Google TV is getting quicker and taking over much less house

Google is seeking to enhance the Google TV expertise with some quality-of-life updates.

In a weblog publish, the corporate introduced that it’s releasing two updates to Google TV so as to enhance the efficiency and cupboard space the working system takes up on gadgets. Whereas there aren’t any new options to get enthusiastic about, it’s at all times good to see an organization make infrastructure updates that — when you may not see them — you’ll positively really feel them.

The primary replace focuses on releasing up cupboard space on gadgets that Google TV is put in on. The corporate says that its new App Hibernation options ought to scale back the quantity of cupboard space required by put in apps by as a lot as 25%. The characteristic can be instantly accessible to customers with no replace wanted on their half.

App Hibernation is a brand new characteristic that can routinely power apps to hibernate when not used for over 30 days (on Android S and above gadgets). We additionally leveraged Android App Bundles for Google TV lowering the scale of the apps by roughly 25%. This frees up house in your system to obtain much more apps and to observe your most popular packages with out fear.

The corporate has additionally included some efficiency enhancements that ought to tackle startup and loading occasions in addition to latency when utilizing a distant with the system.

We’ve made updates to each your gadgets and remotes to get rid of wait time. We lowered the time it takes to get up your Google TV, the response time between your TV and button clicks in your distant, and the period of time you see the loading animation when rebooting your system. These enhancements are already rolling out to your gadgets and can enable you get to your content material quicker.

Google launched the replace a few weeks earlier than the corporate is about to host Google I/O, its annual developer convention. The occasion is predicted to formally reveal the Pixel 7a, Pixel 8, and Pixel 8 Professional, along with displaying off its upcoming software program.