Android TV will get its personal iPhone app

Android TV gets its own iPhone app

Google has quietly launched a brand new iPhone software that works with Android TV, its sensible TV platform for standalone media gamers and TVs. The Android TV app for iOS lets these with any supported system use their iPhone as a distant management for his or her system – identical to the Android counterpart already presents. With a primary, no frills design, the app enables you to search utilizing your voice or textual content, in addition to use the d-pad or gestures to regulate your Android TV.

The app works over Wi-Fi to attach together with your Android TV, and requires that the iPhone and participant are on the identical community.

Along with simply providing one other approach to work your Android TV, the profit to this app is that it permits a number of individuals to attach remotes to be able to benefit from Android TV’s multi-participant video games.

Having a distant app that works throughout units for this objective is pretty essential, so it’s shocking that Google took so lengthy to convey this app to iOS. However maybe that speaks to the corporate’s bigger concentrate on its extra profitable sensible TV platform, Google Forged (beforehand recognized as Chromecast.) These low-value dongles snagged the title of “hottest streaming gadget” of 2015, as Google bought over 20 million of the unique Chromecast units.

The brand new Android TV app is a free obtain on iTunes.