So we all pretty much know about the YouTube API change earlier this year. I'm still trying to figure out an alternative to that problem. Google has also prevented the continued use of most Google TV boxes and televisions. If you do a quick search you will undoubtedly see how many people can no longer use their Google TV devices after a hard reset. I found myself here after performing a reset to try and get more performance out of my device. It seems that Google has blocked the activation of authentication for devices using older API's. You may also receive an email from Google when trying to sign-in to a freshly reset device, asking whether or not you would allow the device to run. Problem: What is happening is since our machines use an older "outdated" API Google is blocking authentication to these devices. You will know because it will tell you your password is wrong even when it is right. You simply have to access the email and "allow less secure devices" Then after you successfully log-in to your device, you will find that you will not be able to download any apps. You will get an error similar to: "Error retrieving information from server. [RPC:S-5:XXXXXXXXX]" "Google Talkback Authentication Error" Below is a fix for these issues, should work on any Google TV box running Android 3.2 Honeycomb (API 13). Needed: Google Play Services 6.1.07 (1443915-038) Google Play Store 5.8.11 I'm not sure if these files can be linked to on this forum, so the easiest thing to do is fire up Chrome on your Google TV device and search for these files. Or Click on my dropbox link to get to the project folder. Google TV Longevity Dropbox Steps: Download APKs Go to Settings > Manage Applications > Check "Allow Unknown Sources" Install APKs Remove your Google account from Device Reboot Go to the play store and Sign-In With these steps I have had an experience almost better than the original Play Store included with the 917 update. I hope you find this helpful.