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Old 28-06-2019, 07:14 PM   #2176
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What about MT 4k TV box? Good? What 4K box meant? Resolution upscaling?
You already have Starhub Go Streaming box, it should be better than many no brand boxes already, especially with the built-in Chromecast function. If you want a better one, you should look at Nvidia Shield TV, king of Android TV boxes.

As for no brand 4K TV box, they just have CPU which can decode 4k media. Even the cheap RK3229 and S905W CPU based sub S$40 boxes can do that. Take note some of them are actually not able to output 4K though. Better get S905X/S905X2 CPU based box.

But very few boxes can do Netflix 4k, because of the Google Widevine Level 1 DRM and Netflix certification requirements.
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Old 29-06-2019, 09:53 AM   #2177
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You already have Starhub Go Streaming box, it should be better than many no brand boxes already, especially with the built-in Chromecast function. If you want a better one, you should look at Nvidia Shield TV, king of Android TV boxes.

As for no brand 4K TV box, they just have CPU which can decode 4k media. Even the cheap RK3229 and S905W CPU based sub S$40 boxes can do that. Take note some of them are actually not able to output 4K though. Better get S905X/S905X2 CPU based box.

But very few boxes can do Netflix 4k, because of the Google Widevine Level 1 DRM and Netflix certification requirements.
I am surprise that my Starhub GO streaming box is warranty by Google.
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Old 29-06-2019, 12:05 PM   #2178
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I am surprise that my Starhub GO streaming box is warranty by Google.
It runs operator version of official Google Android TV OS. It is just that it lacks the Netflix certification.
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Old 29-06-2019, 02:30 PM   #2179
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It runs operator version of official Google Android TV OS. It is just that it lacks the Netflix certification.
Yeah, it's actually quite a good box, considering it comes with 6 months subscription for $199.
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Old 29-06-2019, 03:03 PM   #2180
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It runs operator version of official Google Android TV OS. It is just that it lacks the Netflix certification.
That is the draw back. If it has Netflix then many will be willing to get it.
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Old 29-06-2019, 04:01 PM   #2181
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That is the draw back. If it has Netflix then many will be willing to get it.
Mi Box S has Netflix and it is compatible with SingTel Cast and SingTel TV Go.

So Starhub Go Streaming box is more interesting for those who want Starhub Go packs. For SingTel customers it is better and cheaper to get Mi Box S.

Of course Nvidia Shield TV is even better than Mi Box S but it is more expensive.
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Old 29-06-2019, 07:40 PM   #2182
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where to watch old HK Cantonese shows like jackie Chan, Shanghai Tan? I tried the tvb app but it doesn't work.
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Old 29-06-2019, 10:10 PM   #2183
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where to watch old HK Cantonese shows like jackie Chan, Shanghai Tan? I tried the tvb app but it doesn't work.
For Premium user, there are some old show under classic but only a little bit eg. wang fei hong.
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Old 30-06-2019, 11:16 AM   #2184
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Earlier I was a free TVB anywhere user so I email to CS and they confirm that only Premium user can watch with the android TV box app so I signed up for the service. Quite ok to watch on my TV.
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Old 30-06-2019, 01:00 PM   #2185
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Hi, I have mio tv and ub box am thinking of getting the starhub go, what do u guys think, is the contents the same? Thanks.
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Old 30-06-2019, 02:34 PM   #2186
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Hi, I have mio tv and ub box am thinking of getting the starhub go, what do u guys think, is the contents the same? Thanks.
The TV channels are listed online. Singtel GO app is available too.

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Old 30-06-2019, 11:59 PM   #2187
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Earlier I was a free TVB anywhere user so I email to CS and they confirm that only Premium user can watch with the android TV box app so I signed up for the service. Quite ok to watch on my TV.
I am using my tv box to watch tvbanywhere+ for free but only basic user.
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Old 01-07-2019, 01:07 AM   #2188
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I am using my tv box to watch tvbanywhere+ for free but only basic user.
Using the phone version of the app? The TV version doesn't work for the free members

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Old 01-07-2019, 01:09 AM   #2189
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For Premium user, there are some old show under classic but only a little bit eg. wang fei hong.
There's actually quite a decent selection. 楚留香 全套上海灘 薛仁貴徵東 薛丁山征西 薛剛反唐 etc all there

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Old 01-07-2019, 01:53 AM   #2190
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im getting an android box, X96 or H96 better?
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