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What's a good standalone app for watching documentaries?
 

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Does anybody have any opinion about MX1-SE, which seems to have Chromecast (Google Cast)?

Ref: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001267956704.html
Don't think it has chromecast.

Your link is a 1GB/8GB version, not recommended. Should get the 2GB/16GB version instead.

Lazada is selling, cheaper than aliexpress. normally < $25

it is using 3228 chip, not fast, but good enough to run most media apps. The main advantage is that it can run UBVOD.
 

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go to settings page and disable google playstore and google play service - your box will become lively again.
I dig out an old X96 Mini 2/16GB and installed the latest Kodi, disabled google playstore/play service and immediately see a 25% drop in resource usage.

Kodi works perfectly and disabling both helps with 2/16GB boxes too.
 

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I dig out an old X96 Mini 2/16GB and installed the latest Kodi, disabled google playstore/play service and immediately see a 25% drop in resource usage.

Kodi works perfectly and disabling both helps with 2/16GB boxes too.
It is not necessary to disable google service for 2GB boxes.

Although you see 25% drop in resource usage, it doesn't translate to significant improvement in performance.

However. for 1GB boxes, the difference is day and night.
 

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Anybody has lobang as which app can sing K and also with MVs? Im using 全民 party, no MV, and then 全民K歌 cannot open room and pre-choose songs because no PRC identity number. Both not good enough.
 

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It is not necessary to disable google service for 2GB boxes.

Although you see 25% drop in resource usage, it doesn't translate to significant improvement in performance.

However. for 1GB boxes, the difference is day and night.
It was slightly smoother but I can totally understand when you say day and night for 1GB boxes.

I'm probably keeping both disabled cos I sideload stuff anyway :) (plus I don't use this box anymore).
 

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I'm currently using SVI Cloud paid iptv which I'm happy with. I like live tv and don't like to keep updating app.
Which watching some taiwanese tv channels, the channel will hang and load every 30s, pretty annoying. I read in fb page and it mentioned m1 is disrupting it, and need a dns changer. Is m1 really disrupting it? Some other channels don't have this issue though.
 

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My iffalcon TV installed with teaTV , megabox HD and RSS players, was working fine until i installed Kodi and add-ons. It start to auto-loop and sudden back to home screen when i used teaTV and RSS players.

is it because the memory is out? the TV running on android TV 9.
 

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My iffalcon TV installed with teaTV , megabox HD and RSS players, was working fine until i installed Kodi and add-ons. It start to auto-loop and sudden back to home screen when i used teaTV and RSS players.

is it because the memory is out? the TV running on android TV 9.
what kodi you installed? the name of the built? what are the name of addons?
 

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Hi gregory, there are some trojans in APKtime that gets flagged down by Google Play Protect (This app is fake. It can damage your device and steal your data) e.g. UK Turks, TVTap, etc, are those safe to install in an Android box?

Thank you.
 

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Hi gregory, there are some trojans in APKtime that gets flagged down by Google Play Protect (This app is fake. It can damage your device and steal your data) e.g. UK Turks, TVTap, etc, are those safe to install in an Android box?

Thank you.
most likely you downloaded a fake version.

apktime is certified clean by virustotal site.

my google play protect never flag this app.
 

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I'm currently using SVI Cloud paid iptv which I'm happy with. I like live tv and don't like to keep updating app.
Which watching some taiwanese tv channels, the channel will hang and load every 30s, pretty annoying. I read in fb page and it mentioned m1 is disrupting it, and need a dns changer. Is m1 really disrupting it? Some other channels don't have this issue though.
I planning to buy the SVI cloud, tell me does it malfunction frequently ?
How's the video speed streaming lately?
 

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Recently quite a few of my usual channels keep stalling during streaming. These channel will run for a couple of minutes, then hang and load for a few secs. Quite annoying.
The technical staff told me they got the streaming sources from a 3rd party.
Suggest you buy a subscription instead of a box. The box cost about $150. A 1 year subscription cost $53. You can get a 3 month one to try out first.
 

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anyone using sky vod on evpad6p? mine keeps stopping cannot watch
 
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