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Old 08-10-2018, 04:30 AM   #451
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any recommendations for non tvos box that runs viu and has google play store? have the old mibox which was a pita to always sideload when viu updates and the old app doesnt work unless its the latest version.

i also have the mibox international but its tvos with no viu in the appstore nor can it e sideloaded...
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:34 AM   #452
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any recommendations for non tvos box that runs viu and has google play store? have the old mibox which was a pita to always sideload when viu updates and the old app doesnt work unless its the latest version.

i also have the mibox international but its tvos with no viu in the appstore nor can it e sideloaded...
Can't viu be watch by Chromecast?

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Old 08-10-2018, 10:32 AM   #453
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There are android TV boxes with digital tuners built in. However you are better off getting a standalone digital set top box as those all in one units kinda suck
any recommendations for any digital set top box then?
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:07 AM   #454
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Can't viu be watch by Chromecast?
Looking to use the app directly on a box. Using Chromecast to cast from android tablet now but sometimes problematic for not so savvy users when there is Chromecast cannot connect or there is a lag..

If I use the app, can seamlessly stop on mobile and then continue on the tv without extra steps to cast or search for the title..
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Old 08-10-2018, 04:56 PM   #455
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is the android tv box the same as a digital set top box? need to get a digital set top box for my tv as still using analogue tv now.

any recommendations for set top bix if they are not the same?
There are android TV boxes with digital tuners built in. However you are better off getting a standalone digital set top box as those all in one units kinda suck
Recommended to get a separate box. Get the neww media box because the remote control can learn some of the functions of the TV, that'll cut down on the number of remotes sitting around.

I personally using the Draco box with the Funke 250 antenna (value for money).
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Old 08-10-2018, 05:32 PM   #456
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Recommended to get a separate box. Get the neww media box because the remote control can learn some of the functions of the TV, that'll cut down on the number of remotes sitting around.

I personally using the Draco box with the Funke 250 antenna (value for money).
hi windwaver, tks for the recommendations. can i still be able to use the wall antenna instead of the funke 250 antenna?
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:25 PM   #457
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Buy a Xiaomi phone it has infra red and Mi Remote and other remote apps in the play store. Don't need any remote.

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Old 09-10-2018, 07:33 AM   #458
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Buy a Xiaomi phone it has infra red and Mi Remote and other remote apps in the play store. Don't need any remote.

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Phone ir remote is a pita to use. However it is good for pranking friends
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Old 09-10-2018, 09:56 PM   #459
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hi windwaver, tks for the recommendations. can i still be able to use the wall antenna instead of the funke 250 antenna?
You mean the outlet from wall? No, we're going back to good old days of external antenna but this time for digital signal.
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:55 PM   #460
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got new xiaomi androidTV box



https://www.cnx-software.com/2018/10...v-set-top-box/
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Old 10-10-2018, 08:57 PM   #461
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Yeah Xiaomi Box international edition seems to be one of the best choices if people want to use Netflix or high definition YouTube out of the box. Cheaper Android box may have more powerful hardware like processor (eg S912 vs S905X) but lack the necessary licence Xiaomi has.

As for those local Android boxes with questionable apps, it seems they still have values since people here compare the cost with Starhub/SingTel packages. It will not be easy for many to understand how to install all those apps or configure Kodi.

I just bought a few boxes to play with Armbian Linux, not a typical use case but they are cheaper compared to many maker boards. I do not care too much about GPIO either since I have two Raspberry Pi 3B+ there for that purpose.
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Old 11-10-2018, 02:07 AM   #462
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Is the mi box netflix content from usa or local?
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:23 AM   #463
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Is the mi box netflix content from usa or local?


Should be dependent on your nexflix account not the box
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:40 AM   #464
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got new xiaomi androidTV box



https://www.cnx-software.com/2018/10...v-set-top-box/
It is a bit wasted as the new box offered not much difference from the old box.
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Old 11-10-2018, 02:52 PM   #465
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got new xiaomi androidTV box



https://www.cnx-software.com/2018/10...v-set-top-box/
Can this box do dvbt2?

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