Android TV Stories September 13

GOOG: 934.75

2.68

If you have a cable box in your home, there’s a pretty decent it’s made by Arris. Multiple cable providers around the globe turn to Arris for sourcing hardware, and today Android TV is looking at its biggest potential expansion thanks to several new set-top boxes from the company.

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Android TV Stories September 2

GOOG: 937.34

-1.99

At the end of June, Google started rolling out the version 2.0 update to its YouTube app for Android TV. This update ushered in a much-needed design refresh, and while it was an improvement in most areas, it quickly received backlash for dropping support for brand channels and the ability to switch channels. Thankfully, this is changing with the latest 2.01 update.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Android TV Stories August 17

GOOG: 910.98

-15.98

Hulu for Android TV updated with improved watchlist and performance improvements

As much as I love Android TV, I’ll also be the first to admit that its apps don’t get the attention they deserve. One major culprit of that is Hulu, but today the streaming provider is taking a step in the right direction by updating its UI at little bit.

Android TV Stories August 11

GOOG: 914.39

7.15

Google Play Movies & TV app arrives on VIZIO smart TVs

The Google Play Movies & TV app is officially arriving on Vizio TVs today for select models, allowing direct access to your Google Play library and content available to purchase. That means content you ordered on your Android phones or tablets is available natively on these new TVs, though they’ve long been able to Chromecast as well.

Android TV Stories August 10

GOOG: 907.24

-15.66

YouTube Kids finally lands on Android TV

YouTube Kids has been available for Android and iOS for the past couple of years, but it’s rollout to TV platforms has been slower. We’ve seen a couple of devices pick it up, but today, Google’s own Android TV is finally picking up its own Android TV app.

Over the course of the past few weeks, Google has updated Android TV’s YouTube app with a massive redesign. For many, this new design was a major step backward, breaking crucial elements and ditching the previous perks of the older layout. One of the biggest complaints has been the lack of support for brand accounts. Now, Google is confirming that an update will soon fix that.

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