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.
In version 22.214.171.124 of AllCast beta, Koush added a feature that was often requested by users – subtitle support for Chromecast when streaming from a media server such Plex or Serviio.
Online retail giant Amazon reportedly plans to put an Android powered gaming and entertainment device in your living room by the end of the year for under $300.
PLAiR 2 bills itself as a streaming device that offers similar functionality to the Chromecast, while offering full Android apps on the big-screen. At $49, the new TV dongle is also priced rather competitively. Keep reading for more details!
CheapCast, an application that lets any Android device behave like a Chromecast receiver, is now available in the Play Store as a public beta.
Information gleaned from Google’s support pages and the latest update to the Play Music app suggests that Chromecast is a service that will let users stream media from their mobile devices to TVs and other equipment.
There are plenty of sub-$100 Android dongles that can turn your regular TV into a smart TV. But if what you need is something that’s obscenely bigger (storage-wise) and more powerful, Samsung HomeSync is the device you’ve been waiting for.
A few days ago we reported that a completely redesigned of Plex for Android was in the works. Now a beta of the reworked app is available, if you’re a PlexPass subscriber, anyway.
Looks like Google has another bonafide hit on their hands. In less than a day from when the Nexus Q was made available on the Google Play Store, the company has exhausted the initial stock of the Nexus Q units. Those who are looking to buy the social streaming media player will now have to put up with a longer shipping date. Initially, customers were promised the orb-shaped device in 3-5 days from orders. If you go to Google Play now to purchase the Nexus Q, you will see that the device is no longer in stock. The estimated shipment date for…
Amongst the slew of software announcements, Google introduced two impressive mainstream devices at its I/O conference last month. The first is the phenomenally priced Google Nexus 7, which is as good as any high-end Android tablet in the market, if not better. What the tablet does lack is a solution to hook it up to the big screen, an odd omission given that it’s been heralded as a media consumption device. But this is where the second device comes into play. The Nexus Q is a media streamer that will make a fine addition to the Nexus 7 — or…