A brand new Google TV house web page is rolling out on Chromecast and it is all change.
Google has begun to roll out a revamped interface for Google TV on Chromecast, making good on a promise that it first made in February of 2023.
The brand new replace has already began to roll out and whereas Google had already shared some particulars about what folks ought to count on, those that are already operating the new-look house web page are noticing that the corporate did not inform the entire story.
9to5Google has noticed that the house web page now begins with a profile image within the top-left nook of the display that will also be used as a technique to swap accounts extra shortly – good for many who have a number of folks accessing the identical system at totally different occasions. That means folks can guarantee they’ve their very own content material suggestions and whatnot.
There is a search possibility (over on the precise) in addition to a For You tab that takes over the function of the earlier Films and Reveals sections. Then after that, there are tabs for Reside, Apps, and Library.
A brand new Fast Settings possibility shows shortcuts to a couple issues together with choices for Screensaver, Wi-Fi, Accessibility, and Bluetooth. There’s additionally a “Tip of the day” part in addition to notifications. That is the bit that Google hadn’t beforehand shared with everybody, so it is a good shock for many who want fast entry to these sorts of choices.
The brand new Fast Settings possibility apart, the general appear and feel of Google TV appear to have been tweaked for the higher. We might positively counsel ensuring that you simply’re utilizing the newest model of the software program when attainable if solely to get entry to these Fast Settings.
Google continues to work to enhance the Google TV software program which is most welcome, particularly given the corporate’s love of beginning one thing and by no means fairly ending it earlier than casting it apart. We’re taking a look at you, Stadia.