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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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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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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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How to Download & Use The Amlogic USB Burning Tool

Installing new firmware on your Android TV box is a great way to get additional features or fix some pesky bugs. Many manufacturers have an OTA (Over The Air) process to update their firmware. If your device doesn’t have OTA updates, you can still flash your firmware using the Amlogic USB Burning Tool. Important Notes: …

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How to Change/Disable Netflix Button on NVIDIA Shield Remote

Let me ask you a question. How often do you accidentally press the Netflix button on your NVIDIA Shield TV remote control? Almost every time you pick it up, right? Want to know how to disable or remap the button to do something useful? This article will walk you through how to disable or change …

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Best Web Browser for Android TV: Tested [2022 Update]

How would you feel if you could browse the Internet directly on your Android TV? While Android TV doesn’t have a web browser installed by default, you can install most popular web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. Even a few web browsers are custom designed for your Android TV, like Puffin. This article looks …

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What Is An Android TV Box & What Are They For?

You’ve probably heard many different things about Android TV boxes from people trying to sell you one.  They’re magic. They let you get any show you’ve ever seen and could ever want to watch.  Today, we’re going to set the record straight and talk about just what an Android TV box is (and isn’t) and …

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Which Generation Chromecast do I Have?

The original Google Chromecast was one of the first streaming devices I ever purchased. I liked it so much, I’ve bought each generation of the Chromecast since. If you’ve got one of the earlier Chromecast devices, you may wonder if it’s worth upgrading. So in this article, I’m going to go through each generation of …

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