If you’ve sideloaded apps on your Nexus Player, you’re surely aware that not very many are optimized for use with a remote control. This can make navigating such apps a pretty big hassle, since they were designed with touchscreen input in mind.
But the Nexus Player can actually be controlled with a mouse, which simulates touches and makes sideloaded apps a lot easier to use. There are two different ways to connect a mouse to your Nexus Player, and I’ll outline them both below.
Method 1: Use a USB OTG Cable
A USB On-The-Go cable, or USB OTG for short, is essentially an adapter that… more