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  1. chopper

    chopper Active Member

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    If you click on Google Play within the Google Play App there is now categories and a lot more Apps available on GTV!

    Edit: Ok so I was a bit off in how this works, Forget about clicking on Google Play within the App just scroll down and select Other Apps and Other Games. You will now see categories and a lot more Apps. If this is not new then it took me a long time to stumble upon this way of finding new Apps, I dropped into a Dept. Store and was playing with the New Sony box today and it has a Section like this called Sony Apps or something similar and I guess these are Sony exclusive Apps and they do not show up on my Revue.

    By the way a few customers gathered around and watched me play with it and it looks like I sold at least one box. The staff in the store were also learning how to use it while I played. Eventually I will pick one up if the bugs get ironed out with WD Ext. hard drives and they support the TV and Movies App with full Cable TV integration here in Canada.
     
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    ChrisG8 Well-Known Member

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    I just checked one of mine, I am at 1.2.0, guess I haven't gotten the update yet.
     
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    Mine is also on 1.2.0
     
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    is this b s
     
  5. chopper

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    No BS I have been around here for some time now and don't make things up! Perhaps the update is being rolled out in Canada 1st. Here try this to force the update:


    edit: can't seem to be able to find the APK I have to share it here
     
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    ok sorry about that
    try what to force update ??
     
  7. chopper

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    Ok so I was a bit off in how this works, Forget about clicking on Google Play within the App just scroll down and select More App/More Games for categories and a lot more Apps.
     
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    i see it now you are right
     
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    Hmmm ... I do trust you, Chopper, but I'm not seeing the difference here in California. I guess I'll wait to see some sort of update here.
     
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    New apps are added often, I assume daily but I don't check that, is that what has happened here? Chopper, what version of Google Play do you have? Go to All Apps and hold down the enter key to bring up that info.
     
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    I'm still on 1.2.0 are you guys scrolling down to the bottom of the screen and clicking the More Apps and More Games options? I do not understand why some are getting this and others are not unless it's only available in Canada thus far? I am puzzled as to why everyone is not seeing this now?
     
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    That's not new.
    They've always just sat at the bottom of the screen.

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    Well it's new to me. Perhaps it just took me a long time to notice that this way of searching for Apps brings up a lot more new Apps that I had never noticed being offered up on GTV before? I now see categories ie: Top Free, Books and Reference, Business etc.
     
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    I have just received a PM from one forum member who has this working in the USA!
     
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    I can understand how it could be missed if you are just trying it out in a store and don't actually own it yet.
    This has been part of my Sony 46" GTV for as long as I've owned it I think.


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    Here's the deal. The "Other Apps" section in Google Play are apps that will work with GTV - however these apps are not specifically designed for GTV (they are primarily designed for phones - but they also happen to work with GTV).

    The apps in the "Featured For TV" section have been specifically designed for the GTV experience.
     
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