Kodi 14.0 Helix – Beta Springs Forward

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Nov 03, 2014 in Site News

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

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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Mirrors back online after server was physically moved.

Posted By: kib on Oct 12, 2014 in Site News

Update: As you can see our mirroring server came back online nicely after the physical move. We are excited to be able to use the better networking link, and to know that the server is yet again in the caring hands of the entire networking team at Bytemark, who communicated very well with us during …

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Kodi DevCon 2014 Live Blog

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 10, 2014 in Site News

Friday, 10th of October, 2014 Good morning everyone. As with last year, we’re going to try to keep a running update of useful info that comes from this year’s devcon. To begin, we’re having a number of developers and support members give various presentations, so we’ll start with that.   Nedscott’s Wiki Update For anyone …

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The Kodi Logo Decision and Kodi DevCon

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 08, 2014 in Site News
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As many of you know, the path to our new name is only partially complete. Beyond the various legal steps still needed to be taken, we need to finally take a step forward in the design of our new logo. The logo that’s been posted on the alpha release threads has been an acceptable place …

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Kodi 14.0 “Helix” alpha 4

Posted By: Martijn on Oct 03, 2014 in Site News

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

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

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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Some repository skins stats 2014

Posted By: Martijn on Aug 22, 2014 in Site News

We all know the default skin which XBMC comes with in 13.x Gotham. It’s designed to be simple and lightweight to support even the least powerful media device. More importantly to be new user friendly, without all bells and whistles. Some like it, some might not. However the power of customisation in XBMC let’s you …

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XBMC 13.2 Gotham – Final release

Posted By: Martijn on Aug 18, 2014 in Site News

Here it is. One of the last versions ever that will be using the XBMC name, as we are renaming XBMC to Kodi. All our future releases will be using the Kodi name. You can read about that here. However lets focus on this release. After three beta releases and a release candidate, we are …

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About XBMC

XBMC is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. XBMC 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.