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So most of u guys would recommend chrome over mi box ?

I have Mi Box S and it is excellent for my use case (1080p only, using cheap computer monitor and speaker).

But I will recommend Chromecast 2020 over Mi Box S, because of faster CPU, smooth 4k UI, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support.

Based on the Chromecast 2020 thread, somehow SingTel Cast stopped to work on Chromecast 2020 directly (you can still cast from mobile). This is a strange problem though.

Personally I do not recommend Mi TV Stick even for 1080p because of 1GB RAM. And I do not recommend Dynalink box because it is relatively unknown.
 

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ok understand wish me luck coz i placed order last night for a chromecast.

I have Mi Box S and it is excellent for my use case (1080p only, using cheap computer monitor and speaker).

But I will recommend Chromecast 2020 over Mi Box S, because of faster CPU, smooth 4k UI, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support.

Based on the Chromecast 2020 thread, somehow SingTel Cast stopped to work on Chromecast 2020 directly (you can still cast from mobile). This is a strange problem though.

Personally I do not recommend Mi TV Stick even for 1080p because of 1GB RAM. And I do not recommend Dynalink box because it is relatively unknown.
 

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I have Mi Box S and it is excellent for my use case (1080p only, using cheap computer monitor and speaker).

But I will recommend Chromecast 2020 over Mi Box S, because of faster CPU, smooth 4k UI, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support.

Based on the Chromecast 2020 thread, somehow SingTel Cast stopped to work on Chromecast 2020 directly (you can still cast from mobile). This is a strange problem though.

Personally I do not recommend Mi TV Stick even for 1080p because of 1GB RAM. And I do not recommend Dynalink box because it is relatively unknown.

you are chromecast 2020 as a netflix certified device right?
 

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hope its for dis plus too

Yes it is. By right the official Android TV OS devices certified by Google should be able to run Disney Plus. Same for Amazon Prime Video.

Netflix is different and requires extra steps. So only bigger players like Google, Nvidia, Xiaomi can get Netflix certification, not small fish like Mecool and Minix.

"What devices and platforms are supported by Disney+? | Disney+" https://help.disneyplus.com/csp?id=csp_article_content&sys_kb_id=eac89167db3048900a2af56e0f96193b

The Disney+ Android App is supported on Android TV-enabled Smart TVs, including Sharp AQUOS, and Sony Bravia.

The Disney+ Android App is also supported on set-top boxes which use Android TV, including NVIDIA SHIELD TV and Mi Box.

Note: To enjoy the highest quality Disney+ experience, all components, including HDMI cables, should support high-bandwidth digital content. For 4K Ultra HD and HDR content, external displays should support HDCP 2.2.
 
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Yes it is. By right the official Android TV OS devices certified by Google should be able to run Disney Plus. Same for Amazon Prime Video.

Netflix is different and requires extra steps. So only bigger players like Google, Nvidia, Xiaomi can get Netflix certification, not small fish like Mecool and Minix.

"What devices and platforms are supported by Disney+? | Disney+" https://help.disneyplus.com/csp?id=csp_article_content&sys_kb_id=eac89167db3048900a2af56e0f96193b

The Disney+ Android App is supported on Android TV-enabled Smart TVs, including Sharp AQUOS, and Sony Bravia.

The Disney+ Android App is also supported on set-top boxes which use Android TV, including NVIDIA SHIELD TV and Mi Box.

Note: To enjoy the highest quality Disney+ experience, all components, including HDMI cables, should support high-bandwidth digital content. For 4K Ultra HD and HDR content, external displays should support HDCP 2.2.

Can you install VPN on e.g. Mi Box? for US Netflix?
 

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ninja bot said item delivered.. cant wait to go home to try out chome cast 2020:s12:
 

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ninja bot said item delivered.. cant wait to go home to try out chome cast 2020:s12:

i spent about 40min to set up yesterday coz i got no android phone, had to press all on the controller:eek:.

so far most of it is good.
but just that the play store is not the 100% the same,
then now i cant dl the mewatch app for my mom to watch local tv.
teach her how to cast to tv.
anyone got better ways?
 

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i spent about 40min to set up yesterday coz i got no android phone, had to press all on the controller:eek:.

so far most of it is good.
but just that the play store is not the 100% the same,
then now i cant dl the mewatch app for my mom to watch local tv.
teach her how to cast to tv.
anyone got better ways?

why 40 min? thought just enter wifi password and key in your google account and password?
 

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why 40 min? thought just enter wifi password and key in your google account and password?

coz i had to key in all the password for Netflix and dis plus + youtube + play store and config here and there.
:s22:
plus the chromecast also need to update took about 10min or so.
 

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coz i had to key in all the password for Netflix and dis plus + youtube + play store and config here and there.
:s22:
plus the chromecast also need to update took about 10min or so.

your passwords must be very long :)

there is an app call "android tv" for both ios and android phone. it serves as remote control for your box, the best feature for this app is the keyboard function. if you need to enter more than 5 characters, it is easier to use this app to enter text.
 

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your passwords must be very long :)

there is an app call "android tv" for both ios and android phone. it serves as remote control for your box, the best feature for this app is the keyboard function. if you need to enter more than 5 characters, it is easier to use this app to enter text.

yes bloody hell my pw at least 15 words+numbers.. very sian but safe lol.
isit? wth i did not know the android tv app..
 

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what is the best app to download for live TV channels, movies, dramas, etc.?
 

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and also which side loader to good to use? coz i want install some apk and apps
 

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and also which side loader to good to use? coz i want install some apk and apps

join my fb groups: tv box sg..... tv box (apps).....

read the post "how to set up mibox s", for instructions and tips.

in terms of setup and configurations, mibox s and chromecast with google tv are the same.
 
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