[Deal Alert] NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV is down to $179.99 on Amazon for Prime Day

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Amazon's Prime Day event is in full swing now and lots of interesting technology deals are showing up. We've already covered some big discounts on Amazon hardware, as well as a number of phones, tablets, and Chromebooks. Now we've noticed another good deal, this time for the NVIDIA SHIELD TV, which can be had by Prime subscribers for as little as £179.99. For your money, you'll be getting a 2017 version of the SHIELD TV, which comes with a remote and the redesigned SHIELD controller. Read More ...

Hulu adds live and on demand access to HBO and Cinemax, just in time for new Game of Thrones

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Video streaming app Hulu has recently made great strides in its attempts to catch up with other similar services like Netflix. In the last few months, it's added profiles to support individual watch histories and introduced Google Home integration. It's also got live TV now, and you can read our thoughts about that in our recent review. No streaming service would be complete without quality shows and movies, and with that in mind, Hulu has now added HBO and Cinemax to its burgeoning list of content ...

YouTube for Android TV v2.0 brings a major redesign and finally allows autoplay to be turned off [APK Download]

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Holy cow, there's an update to the YouTube for Android TV app! It has been a long time–fourteen months, to be precise–and judging by a major bump to the version number, this isn't just a bug fixer. In fact, it carries an entirely redesigned interface, not to mention a few functional changes, as well. This update probably doesn't address many of the requests users have had over the last year, but it's a great step forward and solves at least one major issue: Auto-play. Read ...

[Deal Alert] Huawei Watch 2 on sale for $264.99 ($35 off) via eBay

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We're still waiting to see if Android Wear 2.0 does any favors for the platform, but in the meantime it's tough to justify spending a lot on a new smartwatch. The Huawei Watch 2 starts at $300, but you can get one for $35 off today on eBay. That's more probably justifiable for Android nerds. The watch available on eBay is the black "sport" version of the Huawei Watch 2 (the other colors are listed as out of stock). Read More Huawei Watch 2 on sale ...

[Deal Alert] Amazon has the Polar M600 Android Wear smartwatch for $250 ($80 off)

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If the fancy round Android Wear watches just aren't your style (or you're looking for something more fitness-focused), then this deal might interest you. Amazon has the Polar M600 for $250.29, which means that your total savings will be $79.66. As you can tell, the M600 is not a watch that is meant to look pretty. It has a Fitbit look to it, but with Wear 2.0. You also get a MediaTek MT2601, a 1.3" 240x240 TFT display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 500mAh battery, 24/7 ...

[Update: Now public] SHIELD TV update v5.2 adds Plex Live TV, direct NAS write capability, and more

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Update 1: 2017/06/10 11:30am PDT The SHIELD Experience Upgrade 5.2 is now rolling out to all users, according to a post on the GeForce forums. As a companion to Plex's announcement of Live TV for Pass subscribers today, Nvidia is pushing out the 5.2 update to the SHIELD TV. Yesterday, we saw the Tablet and Tablet K1 receive a version with the same number that addressed a few issues and bugs. Read More SHIELD TV update v5.2 adds Plex Live TV, direct NAS ...

Facebook’s new Android TV app plays videos from your feed (and that’s it) [APK Download]

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Android TV apps vary greatly in terms of functionality. Some are close to what you get on a phone, but others are focused on a single experience. Case in point, the Twitter app for Android TV that only shows you videos. The new Facebook app is similar—this app simply makes it easier to access the videos in your feed. Facebook for Android TV is available at the same Play Store listing as the regular app. Read MoreFacebook's new Android TV app plays videos from your feed (and ...

Huawei Watch 2 Classic is finally available at Amazon and Best Buy for $370

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The latest, snazziest version of Huawei's Android Wear offerings is now on sale. The Huawei Watch 2 Classic, which is the metal-clad variant of the Huawei Watch 2, is now available for purchase at Amazon and Best Buy. It is also available for preorder at B&H. If you've been waiting to grab one, now you can. In our review of the non-classic, plastic-clad variant, we didn't find it to be quite at the level of excellence that its predecessor strove for, but the sporty styling of ...