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Google locks down Chromecast

Google has disabled access to its Chromecast device that allowed apps to stream local content to the device.


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?


Google planning more powerful TV box

Google is planning a powerful new set top box with motion control and a built-in camera, according to reports.


Google reveals Chromecast dongle

Google has unveiled Chromecast, a possibly game-changing connected TV device for streaming content from the cloud, controlled by smartphone, laptop or tablet.


Google mulling cable TV rival

Google is said  to be considering an ‘over the top’ TV service that would offer live TV rather than on-demand and could compete with traditional cable TV.


Google accused of ‘coercive’ tactics against Google TV holdouts

Google has been accused of using ‘coercive sales tactics’ designed to encourage TV manufacturers to adopt its Google TV platform rather than their own HTML 5 web browsers.


Google planning Android console of its own

Google may be planning to create its own games console as a response to both Apple TV and similar devices.


Google working on media player

Google is developing another new media player device as a possible replacement for the ill-fated Nexus Q, which may have something to do with the Hitchikers Guide To The Galaxy.


Windows Phone gets YouTube app, to Google’s annoyance

Windows Phone users now have a proper YouTube app for their mobile platform of choice. Unfortunately, Google has demanded that Microsoft take it down due to terms of service violations.


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.


No new Google TV at I/O conference says analyst

Hardware changes mean that Google will not be announcing a Google TV upgrade at tomorrow’s Google I/O event, according to industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.


Google Play Games coming to Android

Google is set to reveal its answer to Apple’s Game Center, potentially turning Google TV boxes into credible games consoles.


LG preparing Google TV set – rumour

LG may be about to reveal a TV with Google TV built in, according to reports.


TV needs ‘sophisticated’ second screen interface says Google exec

Developers need to rethink their second screen apps to give a more sophisticated interface, says Google’s George Panayotopoulos.

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Google updates Play store

Google is rolling out an update to the Play store that should make it easier to find the entertainment content you want.

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