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Sony NSZ-GS8 Introduction Manual

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  • Page 1 Feature Introduction Internet Player NSZ-GS8...
  • Page 2 Getting Started: ON/STANDBY Turns the player on or off. Launches the voice search function. When speaking into the microphone, keep a distance of about  10 cm (4 inches) away from it. Control connected devices with one remote: To use this function, make sure that the player is on or [Quick start] is enabled. ...
  • Page 3 Volume/Channel Control (on the side): VOLUME CHANNEL (for the Cable/ Satellite Box only) Turns the volume up or down. Selects the next (+) or previous (−) channel. MUTING Silences the sound Basic Control: PICTURE IN PICTURE HOME Displays two pictures, such as a TV Opens the Home screen (page 6).
  • Page 4 Operate intuitively with a touch-pad: You can click, scroll, drag and drop, and zoom in/out with your remote.   Click Scroll vertically & horizontally   Drag & drop Zoom in/out See “Help Guide” (page 15) for more gestures and detailed explanations. Press and hold the button to drag an item, then release the button to drop it.
  • Page 5 Using the special keys: Search Type your query in the Quick Search Box, and the player will suggest content from various media. Bookmark Bookmarks your favorite content. Other keys: When using in the dark:  Function Keys with orange markings will Switches to Live TV mode and Turns the backlight on and off*.
  • Page 6 Home Access each feature from here You can access various content and applications from the Home screen. The Home screen contains Notifications, All Apps, and shortcuts to select applications and websites. press The Home screen can be customized to suit your preferences.
  • Page 7: Google Chrome

    Google Chrome Browse websites This player uses Google Chrome™ as its web browser. You can access all your favorite websites with the Google Chrome web browser. press select select   Websites can be bookmarked, and you can access bookmarks from the browser menu. You can also add a shortcut of a website to All Apps.
  • Page 8 All Apps Enjoy installed applications You can access all applications installed on your player from the All Apps list. You can launch applications including Live TV, Media Player, and Help Guide from here. press select  Applications or bookmarks in the All Apps list can be uninstalled, hidden, or removed, depending on what you select.
  • Page 9 Find interesting applications Google Play™ can provide you with additional favorite applications. You can download applications and instantly use them on your player. Downloaded applications are stored in All Apps. press select select   You can check the progress of downloads. press select ...
  • Page 10: Media Player

    Play files from USB Media Player devices/DLNA servers You can play back audio/video/image files stored on a USB device or a DLNA Certified Media Server, using Media Player. press select select   You can select a device and change its settings.
  • Page 11: Voice Search

    Search content Voice Search by saying your query You can search content such as weather reports or information on your favorite movie star, etc., with ease by simply saying your query. press  Say your query Say “Help” to display the help screen of Voice Search.
  • Page 12: Picture In Picture

    Enjoy applications and websites Picture-in-Picture while watching TV PIP (Picture-in-Picture) is a feature that allows you to display the TV screen in a smaller window (a sub window). For example, you can browse the Internet on the full screen, while watching a TV program in a sub window at the same time.
  • Page 13 Settings Customize your player You can change various settings for your player from the Settings menu. press select select   You can also access the Settings menu from the menu that appears when the Home screen is displayed. press press ...
  • Page 14 Use your smartphone or tablet TV SideView more effectively Download the free “TV SideView” app to your Android™ phone, Android tablet, iPhone, or  iPad. Using TV SideView, you can use the device as a remote for the player, view the program guide without blocking the TV screen, or search for information about your favorite content.
  • Page 15: Help Guide

    Help Guide Learn more about your player The Help Guide gives you detailed information on how to use the player. press select select   You can also access the Help Guide from a PC browser or smartphone. http://www.sony.net/helpguide/r/ networkplayer/...
  • Page 16 © 2013 Sony Corporation Printed in China 4-466-234-11(1) Sony Customer Support http://esupport.sony.com/ | 1-800-222-SONY Please Call Before Returning the Product to the Store Trademark Information Google TV, Google Chrome, Google Play, Android and their respective  logos are trademarks of Google Inc.