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Kodi 14.0 Helix – Release candidate 3

Posted By: Martijn on Dec 09, 2014 in Site News
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Although we announced our first release candidate not long ago, we’re proud to release our third one in the 14.0 Helix range. Some might find it odd that we do so many releases in this short period of time. We can assure you that this is by intention. By doing more rapid releases we get …

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Kodi 14.0 Helix – Release candidate arrives

Posted By: Martijn on Nov 30, 2014 in Site News
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The last few months have certainly been rough-and-tumble, but we are pleased to announce the release candidate cycle for Kodi 14.0 Helix. This 14.0 release brings many updates and changes, not the least of which is the change to the software’s name and logo. The release candidate cycle will also be the first to include …

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Introducing the Kodi Logo

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Nov 24, 2014 in Site News
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  After many weeks of designing, deliberation, and a few beers, we are pleased to present the official logo of Kodi! Logo Design History It has been several months now since we introduced the new name for the software that we all love so much. In that time, the feedback we took most to heart …

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Kodi 14.0 Helix – Beta Springs Forward

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Nov 03, 2014 in Site News
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It’s certainly been a few rough-and-tumble months, but we’re pleased to announce the release of Beta cycle for Kodi 14.0 Helix. This release brings many updates and changes, not the least of which being the name of the software. For those of you curious, we’ve now taken the top 10 or so vote getters in …

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Kodi 14.0 “Helix” nearing beta release

Posted By: Martijn on Oct 18, 2014 in Site News
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As we already mention in last alpha4 release post, the first beta release is nearing pretty fast. At this moment we are only waiting for one more final change to happen and then we are good to go. We are only talking a week or two at most. About three weeks have past since but, …

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Kodi 14.0 “Helix” alpha 4

Posted By: Martijn on Oct 03, 2014 in Site News
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Kodi 14, which we gave the codename “Helix“, is slowly heading towards beta status. In this possibly last alpha release, we continue to focus on stability and user friendliness. Around 117 pull-request (code changes) have been added past month in a variety of areas. There aren’t many additions that could be picked out as a …

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Kodi 14.0 code name “Helix” enters feature freeze

Posted By: Martijn on Sep 10, 2014 in Site News
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Kodi 14, which we gave the code name “Helix“, is shaping up to be what is often called a “stability” release. As of this moment we have entered feature freeze. What does this actually mean for the users For the average user, this means a couple things. First, you could be expecting to see Kodi …

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Kodi 14.0 “Helix” alpha 3

Posted By: Martijn on Aug 31, 2014 in Site News
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Kodi 14, which we gave the codename “Helix“, is shaping up to be what is often called a “stability” release. In software development, many projects operate on a sort of tick-tock release schedule. The “tick” often introduces new features, dramatically alters the UI, and can likely dramatically alter the underlying framework of the software. The …

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Kodi 14.0 “Helix” alpha 2

Posted By: Martijn on Aug 11, 2014 in Site News
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Kodi 14, which we gave the codename “Helix“, is shaping up to be what is often called a “stability” release. In software development, many projects operate on a sort of tick-tock release schedule. The “tick” often introduces new features, dramatically alters the UI, and can likely dramatically alter the underlying framework of the software. The …

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A Call for Kodi Logo Ideas

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Aug 04, 2014 in Site News
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We’ve waited a few days for the dust to settle. And the response to the name change has been pretty much exactly as we expected. People are attached to the old name, no matter whether they call that name XBMC or XMBC. We assure you, we are at least as attached, if not more so. …

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About Kodi

Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.