It’s no secret that whereas Google TV has lots to supply, it might definitely be higher. The Chromecast with Google TV and standalone gadgets have suffered from efficiency points, laggy software program, and low storage issues, however Google is able to repair it.
For instance, the Chromecast with Google TV didn’t get a single replace in 2022 till seven months into the 12 months, in mid-July. The dongle immediately acquired a ton of affection and optimistic suggestions at launch, however that rapidly turned bitter due to efficiency points and different issues. And that’s earlier than we point out TCL and Sony TVs with Google TV built-in.
Google this week introduced a major replace for its TV platform that ought to hopefully put many of those issues to mattress for good. Extra particularly, this replace goals to handle the 2 largest points going through customers: laggy efficiency and low storage.
In line with Google’s weblog publish, in a number of areas, together with the Google TV house display, “For You” tab, Stay view, and even switching youngsters’ profiles will all be sooner than earlier than. From the second you activate a Google TV machine, the house display will begin up and cargo sooner, getting you to your exhibits as rapidly as attainable.
It feels like every part from navigation, scrolling, switching tabs, dwell view, and extra all acquired enhancements in pace, efficiency, and animations. Mainly, that is Google admitting its Google TV expertise was terrible and has since fastened it. Properly, hopefully. Google says the software program even makes use of much less RAM, so when you select what to look at, it’ll have the ability to stream extra secure too.
And at last, Google added a “Unlock storage” possibility within the settings menu, which was sorely wanted. From right here, homeowners can rapidly and simply clear the cache, uninstall apps or streaming providers they not use, and get essential space for storing again.
Plus, new under-the-hood modifications permit Google TV to mechanically liberate area within the background to stop customers from seeing storage-related errors. We’re undecided what all that entails, and hopefully, it doesn’t auto-uninstall the least used apps, however we’ll have to attend and see.
Google says these options have already began rolling out to Chromecast with Google TV, and choose sensible TVs with Google TV ought to see system updates quickly. When you don’t have a Chromecast with Google TV but, seize one from our hyperlink under.