Together with the new Chromecast this week, Google TV has arrived primarily based on the Android TV we’ve come to know over the previous few years. Like Android TV, the “Google TV Residence” launcher has been positioned within the Play Retailer for simple updates.
“LauncherX” is the brand new homescreen app for Google TV that ships with the newest Chromecast. It’s reside now in Google Play carrying model number one.0.331643392, the identical icon as Android TV Residence and, one way or the other, over 5,000 downloads already. With this launcher accessible through the Play Store, Google TV can get homescreen updates with no main system replace.
In fact, the brand new Google TV launcher could be very completely different from Android TV’s. It focuses closely on content material suggestions from a wide range of sources and really lessens the give attention to apps immediately.
Google TV House is the idea for all actions in your Google TV leisure gadget. Browse hundreds of films, exhibits, and reside TV channels out of your subscriptions with out having to leap between apps. Uncover new issues to observe with suggestions primarily based on what you watch and what pursuits you.
We wouldn’t be doing our jobs correctly if we didn’t attempt to get this up and working on an older Android TV, however sadly, that didn’t prove very nicely. After extracting the Google TV Residence APK from a Chromecast and putting in on an Android TV gadget, nicely, nothing occurred. You possibly can’t open the brand new launcher, nor does it acknowledge a press of the house button. Disgrace, however completely what we anticipated to occur.
Presumably, although, this Play Retailer itemizing will play some position in the future updates from Android TV to Google TV.
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