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Old 05-01-2019, 05:55 PM   #946
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Thank you for the quick response. It looks like this is what I need.
However I am not computer savvy and have only recently heard of 'VPN'.
I need to pass this on to my son and hopefully he can set this up for me.
You can try Mobdro first to see if you like it or not. IMHO the content is comprehensive but the video quality is so so.
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Old 05-01-2019, 07:00 PM   #947
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I just like to let you know that for people not computer savvy we need the fully loaded TV Box so that we can just plug in and play.

Yes I paid 3 or 4 times what you paid.

Up to now I have been trying to teach my wife how to watch the Korean drama series but she has to go through 4 or 5 steps and it is beyond her.


don't think that the tv channels from 'infinite' tv box are legal , or may be worst case for you - not working

may be you should go small claim Tribunals to get your refund if the seller told you otherwise.

next time buy your boxes online at 1/3 or 1/4 the price and install free working apps yourself.
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Old 05-01-2019, 07:20 PM   #948
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I just like to let you know that for people not computer savvy we need the fully loaded TV Box so that we can just plug in and play.

Yes I paid 3 or 4 times what you paid.

Up to now I have been trying to teach my wife how to watch the Korean drama series but she has to go through 4 or 5 steps and it is beyond her.
don't have to go through 4-5 steps, you just need to install one right app and don't have to be computer savvy.

it is illegal to sell fully loaded tv box, and many buyers of such boxes faced problems after a few weeks with disabled app or non-working app and go to to seller for them to be milked.
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Old 05-01-2019, 08:18 PM   #949
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don't have to go through 4-5 steps, you just need to install one right app and don't have to be computer savvy.

it is illegal to sell fully loaded tv box, and many buyers of such boxes faced problems after a few weeks with disabled app or non-working app and go to to seller for them to be milked.
It is only illegal from last month onwards. Nothing wrong with the apps. Just blocked by the government. Haven't tried the app you suggested. Hope the video works O.K and not block by the government.
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:12 PM   #950
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It is only illegal from last month onwards. Nothing wrong with the apps. Just blocked by the government. Haven't tried the app you suggested. Hope the video works O.K and not block by the government.
in jan 2018, one of the sellers for these fully loaded boxes was sued.

better not to buy these box else you may stand to lose the money the next day you bought the box.
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It is only illegal from last month onwards. Nothing wrong with the apps. Just blocked by the government. Haven't tried the app you suggested. Hope the video works O.K and not block by the government.
Why illegal from last month onwards?
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:25 PM   #952
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in jan 2018, one of the sellers for these fully loaded boxes was sued.

better not to buy these box else you may stand to lose the money the next day you bought the box.
I thought the court has no justification yet as the hearing of the case will be in coming June. I hope the case will be settle out of court.
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:55 PM   #953
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Despite app ban, business as usual at TV box shops in Sim Lim Square
Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...quare-10969736
Why illegal from last month onwards?
The ban was effective 26-11-2018 to be precise according to CNA.
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Old 05-01-2019, 10:05 PM   #954
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newbee here seek help. Just bought xiaomi box and really good to watch Netflix and yutubu. Can anyone help how to install Chinese Live TV and dramas. Thanks
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newbee here seek help. Just bought xiaomi box and really good to watch Netflix and yutubu. Can anyone help how to install Chinese Live TV and dramas. Thanks
There are many apps available for Chinese Entertainment.

You can refer to the thread here.
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/h...537957-27.html

Some of the apps I am using myself.

VOD: you can pay for Youku VIP, roughly RMB15 or S$3 per month. I paid through Taobao 88VIP and it is only 88RMB per year which gives you Youku and Xiami Music VIP for one year. No need VPN based on my experiences.

IPTV:
华文电视 is the legal Chinese Live TV apps approved by Chinese government targeting overseas Chinese market.
http://www.5itv.tv/

You can also cast from your phone as Mi Box global version has Chromecast function built-in.

I used to start a thread about Android Chinese Entertainment apps but it was deleted by the admins. Interestingly the iPhone Chinese Entertainment thread is still there -- probably because all apps are from Apple App Store and no side load of apps.

Ref: https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/i...s-5929935.html

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newbee here seek help. Just bought xiaomi box and really good to watch Netflix and yutubu. Can anyone help how to install Chinese Live TV and dramas. Thanks
see this post

https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/1...3-post400.html
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The ban was effective 26-11-2018 to be precise according to CNA.
Only some app banned and there are so many app that can be use to watch. No problem at all.
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Thank you for the quick response. It looks like this is what I need.
However I am not computer savvy and have only recently heard of 'VPN'.
I need to pass this on to my son and hopefully he can set this up for me.
Sorry I just tried using free VPN services (with US server so that I got US IP address) with CNN app and it is asking for US TV services provider user name and password. So apparently the VPN instructions are towards people who already have the CNN US TV subscription in the US but want to access the contents outside of US. Therefore using CNNgo and VPN will not work for you.

I believe it is the same for MSNBC.

Therefore you may have to use Mobdro first to see if you like it or not.

More info about CNN and MSNBC targeting US consumers without cable TV subscription, for your reference only.
https://cordcutting.com/how-to-watch...without-cable/
https://cordcutting.com/how-to-watch-cnn-without-cable/

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Old 05-01-2019, 11:12 PM   #959
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Only some app banned and there are so many app that can be use to watch. No problem at all.
No problem at all?
I spend many hours a day watching MSNBC and CNN USA. Cannot do that any more. Two weeks ago they block the main apps and then two days ago they block the sub apps. I am sure they are working all the way down the line. If your apps is still usable then good luck to you.

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Old 05-01-2019, 11:16 PM   #960
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Sorry I just tried using free VPN services (with US server so that I got US IP address) with CNN app and it is asking for US TV services provider user name and password. So apparently the VPN instructions are towards people who already have the CNN US TV subscription in the US but want to access the contents outside of US. Therefore using CNNgo and VPN will not work for you.

I believe it is the same for MSNBC.

Therefore you may have to use Mobdro first to see if you like it or not.

More info about CNN and MSNBC targeting US consumers without cable TV subscription, for your reference only.
https://cordcutting.com/how-to-watch...without-cable/
https://cordcutting.com/how-to-watch-cnn-without-cable/
Have to wait for my son to load this apps as I don't know how to do it myself. Have you check if it has been block already.

If it has then what alternative is there.
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