Category Archives: Android Televisions

News about Android-powered televisions from around the world. Google TV or custom Android-running Smart TVs; read about all the latest news and software updates.

Google starts rolling out Android 5.0 update for Nexus devices

Android 5.0 OTA update

Factory images & binaries also available Google has finally announced that it has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Nexus devices and it will soon be available as an over-the-air (OTA) update. The company has not given specific dates or time but it is likely that your Nexus ... Read more

Google publishes Nexus 9 & Nexus Player factory images

Android 5.0 Lollipop Statue

In time for the Nexus 9 & Nexus Player deliveries, Google has published the factory images for these two devices on its developer website. So, if plan to start tweaking your brand new Nexus 9 tablet or the Android TV-powered Nexus Player, you will have a safe way to get back to the factory ... Read more

Google to eventually relax customization norms on Android Auto, Wear & TV

Android TV

When Google first talked about Android Auto, Wear and TV at the I/O 2014 developer conference back in June year, an interesting tidbit came to light that the search giant isn’t going to allow the manufacturers to customize the interface as per their liking in the new platforms. Now, Google’s VP ... Read more

Sony rolls out Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR & Tablet Z

Sony Xperia ZR

Sony has announced that it has started rolling out Android 4.4.4 update for Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, and Xperia ZR smartphones as well as Xperia Tablet Z. The update is now available over-the-air and via PC Companion and Bridge for Mac applications. Detailed change-log is not available but Sony ... Read more

Android Wear, Auto & TV devices won’t have manufacturer skins: Google

Android Wear

Android smartphones and tablets are already marred with manufacturer skins, which often hamper the performance of the devices rather than adding any value, however if you were worried about the same on Android Wear, Auto or Android TV, we have some good news. According to a report in Ars ... Read more