Android TV Overview Updated July 15, 2019

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Android TV is Google’s television interface that runs applications built for the big screen. While it does have native apps, Android TV is also Chromecast enabled for the casting of media. The platform is growing in huge ways in 2019, with Google reporting 5,000 apps available and huge numbers of users with PayTV providers and consumer devices alike.

Stay tuned below for the latest news on the platform, and check out some of the biggest stories below.

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Android TV Stories July 15

Android TV may be growing quickly in popularity, but the platform doesn’t have many consumer-facing options. Today, the AirTV Mini has gone official with Android TV, the ability to play 4K HDR content, and a compact dongle form factor for an affordable price.

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AMD Link adds support for streaming PC games on Android TV

There’s no shortage of ways to stream your PC games to a nearby TV or even smartphone, but most of those require an NVIDIA GPU to do so. For those with an AMD setup, the AMD Link app now supports streaming PC games to Android TV.

Android TV Stories July 11

Android TV picks up apps for USA Network, SYFY, Bravo, and more from NBCUniversal

Over the past couple of years, Android TV apps have increased in number quite dramatically. This week, NBCUniversal has delivered a handful of new apps on Android TV for its various networks including USA Network.

Android TV Stories July 10

The long story is finally over. After several delays over the course of a full year, the Android TV-powered JBL Link Bar is finally available for purchase at $399.

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Android TV Stories July 9

How to watch the 2019 MLB All-Star game on Android, Chromecast, and Android TV

On July 9, 2019, the best players in Major League Baseball will face off in the 90th All-Star Game. It will be hosted by the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field, which is coinciding with the field’s 25th anniversary. Here’s how to watch the 2019 MLB All-Star game on Android, Chromecast, and Android TV.

A few months back, Google and Amazon made the exciting announcement that their feud would be ending and that they would offer video services on each other’s streaming platforms. Apparently, those apps are arriving today, with YouTube for Fire TV making its return, along with Chromecast and Android TV compatibility for Amazon Prime Video.

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