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Take home a 75" 4K Sony Android TV for $869 ($129 off)

Take home a 75" 4K Sony Android TV for $869 ($129 off)

Sony makes some of the very best Android TVs on the market, and not many of them top the X750H. The 75-inch 4K behemoth has been selling for about a thousand bucks this year, but today, you can get it for $829 — $129 off its street price.

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HBO Max is getting more living-room friendly with Android TV and Chromecast enhancements

HBO Max is getting more living-room friendly with Android TV and Chromecast enhancements

HBO Max first launched nearly a year ago, bringing the majority of Time Warner Media's catalog under one roof with select high-profile shows and movies from other companies. The service is likely seeing a boost in subscribers, thanks to all the movies Warner Bros. is releasing on HBO Max (alongside limited theatrical runs), and now there are some improvements in store for TV watching.

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Amazon Music is now available on all Android TV and Google TV sets

Amazon Music is now available on all Android TV and Google TV sets

It's been more than two years since Amazon Music made its first appearance on Android TV, but at the time, the service was restricted to the Nvidia Shield TV. That is no longer the case, as the app is now available for all Google TV and Android TV sets, set-top boxes, consoles, and soundbars.

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Which Android TV box should you buy?

Which Android TV box should you buy?

There aren't a ton of Android TV boxes on the market — and considering it's nearly impossible to buy a TV that doesn't have Netflix built in, that might not seem like an issue. But even if your TV does have its own apps, there are still good reasons to use a discrete streaming device: their interfaces are snappier, and it's a lot cheaper to replace a dongle when it's out of date than it is a television. Here, we've assembled a list of some of the more popular Android TV devices, with an evaluation of each and why they may or may not be right for you.

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Free trials for Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube Premium, and tons of other streaming services

Free trials for Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube Premium, and tons of other streaming services

It's been a year of pandemic living and that's meant hordes of new viewers jumping on the streaming services — so much so that Netflix, Disney+, and HBO Max have all scuttled their first-party free trial offers. But there are still plenty of content hubs to suit your tastes in live TV, animated series, docudramas, and the like. We've got discount or free offers from 22 streaming service options listed below, and they've all got huge libraries. Some are even free entirely.

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Get this 75" Hisense Android TV for a new low of $600, today only

Get this 75" Hisense Android TV for a new low of $600, today only

The sharp drop in TV prices in recent years is staggering. To wit: today, Best Buy is offering a gigantic, 75-inch Android TV for just $600, about $200 under what it goes for.

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The first Android TV 12 developer preview is here but you probably won't be able to run it

The first Android TV 12 developer preview is here but you probably won't be able to run it

If you thought the Android phone market was fragmented and many phones were outdated, take a look at the Android TV landscape and be shocked. Many devices are still running outdated versions, and Android 11 has barely reached any TV so far. But Google is already going full steam ahead with Android TV 12 — the company has released the developer preview in tandem with the mobile version of the OS.

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Apple TV is finally available on the Chromecast with Google TV

Apple TV is finally available on the Chromecast with Google TV

Google and Apple may be fierce competitors, but the companies do work together when it makes sense. All relevant Google apps are available on iOS, and Apple offers its music streaming service on Android. The walls were further torn down when Apple brought its streaming service to Sony Android TVs last year, and now, Google has finally announced that Apple TV is also coming to the Chromecast with Google TV and TCL models starting today.

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Android TV is now receiving its Google TV-inspired facelift (APK Download)

Android TV is now receiving its Google TV-inspired facelift (APK Download)

Following a minor facelift of the Play Store TV interface and the completely new Google TV UI, the regular Android TV experience is in for an overhaul. After announcing a new three-tabbed look for Android TVs earlier this month, Google's beginning to start updating devices.

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IMDb TV finally arrives on Android TV, two years after launch

IMDb TV finally arrives on Android TV, two years after launch

Amazon launched an ad-supported video streaming service back in 2019, then called IMDb Freedive. The service has continued to expand since then, and was eventually renamed to IMDb TV, but Amazon never released an Android TV application — until now, that is.

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