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With so many new apps coming out into the market, it is only expected to find a new Android app every once in a while. TiVo is the latest company to join the army of Android apps as it launches its own DVR-controlling app. Through this app, users get to manage their TiVo devices using their smartphones. The app boasts of usable functions including record and season pass functions and have channel and episode guide support. Even while on a smartphone or a tablet, the app looks the part of an actual TiVo remote from its button layout up to…

download

A lot of people like to download stuff from the Internet using torrents or Internet download managers because even if you turn your computer off, you can just pause your download and resume downloading the next time you open your PC. This is an advantage especially if you are downloading a large file, which often takes much time to download. Instead of leaving your computer on for a long time just to finish your file download, you can just pause the download and resume it later. Now, this convenience can now also be enjoyed by Android users. An application called…

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Even with its ongoing legal battle with big TV networks, internet-based TV provider FilmOn managed to launch a compact ATSC TV receiver dongle for Android devices as well as PC and Apple products. Called FilmOn AIR, it is a promising mobile streaming and recording of free-to-air US TV shows. Interested parties may either buy the dongle for a $95.95 retail price or choose a $149.95 yearly subscription. The dongle will give its users access to more than 120 HD channels. Apart from this, a new update in February will provide an add-in support for a portable ATSC tuner. Along with…

dijit

  Great, another reason to be lazy! If there’s one thing that Adam Sandler’s previous movie, Click, taught us is to value time—especially the little things. Okay, I’m going a little bit overboard with this introduction but the fine analogy I was making here is between the remote control used in the movie and a new app called Dijit. If you have an Android smartphone or tablet that has an IR port, you can use Dijit to convert your gadget into a universal remote control—for all your electronics at home. All you have to do is download the free app…

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Internet-enabled TV is said to be the next big thing. Just last May, another China-based company came out with a set-top box that runs on the Android operating system. Experts forecast that by 2015, at least half of the upcoming flat-panel televisions will come equipped with web connectivity. The Hisense-eyeSight collaboration signals how electronics manufacturers are in the process of finding more ways to raise the television viewing experience up another notch.

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Honeycomb tablets are designed for stunning visuals, there’s no doubt about that. The powerful graphics chipsets, large HD-capable screens and even surround sound capability make them ideal for watching trailers, videos and shows. Not only that, it’s handy enough to be used as an ebook reader and then some. Here are a few of the best media and entertainment apps for your Android tablet. Featured image from Pyronixcore Videos 1. MoboPlayer (free) Plays everything and anything you can throw it. It’s the best media player for Android, and for Honeycomb as well. Definitely something you need to install on your tablet….

The world’s largest TV manufacturer, Samsung, has recently announced that it may equip its forthcoming TVs with Google’s Android technology. Google TV is still under heavy development but is best described as a ‘software platform for set-top boxes and HDTVs based on the Android operating system and co-developed by Google, Intel, Sony and Logitech. The project was officially announced by Google and its partners on May 20, 2010.’ Head of Samsung’s TV business Yoon Boo Keun said, “We will have to see, but we are reviewing” whether to use Google’s Android operating system. This news originates from the sidelines of…

Reuters are reporting that Verizon and Motorola are teaming up to offer an iPad competitor. Details are sketchy at the moment but it would appear as though this tablet device will sport a 10” display and provide dual cameras for video conferencing. The device is purported to take advantage of Verizon’s TV service, FiOS. Whether this support would mean streaming to the tablet from within the home or the ability to load TV programming onto the tablet for later viewing remains unclear. Verizon and Motorola are both refusing to comment upon the speculation. The tablet is supposed to offer Flash,…

TCL Android TV

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The first thing to note regarding this device, is it is not Google TV. Far from it. In fact, this puppy is looking to make headway in China where Google TV might struggle. Indeed, electronics manufacturer TCL have revealed their own configuration running Android to become the first of its kind on the Chinese market. Word on the street is that this device has been in development since Android was first released. This new TV will offer Internet browsing, on-demand video as well as the Android market. Furthermore, it will integrate deeply into your home entertainment set-up. Akin to what…