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The Google TV watchlist is integrated with Google Search and your Play Store wishlist

The Google TV watchlist is integrated with Google Search and your Play Store wishlist

Google TV is the biggest change to Android TV we've seen in years, and although it may well have its drawbacks, it sounds like it's pretty good at serving you the content you actually want. It also has an easily accessible watchlist that you can add movies and shows from various services. We now know that this list is also integrated with the watchlist feature in Google Search, as well as the wishlist in the Play Store.

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[Update: Eventbrite added too] YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to show artist gig listings with music videos

[Update: Eventbrite added too] YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to show artist gig listings with music videos

Music has always been integral to the success of YouTube, and the platform is well aware of the importance of its relationship with the entertainment industry. As good as watching a music video or live performance can be, it's no substitute for actually seeing your favorite artists live. YouTube wants to connect the two experiences and has partnered with gig ticket seller Ticketmaster to do just that.

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Google Assistant can now look up TV schedules

Google Assistant can now look up TV schedules

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YouTube TV is now live for both Rokus and Apple TVs

YouTube TV is now live for both Rokus and Apple TVs

YouTube TV looks like a pretty sweet deal for those in supported markets. But, there are a few drawbacks. Most notable among them used to be device support, popular set-top streaming devices like Rokus and Apple TVs didn't have apps to support the service. If that was holding you back from being a YouTube TV subscriber, you should be happy to hear that Google just rolled out apps for each. 

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SideReel launches Android app... 6 years after iOS

SideReel launches Android app... 6 years after iOS

This flew right under our radar for a while before we noticed it. SideReel, the famed second-screen engagement app for iOS, made its way to Android at the end of March. That makes it over 6 years since the iOS version came out. If you've used the site to keep track of your favorite shows, having an app for Android will probably be useful.

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BBC iPlayer Users Can Now Download Videos On Any Android Device Running Android 4.0 Or Higher

BBC iPlayer Users Can Now Download Videos On Any Android Device Running Android 4.0 Or Higher

Back in September, the BBC iPlayer jumped to version 2.0 and introduced the ability for users to download full episodes and store them for up to 30 days. At the time, the feature only worked on the eleven devices that the developers tested. Now it should work on any Android device running Ice Cream Sandwich or above.

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Google Play Movies & TV Update 2.7.15 Brings New 'On Device' Menu, Improved 'My TV Shows' Layout, Next Episode, And More [APK Download]

Google Play Movies & TV Update 2.7.15 Brings New 'On Device' Menu, Improved 'My TV Shows' Layout, Next Episode, And More [APK Download]

Google Play Movies & TV received an update to version 2.7.15 today (or yesterday, but I haven't seen anyone with an APK until today), and while the changelog is still missing, we have noticed a number of new things.

The previous version was v2.6.9, so these line up with a point release - nothing too significant, but still more than just bug fixes.

Update: I just realized that the changelog, which Google updated on September 18th, is actually current - they just never released the update until now. The changelog, which is incomplete, says:

  • Browse by TV show in "My TV Shows".
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Google Play Store Source Code Reveals The Company May Start Selling TV Shows And Magazines Soon

Google Play Store Source Code Reveals The Company May Start Selling TV Shows And Magazines Soon

An enterprising young reddit user has discovered some interesting new bits in the Play Store source code today. New lines of code, as well as some new strings that indicate users will now be able to watch television shows and read magazines on their devices. So far, the Play Store's video offerings have been limited to movies, and Google Currents has specialized in blogs only.

Here are the full strings found in the source code:

 

  • "This magazine issue is now available on your device."

  • "You have subscribed to this magazine. It is now available on your device."

  • "Your TV episode is now ready to watch."

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Google Developers Live Is An Open, Organized, All-In-One Place To Find Office Hours, I/O Sessions, And Other Live Google Events

Google Developers Live Is An Open, Organized, All-In-One Place To Find Office Hours, I/O Sessions, And Other Live Google Events

Google holds a lot of live events. Some are pretty major, like Android and app announcements. Others are a bit more basic, but still just as interesting, like Office Hours for example. With all the different live broadcasts coming out of Google's camp, it's almost impossible to keep up with everything, though. Correction: it was almost impossible to keep up.

Now, Google has launched Google Developers Live, a place to keep up with all of El Goog's broadcasts in one place. Like a TV Guide for Google events. Neat, right?

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It's not just for live shows, either - the Live page also lets you browse through past shows, all of which are archived on YouTube.

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Google Updates The TV & Movies App For Google TV, Adds Personalized Suggestions, More Show Info

Google Updates The TV & Movies App For Google TV, Adds Personalized Suggestions, More Show Info

Google TV still exists. It's important to be reminded once in a while because, while Google TV promised to be our deliverer from the evil world of crappy cable box interfaces, so far the company has yet to deliver. Today's update to the TV & Movies app, though, is a step in the right direction. For starters, Google has finally done what we've all wanted since there were more than three channels: now you can see what shows are on just your favorite channels on a single screen.

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Using Google TV to augment your existing cable/satellite service, you've always been able to add your favorite channels to a special tab.

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