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Why do all Google TV set top boxes have XBMC on them? [on hold]

I am shopping for a new Android TV set top box (actually I am waiting for a lollipop one) but one thing I noticed is that just about all the boxes that I find for sale have XBMC on them but from my ...
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How to create a new user in Android TV 5.1?

Just got the update to Android TV 5.1 and there is a new option to create an account. When I hit that option, I get to a blank page. So is it finally possible to create a new user or did Google just ...
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UDP activated sound is intermittent [migrated]

I have a UDP activated routine which accepts a specific datagram packet and starts playing a 10-second long alert sound. Testing the code on a Toshiba Android TV (L5400) appears to be OK, a message is ...
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Lenovo USB 3 to Ethernet adaptor not working on Nexus Player

I have a Nexus 5, a Nexus Player, a USB OTG cable, and a Lenovo USB 3 to Ethernet adapter. If I plug the Ethernet adapter into my phone (using the OTG cable of course) it loads the cdc_ether driver ...
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How to increase wireless speed supported by Android TV BOX CS928?

i have recently purchased Android Tv Box CS928 from Chinese site http://www.aliexpress.com/item/CS928-Android-4-4-kitkat-Rk3288-A17-quad-core-2GB-16GB-2-4-5-0Ghz-100M/1939723909.html i bought this ...
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Google-cast to Android TV emulator

I was wondering if I can use the Android TV emulator (available from Android SDK) as a Chromecast emulator. Android TV devices (like the Nexus Player) are Google Cast targets. I was assuming that the ...
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What is the difference between chromebox and “android tv”?

What is the difference between Chromebox and "Android TV"? I was thinking of buying either a Dell Chromebox or a Lenovo Touchscreen Chromebook to go with my Chromcast on my living room TV but I ...
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arm boards supporting AndroidTV [duplicate]

Hi I would love to have a go at developing some games for the AndroidTV platform based on Lollipop. I cannot find and devices that run this yet and I am in the UK so cannot buy the Nexus Player. Does ...
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How to switch on Android TV Box without IR Remote Control?

I have recently bought CS928 having RK3288 chipset Android TV Box , which came with IR Remote Control. IR Remote control can be used to Start android tv box and do some other things, but eveytime i ...
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Send a message to an Android TV

I have a new Nexus Player, and I'm wondering if there's an app I can use to send text messages to pop up on the screen, to remind my kid to come up for dinner, etc. without having to go down there. ...
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Does Android TV require always-on internet access?

(this is not actually a dev question though it starts out sounding like one) I've been working on a Chromecast app that functions mainly as a display of information that it gets from other devices ...
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Where can I download Android TV OS?

I'm confused, is this even available? I have a Tegra K1 developer kit and I'm wondering if there's an Android TV image I could download and install on the the K1.
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How can I factory reset my Android TV?

Is there any way to do a factory reset somehow from the welcome screen as I can go through to do anything? After prompting me to choose the language it keeps returning to the Welcome page to start ...
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Why can't I get Dolby Digital sound from Android TV box linked to Sony AVR?

I have just bought my 1st Android TV box (it's a Chinese CS918 rk3188 model) and since it has SPDIF/optical out I hooked that to my Sony AVR's optical input and set the device manager in the Android ...
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Customise home screen on Hisense Vision TV

Just purchased a Hisense Vision TV which is powered by Android. I have just installed the Plex app and want to put the icon on the home screen. Does anyone know how to customise this screen?? Some ...
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Can Android TV Dongle be color corrected?

I need to display a slideshow of products that require accurate colors. The TV itself (Samsung 40") can display photos correctly when played via USB thumb drive plugged directly into TV. However when ...
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Google TV vs Android TV vs Chromecast [closed]

Can someone write or link to a clear comparison of all of Google's TV products? I have the original Logitech Revue, I have a Chromecast dongle, and now there is Android TV. What are the use-cases of ...
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How to load custom logo on andriod start up

New to the site and have little technical knowledge. I have a mx andriod box and it has a custom logo on launch. How can I remove this and have my custom logo on start up ? Cheers Xeine
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Tvheadend on Android DVB-S2 TV Box(AML8726-MX)

I have Android DVB-S2 TV Box CPU: Amlogic AML8726-MX TV-Tuner: AVL6211 I need to install Tvheadend server to the device. To play video in the browser (on the same device) via RTP (or nativ android ...
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youtube app - is there a way to resume play back

I have an android set top box call Pivos Xios. It is running android 4.0.4. This is plugin my 1080p TV. This device is great because for 100$ you get to have a browser on your TV and all the play ...
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Hdmi drivers in Android 4.0?

I am trying to install Android 4.0 on a tv box. I just need to know whether Android 4.0 will have the HDMI drivers. Thanks
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How to pack a firmware update image

I've downloaded a several firmware versions to install on android tv stick to take it out of its boot loop. I need to firmware packed as an update.img file and all the firmwares I've downloaded are ...
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Is it possible to connect the Google TV remote with an Android tv-box like Minix?

I have found the Google TV remote source code. Would it be possible to modify the code so the Google TV remote could work on my MiniX box? It should be possible since their both are on a android ...
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How to assign a button on a remote keypad to start an app on android tv dongle

Please help. Is there anyone know how to assign a button on a remote keyboard to do something like start an app or clicking on a shortcut on the Home screen, such as the Search button will open the ...
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Control Android TV with Android Phone

I have a new tv that has Android 4.0.3 installed. I would like to control the Android system on the TV from my Android based phone. I have tried the following applications. XBMC - Has a great remote ...
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Show Fullscreen Portrait Layout with Miracast

I'm trying to display my phone's screen on a monitor. Landscape works correctly but when I flip to portrait the screen fills a small portion in the middle of the screen instead of changing ...
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zoom on an android tv?

I have a TV that runs android 2.2. It can take a USB mouse and keyboard, and I'm running the dolphin web browser on an auto-refreshed page for digital signage. Only thing is, I can't get it to zoom in ...