The latest Android TV update makes it look more like Google TV
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Google launched its latest Chromecast with a new and eponymous UI for the TVs into which it is plugged. It is designed to sort content based on what the user wants to watch most, augmented with an almost inevitably Assistant-enabled remote. However, this left Android TVs, which are based on older versions of the company's smart-screen interface, behind.
This OS is also perceived as fragmented across manufacturers, who might also develop their own Android TV skins. Then again, this is being addressed with updates such as the latest one issued by the Mountain View giant. It re-arranges the UI somewhat under new tabs such as Discover, which is considerably reminiscent of Google TV's For You tab.
Then again, this new facet of Android TV is not the homescreen as it is in Google's own-brand new version. This new update has been rolled out across devices in the US, Germany, France, Australia and Canada to start off with. Meanwhile, actual Google TV is still only available on new devices sold by OEMs such as Sony and TCL.