Google TV was massive information again in 2010, it was launched by the corporate after which fell straight off the radar once more with out a lot of a point out since. Final yr although, we noticed Google enter the TV market correctly with the introduction of the a lot easier Chromecast dongle.
It’s being reported from a few totally different sources that the corporate will probably be reintroducing Google TV this yr on the Google I/O convention later this month. Google TV is rumoured to return with a brand new identify - Android TV.
It appears just like the service shall be extra strong and have extra options than Chromecast provides.
The hardware is more likely to take a type just like that of Apple TV or Roku however sources have claimed the general goal is to get the providers into function-constructed sensible tv units. That may take some work between Google and TV producers however that’s the plan for the longer term and is reportedly additionally one thing Apple is exploring with Apple TV.
Underneath Android 4.4.3 change logs we’ve seen the introduction of one thing referred to as "Pano". Hearsay is that this could possibly be associated to Android TV and suggests it will permit customers to throw content material from their smartphone on to the Android TV or the opposite approach round.
Clearly that may will let you "forged" content material together with your Android smartphone or pill so long as it runs on the most recent model of the software program.
Different rumours have pointed towards gaming being launched. Chromecast presently doesn’t supply any gaming talents, whereas Amazon's Kindle Hearth TV (within the US) has embraced gaming in an enormous means. We’ll have to attend till the top of the month to see what Android TV has to supply however it’s a very fascinating idea.
As a lot as we beloved Chromecast, there’s rather more Google can supply in its TV content material market. Google I/O takes place on June 25 and 26 so make sure to examine again then to seek out out the newest information.