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Android App Reviews

Chromemote turns your Chrome browser into a Google TV Remote [App Reviews]

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Google TV owners may not like their standard remotes, and they may want to use the other GTV remote apps on their Android phone. If that’s the case, Chromemote might be able to help. Chromemote is a Google C…

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Android News

Google TV updates TV & Movies app to support favorites and trending

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Google TV’s recent design went a long way in improving the platform’s visual appeal and usefulness, but there’s still room for improvement. Google is doing that by improving the TV & M…

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Android App Reviews

Able Remote is a must-try app for every Google TV owner – voice command and shortcuts on a phone [App Reviews]

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The long-delayed update to Google TV was frustrating particularly because it kept users from accessing Android apps on their television. Able Remote, a combination Android app and Google TV app that work in c…

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Firmware updates

Logitech Revue finally getting Honeycomb and Android Market starting today

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Logitech and Google have come out to reassure Logitech Revue owners that one of the original Google TV devices is being updated to Honeycomb beginning now. Though the Sony Internet TV line of Google TV products…

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Can apps and a refresh at I/O 2011 save Google TV?

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Google TV has been rather disappointing for Google and its launch partners Logitech and Sony. Recent earnings reports say that Logitech has probably moved about 200,000 units in the past six months, leaving t…

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Android Tricks

Tips: Import Google TV Queue subscriptions with Google Reader

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One of the great features of Google TV is the “Queue” feature that will act as your audio or video podcast subscription tool. Google offers a way to add to the queue by typing in RSS feeds in the GTV sea…

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Is the Android Market for Google TV launching soon?

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The Android Market may debut on Google TV in the coming months, based on a change to the Android Developer Console noticed by developer Al Sutton. For his Expenses app, Sutton noticed that the .apk now searches f…

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Netflix removing “Add to DVD Queue” option from streaming apps

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Netflix was the second most disappointing app when I first connected my Google TV, but I was eventually pleased to see an update that completely refreshed the user interface of the Netflix for GTV app. Sadly, th…

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Google TV update enhances Netflix, resizes dual view, and improves search

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An important update is going out to Google TV, bringing with it badly-needed improvements to the Netflix application and enhancements to other areas of GTV. The Netflix for Google TV application has undergon…

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Android App Reviews

USA Today optimizes website for Google TV

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Google TV has experienced a great deal of resistance from network television, but the web-meets-TV goal is at least playing out well in terms of news media. USA Today has made some changes to its iPad web app to ma…

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YouTube Leanback on Google TV review

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Gone are the days when I would have people over and have everyone huddled around my phone or laptop learning about the magic that is Auto Tune the News. Now, I’m sharing the Antoine Dobson opera with them on…

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Android App Reviews

Vimeo launches Couch Mode for Google TV [Video Reviews]

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My television has been clocking a lot more hours since my Logitech Revue box arrived last Friday — more on that in the coming days. One of the first lessons I’ve learned since then is that the web is no…

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