As Android is moving beyond the smartphone screen, Google is asserting control over the platform in a way that contrasts with its initial “everything goes” approach.
This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus is here to stay, and we heard a couple of juicy Note 4 rumors.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
Android TV may have conquered our hearts, but will they take over the smart TV market? We have yet to see, but so far it is looking good!
Months ahead of Android TV’s anticipated arrival, the Android TV remote control and Cast Receiver apps have arrived to Google Play.
Google has finally lifted the lid on its plans for the living room, unveiling the all new Android TV at Google I/O 2014. Here’s everything you need to know.
According to several sources, Google is going to unveil Android TV on stage at I/O today, and at least one partner will introduce an Android TV set-top box.
Google IO’s 2014 keynote announcements are still uncertain, but we can assume some of the latest rumors and related news will make it to stage.
There is another Kickstarter on the block, this time TVPRO is looking to be the first set-top box of its kind, bringing a 1080p HD webcam and built-in speakers to the smart TV experience.
Android TV rumors came along with the discovery of Google TV’s death. Now we are learning this platform could be launched at Google IO, this June!
Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV are competing for your attention. How could Android TV trump them all? Here’s our wish list.