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Old 05-01-2019, 11:38 PM   #961
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Which android tv box is good?
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Old 06-01-2019, 12:09 AM   #962
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Which android tv box is good?
You kope all and try liao let us know?
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Old 06-01-2019, 07:25 AM   #963
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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
mate,thanks you so much forlink and introduction 👍👍
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:09 AM   #964
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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.
Mobdro is not blocked. Just tried it.

Installation is pretty easy.
https://www.mobdro.sc/installation

FYI I myself do not use it though even though it comes installed with two of my generic boxes. In fact I have uninstalled Mobdro from my Android boxes since I am not into the contents offered by it.
Moreover Mobdro is a grey app.

BTW, for US based English Entertainment, Tubi TV is a free legal app from Google play store and kind of free alternative to Netflix. You may need a US VPN to have access to the full content though.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubi
https://thevpn.guru/get-american-tub...nada-australia
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:38 AM   #965
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Mobdro is not blocked. Just tried it.

Installation is pretty easy.
https://www.mobdro.sc/installation

FYI I myself do not use it though even though it comes installed with two of my generic boxes. In fact I have uninstalled Mobdro from my Android boxes since I am not into the contents offered by it.
Moreover Mobdro is a grey app.

BTW, for US based English Entertainment, Tubi TV is a free legal app from Google play store and kind of free alternative to Netflix. You may need a US VPN to have access to the full content though.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubi
https://thevpn.guru/get-american-tub...nada-australia
Thank you so much for your help.
I want to watch the channels on my big screen TV.
So do I still download on to my mobile tablet or my Android TV box.
If on my Android box would it be different as it has limited inputs and controls.
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:40 AM   #966
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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.
If you do not like Mobdro after trying, you can still use the official " CNN Breaking US & World News " app from Google Play Store even though you will not have access to live TV and VOD section. It still provides many US news as it happens.

Introduction in the Google Play Store for this official CNN app. Choose US Edition in the setting.

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When you want to know what’s happening, tap into the global news gathering power of CNN. With correspondents and bureaus reporting from across the world, no other news source even comes close.

• Custom alert settings - stay informed without getting overwhelmed
• Watch live CNN, CNNi or HLN television anywhere, anytime*
• Experience the world of breaking news through in-depth stories, photo galleries and news clips.
• Watch CNN Original Series like “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”, CNN news programs like “Anderson Cooper 360” and award-winning CNN Films.

Video on Demand and Live TV limited to US consumers.

*first 10 minutes free each day, log in with your US satellite or cable provider credentials for unlimited viewing.
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:43 AM   #967
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Thank you so much for your help.
I want to watch the channels on my big screen TV.
So do I still download on to my mobile tablet or my Android TV box.
If on my Android box would it be different as it has limited inputs and controls.
If your big screen TV is is running Android, then install the app directly into your smart TV.

If not install it to your Android TV box.
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:56 AM   #968
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If you do not like Mobdro after trying, you can still use the official " CNN Breaking US & World News " app from Google Play Store even though you will not have access to live TV and VOD section. It still provides many US news as it happens.

Introduction in the Google Play Store for this official CNN app. Choose US Edition in the setting.
For MSNBC, their YouTube channel might be an alternative.
https://www.youtube.com/user/msnbcleanforward

CNN has quite some channels in YouTube as well.
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Old 06-01-2019, 09:04 AM   #969
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Which android tv box is good?
Top is Nvidia Shield TV (S$200+). Then Mi Box S and Mi Box (global version, S$70-90) are good too.

Starhub Streaming Box is not bad as well if you are able to live with the constraints.

Low cost ones like Tanix TX3 Mini and Tanix TX3 Max (S$40-50) are not bad as well if you do not need Netflix and for some reasons do not like Mi Box S/Mi Box.

There are also other brands like Zidoo and Beelink offering various boxes but beginners are recommended to go to Mi Box S or Mi Box.
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Old 06-01-2019, 09:46 AM   #970
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Thanks, I am following the download page in Mobdro apps and I don't see the Security icon in the settings page on my Android box. Click all other icons and don't see Security. What do I do now.

If your big screen TV is is running Android, then install the app directly into your smart TV.

If not install it to your Android TV box.
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Old 06-01-2019, 09:58 AM   #971
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Thanks, I am following the download page in Mobdro apps and I don't see the Security icon in the settings page on my Android box. Click all other icons and don't see Security. What do I do now.
Then just proceed to install. Your box is probably configured to allow the installations of 3rd party packages.

Once installed, the news TV channels are in the "News" tab.
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Old 06-01-2019, 10:36 AM   #972
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Then just proceed to install. Your box is probably configured to allow the installations of 3rd party packages.

Once installed, the news TV channels are in the "News" tab.
Sorry don't see the 'install' icon anywhere. Click everywhere and all icons.
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Old 06-01-2019, 11:52 AM   #973
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Sorry don't see the 'install' icon anywhere. Click everywhere and all icons.
Proceed to Step 2. Download the apk and install.

If this is too difficult to you, then you have to wait for your son to help.
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Old 06-01-2019, 01:24 PM   #974
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Starhub Streaming Box can install those apk like android box?
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Old 06-01-2019, 02:20 PM   #975
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Starhub Streaming Box can install those apk like android box?
Not all apk in the android play store are available in Starhub Streaming Box's play store and if it is not there it will not work or you can not install it.
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