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Save $600 on a 4K Android TV from Sony that's almost as big as Shaq

Save $600 on a 4K Android TV from Sony that's almost as big as Shaq

Big TVs are great and all, but we've got to draw a line somewhere, right? Currently, Best Buy has a 4K Sony Android TV on sale for $1,999.99. That's a full $600 off the MSRP. But it's freaking 85" of display  — I mean, where are you even going to put it?

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Verizon releases new Stream TV app and Android TV box with upgraded content-discovery UI

Verizon releases new Stream TV app and Android TV box with upgraded content-discovery UI

Verizon might be known for making questionable 5G claims, but the nation's largest wireless provider also makes Android TV devices. It released the first Stream TV box back in February, and now a sequel is available. The next-gen Stream TV comes in a sleek new form factor and runs Verizon's new Android TV skin that emphasizes content-discovery.

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Nvidia updates the Shield TV with AI upscaling fixes, stability improvements, and more

Nvidia updates the Shield TV with AI upscaling fixes, stability improvements, and more

Google TV may be the hot new thing, but Nvidia's Shield TV is still one of the most popular Android TV devices out there. We called it the best Android TV box at the time of release, and it's getting even better thanks to a new update rolling out now.

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How to control Chromecast with Google TV volume using your phone

How to control Chromecast with Google TV volume using your phone

The Chromecast with Google TV isn't like your old Chromecast — it's the first to come with proper Android TV and a remote that even works with your TV or soundbar. However, that's where some problems are introduced. Depending on how you've set up the Chromecast remote, you might notice that it's become impossible to control the volume via Google Assistant or your handset when you cast from your phone. Here's what you need to know if you want to enable that functionality.

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Apple TV app for Sony Android TVs arrives in the Play Store

Apple TV app for Sony Android TVs arrives in the Play Store

Google may have introduced Google TV earlier this year, but Apple TV has been around long before that. Problem is, there hasn't been any Apple TV Android app, and that includes for Android TV devices — at least, until now. Select Sony ATV models are receiving an update that installs the Apple TV app, which includes access to Apple TV+, Apple TV channels, new and popular movies, and personalized and curated recommendations. A month after its announcement, the app has now arrived in the Play Store.

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Nokia-branded Android TV box is official, packing a remote drowning in buttons

Nokia-branded Android TV box is official, packing a remote drowning in buttons

A Nokia-branded Android TV set-top box is coming to Europe. Called the Streaming Box 8000, the new device won't actually have anything to do with Nokia or HMD Global, who makes the Nokia-branded Android phones we're all used to now. It costs 100€, but what sets it apart from the masses of cheaper dongles is its faster chipset and a ton of ports.

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Get a 70" 4K Hisense Android TV for just $400 from Best Buy ($250 off)

Get a 70" 4K Hisense Android TV for just $400 from Best Buy ($250 off)

Big TVs are better, but they're also usually a lot more expensive. Luckily, Best Buy is offering some super savings on a 70" set from Hisense right now. 4K Ultra HD resolution, Dolby Vision, and Android TV baked right in make this television a steal at just $399.99 — a full $250 off the usual MSRP.

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The TCL 65-inch 4-Series Android TV is only $230 at Target right now ($170 off)

The TCL 65-inch 4-Series Android TV is only $230 at Target right now ($170 off)

TCL TVs are among the better options if you're looking to buy a set on a budget even when you want all the bells and whistles like 4K, HDR, and some capable smart TV functionality. That's true for TCL's 4-Series with Android TV. Target currently offers the 65-inch model for only $230, which is $170 off the regular $400 price tag. You can even pick it up in-store if you prefer not to have it shipped.

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Android TV gets a Data Saver mode when connected to mobile hotspots (APK Download)

Android TV gets a Data Saver mode when connected to mobile hotspots (APK Download)

Google is rolling out a set of new data-friendly features on Android TV to help users monitor and reduce their TV's bandwidth usage when connected to a hotspot instead of Wi-Fi. The features are coming to Xiaomi, TCL, and MarQ TVs in India in the next few weeks, but should be available globally afterward.

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Quibi will fully shut down on December 1

Quibi will fully shut down on December 1

When Quibi launched earlier this year, it sounded kind of cool. Episodes specifically designed for mobile viewing that automatically adjusted to however you were currently holding your phone? Sure, let's give it a shot! But unfortunately, Quibi never really took off. Now, the only episode left is a finale for the video streaming platform itself—The Wall Street Journal says Quibi has decided to shut down.

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