Android TV Guides

Oct 7, 2018

How to set up Plex Live TV and DVR

Live TV can be one of the hardest things to give up for cord cutters, especially if you’re a big sports fan. You can always sign up for something like DirecTV Now or Sling TV to replace it, but … Read More

Dec 9, 2014

How to use your Harmony or other universal IR remote to control your Android TV device

Android TV brings a number of things that the Chromecast lacked like an on screen interface, gaming, and a remote control. As to the remote control, Google continued the industry trend and made it Bl … Read More

Dec 3, 2014

How to rename your Android TV devices so you can easily identify them when Chromecasting

Android TV includes Google Cast so you can use compatible Chromecast apps to push content to your TV. However, if you have multiple Android TV devices (same model), you will find it difficult to dist … Read More

Nov 26, 2014

How to set up a slideshow screensaver on Android TV that utilizes your own photos from Google+, Dropbox, and more

One of the advantages of Android TV (Nexus Player and ADT-1) over Chromcast is that you can have a slideshow screensaver that will automatically turn on not only when the device is idle, but it will … Read More

Nov 25, 2014

How to sideload apps (APK files) on the Nexus Player or ADT-1

Since Android TV is Android-based, you can sideload just about any Android app you want. Now that doesn’t guarantee that it will work properly. In fact chances are that it won’t. However, … Read More