Author Archives: Joe Fedewa

Google Play Movies, TV Shows, and Music come to Google TV

Posted on 08 Oct 2012 by Joe Fedewa

Ready for some more Google Play content on your Google TV? Of course you are! Today Google has announced that movies, TV shows, and music will be rolling out to the Google Play store on Google TV devices. This means that not only will you be able to do cool …

Boxee Software Coming Soon to Rooted Sony Google TVs via Hack

Posted on 13 Mar 2012 by Joe Fedewa

The Boxee Box and Google TV may be in competition which each other, but they have some things in common. One of those things is the Intel Atom processor. This means that there is the possibility to run Boxee software on a Google TV. GTVHacker sent out a Tweet yesterday with …

Apple TV (3rd Generation) vs. Google TV

Posted on 07 Mar 2012 by Joe Fedewa

Apple is holding an event today for the iPad 3, but they also announced a new Apple TV. This is the 3rd gneration of Apple TV devices. The question is how does Apple’s third attempt at TV compare to Google’s first? Let’s take a look. The new model of the Apple TV …

Android Market is Now “Google Play,” Rolling Out to Google TVs Now

Posted on 06 Mar 2012 by Joe Fedewa

The Android Market is getting rebranded today with a shiny new logo and name. From this day forward the apps, music, movie, and books store will be called “Google Play.” Other than some clever uses of the word “play” that’s where the changes end. Google is trying to push their …

Sony Google TV Finally successfully

Posted on 20 Feb 2012 by Joe Fedewa

It has been a long road, but the Sony Google TV has finally been rooted. The exploit is not one of the more simple ones you’ll see, but it opens the device to many features. The exploit itself requires a software downgrade, and 4 USB flash drives.  Once you have successfully navigated …

Google Working on Voice Controls for Google TV

Posted on by Joe Fedewa

Ever since a little something called “Siri” came along voice controls have gotten much more popular. But who has had voice controls baked into their OS for quite some time already? Google has with Android, and now they are working on making an even better voice control service for Google …

LG Google TV Details Outlined, Includes Cinema 3D and QWERTY Remote

Posted on 05 Jan 2012 by Joe Fedewa

LG has sent out a press release detailing its first Google TV enabled devices for CES. The ‘LG Smart TV with Google TV’ will come in two series, and both with CINEMA 3D polarized 3D displays. This means you can just bring your 3D glasses home from the movie theater …

Google Announces Google TV Partners to Watch For At CES

Posted on by Joe Fedewa

Google has updated the official Google TV blog with some nice information on who to look for at CES next week. First Google points out that since the recent update to Google TV they have seen activation rates more than double. There are now over 150 apps built specifically for …

Qello Brings Concerts to Your Google TV

Posted on 29 Dec 2011 by Joe Fedewa

Apps are slowly starting to pop up for Google TV in the Android Market, and one of the newest ones is Qello. It became available in the Market a few days ago and yesterday the VP of Qello wrote about it on the Google TV blog. Qello brings live music performances to …

AccuWeather Now Available for Google TV

Posted on 26 Dec 2011 by Joe Fedewa

So you just got a shiny new Google TV for Christmas and you’re looking for some apps to download? AccuWeather  has just what you’re looking for. Today AccuWeather is sending out emails to notify people that their new app for Google TV is in the Android Market. The app is …