Google officially unveils Android TV

See the original posting on The Verge

With a success under its belt with the Chromecast, Google is officially renewing its assault on the living room with Android TV. Running atop Android L, Android TV will run on hardware a la Google TV and set-top boxes like Apple TV and Roku and consoles, but with an added focus on gaming.

Today’s announcement confirms details gleaned by The Verge this past April. Google TV, launched in 2010 with its apparent ambition to turn your television into a smartphone, is now firmly in the past. Android TV is Google’s rekindled vision for your home’s largest screen, and it’s considerably sleeker and more in line with the competition’s offerings. Entertainment is paramount this time around, as the software surfaces content from the Google Play…

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