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  1. Android News

    Fix for Nexus Player remote sleep issue should be coming soon

    For nearly a couple of months now, Nexus Player users have been reporting about an annoying issue that causes the device's remote to sleep after 5-10 minutes of inactivity. Google has finally identified a fix and is testing it internally, which hopefully means it won't take long to get it...
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    Nexus Player gains Google Assistant functionality with November security patch

    The Nexus Player has received support for Google Assistant as part of the November security update. This is the third Android TV device to receive the Assistant.
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    Nexus Player Android 8.0 Factory Image and September security updates now available

    September security patch for the Nexus Player on Android 8.0 Oreo is now available through factory images. These are late considering the factory images for the Pixel and Nexus devices arrived at the beginning of the month.
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    Nexus Players on Android Oreo are uploading GBs of data

    Some Nexus Player users have noted that since receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update on their devices, they've begun uploading hundreds of gigabytes of data. One use case shows 400GB of data uploaded.
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    Android O Developer Preview 3 Factory Images Available

    The Android O Developer Preview 3 factory images are now available to download for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, and the Nexus Player.
  6. Android News

    You can now download the factory images for the new Android O developer preview

    If you don't want to enroll in the Android Beta Program, then you can now manually download the factory images for the latest Android O developer preview for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.
  7. Android News

    The Android O Beta Program is now live for Pixel and Nexus owners

    Google has opened the Android O Beta Program for owners of Pixel and Nexus devices. These are the compatible devices: - Nexus 5X - Nexus 6P - Nexus Player - Pixel C - Pixel - Pixel XL
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    Android 7.1.2 starts rolling out

    The upgrade to Android 7.1.2 has started rolling out. Pixel C and Nexus Player users are seeing the upgrades, though it doesn't appear to be hitting other devices just yet.
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    The 2nd public beta of Android 7.1.2 is rolling out to supported devices

    Google released their first public beta of Android 7.1.2 to supported devices back in January, and now they're ready to test the second beta for it. We're being told by the Nexus Community Manager that it will be rolling out to the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Nexus Player soon.
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    DEAL: ASUS has a Nexus Player + gamepad bundle available for $59

    If you're looking to game on an Android TV device then ASUS has a tempting bundle for you. They'll sell you the Nexus Player they manufacture plus a gamepad controller for only $59. If the listing shows as out of stock, wait a bit and refresh the page as stock seems to be going in and out at...
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    Google releases the factory images of the Android 7.1.2 beta for select devices

    This week we saw Google release the Android 7.1.2 public beta for a number of Pixel and Nexus device. If you aren't willing to wait until the OTA update though, you can download the factory images directly from Google for the Pixel C, Pixel, Pixel XL and Nexus Player.
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    Google announces the public beta of Android Nougat 7.1.2

    Google previously announced they would be doing quarterly MR updates for Nougat and now they're beta testing the first one. You can enroll your supported device via the Android Beta Program, and it is made available for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.
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    The first batch of factory images with January's update are available for Nexus and Pixel devices

    With the release of January's security bulletin, Google has also released the factory images and OTA images for a number of Pixel and Nexus devices. If you own the Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Pixel C, Pixel or Pixel XL, then you can manually grab the new update right now.
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    October Android Security updates are now rolling out

    The October edition of Google's Android Security update is heading out to multiple Nexus devices. The Nexus 6P, 5X, Nexus Player, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 WiFi, Pixel C, and Nexus 5 are all getting rollouts today. Factory images and OTA download links are available.
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    July's Android security update for Nexus devices rolls out today

    The July security update is rolling out to Nexus devices, including the Nexus 6P (MTC19X), Nexus 5X (MTC19Z), Nexus 5 (MOB30P), Nexus 6 (MMB30K, MOB30O), Nexus 7 2013 (MOB30P, MMB30M), Nexus 9 (MOB30P), and Nexus Player (MOB30P). You can manually download factory image and OTA files if you...
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    New Nexus Player reportedly stops by the FCC

    Last month we saw Google remove the Nexus Player from the Google Store and haven't heard anything about it since. Liliputing is reporting (although no link was cited), that a new model has been certified by the FCC. So far, it's been discovered that it has a modified WiFi antenna layout, an...
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    Google removes the Nexus Player from the Google Store

    The Nexus Player was introduced in 2014 with the announcement of Android TV, but now it seems the product is being discontinued. While there hasn't been any confirmation or details from Google, we do see that the Nexus Player has been removed completely from the Google Store.
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    Google releases the 2nd Android N Dev Preview to the Nexus Player

    Toward the middle of the month we saw the Android N Developer Preview 2 released for the Nexus 5x, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and the Pixel C. This left out Google's Android TV set-top box but not anymore. If you're part of the beta program, you should get the OTA update soon. If not, you can...
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    DEAL: Best Buy is promoting Google products with discounts and gift cards

    Best Buy's online website has a trio of discounts that could entice you to purchase a phone, an Android TV box or a new wireless router. Firstly, Best Buy has the 32GB and 64GB Nexus 6P in Gold at a $50 discount, plus you can get a $25 gift card on top of that...
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    DEAL: Best Buy has the Nexus Player on Sale for $49.99

    The Nexus Player has been sold out at Amazon, the Google Store, the ASUS website and even Walmart. Thankfully though, Best Buy has this Android TV set top box in stock and they also have it on sale for $50. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/google-nexus-player-streaming-media-console-black/2445015.p
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    Android 6.0 Bug Makes Colors Look Washed Out on the Nexus Player, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

    Multiple users have reported a widespread bug with Android 6.0 that is effecting the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and the Nexus Player. Google has acknowledged all of these bugs and tells us that a fix is coming soon in a maintenance release for the 5X and 6P. The Nexus Player though, while still...
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    Nexus Player only $45 at Newegg (another $5 off with Visa coupon code)

    The Nexus Player is only $45 on Newegg and you can take an extra $5 off with coupon code VCOSINGLE15 -- dropping the price to just $40.
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    Groupon Has the Nexus Player for $38 Right Now

    For the next 2 days(or while supplies last), you can pick up the Nexus Player from Groupon for only $38