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  1. H

    NAS setups

    Please post what kind Hardware and Software you have. Pictures would be nice. I myself am mostly interested in learning to setup movie playback on devices at home and outside.
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Kodi Cryptomining Malware is Going Around

    Cyber security firm ESET tells ZDnet that three popular Kodi addon repositories are spreading cryptomining malware. ESET researchers say they found code embedded in addons from the Bubbles, Gaia, and XvBMC repos that would trigger the download of a secondary, malicious addon. The malware is said...
  3. R

    Two Sentenced to Jail for Selling Kodi Devices

    TorrentFreak is reporting that two men from the UK have just been handed nearly 2 year prison sentences for selling Kodi-powered devices. The boxes, called the OoberStick, were relatively expensive boxes with a custom version of Kodi and various addons, had been on the market since 2016. Glenn...
  4. FrgMstr

    25% of Hong Kong Uses Pirate TV Boxes

    I remember way back when at the start of UFC pay-per-views, right after the Federal Piracy Warning, that Joe Rogan used to say, "You can't stop the internet." It does seem that the UFC stopped him from continuing to say that however at the top of every show. However, it does seem that he was...
  5. FrgMstr

    FCC Looks to Amazon and Ebay for Help

    While Amazon and Ebay have been making efforts to put down loaded Kodi box sales in the recent past, the FCC is now asking for something a bit different. Some Kodi box are now displaying FCC logos, and you guessed it, the FCC is not good with that. Interestingly, the FCC has nothing to do with...
  6. R

    Piracy Problem? Block the Entire App Store

    Apps that enable users to watch IPTV services are nothing new. However now BGR is reporting that two Australian media companies are looking to reduce the use of paid pirate IPTV boxes, not by going after the manufacturers or sellers, but by shutting down the app stores that they use. The stores...
  7. R

    Google Bans the Term 'Kodi' From Autocomplete

    Last year we published multiple articles on Kodi, and all the backlash it faced from Hollywood, the UK, and even Canada, now the software faces a new hurdle. Google has banned the term "Kodi" from it's autocomplete feature according to an article from TorrentFreak. The change means that...
  8. DooKey

    Kodi Now Avaiable for the Xbox One

    I have good news for all of you Kodi fans that own an Xbox One. Kodi is now available worldwide on the Windows and Xbox Store. If you've been wanting to cut down on the number of devices connected to your TV this might be the app that does it for you. Try it out and let us know how it's...
  9. DooKey

    Hollywood Strikes Back Against Illegal Streaming Kodi Add-Ons

    An anti-piracy alliance supported by many major US and UK movie studios, broadcasters and content providers has dealt a blow (WARNING auto play video) to the third-party Kodi add-on scene after it successfully forced a number of popular piracy-linked streaming tools offline. In what appears to...
  10. FrgMstr

    Canada Joining the Kodi Addons Crackdown with Home Search

    We have discussed the use of Kodi Addons at length this year. Many of these Addon programs that can be facilitate with the use of Kodi can easily deliver copyright content right to your TV, free of charge. Of course that is not cool with a lot of companies and a lot of laws as well. Ryan...
  11. R

    Kodi Boxes "Threaten to Undermine" UK Copyright Infringement Efforts

    In a press release today the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) praised Netflix and Spotify for their "innovative" streaming models keeping infringement levels "stable". While not mentioning Kodi specifically, they go on to state that the Online Copyright Infringement Tracker, commissioned...
  12. FrgMstr

    UK Cops Take Down Maiz Kodi Box Seller

    We have put up more than a few stories lately about how different countries are putting up talk about coming down hard, primarily on Kodi pirate box sellers, rather than users. WalesOnline is reporting today that one of the offenders in the UK has just been sentenced after being found guilty of...
  13. FrgMstr

    Dish Networks Looking to Make Examples of Pirate Addon Authors

    Many times when we see copyright lawsuits erupt, once the pirates turn tail and run since they know they have no legs to stand on, the lawsuits "go away." That does not however seem to be the case with Dish Network looking to shut down Kodi pirate addons from Zem and TVAddons. While Dish is...
  14. FrgMstr

    Kodi Add-Ons are Feeling the Heat

    Recently we have discussed Kodi (formeraly Xbox Media Player / XBMC) and it gaining big ground in North America, mainly due to its Add-Ons allowing extremely easy access to pirated content. And while there have been crackdowns in the UK, folks are being sued right here in Texas as well over...
  15. Bees

    Facebook Marketplace Bans Kodi Boxes

    Adding difficulty in acquiring the popular devices, Facebook has changed the terms of their marketplace to effectively ban sales of streaming media players known for accessing illegal or pirated content. The removal comes on the heels of similar decisions made by eBay and Amazon to block the...
  16. cageymaru

    Malicious Subtitles Allow Hackers to Commandeer Devices Running Streaming Software

    Researchers from Check Point have discovered a nasty vulnerability in streaming software that allows malicious subtitles to open an attack vector style security breach onto devices running streaming software such as Kodi, VLC, strem.io and Popcorn Time. It is equivalent to clicking "Yes" to...
  17. FrgMstr

    Kodi Gaining Ground in North America

    Kodi, formerly Xbox Media Player, has been around since 2002, but has come a long ways since then. Kodi is an open source media player and has basically morphed into the one-stop-shop user interface for Home Theater PC (HTPC) users, not that you really need the "PC" part in your living room...
  18. Zarathustra[H]

    Kodi v17.0 “Krypton” Release Candidate 4

    I know a bunch of you, like me, use Kodi for your media center needs. With today's announcement of Release Candidate 4, Team Kodi is getting close to releasing their next v17 release. Personally I'm both looking forward to, and dreading the next release of Kodi. While every new release...
  19. A

    Sharing media from Android phone to others

    Okay, in May I will be doing a 17 hour drive to Disney World with a 7 year old and a 3 year old. God help me. I have an LG G3, the 7 year old has a cheap phone with little storage, and the 3 year old can use our Kindle HDX. What I want to do is to be able to store a bunch of videos on my phone...
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