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Nvidia Updates Shield TV from 2015 with Nougat, 4K and Amazon Video

Nvidia today is updating their popular Shield TV set-top-box from 2015 as a part of the Shield Experience 5.0 rollout. This brings many new features to the streaming media player and adds some functionality found in Nvidia’s latest Shield TV unveiled two weeks ago. For one, the Shield TV is now getting its assigned upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat so more apps and features can … Continue reading Nvidia Updates Shield TV from 2015 with Nougat, 4K and Amazon Video

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Dish’s AirTV Player is a $99 Android TV with Sling TV, Netflix, and 4K

A while back, rumors began floating around about a possible set-top-box built by television provider Dish. Today at CES 2017, these reports were confirmed true as the company has shown off their AirTV Player for the first time. It combines Dish’s Sling TV service, Netflix, and over-the-air television based on Android TV to offer a custom experience for each user. The AirTV Player gives you a … Continue reading Dish’s AirTV Player is a $99 Android TV with Sling TV, Netflix, and 4K

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Apple Announces New App Simply Called ‘TV’ to Create a ‘Unified TV Experience’ Across Devices

At their event today, Apple announced that they’re launching a new app for the Apple TV simply called TV. This software will allow user’s content to be automatically curated into one interface across multiple services like CBS, Hulu, HBO, and iTunes to create a “unified TV experience”. This will surely make navigating your TV for fresh movies and TV shows to watch a lot simpler and … Continue reading Apple Announces New App Simply Called ‘TV’ to Create a ‘Unified TV Experience’ Across Devices

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Google Has Opened Preorders for the Daydream View and Chromecast Ultra

Following today’s launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google has officially launched preorders for their VR headset and new multimedia streaming plug-in respectively known as the Daydream View and Chromecast Ultra. Both products are available from Google’s online store, while the former is also available from Verizon. The Daydream View costs $79 and is currently available in the Slate color option. In case you … Continue reading Google Has Opened Preorders for the Daydream View and Chromecast Ultra

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Jide Launches Remix IO Set-Top-Box w/ 4K Output, Nougat-Based Remix OS

Today over on Kickstarter, Jide, the company who brought you Remix OS, launched a campaign for a new device called the Remix IO. This device is a multimedia set-top-box similar to the Chromecast, Apple TV, and recently launched Xiaomi Mi Box. Of course, there’s some features that makes this box special, otherwise we’d just have your everyday run-of-the-mill Netflix passport. The standout feature of the Remix … Continue reading Jide Launches Remix IO Set-Top-Box w/ 4K Output, Nougat-Based Remix OS

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LeEco’s Four New Android TVs Range from $649 to $4999

During today’s US launch event for LeEco, the company unveiled four new televisions all powered by Google’s Android TV platform. These TVs range in price from $649 to $4999 and come in screen sizes from 43 inches to 85 inches. Starting with the cheapest option, the Super4 X43 costs $649 and features a 43-inch 4K display. A quad-core ARM CPU and GPU are present alongside … Continue reading LeEco’s Four New Android TVs Range from $649 to $4999

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Apple Has Killed the Apple TV 3

In a not-very-surprising move today, Apple has officially discontinued the Apple TV third-generation. This marks a rather significant change in the company’s product lineup as this device has been offered as a cheaper option when compared to the newer Apple TV fourth-generation which runs tvOS and features Siri capabilities, a dedicated App Store, gaming controls via the remote, and more. In an email sent to … Continue reading Apple Has Killed the Apple TV 3

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Google Unveils Chromecast Ultra, Complete w/ 4K Video Output, Faster Speeds, HDR, Dolby Vison

Today at their event, Google unveiled their latest Chromecast they call the Chromecast Ultra. This model bears resemblance to last year’s redesigned Chromecast lineup that’s basically a puck with an HDMI cable attached to it. This year’s model is slightly different with the removal of the Chrome logo, addition of the Google “G” logo, and a glossy, reflective black finish. The same small profile is … Continue reading Google Unveils Chromecast Ultra, Complete w/ 4K Video Output, Faster Speeds, HDR, Dolby Vison

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Amazon’s Fire TV Stick Now Ships with an Alexa-Enabled Remote

Today via a press release, Amazon announced their latest generation Fire TV Stick which includes upgrade internals alongside an Alexa-enabled remote. This is to make voice interaction with the streaming platform possible since this cheaper variant of the company’s Fire TV lineup previously didn’t ship with the remote and cost customers an extra $10 to get one. Regarding the upgrade specs, there’s not much to see … Continue reading Amazon’s Fire TV Stick Now Ships with an Alexa-Enabled Remote