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How to sideload any application on Sony smart TVs

Sony uses Android TV across all its smart TVs, which means you get a full-fledged operating system without extra boxes or streaming devices. Android TV also gives you access to the Google Play Store, a library of thousands of TV-optimized games and applications. However, sometimes the app you want might not be available through the Play Store — maybe Google hasn't approved it yet, or you want to install the latest updates before everyone else. That's where sideloading comes in.

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Sony's X800H 85-inch Android TV is now $1,998 on Amazon ($300 off)

There are some types of products you should never buy at the original MSPs: cars, pre-built gaming PCs, and televisions, to name a few. Thankfully, Sony's high-end 85-inch smart TV has now dropped to $1,998.00. That's $502 below the original MSRP, and a $300 drop from the previous price.

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Sony's 55-85" X950G and X900F 4K Android TVs drop to their lowest prices ever at Amazon and Best Buy (up to $1,000 off)

If you didn't jump on the Sony TV sales we covered in October, your patience has paid off. In one final push up to Christmas, Sony's X950G and X900F Android TVs have officially hit some of the lowest prices we've seen on these models. You can pick up your own X950G or X900F from Amazon or Best Buy right now for as low as $798 ($202 off).

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Sony X900F 49-inch 4K Android TV drops to $800, an all-time low ($100 off)

Ahead of an influx of TV deals during the oncoming Black Friday sales, Sony’s 49-inch X900F Android TV from 2018 is retailing at its lowest price ever. Right now, you can get one of these for just $798, making it an attractive addition to your entertainment setup for your weekend binge-watch sessions. The 4K HDR TV has been selling at around $900 for a while without attracting a discount alongside its larger-sized peers.

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(Update: Sony denies) Official Apple TV app was available for some Sony Android TVs before being abruptly pulled hours later

With the launch of Apple TV+ looming (it's November 1st, for anyone keeping score), OEMs have been scrambling to get the Apple TV app greenlit for their hardware platforms. Earlier this week, we reported that select Amazon TV Fire Sticks received official supoprt, and for a brief moment today, Apple TV found its way to some Sony Android TVs — just to be renounced hours later.

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[Update: Even lower prices] Sony X900F 4K Android TVs are on sale for up to $800 off

With temperatures dipping into autumn territory, now's the perfect time to cozy up in front of a brand new television and binge on your favorite content, be it shows, movies, games, or Play Store apps. In addition to the TV deal we posted yesterday, today's bargain offers a new Sony X900F series Android TV for up to $800 off.

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Highly rated 55", 65", and 75" Sony Android TVs currently on sale for up to $800 off

When it comes to high-end televisions, Sony arguably rules the roost — the Android TV-running X950G lineup is a popular choice amongst average and expert consumers alike. If you've had your eye out for a Sony 4K TV, two models of the 2019 lineup are currently on sale — the 55" and 65" variants of the X950G, and the 75" variant of the X900F.

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Android TV 8.0 rolling out to recent Sony TVs, sideload available now

Sony is one of the best OEMs around when it comes to updating its smartphones in a timely fashion, but the company's smart TVs are another story. Even though Android 9 Pie was released five months ago, and Android Q is on the horizon, Sony is just now rolling out Oreo to some of its smart TVs.

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Opera's Android TV browser renamed to 'Vewd Browser'

Several years ago, Opera Software spun off its TV division as a separate company, fittingly named 'Opera TV.' While the company was responsible for the various TV ports of the Opera browser, it also developed an entire software platform designed for media players, car head units, and smart TVs - similar to Roku OS and Android TV.

Opera TV was purchased by Moore Frères & Company in 2016, and in August of this year, the company announced it was rebranding itself as 'Vewd.' Now the Android TV browser, which is included on some Sony Smart TVs, has changed to 'Vewd Browser.'

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Android TV app for Comcast Xfinity coming in 2018, but only for Sony TVs at first

Over a year ago, Comcast revealed that it was working on an Xfinity app for Android TV. It was part of the 'Xfinity TV Partner Program,' designed to make its television service available on smart TVs and internet-connected streaming boxes. That way, you wouldn't have to lease a cable box (unless you didn't want TV congesting your home internet network) - just install the app and start watching content.

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