AFTVnewscast 27: Google Play Store on the Fire TV 2

If you missed yesterday’s live stream, here’s the latest AFTVnewscast episode. Thanks to everyone who viewed live and who participated by asking questions.

The AFTVnewscast is streamed live on Fridays at 1:30pm PT. You can watch all episodes on YouTube, subscribe via RSS, subscribe via iTunes, listen via TuneIn, Stitcher, or download the MP3 directly. Read on for the show notes and links.

Show Notes & Links

Fire TV software update 5.0.5 continues slow roll out

How to use TWRP’s built-in MD5 file integrity checker to avoid bricking

How to install Xposed Framework on the Fire TV 2 running Fire OS 5

How to install the Google Play Store on the Fire TV 2 running Fire OS 5

How to Root the Amazon Fire TV 2

Alexa gains Discovery News flash briefing source on the Echo and Fire TV

App Deal: Leo’s Fortune down from $4.99 to $2.49

Leo’s Fortune game on Amazon

Favourite Marker app on Amazon

Audi video app on Amazon

HSN Home Shopping Network app on Amazon

What’s New on Amazon Prime Video Posts

Fix PS4 DualShock 4 button mapping on the Fire TV

ES File Explorer on Amazon

Total Commander file browser on Amazon

CBS All-Access app on Amazon

Weekly New App Posts

How to move and run Amazon Fire TV apps from an External USB Storage Drive

How to launch Kodi (or any app) by double pressing the HOME button

Sideload the Amazon Appstore smartphone APK for Grid View Apps


Wemo devices for Alexa

CBS News app on Amazon

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One comment
  1. Y2Bogus says:

    Does this allow the google cast component to be installed as well?

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