You can change the background of the home screen by going to setting (system>advanced) and selecting Display then Wallpaper and hit live wallpaper.
There are some of the basic android live wallpapers on it by default. So we don not have to look at the less then attractive default background now.
Also a quick tip. May be brought up before but hitting the Center button on the controller is the same as hitting the menu button on any android device. Useful if you find yourself trying out some side loaded apks.
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