The Nexus Player is the first commercially available device featuring Google’s new Android TV platform. What does Android TV on the Nexus Player look like, which apps are available and what else does it have to offer? Watch this video for a detailed look.
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Show notes for this episode:
- The Nexus Player is manufactured by Asus and sells for $100 on the Play Store. An optional game controller costs $40.
- The device features a 1.8GHz Quad Core Intel Atom processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of memory. There is no Ethernet port, so you’ll have to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi. More specs can be found on the Nexus Player website.
- The Nexus Player also supports Google Cast, which means that any Chromecast-compatible app will run as well.
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