile support to the Chromecast with Google TV

Google said it plans to add support for Kid Profiles to the Chromecast with Google TV following an outcry from users. When the Chromecast with Google TV launched, the experience introduced a more polished UI that emphasized personalized recommendations. Essentially, it shows you content based on what you’ve watched and the genres you like. Overall, it's...

Amazon Music comes to Google TV and all Android TV devices

Amazon Music is making its way to Google TV and all devices running Android TV. The new addition arrives shortly after Google TV added the Apple TV app, along with the service’s many original movies and TV shows. Of course, Amazon’s music streaming service is an alternative to the many other music streaming services on the...

Apple TV app launches for Chromecast with Google TV

Google announced in December that the Apple TV app would one day come to Chromecast with Google TV. That day is today. The search giant published a blog post on Thursday confirming the news, saying Chromecast with Google TV owners worldwide can download the Apple TV app by navigating to the Apps tab or the apps...

Google’s Chromecast with Google TV is getting an update to reduce crashes and improve Dolby Audio

Google has released an update for the Chromecast with Google TV, bringing the firmware version to 200918.033. The update includes a number of new features, along with the December 2020 security patch. The changelog reveals the update introduces improved 4K support for TVs and AVRs, and Dolby Audio improvements for Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital Plus...