Having been in preview for a while, Channels has now launched properly as a TV viewer on the Android TV and the Amazon Fire TV.
If you use an Android device, it’s hard to escape Google Assistant’s reach. Google is putting its digital assistant in basically everything from your car with Android Auto to your living room on Android TV. Because of this, we have to assume many of you are using it a ton, but we want to know … Continued
Amazon won't add Chromecast capability to its Instant Video app for Android, and it won't release an app for Android TV. But there's still a way to get that video on your TV by using your computer and a browser extension.
The number of quality programs on cable TV has declined dramatically in recent years. Global stalwarts like the BBC are still churning out incredible documentaries at a phenomenal rate, but the overall standard has unquestionably deteriorated. Perhaps that’s why cordcutting has become so popular. However, even if you hate modern TV and you’re an experienced cord cutter, there will still be times when you want to indulge in a spot of mindless channel hopping
The Leanback Launcher has been ported to the Amazon Fire TV and the Fire TV Stick, and it can be installed without rooting the streaming devices. The Leanback Launcher is the interface commonly used by devices running Android TV, and it was ported by rockon999, a member of the XDA Developer forums. The developer decompiled
Not so long ago the Android TV YouTube app received a redesign which many users were not so keen on. Although over time it has started to get better with more minor updates. One of the most often talked about criticisms of the new design was the inability to change the streaming quality of a
We recently covered how to take screenshots on Android TV. But there are lots of different set-top boxes out there, and few of them make it as easy to take a screenshot as Android TV does. One of the most laborious devices to take a screenshot on? Roku. Almost any Roku article on any site uses photos of a television rather than screenshots. That’s how bad it is. Alas, just because it’s hard to take a screenshot on Roku doesn’t mean it’s impossible. It just comes with one huge caveat. Let’s take a closer look. How to Take Screenshots on Roku...
If you’ve ever read our Roku and Android TV articles, you may have noticed a stark difference in the quality of screenshots between the devices. Roku makes life hard if you want to take screenshots—you need to put the device in Developer Mode and access your Roku’s IP address from a browser. On Android TV, the process is much easier, though not as simple as taking screenshots on Android mobile. In this article, we’re going to explain how to take a screenshot on your Android TV. How to Take Screenshots on Android TV Taking a screenshot on Android TV is straightforward. You just...
NVIDIA has provided the download links for its 6.3.0 firmware update developed for the SHIELD TV 2017, Android TV, and Android TV Pro gaming consoles, both Recovery OS and Developer Only OS images.
VLC media player has received an update to version 3.0. The new update, which is available for download on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS, includes support...
VLC received a big update today to v3.0 “Vetinari,” bringing with it stable Chromecast support, voice actions in Android Auto, availability on all Android TV devices (Chromebooks and DeX too), and support for Android’s picture-in-picture. Some of this stuff was in the previous VLC beta. Here’s the full list of Android-specific changes: Chromecast support from your … Continued
VideoLAN today launched version 3.0 of its media player across all major desktop and mobile platforms: Windows (ARM, x86, x64), macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS. The world’s most used media player that plays everything just got even better. You can download the new version now: Android, iOS, and everything