Google TV app will turn your phone into a remote control for Android TVs

Android TV owners can already use their phones a remote controls thanks to the Android TV Remote Control app. However, that app hasn’t been updated since forever, a sign that Google has other plans for the app and the functionality it offers.

Those plans have been revealed today when discovered code strings in the Google TV app (previously known as ) that suggest Google is about to add the same remote control capability available in the Android TV Remote Control app.

The strings refer to a directional pad, enter and back buttons, and the ability to pair a phone to an Android TV, …
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