Review of XBMC on the OUYA from a Newbie’s Perspective

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It's been a few months since we began testing the OUYA and we're very pleased to share our opinion that the device is the only good Android-based hardware option for XBMC that's currently on the market. We tested pretty much every popular option that's you could have possibly heard about, and this is by far the only one that gives you the opportunity to actually enjoy your XBMC home entertainment … [Read more...]

Preliminary Review of the Little Black Box Android TV Device

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Just over a month ago we were given the privilege of getting our hands on one of the latest devices to hit the XBMC consumer base. What is this mystery device you ask... The Little Black Box. Here at XBMC ANDROID we had heard a lot of exciting things about this new device and like many of you, we were anxious to jump right in. THE GOOD The Little Black Box is unique from its competitors in … [Read more...]

How-To Install XBMC-Linux on the Pivos XIOS DS and then Configure It with the XBMC HUB Wizard Addon

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So you just picked up a Pivos XIOS DS from your local electronics retailer, we're now going to assume that you're totally lost and explain to you exactly what to do from top to bottom. We're currently recommending that you flash your device with XBMC-Linux as it's substantially more stable and was designed specifically with the Pivos XIOS DS in mind, in time you might want to consider migrating to … [Read more...]

Leaked Photos of the Upcoming Jynxbox Android TV Product Line

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It seems that Jynxbox is trying to revamp their current product line with the release of several new models including the new Jynxbox Android M3 device, the Jynxbox Android XD, Jynxbox Android XL and the Jynxbox Live set top boxes, this information leaked by the Chinese manufacturers of course. We don't have all the information on these devices just yet, but from what it we understand the Jynxbox … [Read more...]

Geniatech M3 ATV510B Source Code Public Release

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Android TV has been around for quite some time but has yet to be truly embraced in any meaningful way by the Android development community itself, despite the wide array of quality hardware devices available for purchase on the open market to date. It is our belief that part of the problem lays in the poorly tested firmware released by Chinese factories manufacturing these devices and we're now … [Read more...]

Follow Up Review of the Pivos XIOS DS

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So, it's been a while since my first review of the Pivos XIOS DS and I felt that now that I've tested the new and "improved" M3 model, it was finally time to follow up with a review of what my experience has been like since. Before I begin, I'll tell you that I've tested over 100 units so far, and while I'm not personally a computer programmer, I am extremely technologically knowledgeble and was … [Read more...]

Best Android TV Set Top Boxes for XBMC, Just in Time for the Holidays

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People across the web have been asking the same question "which set top box that runs XBMC should I buy for Christmas gifts?" We're going to briefly overview a few of the Android hardware options that we've tested to date. For now XBMC for Android is still in the development stages, so you want to stick with hardware that's confirmed to work, whereas in the future once XBMC for Android is more … [Read more...]

Preliminary Review of the Pivos XIOS DS

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It's nice to finally post here, been waiting a while until I had something worthwhile to write about. Before I get started, I'll introduce myself. I'm quite involved in the XBMC community, so I'm not your average joe tester, I'm pretty experienced, however for the purposes of this review I will be speaking on from the mindset of any educated thirty-something year old, with a high aptitude for … [Read more...]