One of the autumn novelties that has reached our Android devices is the Google TV application in Spain. A few weeks ago, we said goodbye to Google Play Movies, hailing its new name change and complete overhaul, where Google aspires to make the Google TV app the universal app for streaming services for series. and movies.

In its latest update, the Google TV app adds a useful new feature that wants to notify us when a new series or movie arrives on one of our streaming services so that we know we can now watch it. for free (included in our subscription price) without having to pay your rent to the Google TV video store.

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The new “Available to watch for free” notification

In order for Google TV to notify us when a movie or series hits one of our streaming services, we must first add that movie or series to your list. For this we have two options, search for the movie or series in the Google TV app or from the Google search engine. In the content card or map, you will see the “On Your List” or “My List” button that you will need to press to let Google know that you want to see this series or movie in the future. In the “My List” tab, you will see all your favorite movies and series, being able to filter to see those that you can already watch for free with your subscription.

By default, starting with the last Google TV update, when one of these paid movies or a new series or season reaches one of our subscriptions, Google TV will send us a notification to let us know that we can now view this content for free.

In Settings> Update notification preferences, we can turn off the new option Available to watch for free if we don’t want Google TV to notify us when the content on our list is available for free viewing. Additionally, by default, Google TV will also notify us when a movie on our list is also available for rental or purchase, or when its price drops.

The one but big downside is that the Google TV app currently only supports Disney + and Prime Video subscriptions, so it still doesn’t detect when a series or movie hits Netflix or HBO Max, among other services not supported. in charge.

Via | Android Police
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