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Old 07-03-2019, 02:09 PM   #1291
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Just came back from IT show ,The price is pretty much ridiculous , for old box with 1 gb or 2 gb ram selling at $199 and above, the set specs is same as those qoo10 tv boxes @$50 -$70(6.0 and below).
The mildly better specs box(3GB ram) is $299 really ketuk pricing doubt it is even the
new rk3328 or above series

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Old 07-03-2019, 03:50 PM   #1292
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So what are the differences between UBox gen 4 / gen 5 / gen 6 / UPro2? Only hardware spec? Firmware or channel availability are same?
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:25 PM   #1293
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I saw some recommendation for Evpad 3 max.
Anyone using this android tv box?
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:29 PM   #1294
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So what are the differences between UBox gen 4 / gen 5 / gen 6 / UPro2? Only hardware spec? Firmware or channel availability are same?
HW differences have been covered in this thread.

For the differences on the firmware and channel availability questions, you can ask here.
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/h...538179-95.html

One thing about UPro and Upro 2, the hardware specifications of the two boxes are basically the same. The main change is that UPro 2 is officially rooted and has the built-in ChinaTunnel app to bypass geo-block content in China.
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:36 PM   #1295
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Thanks for the advice! Now wait for Mibox user to advise. Mibox is easily more than $100 cheaper than Apple TV. And...we really foresee the kids using most of it. IT show I will check online prices see what discounts will run on Lazada/Qoo10/Shopee and will get device this week.
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using XiaoMi MiBox S International (official with netflix version)
*not china one

i am using it with Singtel TV Go app directly on the box
*install from google store
.. no need to cast or anything
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:22 PM   #1296
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Hi

using XiaoMi MiBox S International (official with netflix version)
*not china one

i am using it with Singtel TV Go app directly on the box
*install from google store
.. no need to cast or anything
Take note SingTel Cast is not the same as SingTel TV Go.

https://www.singtel.com/personal/pro...-services/cast

BTW, since you have SingTel TV subscription, you can easily activate Cast account. There are some free content for SingTel TV users.

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Old 07-03-2019, 10:58 PM   #1297
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Thinking of getting a mibox S for netflix and Youtube. What are some other commonly recommended apps for me to look into? Hoping for some Chinese channels/shows for my parents.
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:19 PM   #1298
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Thinking of getting a mibox S for netflix and Youtube. What are some other commonly recommended apps for me to look into? Hoping for some Chinese channels/shows for my parents.
For Chinese live TV apps, you can use 超级直播,电视家,etc.

For VOD, you can use imahua麻花影视 and many other apps.

Dangbei market or Shafa market got lots of apps but take note many top VOD apps like 腾讯视频 or 爱奇艺 may need VPN and may need to pay for VIP to have best experiences.

Ref here: for iPhone but also of some value to Android. Of course Android got many more choices than iOS for Chinese Entertainment.

https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/i...s-5929935.html
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Old 08-03-2019, 08:22 AM   #1299
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All these media tv box, if govt order telco block connections to them, then become useless already right?
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Old 08-03-2019, 10:20 AM   #1300
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All these media tv box, if govt order telco block connections to them, then become useless already right?
no.

android box is the same as android phone/tablelet without screen. are you saying govt is going to block phone/tablet?

but if you paid for illegal services, then the service provider can just keep your money and blame the govt for blocking it.
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Old 08-03-2019, 10:49 AM   #1301
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Take note SingTel Cast is not the same as SingTel TV Go.

https://www.singtel.com/personal/pro...-services/cast

BTW, since you have SingTel TV subscription, you can easily activate Cast account. There are some free content for SingTel TV users.
ohh izzit?!?!?!
i go and check tonight HAHAHAHA i didnt know this!!!! oh my goodness
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Old 08-03-2019, 11:26 AM   #1302
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All these media tv box, if govt order telco block connections to them, then become useless already right?
Government cannot block physical all android TV box.
Same logic they cannot block the samsung S8 phone all together even if they not happy with samsung.
It all depend what apps we are using on the hardware.
So government can target those apps.
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Old 08-03-2019, 12:33 PM   #1303
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For Chinese live TV apps, you can use 超级直播,电视家,etc.

For VOD, you can use imahua麻花影视 and many other apps.

Dangbei market or Shafa market got lots of apps but take note many top VOD apps like 腾讯视频 or 爱奇艺 may need VPN and may need to pay for VIP to have best experiences.

Ref here: for iPhone but also of some value to Android. Of course Android got many more choices than iOS for Chinese Entertainment.

https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/i...s-5929935.html
Thanks! Will be looking out for Mibox S on qoo10 now
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Old 08-03-2019, 02:17 PM   #1304
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For Chinese live TV apps, you can use 超级直播,电视家,etc.

For VOD, you can use imahua麻花影视 and many other apps.

Dangbei market or Shafa market got lots of apps but take note many top VOD apps like 腾讯视频 or 爱奇艺 may need VPN and may need to pay for VIP to have best experiences.

Ref here: for iPhone but also of some value to Android. Of course Android got many more choices than iOS for Chinese Entertainment.

https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/i...s-5929935.html
The latest 麻花影视 tv version allows log-in directly from tv box.
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Old 11-03-2019, 09:18 AM   #1305
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During IT Show i still see some selling Android TV box at $169. Business as usual.
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