OS update season is always my favorite time of the year. Like clockwork, the next version of Android is released with a bunch of new fixes, features, and fanfare for the future of the world's most popular mobile platform. Unfortunately, new software usually means some old apps are bound to break. For LG webOS TV owners who are suffering from a borked LG TV Plus app following the Android 10 upgrade, we've got some good news for you. Read More
4K TVs are getting pretty cheap these days, even big ones don't cost much now, but the truly high-end OLED-based TVs maintain a stratospheric premium. For the next ten hours, though, you can pick up a decent-sized 55" 4K LG-made OLED TV over at B&H Photo for one cent under a grand. In the parlance of discount-seekers, we call that a "screaming deal." Read More
Google's long-rumored live TV service finally arrived earlier this year as 'YouTube TV.' Even from the start, it was a pretty solid offering, and Google has continued to add more channels and expand to more areas. But for a service called 'YouTube TV,' the lack of smart TV/Android TV applications was a major omission. To date, the only way to watch content on the big screen has been with a Chromecast.
That changes today, as YouTube has announced that applications for Android TV and Xbox One will be released within the next few days. Read More
Seagate has a dedicated Android app for accessing music, photos, videos, and other files stored on one of its wireless drives. The latest version of said app adds the ability to stream things to Chromecast, LG TV, and Roku devices. This way you can get files from one thing onto a different thing using another thing entirely. Welcome to the future. Again.
Since the future is starting to look familiar now, you already know what to expect here. A Chromecast icon will appear when viewing media that is cast-able.
There are some caveats. LG TV and Roku support requires "newer devices," presumably meaning that older LG and Roku models aren't supported. Read More