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Lean back and watch YouTube TV with a new app for your big screen

Since the launch of YouTube TV in April, you’ve streamed live sports, local and national news, and can’t-miss shows on your phone, tablet and computer. Now, we’re psyched to announce our new YouTube TV app, made for the big screen.

We know you love watching TV content on, well, your TV. In fact, over half the time spent watching YouTube TV is consumed through Chromecast on the big screen. And members who stream with a Chromecast are highly engaged, watching over four hours a day on the weekends with football season back in full swing.

So today we’re excited to unveil the new YouTube TV app built for TV devices. In the next few days, you’ll be able to stream live TV through the new YouTube TV app on Android TV devices including NVIDIA SHIELD and TVs with Android TV built-in, such as Sony, as well as on the Xbox One family of devices (Xbox One, Xbox One S, and soon Xbox One X).

In the coming weeks we’ll be launching the new app on Smart TVs, such as LG, Samsung, Sony, along with Apple TV. We also recently expanded our TV device support by launching voice commands with Google Home paired with Chromecast.

If you love the simplicity of finding your favorite content on the mobile app, you’ll be happy to know you’ll still find our signature tabs on the TV app as well–home, live and library. Finding, playing, and recording your favorite live TV is as simple as before.

Here’s what’s new on this TV app:

  • Control your live TV experience with your TV’s remote control or game controller.
  • For a more cinematic look, we made the background dark on your TVs.
  • A new Live guide made for your big screen so you can get a sneak-peek at what’s airing soon.
  • Never miss the action with our background playback experience built for your big screen.
  • Easily pick up where you left off on another device when you get home.

If you aren’t a YouTube TV member, try it out free today and start watching on the big screen right away. With game 6 of the World Series® tomorrow and a possibly historic game 7 on Wednesday, now’s the time to start your free trial.

YouTube TV is now available in all top 50 metro areas, covering over two-thirds of the U.S. We’re expanding quickly, so visit tv.youtube.com and sign up to be notified when we launch in your market.

Okalo Ikhena, YouTube TV Product Manager, recently watched all five World Series® games live on the big screen with the new YouTube TV app.


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Moto X4 will join the Amazon Prime Exclusive program for those who tolerate lock screen ads

Back in June 2016, Amazon started the Prime Exclusive program that offered Prime members select smartphones at a nice discount, but just being a paying member wasn’t enough. The phones came with Amazon’s ads and offers plastered all over the lock screen. For many users, the lock screen is just a speed bump to get […]

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Apple’s iPhone screen repair prices are now $20 higher

Some Reddit users reported yesterday that Apple has increased its screen repair prices for certain iPhone models. Fixing a broken iPhone 6s or 7 screen will now cost $ 149, up from $ 129. And repairs for iPhone 6s Plus and 7 Plus screens has increased…
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Potential Google Pixel XL 2 benchmark confirms Snapdragon 835, ultra tall screen

Before a device really makes its rounds through the rumor mill, we’ll typically see some benchmarks or very early reports bearing the new name or model number. In this case, we’re getting a glimpse at the Google Pixel XL 2, which we aren’t expecting very soon. With that being said, the benchmark seems mostly plausible, even by […]

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Samsung’s next smartphone might have a 98-percent curved screen

Samsung’s next smartphone screen may curve around all the edges of a future phone’s body, rumor has it. But lamination issue are posing a bigger challenge than the company anticipated.

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Keep your Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus crystal-clear and smudge-free with a screen protector

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a brand new smartphone with a beautiful curved screen that demands protection. Here are five of the best screen protectors for the S8 or S8 Plus we think you should check out right now.

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Got a broken iPhone screen? Here’s how to fix or replace it

What do you do if your iPhone’s screen gets broken? We take you through the options you have to get a broken iPhone screen replaced or repaired. Find out about Apple’s warranty, repair costs, and learn whether or not you should repair it yourself.

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Researchers successfully make an OLED screen out of fabric

We are still far from having truly wearable displays, but thanks to Korean researchers, that future isn’t as far off as we thought. They have created the first OLEDs that are truly wearable.

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The insane-looking Xiaomi Mi Mix smartphone is almost all screen

Don’t glance at the Mi Mix and think it’s nothing more than a concept phone. It’s real, in production, and coming next month. Xiaomi has made the first edgeless smartphone with a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent, and it looks spectacular.

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Google makes it easy to get screen replacements for the Pixel and Pixel XL

Google is partnering with uBreakiFix to make screen replacements as easy as possible for the Pixel. Join us after the break for details. uBreakiFix is a company that does repairs on a number of different electronics, including Macs, PCs and all sorts of different smartphones. This partnership with Google would make it insanely easy for […]

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Best iPhone 7 Plus screen protectors to shield your big, beautiful display

Cracked screens are expensive to replace. Fortunately for you, we’ve checked out what’s available in terms of protection for Apple’s latest phablet, and rounded up the best iPhone 7 Plus screen protectors in existence.

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Forget one screen — two screens could be the future of the smartwatch

Controlling a tiny smartwatch display can be a little frustrating — but what if you had two tiny smartwatch displays? That’s the idea behind Doppio, which gives you a second smartwatch display to be moved around the device to suit your needs.

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Why doodling on your phone’s screen is better than a password

Researchers from Rutger University have shown that using a free-form gesture to secure apps on your smartphone is easier, faster, and equally as secure as using a text-based password.

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Vivo Xplay5 boasts 6GB RAM and a familiar curved screen

If you need an excuse to acquire a new exotic Chinese smartphone, then how about 6GB of RAM? Not only is Vivo's new Xplay5 the first mobile device to announce this spec, but it's also the second non-Samsung device — following the BlackBerry Pri…
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Sony unveils the Huis universal remote, featuring an E-Ink screen

Universal remotes haven’t changed much since they were first introduced, but Sony is changing that with its new Huis universal remote, which uses an E-Ink display to show different controls for every device it’s used with.

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An E-Ink screen replaces disposable paper tags on this smart luggage

Luggage company Rimowa is about to launch a suitcase with a built-in E Ink screen, which will do away with the sticky paper tags we’re used to now. After seeing the case, we got to check out a few more E Ink prototypes, too.

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Droid Turbo 2 leak hints at ‘shatterproof’ screen and Moto Maker

Those rumors of Verizon launching the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 at its October 27th event? They just got much more concrete. Droid-Life has obtained leaked promos spilling the beans on both of the carrier-specific Motorola smartphones. As susp…
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Watch college football on any screen with our live streaming guide

We’ve got everything you need to know to watch college football using your PC, Mac, set-top box, or mobile device. Grab those jerseys and get ready for action, people. It’s game time.

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No touching! Aria lets you control your smartwatch without touching the screen

The Aria gesture controller allows you to control your smartwatch without touching it; the idea being that when your other hand is free, you can still utilize your device. The device is compatible with the Pebble Time and Android Wear.

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