posted by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Jan 2015 22:48 UTC

So, what happens to existing Google TV devices now that Android TV is supposedly the future?

Existing Google TV devices and all of the features of these devices will continue to work, and so will the apps you've developed for the Google TV platform. A small subset of Google TV devices will be updated to Android TV, but most Google TV devices won't support the new platform.

No updates? Well, I guess Google wanted to maintain consistency with regular Android.

But wait! Google isn't the only incompetent player in smart TVs.

This is bad. Really. Got the info from LG: "2014 webOS TV models cannot be upgraded to webOS 2.0. Only 2015 TVs will come with webOS 2.0."

Smart TVs suck. Apple, when you're done with that horribly ugly watch of yours, please show them how smart TVs are done.

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