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Samsung may bring its free TV Plus streaming service to mobile

A lot of the content that we consume has made the shift from traditional cable TV to mobile, to the point that there are several popular services that do not have a TV alternative, and instead, solely focus on mobile. Cable TV still contains segments that appeal to a certain demographic, and this often remains...

TiVo is making a cheap Android TV dongle with an emphasis on live TV

Android TV dongles conveniently turn any standard television into a smart TV. It gives you the ability to connect to the Internet to stream your favorite content from platforms like YouTube and Netflix, browse social media, and install thousands of apps from the Google Play Store. There are some unique dongles that do more than...

Xiaomi Mi TV 5 and Mi TV 5 Pro series launched in China with 55″, 65″, and 75″ models

Xiaomi is recognized as a smartphone brand in markets outside of Asia, but it has also helped users in markets like China and India reap the best value from general living room electronics and connected devices. Xiaomi's line-up of LED TVs is incredibly popular in these markets for the high-value conversion they bear, and today,...

MediaTek MT5670 chipset announced for 4K smart TVs like the OnePlus TV

Readers of our website would recognize MediaTek as one of the few SoC manufacturers for early and mid-range smartphones, known for their popular Helio P-series and the recently launched MediaTek Helio G90T that is present inside the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. But MediaTek's reach extends beyond smartphones, as the company owns 70% of the...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 series launched in China alongside RedmiBook and Redmi TV

The Redmi Note series has inarguably been Xiaomi's most successful product lineup across Asia, and the recently launched Redmi Note 7 series has been one of the best selling products in its segment. At an event in China, the company has now launched the next generation in the Redmi Note lineup -- meet the Redmi...

T-Mobile launches overpriced “TVision Home” cable TV competitor for $90 per month

Cable TV has long been the most popular form of consuming content on the big screen in your living room, but that has been changing in recent years. Services like Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube have become very popular alternatives. There's still a place for linear TV and that is where services like Sling TV,...

Xiaomi launches a 43″ FHD and 55″ 4K Android TV and the Mi Soundbar in India

Xiaomi may be well-known for their smartphones, but the company makes all sorts of thing from those small vacuum robots, air purifiers, electric bikes, and much more. The company has a couple of Android TV set-top boxes on the market but their actual TVs with Android TV embedded in them have started to pick up...

Google Smart TV Kit will bundle a Google Home Mini and Chromecast

Google appears to have something in store for their home entertainment suite of devices as we can see in yet another leak ahead of their scheduled press event on October 9th. The Chromecast is getting a redesign that will be released to the masses soon, and now it appears the company intends to also include...

[Update: 4K & More] OnePlus wants to release its own TV in 2019

OnePlus is not the sort of company to be afraid of revealing surprises. Only days after revealing that the company's upcoming flagship, the OnePlus 6T, will not have a 3.5mm headphone jack, the company is back with another big announcement. OnePlus is developing a flagship, premium TV that may be launched in 2019. OnePlus founder Pete...

Xiaomi Mi 4 Pro, Mi 4A Pro, and Mi 4C Pro are Xiaomi’s first Android TV-certified televisions

Android TV is commonly found in portable set-top boxes, but it can also be embedded into smart TVs as well. Sony is a huge proponent of Android TV in their smart TVs, but there are some television companies out there who like to use their own software. No matter the route, the goal is to...

Android TV in 2019: Industry trends moving forward

Android TV boxes have a lot of potential, but thanks to the mishandling by device manufacturers they may soon be outclassed by competitors. However, Google isn't giving up just yet. In a panel consisting of leading experts from Google and Think Analytics hosted by Accedo at Broadcast Asia, we got to have a closer look...

Google’s updated Chromecast with Bluetooth also has better 5GHz Wi-Fi

The Chromecast has undoubtedly been Google's biggest hardware success. For $35-70 you get a cute little dongle that plugs into the back of your TV and turns it into a Smart TV. The only remote you need is a smartphone. It's a simple concept executed very well, and now almost every home has one. A...