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YouTube for Android TV gets a light makeover with expanded menu options

The current YouTube app for the big screen — the same one you see on Android TV, Fire TV, other smart TVs, video game consoles, and so on — has a pretty simple interface with just four main menu items (Search, Home, Subscriptions, and Library). A makeover is on the way, however, that will see the interface expanded to include a much longer menu list, which may or may not be an improvement.

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OnePlus' Android TV shows up at Bluetooth SIG, revealing multiple screen sizes

OnePlus entered the smartphone market with a bang when it launched its "flagship killer" back in 2014. While the company still sells phones for less than other competing flagships, it's now an established player. With smartphone growth slowly declining, OnePlus has decided on a new market to disrupt: television sets. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has already revealed that he has a TV in the making, and further information has now leaked that points to multiple screen sizes.

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Vizio 65" 4K HDR LED TV with built-in Chromecast down to just $450 ($250 off) from Walmart

Much like microSD cards, TVs have dropped drastically in price over the past years. A 65-inch 4K TV would have cost well over $10,000 back in 2012, but one can be had for less than a twentieth of that price today. Case in point: this 4K HDR Vizio 65-incher with built-in Chromecast support is just $449.99 at Walmart right now.

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49" Toshiba 1080p Fire TV is $200 ($130 off) at Amazon, 4K models discounted too

TV prices have been steadily dropping in the past few years. A major reason for this is the emergence of web content, which doesn't require a TV to watch, though the Toshiba Fire TVs we're featuring here can handle all of your favorite streaming services. The 49" 1080p model is currently just $199.99 ($130 off), with other sizes being discounted as well.

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Score a 49" TCL Roku TV for just $200 (1080p) or $280 (4K)

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, there seem to be TVs on sale everywhere — I suspect brands don't want you to miss their astronomically expensive beer commercials. Today we spotted a good deal on two 49-inch Roku TVs from TCL:  $200 for a 1080p and $280 for a 4K version.

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[Update: It's back, plus a free Echo Dot] Snag a 43" 4K smart Toshiba Fire TV for just $200, an all-time low

We found a particularly tempting TV sale this Sunday $200 for a Toshiba 43" Fire TV. With HDR support, this 4K LED TV is a Fire TV Edition device, so you can bark commands across the living room.

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Google Assistant might come to Samsung smart TVs in 2019

Smart TVs with functional voice assistants are rare, at least outside of models equipped with Android TV. Bixby arrived on Samsung's TVs earlier this year, and according to a report from Variety, Google Assistant might be joining the party.

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49" to 85" Sony 4K LED TVs with Android TV discounted by up to $500 at many retailers

Black Friday is the best time of the year to buy TVs, and the latest deals on Sony 4K LED Android TVs are proof of that. These TVs come in five sizes — 49", 55", 65", 75", and 85" — and each is discounted by quite a noticeable margin. Amazon, B&H, and Best Buy are all taking part in the discounts.

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Grab a refurbished Roku Ultra (2017) from Amazon for $65 ($35 off)

The smart TV game has plenty of options, depending on your preference or brand loyalty. If you're a fan of Roku, then this deal might be of interest to you. Amazon has a certified refurbished Roku Ultra (2017) for just $64.99, a nice $35 off the $99.99 MSRP.

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[Update: LG support details] Google Assistant for TV learns more languages

AI is not limited to simply phones and speakers anymore as TV manufacturers continue to add extra capabilities to their flatscreens. Smart TVs are essentially mini computers running operating systems such as Tizen, webOS, and of course Android TV. Google has made it possible for manufacturers to integrate Google Assistant into their products even if they don’t use Android TV, something LG has been doing this year. Until recently, the AI was limited to English, but this is beginning to change.

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