Connected TV

Amazon Alexa can now be used to control Sony Android TVs
July 14, 2017 at 9:09 am

One of Google Home's big advantages over the Amazon Echo is its integration with Chromecast devices, which allows you to ask the speaker to play audio or visual content through TVs and stereos with the applicable hardware attached. Now the Amazon Echo is getting similar functionality, but for now it's only going to work with…

Google is now selling its 4K digital whiteboard for $5000
May 24, 2017 at 8:01 am

Jamboard, Google’s 4K whiteboard-like touchscreen, is now available for sale — for an appropriately large sum. As my colleague Napier noted when the Jamboard was announced, it looks like a whiteboard, acts like a tablet, and comes with a few other collaboration tools. It lets multiple people work together in G Suite with a central location, even remote…

Google Assistant voice control coming to Android TV
May 22, 2017 at 7:51 am

OK Google, take over my TV. Google Assistant, the company's voice recognition and control technology found in devices likeGoogle Home, is coming to Android TV. That means devices that use Google big-screen operating system, namely select streaming boxes and recent Sony TVs, will soon get even better at responding to voice commands. They'll also gain…