Android TV Stories Yesterday

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Today is the 2017 Presidential inauguration for President-elect Donald Trump and there are many ways to watch the events unfold live on your Android phone, Chrome OS laptop, or Android TV. On top of live official coverage on Twitter from PBS, there are also live video streams from the big TV broadcasters that are available in Android and Android TV apps as well as through Facebook and various websites if you’re watching on your desktop. There are even some 4K and 360-degree live streams available for all on YouTube. Telemundo will have Spanish coverage. 

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Android TV Stories January 19

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It has been months since we have heard anything official from Nvidia when it comes to their two gaming tablets. Now, Nvidia has confirmed on Google+ that Nougat should be arriving for the Shield Tablet and Tablet K1 in the coming weeks…

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Android TV Stories January 16

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Update: Nvidia has removed the Upgrade 5.0 release notes from the Shield TV (2015) and has added them to the listing for the newly release Shield TV. The original unit will still receive an upgrade to Android 7.0 but it might not be as soon as we thought.

At CES 2017 we got our first look at the brand new Nvidia Shield TV (2017) which brought with it Android 7.0 Nougat and a slew of new features. Shortly after, we received word that many of these new additions would make their way to the current Nvidia Shield TV (2015).

Starting today, Nvidia is rolling out the “Shield Experience Upgrade 5.0” to the older model of the set-top box, which brings with it Android Nougat, Amazon Video, and much more…

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Android TV Stories January 9

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Nvidia’s Shield TV has been one of the best Android TV devices in recent memory and at CES 2017 it has gotten a massive update. It has new hardware, an updated OS with built-in Google Assistant, and an amazing new accessory that all turns it into the technology of our dreams.

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Android TV Stories January 7

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One thing that the Google Assistant has that puts other voice assistants to shame is the fact that you can have a contextual conversation with it. With information from previous questions or commands, Assistant can make the conversation feel more natural, but it’s not perfect, especially on certain devices. It looks like the Nvidia Shield will have a leg up on some other Assistant-supported devices, however.

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If you’ve been following our coverage this week, you know that CES 2017 has already brought the introduction of countless new phones, laptops, accessories, and more. In the Google realm, that means we’ve seen plenty of new Android phones, Chromebooks, wearables, and more.

But CES is always a matter of finding the diamonds in the rough. There are always some impressive announcements, but the vast majority of things we’ve seen this week have been either mundane or old news. That’s why we’ve done the work for you.

Follow after the break to get a peek at our picks for the best Android, Chrome and Google-related products that debuted at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show…

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