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Old 02-23-2016, 08:26 PM
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I have Kodi running on 2 fire sticks as well as a laptop which I as use as a home theater PC.
I have it running on a laptop, a tablet and a Nexus TV box. IMO, it's good for what it does, but I find the interface a bit cumbersome. It bothers me slightly that the tool is strictly for consuming content, rather than organizing it.
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Old 02-24-2016, 08:21 AM
 
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I have it running on a laptop, a tablet and a Nexus TV box. IMO, it's good for what it does, but I find the interface a bit cumbersome. It bothers me slightly that the tool is strictly for consuming content, rather than organizing it.
I agree about the organizing. There is the built in 'favorites' list and there is an add-on called 'Super Favorites' which makes an attempt at organizing content. As of now there is no consensus among the developers, hopefully in the future that will change.

http://koditips.com/featured-kodi-su...-kodi-program/
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Old 02-25-2016, 10:16 AM
 
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Is this the same thing as the Kino box?
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Old 02-25-2016, 02:05 PM
 
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Is this the same thing as the Kino box?
Looks like it has Kodi integrated with it.
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Old 02-26-2016, 03:29 PM
 
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and looks completely illegal...
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Old 03-03-2016, 11:25 AM
 
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and looks completely illegal...
It's weird because you can't order the box directly off of the site. You have to go through one of their "distributors". Kind of like a pyramid scheme. Very fishy.
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Old 03-03-2016, 03:36 PM
 
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There is this one which seems totally legit and overpriced IMO. A friend ordered one and raves about it but I have yet to see it personally. It has dedicated hardware, Android OS and runs KODI. Go figure. I don't know enough about it to see exactly how it works and keeps working?

http://www.amazon.com/Dragon-Streami.../dp/B00IZQW8E2
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Old 03-04-2016, 08:41 AM
 
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So, in other words, your friend paid $250 for a box and I could do everything he's done on my phone for free.

All these boxes are total ripoffs. Period. Yes, they sometimes work. But there is NO support. O look, this one has a 6 MONTH warranty. 6 months? For $250 you only get a 6 month warranty? Why is that? RED FLAG.
You can EASILY install Kodi yourself on a phone, tablet, computer for $30 you can Chromecast it to your TV... But it's not on Roku which would make it super easy.
So these people throw together these poorly sepc'ed crappy little boxes to make it easier for the not so techy to get it on a TV and slap Kodi on it with some Kodi addons. most using pirate add-ons...

Educate yourselves...
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Old 03-04-2016, 10:04 AM
 
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Tried OPENELEC a few years ago when I read this article: OpenELEC Is a Fast-Booting, Self-Updating Version of XBMC for Home Theater PCs. After a few snags and gotchas, eventually got it working. It was freaking fast.

But have since moved on to TVMC. Way easier.
TVMC: an out-of-the-box Kodi solution
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Old 03-04-2016, 10:23 AM
 
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Tried OPENELEC a few years ago when I read this article: OpenELEC Is a Fast-Booting, Self-Updating Version of XBMC for Home Theater PCs. After a few snags and gotchas, eventually got it working. It was freaking fast.

But have since moved on to TVMC. Way easier.
TVMC: an out-of-the-box Kodi solution

I personally do not like "canned" versions of Kodi. The problem I have is when something breaks. I admit there's a bit of a learning curve at first but much prefer the control I have when using it "stock".

There's another "canned" version called The Black Box.
The Black Box Build & Wizard Add-on For Kodi or Xbmc | Tutorial Iptv ,Xbmc & Kodi ,Android

A bit more on builds
Our Picks For The Top 5 Best Kodi Builds of 2015 | WirelessHack
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