Newegg Enters Smart TV Space With New Google TV App
Newegg for Google TV App Brings Ease and Added Convenience to Home
CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- Newegg Inc.,
the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States,
today announced the release of the Newegg for Google TV app, bringing
together TV, social and mobile components with Newegg's extensive
selection of computer hardware and consumer electronics. Once
installed, the app allows consumers to browse, search and purchase
items on Newegg.com directly from any Google TV device.
"Online shopping should be a convenient experience that caters to
customers no matter where they are during the day," said James Wu,
chief technology officer and acting chief operating officer of
Newegg. "Whether at their desk, on the go, or lounging at home,
consumers should have a simple and enjoyable shopping experience on
Newegg.com. The Newegg for Google TV app does just that, so customers
can research products and shop easily from the comfort of their couch
The Newegg for Google TV app also has built-in robust social
functionality, making it possible for users to share their purchases
with friends and family. Additionally, the app is integrated with
Newegg TV, the company's popular YouTube channel featuring the latest
tech and product news.
Consumers using Android devices are now able to sync their Newegg app
with Google TV to conveniently navigate the Newegg app on their TV
screens. To take advantage of this feature, users must have the
Newegg mobile app installed on their Android phone and pair it with
the Google TV app. Once the two devices are paired, Newegg products
displayed on the Android app can also easily be transferred to the
Google TV app.
Newegg is consistently updating its mobile presence for other
platforms as well. The e-retailer recently released an update to its
Windows Phone app to support and take full advantage of Windows 8.
The Newegg for Google TV app is available now in the Google Play
Store for free and is compatible with Android versions 2.2 and up.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused
e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com
(www.newegg.com) and NeweggBu
siness.com (www.neweggbusiness.com), and
regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. Newegg
delivers a world-class e-commerce platform and is committed to
serving the online technology community, from tech-enthusiasts to
small and medium-sized businesses. Both Newegg.com and
NeweggBusiness.com feature a comprehensive selection of the latest
computer hardware and consumer electronics products, detailed product
descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer
reviews. Newegg Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in City
of Industry, California.
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