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Google is renaming Play Movies and TV to Google TV

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Google TV For You TabSource: Google

What you need to know

  • Google Play Movies and TV is being renamed today simply to Google TV.
  • An app update will bring the name change to U.S. users from today.
  • Google TV is also the name of Google's new Android TV interface that ships on its new Chromecast.

Google is rebranding the Google Play Movies and TV app to Google TV, the company announced today. It's the same name that the company gave its custom interface for Android TV, and its supposed to reflect that the experience it offers with the new Chromecast is also available on mobile.

Google TV Mobile UI

Google TV Mobile UISource: Google

The rebranding is rolling out as an app update first to users in the U.S. today. Google hasn't said when it'll come to people in other countries yet.

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