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Old 16-09-2020, 11:22 AM   #3346
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I have a Mi Box S but the puffin browser that comes with it doesn't allow downloading of files.
Anyone have got any simpler alternatives? Any tips and tricks with the box that I can do with it?

currently I have Plex, DSVideo installed on it.

also, should I root it?

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don't install any browser. mibox is limited RAM, browser take up too much ram even you don't run it. it will make your box laggy.
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Old 16-09-2020, 11:57 AM   #3347
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don't install any browser. mibox is limited RAM, browser take up too much ram even you don't run it. it will make your box laggy.
but I want to download my VPN .cert onto it. Right now I have no way of doing so. So far no lag yet despite having puffin installed though.
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Old 16-09-2020, 12:00 PM   #3348
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Usually you do not need to use browser. You download from your PC or mobile phone and then transfer to the box if necessary (to side load other apps).

But you can still use apps like "Downloader" from AFTVnews to do that.

Root is the worst thing you want to do on Mi Box S.
so it can load thumb drive? I havent try it yet. I will try it on the following week.

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Old 16-09-2020, 01:58 PM   #3349
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but I want to download my VPN .cert onto it. Right now I have no way of doing so. So far no lag yet despite having puffin installed though.
Use X-plore File Manager log into your Windows/ Mac computer and get whatever file you need.

How to Share a Windows 10 folder to Android TV OS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Qn8MJArxh4
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Old 16-09-2020, 02:03 PM   #3350
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https://x-plore-file-manager.en.uptodown.com/android

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Old 16-09-2020, 02:55 PM   #3351
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1) Nvidia Shield TV 2019 Pro, Dolby Vision, HDR10, Dolby Atmos, DTS X, etc.
https://androidpctv.com/review-nvidi...v-2019-opinion

2) Dedicated brand like Zidoo, for example Zidoo Z9X, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Dolby Atmos and DTS X.
https://androidpctv.com/review-zidoo-z9x-opinion/
Yesterday I was just thinking Zidoo (again) come out w/ another Z9 series TV box (Z9X) -- that rival the Nvidia Shield in terms of cost.

Today (16/9), Bro Xiaofan already (started to) share link(s) to it. Shows how much you're in to hardware. Haha..

Hi any cheap and good box that is able to stream 4k remux with HDR? Currently stuck kodi on lousy box(dad got scammed at SLS) 100mbps port and keep buffering. Tried Plex on my Samsung TV also same problem limited to 100mbps, impossible to stream remux ATM. Looking for a cheap and solid upgrade
The original query was to ask for "cheap and good box ..stream 4k remux with HDR..." -- but you recommended two (2) of the most expensive TV boxes !!

Yes, we naturally expect better video & audio support in higher/highest cost TV boxes.

Unfortunately, in this case...

Dolby vision and HDR 10+.
The request was for support for both HDR formats: Dolby Vision & HDR10+

Unfortunely (in this case), the Nvidia Shield can't apply -- cos the Nvidia Shield supports Dolby Vision but don't support HDR10+ !!

Currently, the Nvidia Shield can support HDR10 -- but don't support HDR10+ -- don't ask me why, go ask Nvidia.

See a thread on Nvidia Web site that laments that fact that the Nvidia Shield don't support HDR10+:
https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce...th-the-next-u/

A more recent (2020 Jul, less than 3mths ago) -- Nvidia Shield review below -- also states that the Nvidia Shield don't support HDR10+
https://www.lifewire.com/nvidia-shie...review-4843544

BTW, while we're still on the subject of Nvidia Shield + HDR...

Do you know that the Nvidia Shield don't support Youtube HDR ?!?

Yup, the Nvidia Shield -- (widely regarded as) King of TV boxes -- don't support HDR when using it to watch Youtube.

This is supposedly because even the (latest) 2019 Nvidia Shield don't have VP9 profile 2 support.

Yes, many other (cheaper) TV boxes have Youtube HDR support -- but not on the Nvidia Shield.

Why?!? Don't ask me why, go ask Nvidia.

Who doesn't want to watch Youtube in as high quality as possible?

See threads below discussing the lack of Youtube HDR support on the Nvidia Shield:
https://www.reddit.com/r/ShieldAndro...ube_in_hdr_if/
https://www.reddit.com/r/ShieldAndro...ro_why_not_on/

So this means, you can watch (up to) Youtube 4K 60fps but NOT Youtube 4K 60fps HDR -- on the Nvidia Shield.
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Old 16-09-2020, 04:53 PM   #3352
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Use X-plore File Manager log into your Windows/ Mac computer and get whatever file you need.

How to Share a Windows 10 folder to Android TV OS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Qn8MJArxh4
I have this installed but it cannot allow me to copy though,. Perhaps I have to try harder
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Old 16-09-2020, 06:19 PM   #3353
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Very nice summary on the Nvidia Shield TV situation on HDR10 and HDR10+. 👍
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Old 16-09-2020, 06:26 PM   #3354
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Also from your reply,
You seems to imply that -- you're using a 2019 Samsung QLED TV to watch both Dolby Vision & HDR 10+ contents.

May I know what is your (exact) TV model?

Maybe my knowledge is limited -- but I'm not aware of any 2019 Samsung QLED TV that supports both HDR formats: Dolby Vision & HDR 10+
It seems to me Samsung still does not support Dolby Vision yet, only HDR10 and HDR10+.
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Old 16-09-2020, 08:39 PM   #3355
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It seems to me Samsung still does not support Dolby Vision yet, only HDR10 and HDR10+.

Hard to follow now more and more new terminologies for better video quality. DV, HDR, HDR10+ etc.

Just using my eyes and not knowing much about technology, my view is OLED is still what I prefer. Sometimes new features are meant to justify higher prices or newer models to introduce.
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Old 16-09-2020, 10:26 PM   #3356
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I have this installed but it cannot allow me to copy though,. Perhaps I have to try harder
Yes, try harder and you will get it.



Click on the Share.. [this will share the folder]

If you connect to the folder and if the folder is "empty" then you have do the share the exact files.

Go to the folder and right click on the file "VPN .cert" Give access to > "client".
Try ...
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Old 16-09-2020, 11:19 PM   #3357
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Yes, try harder and you will get it.



Click on the Share.. [this will share the folder]

If you connect to the folder and if the folder is "empty" then you have do the share the exact files.

Go to the folder and right click on the file "VPN .cert" Give access to > "client".
Try ...
erm... wrong context but anyway I will try again and report. thank you
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Old 17-09-2020, 09:31 AM   #3358
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erm... wrong context but anyway I will try again and report. thank you
https://www.maketecheasier.com/acces...rs-on-android/
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Old 17-09-2020, 01:57 PM   #3359
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erm... wrong context but anyway I will try again and report. thank you
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Old 17-09-2020, 05:41 PM   #3360
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My T95 tv box gets quite hot even with normal use (~80 Celsius) but it cools down to 60 Celsius with a cooling fan.

Turns out the 5v 2a power adapter/plug gets super hot too. I am thinking of getting a replacement plug with Safety Mark in Sim Lim.

Anyone has experience in getting a replacement power adapter/plug? Or can recommend where to buy cheap power adapter?

PS: Going through intense regret from getting this box. It's price is okay but would suggest anyone to think twice before buying this box.
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