Google has refreshed its Android TV interface to appear and feel extra just like the Google TV UI which debuted with on the newest Chromecast again in September.
For context, Google TV is the newer interface for sensible TVs and the corporate’s Chromecast streaming sticks. It is nonetheless based mostly on Android TV although it has a distinctly totally different UI. It’s obtainable on Sony and TCL’s newest TVs and is predicted to return because the UI of alternative for brand new TV fashions going ahead.
The brand new Android TV replace replaces the previous vertical scrollable apps checklist with extra streamlined card-like tabs. The highest a part of the house display comes with Residence, Uncover and Apps shortcuts. Google TV nonetheless has a barely totally different look with its For Your tab being the default residence display and separate class lists for Dwell TV, Films, Reveals, Apps and your Library of content material.
The brand new replace is at present rolling out to appropriate TVs within the US, Canada, Germany, France and Australia with extra areas getting the replace within the coming weeks.