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Old 25-06-2020, 08:53 PM   #3031
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why run kodi with netflix plugin when you can use the official netflix app on all these netflix certified boxes.


on other hand, there is a way to use netflix kodi plugin on most other non certified boxes. It is possible to view up to 1080p, however, you must boot up using coreelec.

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/tvbo...3384513558277/
Yes, Coreelec is the way to go for other boxes.
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Old 25-06-2020, 08:55 PM   #3032
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For Beelink GT1-A, it is supposed to be a certified Android TV OS device but I believe the Netflix certificate is fake one. So it may not work any time.

For the Minix, it has Google Widevine Level 1 DRM. I believe the above is kind of a hack.
What is the difference? Fake vs Hack.
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Old 25-06-2020, 09:00 PM   #3033
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What is the difference? Fake vs Hack.
Fake: Beelink does not have Netflix certification but produces a fake certificate in the system. Netflix may break it any time or even sue Beelink. In fact Netflix has already broken it for a few times.

Hack: Minix is honest and not doing what Beelink is doing. But hackers find some ways to get 1080p Netflix. Netflix may still break the hack but it can not sue Minix.
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Old 26-06-2020, 10:05 AM   #3034
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What’s a good and value Tv box to buy for IPTV? I already subscribed IPTV.
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Old 26-06-2020, 12:50 PM   #3035
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What’s a good and value Tv box to buy for IPTV? I already subscribed IPTV.
Box is not the issue. If the IPTV package supports Mi Box S, then just buy it. If not, buy a S905X2/S905X3 based box based on your budget.

The problem is that none of the IPTV package is good.
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Old 27-06-2020, 12:35 PM   #3036
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Old 27-06-2020, 01:08 PM   #3037
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Anyone here owns a Mi Box S or Nvidia Shield TV/Pro? Can your android TV box run apps like Popcorn Time or stream videos from websites like https://myflixer.to/

Also where can i try out a demo set of Mi Box S?
As per Wikipedia, Popcorn Time is a multi-platform, free software BitTorrent client that includes an integrated media player. The BitTorrent usage makes it illegal to be used in Singapore.

As for the above website, it looks like not a legitimate source either so the streaming may be in gray area.

There are legitimate free apps like Tube TV and others. And there are many paid services like Netflix, SingTel Cast, Starhub TV+, etc.
https://www.androidauthority.com/net...tives-1012485/

Mi shops selling Mi Box S, but I never saw people trying the box.
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Old 28-06-2020, 12:16 AM   #3038
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Anyone here owns a Mi Box S or Nvidia Shield TV/Pro? Can your android TV box run apps like Popcorn Time or stream videos from websites like https://myflixer.to/

Also where can i try out a demo set of Mi Box S?

Thanks in advance
forget about mibox/shield if you are going to run these 2.

first one is illegal,

2nd one is a website, lets put aside whether it is legitimate, you should not use website on mibox/shield to watch video.
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Old 28-06-2020, 12:30 AM   #3039
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Old 28-06-2020, 09:24 PM   #3040
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Amlogic S905 Y2 4-core processor
Mali-G31 MP2 GPU
2GB of DDR4 RAM
8GB of internal memory
Android TV operating system
4K HDR, DTS-HD, Dolby Audio support
Dual-band WiFi
Bluetooth 4.2
HDMI 2.0
USB Type-C
Bluetooth remote control with voice control and keys for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video

Link here: https://intallaght.ie/leaked-xiaomi-...ve-this-month/

Anticipating this and hopefully the price is not too expensive
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Old 03-07-2020, 03:20 PM   #3041
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Hi Everyone, recently I checked with one of the seller Xiaomi Online in Lazada whether MiboxS support HEVC & H265 playback, but the reply is not supported. Could any expert tell me if this is true? Thank you
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Old 03-07-2020, 04:42 PM   #3042
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Hi Everyone, recently I checked with one of the seller Xiaomi Online in Lazada whether MiboxS support HEVC & H265 playback, but the reply is not supported. Could any expert tell me if this is true? Thank you
don't ask seller technical questions, unless you want to get wrong answers.

almost all the popular chipsets made in the last 5 years should be able to do it with VPU/GPU, and most are powerful enough to decode in software if you insist to do software decoding.
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Old 03-07-2020, 04:56 PM   #3043
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Hi Gregory, thank you for your reply.
My knowledge in this is very limited. Judging from your statement, it seem quite clear you had meant the MiboxS is able to playback HEVC and H265 format. Best Regards
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Old 04-07-2020, 08:53 AM   #3044
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Hi Everyone, regarding MiboxS, I need to know more question for those experts that are using this box, please tell me if it could support playback of movie files from a 3 or 5Tb portable harddisk? Thank you
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Old 10-07-2020, 11:22 AM   #3045
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Hi everyone, i am planning to get an android box to watch movies and tv shows. Looking at Puliderde Q+ from shopee is this box ok?
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