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The 6 Best File Managers for Android TV & Google TV [2022]

There’s a lot of discussion about finding the best file manager to use on Android TVs, Google TVs, and TV boxes, especially on places like Reddit. After reading through most of them, I found a lot of opinions. Most people would try out one or two file managers and stop there. Nobody took the time …

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TV Stands vs Wall Mounts: Which Makes Your TV Look Better?

We use both wall mounts and stands for our TVs in our house. I can honestly say I wasn’t expecting it to make a difference in how I watched TV.  But I was wrong.  TV stands and wall mounts have pros and cons, which we’ll cover in the below sections. Choosing the right one for …

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Why Does My Chromecast Keep Disconnecting? [With Solutions]

Imagine you want to show your friends a funny YouTube video, only to suffer through a loading circle before your Chromecast completely disconnects and goes offline. While that’s frustrating, there are some simple troubleshooting steps you can perform to try to get your Chromecast working again when it disconnects.  Perform a Power Cycle There’s a …

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What Is IPTV & How Does It Work?

Even if you’ve been streaming movies and TV for years, you may be confused about IPTV (Internet Protocol Television). You might even understand the concepts of “IP” and “TV” separately, but just not how they work together. It’s understandable to be confused. There’s a lot of misinformation about accessing IPTV services and whether it’s legal. …

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Ultimate Guide to NVIDIA Shield TV External Storage

The biggest problem with the NVIDIA Shield is you never have enough internal storage space. In fact, unless you’re still using an original 2015 NVIDIA Shield Pro, you’ve only got 16 GB of storage space at most. The 2019 base model NVIDIA Shield TV has an even more stingy 8 GB of storage space. The …

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How to Factory Reset Chromecast (3rd gen & Google TV)

No matter what generation of Chromecast you have, you’ll probably need to reset it to factory specs eventually. Why? Resetting puts the device back to the way it was when you first pulled it out of the box. It’s helpful for troubleshooting or adding it to a different home in your Google Home app. It’s …

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Plex Collections: The Easy Button to Organize Your Library

One of the features in Plex I use most often is Collections, but it’s a feature often overlooked by new users. They’re an incredible way to help you organize and group all your media. Whether it’s music, TV shows, or movies, Plex collections make finding movies with a specific actor, theme, or even a particular …

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What to Do When Your NVIDIA Shield Won’t Turn On

As good as it is, the NVIDIA Nvidia Shield still runs into issues, usually centered on display issues where it won’t turn on.  This article covers a troubleshooting checklist of steps to take when you run into this issue.  As always, you’ll want to pack your patience and put your troubleshooting hat on. Let’s fix …

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11 Alternatives to GeForce Now for the NVIDIA Shield & PC

You used to need either a high-end gaming PC or a next-gen console if you wanted to play the latest games. There are more options than ever for gamers looking to play their games through the cloud. Shield TV owners are already familiar with NVIDIA’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service. If not, I cover it …

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How to Fix the Netflix UI-800-3 Error on NVIDIA Shield

Occasionally, the Android TV version of Netflix has a bug that throws an error code UI-800-3. But what does that mean, and how do you fix it? Thankfully, there’s an easy fix. This article will show you how to fix a Netflix UI-800-3 error on the NVIDIA Shield TV and other devices. What Does Netflix …

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