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Kodi Available on Google Play, Not on Amazon

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jun 21, 2015 in Site News
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As you may have heard by now, we have a few announcements to make that should be of particular relevance to you Kodi for Android users out there. Google Play Firstly, Kodi is now available in Google Play. You can download it at the previous link or using the following QR code. The version currently …

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Server Issues: Solved

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 16, 2013 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News
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We are pleased to announce that the XBMC download and addon servers are back up and running. We’ve switched over to some newer, faster hardware, and after a few hiccups, it appears the problems that have been hounding us for the past week or so have finally been resolved. The only remaining issue is one …

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Server Issues

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 12, 2013 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News
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If you’ve tried to download XBMC, update an addon, or download a new addon over the past few days, you may have noticed that our servers have been behaving poorly. Let me begin by assuring you that we believe we have tracked down the issue to a malfunctioning piece of code on our primary mirror …

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Introducing the new Add-on Website

Posted By: zag on Nov 23, 2013 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News
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XBMC is a comprehensive piece of software in its own right, but what really gives it power, is the ability to extend the features beyond the normal application through 3rd party Add-ons. In the recent times we have encouraged more users to develop these Add-ons, with over 450 currently in┬áthe official repository. Many more Add-ons …

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Jenkins, servers and mirrors

Posted By: Martijn on Nov 14, 2013 in Dev Journal, Site News

Usually we only post interesting facts about XBMC itself on our website like our monthly version or actual releases. Maybe it’s time to tell you a little about the infrastructure that goes behind all this. Without all this there wouldn’t really be much of a website, XBMC builds, add-on repo and the ease of installing …

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The New XBMC Website Look

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jul 04, 2013 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News

After quite a lot of hard work, we are very excited to present to everyone the new and improved look for XBMC.org (as well as a very necessary WordPress update). In particular, thanks go to Zag and Da-anda for their major contributions to the site, as well as Keith, Clumsy, theuni, and many others. For …

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This Site is the Only Official Source of XBMC Software

A few months ago, some of you may remember that a number of news sites wrote articles under the apparent mistaken impression that a site making a modified version of XBMC was an official XBMC source. For the most part, most of those sites (with the exception of Engadget) updated their original stories with a …

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XBMC Server Update, SCALE, and Other Notes

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 05, 2013 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News

Now that some of the excitement of the XBMC 12 release has blown over, we need to take a moment to handle some maintenance and take a look at the very near future. Server Update First up, this Sunday (Feb. 10th) starting at 2100 UTC (1PM PST), we are finally going to deal with the …

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Multi-Content Addons – a Note for Addon Writers

Posted By: Team XBMC on Aug 13, 2012 in Site News

This is just a quick note for addon developers. A recent change to the codebase from the August cycle has added a new “content_type” parameter. With this parameter, addons that provide access to content that includes both audio and video (like the Internet Archive) can now be limited to only one content type, depending on …

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Forum Upgrade – It’s finally happening!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 26, 2012 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News

This is just a quick note. Over the next few weeks, the team plans on finally updating the forums to more modern, open source software that will play nice with current browsers and will connect with plugins that will allow for better mobile browsing. Right now, the software of choice appears to be MyBB, though …

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