Devs post hacked ROM of Android TV, Google TV successor

Devs post hacked ROM of Android TV, Google TV successor
Although Google has kept mum on the Android Jelly Bean update to its Google TV platform, it appears at least one team is working on it.

GTV Hacker team member CJ Heres has posted the open sourced code for LG's Google TV devices and a hacked ROM for the upcoming "Android TV" update (Jelly Bean).



The new ROM uses Linux 3.4.5, the same version as Jelly Bean, and is shown working on a Sony Google TV set-top. The ROM comes complete with NDK support and the ability to run a barebones XBMC (minus video streaming). Supposedly, the software was pulled from a Chinese Android device.

Google has confirmed that it will "bring the latest experience of Android and Chrome to devices," including Chromecast-esque features. There is still not timetable for this update.







Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 13 Oct 2013 16:24
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