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A Smart-TV platform from Google, in cooperation with Intel, Sony and Logitech.

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Configure Setup Wizard to not install Google TV Launcher

I'm configuring Android TV 11 for a tv box. There I use the standard setup wizard (com.google.android.tungsten.setupwraith, the recent version) and "Android TV Home launcher". The setup ...
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How to install Android apps in television set-top boxes

I am running a set-top box from a provider called Sky, and, this, is in turn connected to an Android television. I can chromecast YouTube videos from my Android smartphone to the Android television (...
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How to bring up an alarm on top of television

I was wondering whether it is possible to install an app that brings an alarm into the foreground while the television is playing on Android TVs. I ask, because, this morning, the television, and ...
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Use Voice Remote for Google TV with Android TV

I paired the Voice Remote for Google TV with an Android TV succesfully, and all functions work. Except for powering on the TV when it is off. This makes sense because I suspect that the Bluetooth chip ...
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How can I reset the WindowManager resolution and DPI settings in the Google TV user selection screen?

I was experimenting with the wm size and wm density commands, and now the Google TV user selection screen does not let me pick a user, telling me that 1920x1080 is not a supported resolution when I do ...
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Can't see soundbar volume level on my TV

I have a Sony HT-S20R sound system. It's connected to my TV using HDMI ARC. My TV is the latest (QLED with support for HDMI ARC and Google TV as OS). But when I increase the volume using the TV remote,...
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Can't connect the laptop to TV using wireless display (Chromecast works fine though)

I got a new TV with Google TV and Android 11. I am able to cast tabs in Chrome to it from my PC. But when I try to connect to the TV using the wireless display feature , it doesn't show anything. ...
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Default launcher on Android TV via ADB problem

After setting the new GoogleTV Launcher as default via ADB (using the command adb shell cmd package set-home-activity "com.google.android.apps.tv.launcherx") on my Android TV Box, checking ...
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Philips Android TV 43PUT7791/v1 boot loop issue

I have Philips Android TV 43PUT7791/V7 which stuck at logo and rebooting continuously. I want to enter into recovery mode . I have tried with pressing and hold down key and plugged the power and ...
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Is there any Android TV that could act as a Bluetooth center?

I'd like to develop an app for Android TV that can control BLuetooth devices. Is there any Android TV that could do that ? Alternatively, could a TV box such as the Xiaomi Mi TV do that ? http://www....
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Nexus Player has blank screen after factory reset

I have an old Nexus Player which I am trying to get working. I ran a factory reset from the UI when I got it up and I was able to get through all the Google TV setup config steps like setting up wifi ...
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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 can I play an Adobe Flash video on my Google TV?

I cannot open a Jib Jab video on my Google TV that someone sent me. It says that I have to have the latest version on Adobe Flash. I thought it came with the latest Google Chrome browser, that's what ...
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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 can I watch HD Amazon videos on Logitech Revue?

I'm running the latest updates for my Logitech Revue (according to the check for updates screen), but when I go to the Amazon Instant Video app, it just redirects me to Chrome. Amazon doesn't support ...
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How do I reset the Logitech Revue to factory defaults?

I rebooted my Logitech Revue today by pressing ctrl+alt+delete, which I have done a number of times before. After it went through the normal boot up it went to a blank screen. And just stays there, ...
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Is it possible to shutdown or restart a Logitech Revue without pulling the power cord?

My Revue (Android 3.1) was acting balky, so I wanted to restart it. I spent several minutes looking through menus, but didn't find an option to shut down or restart the OS. I ended up pulling the ...
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Trouble updating Android Market to Google Play on Logitech-Revue (Google-TV)

When I try to go into the Android Market on my Logitech-Revue it says it needs to update, but never does. On my Acer A500 tablet the Android Market updated to Google Play, so I assume that is the ...
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My Android device with USB host does not recognize my WiFi Adapter dongle. Is there a way I can install a driver or do anything else?

I bought an Android device that doesn't come with WiFi but comes with USB hosts and, as stated in the site, supports Wifi dongles. But mine is not working. I successfully plugged in a USB mouse, ...
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Android Market on Google TV not working after update to Google Play

I have both a Sony and a Logitech device. Yesterday I opened the Market from my Google TV and it immediately began updating it to Google Play. It looked like was not updating for very long time but ...
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Controlling a Google TV remotely via SSH

I have a Sony Google TV running firmware 3.2. Is it possible to install a simple SSH server and log into it remotely via SSH, and then issue commands to change TV channels, load websites in Chrome, ...
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Is the Google TV platform Free? [closed]

I know you can use Android free but is it possible to do the same with Google TV? Let's say I want to build a box myself and use Google TV, do I need to negotiate with Google?
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Is there an alternative DLNA player for Logitech Revue under Google-TV?

The Logitech Media Player included with the Logitech review is problematic - occasionally pausing causes it to stop or jump from video playback to music, etc. I am not seeing any alternative DLNA ...
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Is there a way to update the Flash player for Google-TV on Logitech Revue?

I've noticed any apps that use the Flash player via the browser to play video just fail with a flash error. For example, trying to play a video via Amazon Video On Demand (via the installed App, which ...
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How to place Apps on "Home Bar" for Logitech Revue Google-TV?

How can I add apps to the home bar on the Logitech Revue Google-TV box? I can remove them by pressing and holding the OK button and selecting remove from the popup menu, but I haven't seen an option ...
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Is it possible to use a Google TV device without a TV connection?

With the price of the Logitech Revue having dropped, I am interested in using the Google TV device purely for the (internet) functionality of the Android platform. Since a "Cable or Satellite set ...
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Sideloading Apps on Google-TV

Even though a new version (which includes the android market) is coming out for the Google TV this summer, I'm a little impatient and slightly curious. There are a few apps that I'd like to try out ...
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Does a HDMI splitter exist that will split hdmi into video and audio? [closed]

I'm trying to hook up a GoogleTV to an older Sony TV and the TV has an HDMI input but just below it are the familiar red and white RC jacks for audio. I remember trying to hook up my XBox and the ...
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