Didn’t we tell you it wasn’t all bad news for Android TV earlier? After LG and Samsung made the decision to go with their own respective platforms for smart TV, Sony announced during their CES 2015 press conference that their
[caption id="attachment_657" align="alignnone" width="640"] Vudu-Spark-Tv-Stick[/caption] Remember Walmart’s very own HDMI streaming stick, which I spotted in the FCC’s online database two months ago? Turns out Walmart already started selling it for just $24.95, and is now getting ready to make it more widely available. Walmart’s Vudu video streaming service just added a dedicated section for the Vudu Spark, as the streaming stick is called, to its website that includes lots of details about the device. Vudu’s website states that the is “available only at Walmart.com and select Walmart locations.” I wasn’t able to find it on Walmart’s website just yet, but I would expect it to make an appearance shortly. A Walmart spokesperson told me that the company actually started selling it “in about 2400 Walmart stores” last month already.
Google’s latest attempt to get its operating system for TVs embedded on consumer electronics devices has attracted a handful of partners, which were announced at the Consumer Electronics Show. In a blog post today, the search giant said TVs from
The line that separates mobile games from console experiences is already blurring. Google’s plans for its Android TV platform figure to obscure it even more. Announced last month at Google I/O, Android TV replaces Google TV. Essentially, with Android TV, Google