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Report: Next Chromecast Ultra runs Android TV, has a remote control

For much of the past decade, Google has maintained two different smart TV platforms: Chromecast and Android TV (formerly Google TV). But now 9to5Google reports that the next Chromecast Ultra will be a full-fledged Android TV device. That means that in addition to streaming internet content to your TV while using your phone, laptop, or other […]

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Google’s ADT-3 Android TV developer kit with Android 10 now available for $79

The Google ADT-3 is the first Android TV device to feature a version of Google’s smart TV software based on Android 10. First unveiled in December, the little TV box is aimed at developers who want to make sure their Android TV apps are ready for the software that will roll out to supported devices […]

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Google unveils ADT-3 Android TV box… for developers

Google’s Android TV platform is pretty much what it sounds like — an Android-powered operating system designed for television screens. But while Google sells its own Android phones under the Pixel brand, the company hasn’t sold a first-party Android TV device to the general public since discontinuing the Nexus Player. But the company did release […]

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NVIDIA launches new Shield TV streamers with Tegra X1+ chips (a few days after people started buying them)

There’s no shortage of ways to stream Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube to a TV — Amazon, Google, and Roku all offer devices that let you do it for around $30 – $40. But NVIDIA’s Shield TV line of devices have long been some of the best options for power users, thanks to their high-performance processors, […]

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Someone bought NVIDIA’s unannounced Shield TV Pro at a Best Buy

NVIDIA hasn’t officially announced it yet, but the company is updating its Shield TV line of Android TV devices. We already knew that thanks to a couple of leaked product listings that showed up online last week for a $200 NVIDIA Shield TV Pro and a someones$150 Shield TV with a brand new design. Those […]

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NVIDIA’s new entry-level Shield TV leaked (similar specs, smaller package)

Apparently NVIDIA’s got two new Shield TV devices on the way. This morning we learned that the $200 Shield TV Pro was coming soon, with a faster processor, support for Bluetooth 5.0 and Dolby Vision, and a new remote control. But it looks like there’s a new non-Pro version as well. The new NVIDIA Shield TV has the […]

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NVIDIA Shield TV Pro with faster Tegra X1+ coming soon for $200

It looks like the leaks/rumors were true. NVIDIA is updating its Shield TV with a new model sporting a faster processor, a new remote control, and a few other improvements. We’re still waiting for an official announcement from NVIDIA, but the NVIDIA Shield TV Pro is up for pre-order from Amazon for $200 with an […]

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NVIDIA brings Android P to the Shield TV (a 4-year-old Android TV box)

The NVIDIA Shield TV was released in early 2015, but it’s still one of the best Android TV boxes around… both because of hardware that’s stood the test of time and NVIDIA’s track record of offering regular software updates that bring new features to the platform. When the Shield TV first shipped, it ran a […]