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Old 28-10-2018, 03:09 PM   #556
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it doesn't allow me to..

https://preview.ibb.co/eW2O6V/sgtvbox.jpg

Try to use Google: facebook new tv box sg

No issue in reading.
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Old 28-10-2018, 06:24 PM   #557
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Old 28-10-2018, 11:39 PM   #558
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Anyone paid and been using the cloudtv android apps on their tv box?
How is the condition?
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Old 29-10-2018, 08:11 AM   #559
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Anyone paid and been using the cloudtv android apps on their tv box?
How is the condition?
Am using moontv at $88 per yr.
The vod is great.Quality is gd.Update is pretty fast.Went on a movie binge and dont think will be going to a cinema in a long time.

The channels provided are abt 300d.It is delayed schedules on some channels.Quality isnt so good as operators as starhub and singtel.But watchable


At 88 a yr.Its still worth the savings.Overall cost was at 190 with purchase of box.So in a mth i pay like 20bucks or less.Worth the savings in my view.

Even if the company disappears or the server is defunct,i saved quite abit.Liked their service cos they came to the hse.Installed.Gave a tutorial.And are accesible for any problems.
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Old 29-10-2018, 08:13 AM   #560
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Anyone paid and been using the cloudtv android apps on their tv box?
How is the condition?
Google finds one thread here and seems to be no good.
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/h...p-4557195.html
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Old 29-10-2018, 08:41 AM   #561
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Anyone paid and been using the cloudtv android apps on their tv box?
How is the condition?
You may want to try out some of the stuff mentioned in the Facebook group before subscribing to any such packages.

https://m.facebook.com/groups/newtvb...der&view=group
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Old 29-10-2018, 08:53 AM   #562
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Just for reference there are quite some apps for iOS as well from the official App Store for Chinese entertainment and more. You can search Apple App Store for the following.
电视家,idrama,华文电视,欧华生活。

From official Google Store, adrama is available. You can sideload Dang Bei market or Safa Market and then you got many apps to try, including 电视家 and 超级直播。You can also download 华文电视 and 电视家 from their respective website.
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Old 29-10-2018, 12:57 PM   #563
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x96 is just one alphabet and 2 numbers.

anybody can make boxes and called them x96.

same for any other brandless box.

it is like lucky draw, when buying these brandless box, because you will only know what you bought when unboxing.

those who made these box has no reputation to protect, since there is none in the beginning.

it is safer to buy box with brands, the price for box with budget brand are in fact similar to these no-brand box, tanix, beelink, nexbox, are some of the budget brands.

Thanks Mr Choo and xianfan for the helps.

So is Tanix a better brand to buy in term of budget box?
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Old 29-10-2018, 01:01 PM   #564
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That is a good advice, especially for people buying from Qoo10, Lazada or Shopee which I myself do not use.

I use Taobao where no-brand boxes are cheaper and more popular (very few Tanix or Beelink or Zidoo there) and I can use the Taobao reviews to know which one is more popular and more likely to be better. So far so good for me for the three no-branded boxes.

Btw, there is a 15% off (Cap @ $5) voucher (ELVD15) at shopee expired today which bring down the TX3 Max to $39 OR X96 mini to 32.64.
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Old 29-10-2018, 03:40 PM   #565
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So is Tanix a better brand to buy in term of budget box?
Yes Tanix is considered the better one compared to the no-brand box. They have a proper website and they spend time to develop their own Android skin called Alice — whether it is good or not is subject to discussion but at least it shows they are committed to their brand.

Zidoo seems to be another recognised brand but on the higher-end. Beelink may be in the same league or slightly lower.

Mecool is another recognised brand as well. Tanix seems to be similar or slightly lower end compared to Mecool.

Just for reference purposes— not to endorse any of the following brands, at least they have a website and dare to stick the brand on the box.

Mainland China brand targeting overseas market (外贸盒子in Chinese)

Zidoo: https://www.zidoo.tv
Beelink: http://www.bee-link.com
Tanix: http://www.tanix-box.com
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There are some other brands who are just trading companies and sometimes they stick their brand on to of the generic box. For example, I believe Wechip is one of such companies and seem to come out with all kinds of boxes including the X96 Mini.

BTW, other than Xiaomi, there are many recognised brand for TV boxes but their target market is only within mainland China and may not be suitable for use here.
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Old 29-10-2018, 05:01 PM   #566
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new to android box here. my parents home has a hd ready tv. i want to get a tv box for them to watch youtube and netflix. any recommendations for the most pocket friendly and easy to set up ones?

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Old 29-10-2018, 05:37 PM   #567
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new to android box here. my parents home has a hd ready tv. i want to get a tv box for them to watch youtube and netflix. any recommendations for the most pocket friendly and easy to set up ones?

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Mi box. All the unofficial TV box are not lisenced to run netflix DRM etc also they can't support Chromecast etc.

Unless you are a hacker and want to run Armbian Linux on your TV box, you are better off with the official android TV box.
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Old 29-10-2018, 05:52 PM   #568
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Mi box. All the unofficial TV box are not lisenced to run netflix DRM etc also they can't support Chromecast etc.

Unless you are a hacker and want to run Armbian Linux on your TV box, you are better off with the official android TV box.
Or Nvidia Shield TV (expensive) or Amazon FireTV/etc. Mi Box seems to be a good start for beginners.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...juC6o/htmlview
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Old 29-10-2018, 06:26 PM   #569
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Or Nvidia Shield TV (expensive) or Amazon FireTV/etc. Mi Box seems to be a good start for beginners.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...juC6o/htmlview
Out of curiosity, which mi box?

I see that there are Mi TV box 3c, 3s, 4c, etc... Confusing.

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Old 29-10-2018, 06:36 PM   #570
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Out of curiosity, which mi box?

I see that there are Mi TV box 3c, 3s, 4c, etc... Confusing.
No 34 and No 42. Mi Box Global version running official Android TV from Google, not those Mi 3/3c/3s/4/4c boxes targeting Mainland China market.

Mi Box:
https://www.mi.com/en/mibox/

Android TV:
https://www.android.com/tv/
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