Google Finally Lets Loose Its Google TV Add-on for Android App Development

Google TV Honeycomb Beta Preview Android MarketColor me surprised. We knew Google had design guidelines for HTML5-based apps optimized for Google TV. And the company talked a good game at Google I/O this past May about how future Android apps will recognize and reformat themselves on the fly for large TV displays. Well, today we're learning that Google has finally given [...]

Elgato Jumps on the HDHomeRun PRIME Bandwagon, Intros a Compatible iPad App

HDHomeRun for iPad ScreenshotHey, why should your Windows Media Center or MythTV computer have all the fun with SiliconDust's new HDHomeRun PRIME network CableCARD TV tuner? Elgato is announcing the availability of their HDHomeRun App for iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later) -- available now in the iTunes App Store for $17.99. According to the company's app page, Elgato’s latest solution streams [...]

Netflix’s Chrome OS Plugin May Be One of Google’s First Native Client Examples

Native Client Pepper Browser DiagramAfter the disappointment that the new Netflix Web App in the Chrome Web Store wasn't compatible with other Linux distros other than Chrome OS, I did a little investigating of why that may be. It turns out the answer was right in front of me. I just didn't know what I was looking at. If you [...]

Netflix App Hits the Chrome Web Store (Limited to Chrome OS on Linux)

Netflix Chrome Web App PageGood news and bad. Netflix is now available as a web app for Chrome OS through Google's Chrome Web Store [Twitter announcement]. Bad news is that it does not support other Linux-based operating systems that can run Google's Chrome browser at the moment. The web app also appears to be working fine with Windows and Mac OS X [...]

Boxee for iPad Arrives, Brings AirPlay-like Functionality in Tandem with the Boxee Box

Boxee for iPadThe iPad app all Boxee owners have been waiting for has arrived. Boxee for iPad is an app that is able to aggregate all the video your friends post on Buzz, Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter, as well as videos you've bookmarked online to watch later using Boxee's Bookmarklet. In addition, the app can be used [...]

Chrome Tablet Browsing Anyone?

Chromium Tablet Browser DemoBelow is a video demo by François Beaufort of the current state of the touch-enabled Chromium browser. As you can see it has been heavily optimized from the desktop version to work well with a touch display. There has been no interest by Google to make a Chrome OS tablet [mockup renderings], but that's not stopping the [...]

Sneak Peek: Beta Version of Google TV Honeycomb

Google TV Honeycomb Beta Preview HomescreenGod, what has Google done?! I'm trying to reserve judgement here since this is a hacked Beta version, which probably lacks the polish the final release will provide, but it's difficult. People have often complained that Honeycomb on the tablet is more PC-like than it should be. Now, we've got an overly complex — or should [...]

SageTV Front-end App Coming Soon to Boxee

Boxee Box by D-LinkI guess that's one way of adding DVR functionality to the Boxee Box! A group of unaffiliated SageTV developers are reportedly testing a front-end app for Boxee that will pull in recorded and live TV content from your TV-tuner equipped SageTV Windows, Mac, or Linux PC. Obviously, this is good news for those who previously purchased a copy [...]