First look video: VLC is coming to Android TV

The popular media player app VLC is coming to Android TV: VLC developers have released a preview version that already looks pretty neat — here’s a first look.


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Is VLC on Android TV a game changer, or just a nice add-on? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

Cord Cutters: A first look at the WD TV Play

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Cord Cutters: Testing the Android-based Cloud TV Box

There’s been a flood of boxes coming from Asia that bring Android to your TV. Some of them simply blow up a mobile phone UI on the big screen. The Cloud TV Box from Sungale instead uses a dedicated TV UI, but is that enough?

Cord Cutters: WD TV Live gets over-the-air tuner and DVR support

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Cord Cutters quick tip: using AirPlay on a Google TV

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Cord Cutters: Our review of Vizio’s Co-Star Google TV box

Vizio’s Co-Star is the company’s first Google TV device. How does it stack up to Roku, Apple TV and other media streamers, and how well does it work for cord cutters? Check out our video review for a detailed look at the device.