Google expands YouTube TV service to 34 more regions in the US

Google has just announced that its YouTube TV streaming service is now available in 34 new markets in the United States, the only country where it can be accessed. With the addition of the new regions, YouTube TV is now available in 84 cities across the US, which is quite impressive considering Google debuted the streaming service early this year.

Here is the full list of cities that have just got access to YouTube TV service: Albany, Baton Rouge, Buffalo, Cedar Rapids, Chattanooga, Colorado Springs, Des Moines, Flint, Fresno-Visalia, Ft. Myers-Naples, Ft. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers …


Google's "Best of 2017": These were the most popular apps, games, movies, and TV shows on the Play Store

Google has just revealed its “Best of 2017” roster with the most popular new apps, games, movies, and songs on the Play Store for each and every country where the service is available. This means that these are not the best ones globally and also shouldn’t be confused as ‘global’ awards.

For the US, in particular, the list of the top games is as follows: 

Most popular games of 2017Super Mario RunBubble Witch 3 SagaMagic Tiles 3CATSBallz

Most popular apps of 2017

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NVIDIA Shield TV receiving new Experience Upgrade 6.2 update, gets a $30 discount

NVIDIA pushed quite a few major updates to the Shield TV in the last couple of months. If you’ve already purchased the device, you’ll be pleased to know there’s another update coming soon, but if you didn’t get the NVIDIA Shield TV yet, now would be a good time to consider one since it’s on sale.

But first things first, so let’s see what’s new in the last Experience Upgrade 6.2 update, that’s about to hit all NVIDIA Shield TVs out there:

Latest Android security patch;Cast Amazon Music;Enjoy HDR on VUDU;Play Metal Gear Solid 3 HD (Android), FIFA18 (Gamestream) …

The best LG V30 deal so far may force you to make the OLED TV jump, too

Starting November 16th, LG will take up to $400 off the price of its flagship V30 or V30+ phones, if you get them together with another LG product, too. The deal will come in the form of a V30 price rebate, and is seemingly valid for most everything LG has to offer, like OLED TVs or washers, but even air purifiers and TONE audio products.

All the rebate details of the deal will be posted in the source link tomorrow, November 16th, where at the moment LG is only running its free Daydream View promo for all carrier versions of the V30 and V30+. 
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Deal: NVIDIA Shield TV with game controller drops to $170 at Best Buy and Amazon

NVIDIA announced less than two months ago that its Shield TV price will be permanently dropped to $179, so customers would be able to save $20. We’re talking about the 16GB model that comes with a remote but does not include the game controller.

In order to add the game controller, customers would have to pay another $50 or buy another bundle for $200 that includes it by default. Well, that’s no longer required since Amazon and Best Buy are now selling the NVIDIA Shield TV 16GB bundle that includes both the remote and game controller for just $170, the lower price …

Google announces YouTube TV app for Android TV devices, coming soon to Apple TV

YouTube TV is a relatively new streaming service having been launched by Google back in April. Still, the service’s coverage has been expanded to more than a dozen cities in the United States in the last couple of months, which proves Google is committed to bringing YouTube TV to as many consumers as possible.

In that regard, the search giant announced a new YouTube TV app is now available for the big screen. The application that was initially available for smartphone, tablet, and computer, will now be accessible to Android TV owners.

In the next few days, …

NVIDIA Shield update adds Google Assistant improvements, YouTube TV support, more nifty features

NVIDIA is rolling out Shield Experience 6.1 update to its Android TV devices. The update brings quite a few new features and improvements, some of them having been previously mentioned by NVIDIA and Google.

First off, we have YouTube TV support for Shield owners in the United States, something that we’ve already reported about earlier today. Although Google Assistant has been enabled on NVIDIA Shield a while ago, the update brings some improvements that are meant to make it smarter.

All Google Assistant enhancements are only available in the US. After applying …

Benedict Cumberbatch spotted filming his new TV series 'Melrose' in Glasgow

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A wild Cumberbatch appeared on the streets of Glasgow.

On Sunday more than a few Glaswegians spotted Benedict Cumberbatch filming for the new TV show Melrose, a series inspired by Edward St Aubyn’s novels.

I spy with my little eye Benedict Cumberbatch filming in Glasgow pic.twitter.com/tq7zeQIxjS

— Jo-Anne Rowney (@JoAnne_Rowney) October 29, 2017

The production transformed Glasgow’s Vincent Street into New York for the scene, and they did a  convincing job of it too. There were yellow cabs and everything.

Glasgow’s turned into the Big Apple 🇺🇸🚕…filming underway on St Vincent St for new Benedict Cumberbatch series pic.twitter.com/VqW4BssfYO

— David Farrell (@DavidJ_Farrell) October 29, 2017 Read more…

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Report: Soon you'll watch DirecTV on your large screen set using the AT&T Mobile TV Cast Moto Mod

Just the other day, we told you that next month, Amazon’s Alexa will be accessible through a new Moto Mod that will attach to the back of Moto Z and Moto Z2 handsets. Now, a report published today states that Motorola and AT&T have partnered to develop the AT&T Mobile TV Cast Moto Mod. With this accessory, you will be able connect to a compatible television set allowing you to watch DirecTV on a larger screen.

Of course, for this to have any value, you have to be a subscriber to DirecTV Now. This is an app that features streaming video in the form of live TV channels and on-demand …

Snap and NBCUniversal to open TV studio for mobile programming

Snapchat parent Snap is teaming up with NBCUniversal to build a television studio that will provide content for mobile devices. The studio will produce scripted content like situation comedies and dramas. Each company will be a half-owner of the studio and the joint venture has already signed Mark and Jay Duplass as its first creative hires. The bet being made by both companies is that mobile content needs to be produced differently than programming for that giant screen in the living room. Former NBC Entertainment’s senior VP of current programming, Lauren Anderson, will take the job of chief …