The Cloud TV Box uses Android(s goog) to bring online video to the TV screen. It’s definitely not Google TV, but is it better? Let’s take a look:
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Show notes for this episode:
- More information about the Cloud TV Box can be found on the Sungale website.
- The device is baed on Android, much like Google TV. However, UI and functionality are quite different. Check out our coverage of the most recent Google TV update.
- Check out our e-book Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable to learn more about various streaming devices, including Google TV, Roku, Apple TV and more. The book is available for $5 on Amazon(s amzn), Barnes & Noble(s bks) and iTunes(s aapl).
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