• Sony slips AirPlay 2 and Homekit into its new TVs, too

    14 days ago - By iMore

    The Sony A9G TV.
    Any worries that an Android TV wouldn't allow for Apple's features turned out to be just worries.
    Samsung was first to declare. Then LG and Vizio. But the big question regarding integration of Apple's AirPlay 2 and Homekit? That was whether Sony would be on board - or even have the option.
    It was a big enough surprise that Samsung - Apple's arch enemy in the phone space - would see two relatively core iPhone and Mac features come to its products. But Samsung at least has its own semi-proprietary operating system inside its TVs in the form of Tizen.
    Sony's Bravia sets? They...
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  • Sony announces AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support coming to its Android-powered TVs

    Sony announces AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support coming to its Android-powered TVs

    14 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Following similar announcements from Samsung , LG , and Vizio , Sony announced this evening that it will add support for AirPlay and HomeKit to select TV models. Sony's announcement is especially surprising as Sony uses Android TV to power its televisions.
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  • There's Plenty Of New Sony Android TV-Powered TVs Coming - CES 2019

    There's Plenty Of New Sony Android TV-Powered TVs Coming - CES 2019

    14 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Sony is expanding its range of TV options with the new A9G series, the A8G series, and the X950G series. All of these TV lines come powered by Android TV and mainly differ in the display technology and supports. Of the three new lines announced, the A9G is the most premium.
    Sony's new A9G series represents the latest 4K OLED TVs to come from the company and are positioned as a ultra premium product line due to their inclusion within Sony's “ MASTER ” category. The MASTER affiliation denotes a highlighted level of quality and typically results in a higher retail cost compared to non-MASTER...
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  • Sony's Latest TV Is An 8K TV Powered By Android TV - CES 2019

    Sony's Latest TV Is An 8K TV Powered By Android TV - CES 2019

    14 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Today Sony announced its first consumer 8K LCD TV, the Z9G during CES 2019. In addition to the higher resolution that results in four times the pixels as 4K, the Z9G arrives as the latest member of the company's “ MASTER ” line. The Z9G is set to become available in two different size options, an 85-inch screen and a 98-inch screen.
    Sony's MASTER branding is all about the best experience possible within the product's category and with this being the company's first consumer 8K TV, it is not surprising it has arrived marketed as a MASTER-branded product.
    MASTER devices from Sony tend to...
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  • Kodi Accuses Sony Of Preventing TV Owners From Using Android TV App

    14 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The Kodi team, via social media has directly accused Sony of “ actively preventing ” owners of Sony-made TVs, powered by Android TV, from installing the Kodi app.
    At present, the details on the issue are light and so it remains unclear when the issue first started or how widespread it currently is. However, there are a number of reports on the Kodi forums dating back to earlier in 2018 suggesting the problem has been ongoing for months now.
    Sony has yet to respond or comment on the issue.
    Based on the user reports, owners of a Sony Android TV-powered TV seem to be running into an issue...
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