Google is moving the profile switcher to the top left corner and introducing a redesigned quick settings menu in the top right corner. Users in the US get new content hubs.
The changes were announced by Google in late February and are now rolling out globally.
FlatpanelsHD has received the refresh on Chromecast with Google TV and it will also appear on Google TV devices from other brands including TVs. It does not require a system update as Google is pushing the refresh server-side.
Here is how the homescreen top menu has changed:
Left: Old Google TV homescreen. Right: New Google TV homescreen
New quick settings menu
And here is how the new quick settings menu looks. It now has four buttons instead of two, and underneath you get notifications from the system and apps.
Google TV's new quick settings menu. Photo: FlatpanelsHD
New content hubs
Google TV's new content hubs that highlight content from select Google partners are only available in the US at launch:
The new content hubs coming to Google TV
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