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Google TV launches over 25 new channels

Google TV is to launch more than 25 new channels to its TV’s lineup, with now over 100 free built-in channels available on the platform. Viewers can watch the new channels on Google TV with no separate app download or sign-in required, according to Google. Google TV’s lineup of channels include series like Top Gear, […]

Zattoo launches live TV content on Google TV in Germany

Technology specialist and TV streaming provider, Zattoo, is to provide direct access to live TV content on all devices with Google TV in Germany. Zattoo live TV content is now available via the new Live tab on the Google TV home screen. The offering includes all devices with Google TV, including Chromecast, as well as […]

Google TV makes its move to become leading FAST channel aggregator

Google TV is seeking to establish itself as a key FAST channel aggregator, by bringing hundreds of free TV channels from leading players in one place. According to the firm it now offers “more free TV channels in one place than any other smart TV platform.” Commenting via its website, Google said: “Starting today, we’re […]

Sky streamer NOW comes to Google TV devices

Sky has extended the capabilities of its streaming service NOW. As of this week, it is available on Google TV devices, including Chromecast with Google TV and eight of the UK’s biggest smart TV brands as it expands across Android TV OS devices. In addition to Chromecast with Google TV, the roll-out will make the […]

Google taps iWedia for live TV app

Connected TV software specialist iWedia is working with Google to develop and deliver a live TV application for Google TV and other Android TV OS devices. The live TV app, which is set to begin roll-out in Europe in the coming months, has already been licensed by Shenzhen Chuangwei-RGB Electronics Co. Ltd., one of the […]

Google TV to add personalisation features

Google TV will add a number of personalisation features in an upcoming update, the company has announced. Chief among these new features is the introduction of user profiles to the OS. This will provide tailored content suggestions to users based on who is accessing the device, adding a much requested level of order to the […]

Google introduces kids profiles for Google TV

Google has added separate profiles for children within its Google TV software. Parents can add an existing Google account for a child or create a new profile using their name and age. From there, parents have access to a range of controls over the kids profile. The main feature of this is an overarching one […]

Apple TV lands on Chromecast

Apple has finally brought its TV app to Google devices. Following an initial announcement in December 2020, the Apple TV app has arrived on the Chromecast with Google TV streaming device launched last year, with the app also coming to Google TVs from Sony and TCL.  Google previously said that it plans to bring the […]

Ohsung unveils new Android TV remote control reference designs

Gumi, South Korea-based electronics company Ohsung Electronics has teamed up with Google and Telink Semiconductors to develop a new range of Android TV OS reference design remote controls. The new G10 and G20 Android TV OS reference design remote controls are now available.  Created in collaboration with Google, Ohsung Electronics says that the devices enable […]

Peacock launches on Google TV, as NBCU reveals extent of The Office coverage

NBCUniversal’s hybrid streaming service Peacock is now available on Google TV. Google TV is a reskinned version of Android TV that exclusively runs on the latest Chromecast devices which launched in October. The OS builds on the original Android TV experience with a greater focus on home screen curation and access to live TV. Users […]

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