A brand new Google TV characteristic will permit customers to make use of their Android cellular units as remotes for these moments when your streaming field’s wand disappears with out a hint.
Android cellular distant assist for Google TV arrives immediately after the corporate initially introduced the characteristic throughout Google I/O again in Might. (A spokesperson advised The Verge the instrument will solely be accessible for Android presently and didn’t have something additional to share about future iOS assist.)
Assist for a cellular distant must be an incredible assist to these of us always dropping our wands beneath mountains of blankets and pillows, nevertheless it also needs to streamline processes for issues like getting into lengthy or sophisticated passwords, search phrases, and titles to movies and collection. Google stated that past simply Google TV, assist would lengthen to different Android TV OS units as nicely.
The distant instrument might be accessed two methods: both by including the remote tile to quick settings from an Android machine or by way of the Google TV app (which Google stated will probably be launching in 14 new international locations within the coming weeks).