Android TV’s voice search capabilities aren’t too shabby, but there’s definitely some room for improvement. Aware of this, Google has added its standalone app to the Play Store making it accessible to people who purchase third-party media boxes outside of its Nexus Player.
In addition to making the software accessible to consumers, this move most likely makes it easier for the company to apply updates directly to the application without having to fine-tune every other part of Android TV. If you’re interested in trying Google’s latest attempt to capture your living room, but the thought of talking to your boob tube doesn’t sound too appealing, you can also pull down the platform’s dedicated remote control app instead.
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