The latest and greatest version of Android Lollipop at this point is Android 5.1, and it is steadily pushing out to all the Nexus devices – which is a great advantage of being Google’s premier line of devices, as you are always first in line to get the newest version of the OS. Even the Nexus Player – Google’s round-shaped digital HD TV output box which also leads a double-life as an Android casual gaming console – is getting its own version of Android 5.1.


If you are an owner of a Nexus Player box, please do watch out for an over-the-air (OTA) update pushing to you soon – getting your Android TV operating system up to the latest one. There are no clear indications as of now, but there doesn’t seem to be a major aesthetic change to the user interface.

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One thing people have noticed is the addition of a reboot option, pretty much like the Chromecast where the reboot function is essential. This was a good idea to add to the Nexus Player, and we wonder what other small things have been changed from the previous version.

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If you’ve noticed anything new, feel free to buzz us via the comments section. If you don’t have any idea what the Nexus Player is – we would wonder why, but as we are here to help, check out our review of Google’s premier Android TV box.

VIA: Talk Android