Nvidia Shield’s latest Android 11 update littered with bugs

A few days ago, Nvidia Shield Experience 9.0 update leveled up the compatible devices to Android 11, bringing new features and improvements to older models too. But the update doesn’t seem to bear good fruit as the initial rollout to the TVs is being cursed with issues post updating. One of the major problems users […]

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Nvidia officially releases Android TV 11 update for all Shield TVs

Shield TV has not seen an update in a long time. Android 10 update was skipped in August 2020 due to lack of useful features. Now after a lull of two years and a few rumors later, Nvidia has finally released the Shield Software Experience Upgrade 9.0 loaded with many Android 11 features that users […]

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Is it time for Samsung to ditch Tizen in favor for Android TV?

Samsung unveiled its new smart TVs earlier today, and they are still running Tizen OS. Despite completely switching to Android for its phones and Wear OS for its smartwatches, the South Korean firm is still clinging to Tizen for its smart TVs and other smart home products. Is it time to pull the plug on […]

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Nvidia hints Android 11 rollout for Shield TVs could happen soon

First rumor about the Android 11-based beta update for Nvidia Shield TV was floated back in October, but since then there was no significant follow-up about the same. This was until a few days back. This past week, Nvidia briefly uploaded recovery images of the Android 11 update for its Shield TV. These images have […]

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Android TV OS security bulletins coming soon

Google regularly sends out security bulletins for the main Android platform. We look forward to any announcement from the company as it tells us what to expect. Usually, new features and enhancements are mentioned. Some people skip the details but are still thankful the tech giant works on improvements and is releasing upgrades each month. […]

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Walmart onn Android TV streaming device receives software update

If you happen to own that Walmart onn Android TV stick, here’s some good news for you. The Android TV streaming device is getting an update. A software update is ready and will bring a number of new features and enhancements. Expect an improved HDR handling, as well as, a new security patch. The Android […]

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Android TV rolling out Discover design to more TVs

Earlier this year, Google brought an updated Android TV interface that is similar to the Google TV UI. Now they’re bringing this Discover-focused homescreen to more devices and in more territories. It is still not Google TV levels of course but it is an improvement to the platform and is focused on giving users more […]

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YouTube testing out autoplay videos on Android TV, Google TV

If you opened your YouTube app on your smart TV, you might have suddenly be surprised by the sounds of a video auto-playing even though you didn’t play anything. That might be because you’re part of Google’s test subjects for the autoplay video feature on Android TV or Google TV. This is similar to the […]

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Remote installation of Android TV apps from phones likely

Remember the feature for Wear OS devices that makes it super easy to find and install apps? The one that was introduced at the I/O 2021 in May? This nifty option lets the users add a drop-down menu to the Install button on Google Play Store to install apps on smartwatch via smartphone. Now, this […]

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Playability Tips and Stadia controller integration with Android TV likely

Stadia has been steadily growing its strength and Android TV support is strong evidence of the fact. A slew of fresh features for the platform have rolled in recently, the likes of Stadia Controller support and the official Stadia app for the Android TV. Apparently, Stadia 3.38 is rolling out for Android devices in the […]

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Android 11-based beta update for NVIDIA SHIELD TV leaked briefly

Reddit is an impressive community where users often leak information most sacrosanct to brands. A recent case came to light when Android Police noted a post in r/nvidiashield where the user claimed that the next update of NVIDIA SHIELD Experience software version 9.0.0 beta has been released and it’s pretty similar to the last update. […]

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NEBULA 4K Streaming Dongle now on Amazon, with Android TV and more

Several months ago, Anker tweeted a teaser of the Nebula Android TV dongle. The time has come and the product is now available on Amazon. The device is officially called as the NEBULA 4K Streaming Dongle and it is powered by Android TV. It is compatible with Chromecast and Google Assistant, offers access to more […]

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Nvidia Shield TV to skip Android 10 update, but there’s still hope

First Shield TV Android TV was introduced in 2015, and even though the Android TV market has been limping gradually toward user attractiveness, it has not been that bad all these years. In fact, the streaming box got the Android 9.0 update of the Android TV in 2019 and still continues to get feature updates. […]

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Android TV update adds new watchlist, recommendations

Android TV is becoming more common these days. Perhaps some people don’t realize that what they have on their smart TVs run on Android. The service has received an update that includes watchlist, recommendation, and other improvements. The goal is to make discovering new content easier, as well as, cutting through possible content overload. With […]

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Android 12 Beta brings Android TV 4K UI support and privacy controls

Android 12 Beta 3 version has been released by Google, bringing the next big OS a step closer to the final stable build. The focus obviously is on smartphones and tablets, but the bigger screen isn’t being sidelined for now. Yes, the Android 12 OS will be the most exciting change for the TVs and […]

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Google TV update shows improved version of upcoming remote

Earlier this year, Google announced that those using Android TV and Google TV will get a new remote experience within their phone. This means that you don’t need to go and use an external, physical remote but just your regular, trusty smartphone. They even showed us an animated teaser on what it would look like. […]

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New titles on Stadia, Android TV app arrives but not yet functional

The first-ever sports title coming to any cloud gaming platform is the Madden NFL 2022. Yes, the popular franchise originally developed by EA Tiburon for EA Sports is all set to entertain Stadia users as they can pre-order it right away from the store for $59.99. Players will get the chance to play with friends […]

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