Update to Android Nougat this week, today, now, pronto!

Google’s latest version of Android, Nougat, arrives today. If you have one of the devices below then you are in a slow moving queue to receive the update. Nexus devices, the Pixel C and the Android One device General Mobile 4G should be receiving a notification any day now. Another with previous Nexus experience know that when it can take a week or two for everyone to get the update over the air, Here’s how to check if the update is available on your Nexus device: Head to Settings Scroll down…

The Xiaomi Mi Box has arrived online for sale

Chinese import site Aliexpress has listed the Xiaomi Mi Box for sale for $90 today. This recently announced Android TV Box helped folks keep the hope when Google pulled the Nexus Player from the Play Store and speculation began that Android TV was dieing. Xiaomi’s interpretation met with little criticism as the manufacturer was know for highly competitive prices combined with a better build quality. The Xiaomi Mi Box is reported to play 4K at 60fps, feature an Amlogic S905X Cortex-A53 Quad core supported by a Mali-450 GPU, 2GB RAM and 8GB ROM. Much…

An updated Nexus Player coming soon?

Hard to believe however almost 18 months ago Google and Asus launched the first Android TV devices in late 2014. After a year and a half on the market, the Nexus Player was quietly removed from the Play Store and is now no longer available for purchase. Folks feared the worst, however a couple of companies like Xiaomi have devices compatible with Android TV on the way. Thankfully it looks like the Nexus Player might not be dead after all. It might just be due for a hardware refresh. The Nexus Player received FCC certification…

A Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV coming soon

There hasn’t been a big rush from manufacturers to get Android TV boxes out, anyone who picked up a Google TV has to treat everyone would with a sceptical glance. Two are out right now, the Nexus Player, Nvidia Shield TV in the UK. However announced at Google I/O 2016 from Xiaomi is the Mi Box” Android TV device. The Mi Box will launch with Marshmallow, plus and feature high-end output like 4K video playback and native HDR. Buyers will get a miniature remote included and can add on a Xiaomi-branded game controller if they wish, much like FireTV and…