"Android" tag

Enblink adds home automation to Google TV

Enblink is an add-on dongle for Google TV boxes that lets you control your home from the TV screen.


Cheapcast brings Chromecast-like features to any Android device

Don’t have a Chromecast? A handy new app can turn your Android phone into a reasonable facsimile.


Amazon working on Android games console

Amazon may be working on its own games console which could compete with the PS4 and Xbox One.


Android hack lets you stream anything to Chromecast

Clever coders have made a modified version of Android that can send any multimedia to a Chromecast dongle.


Google Play UK now selling TV shows

Google Play has started listing TV shows for UK customers. Does this mean a UK Chromecast is around the corner?


4oD adds mobile downloads

Channel 4 has added selected downloads to its mobile apps for Android and iOS.


Samsung AR Simulator shows you how a virtual Smart TV will look

Samsung has released an Android app that uses Augmented Reality to show you what a Smart TV will look like in your living room.

Sky Go Extra

Sky has “fallen short” with Sky Go on Android

Sky admits that its Android offerings for Sky Go customers have “fallen short” of expectations, compared to the equivalent app for iOS users.


BBC working to improve Android iPlayer

The BBC is working hard on to bring the Android version of its iPlayer app up to the same specs as the iOS version.


Ouya Android console goes on sale

The Android-powered  Ouya  games console has gone on sale in the US and is already sold out on Amazon.


YouView launches Android app

YouView customers with Android phones and tablets can now use their chosen device to set up remote recordings and function as a second screen for the IPTV service.


BBC iPlayer does not favour iOS says Trust

The BBC’s iPlayer team is not guilty of unfairly prioritising iOS over other platforms, according to a ruling by the BBC Trust.


Hackers claim Sky TV apps hacked.

BSkyB has advised that the official Sky Android apps have been hacked – or have they?


Google TV gets software boost

Google has announced software upgrades for Google TV and a new release schedule that should keep it up to date alongside other Google products.


Zeebox updates for Android tablets

Second screen app Zeebox has released a new version aimed at Android tablets.

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