Posts by: Nathan Betzen

The Piracy Box Sellers and Youtube Promoters Are Killing Kodi

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 14, 2016 in Dev Journal, Site News
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Over the past few years it’s become clear that many users have been watching pirated content using unofficial and unsupported add-ons that frequently break, and they are installing add-on repositories whose trustworthiness is questionable, leaving themselves open to numerous security exploits. Lately there’s even been a move to install “builds,” which intentionally break Kodi and, …

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DevCon 2015 LiveBlog

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 09, 2015 in Community Updates, Dev Journal

2:20 Keith is now talking BizDev. Last year several of us went to CES somewhat randomly to talk to a smaller cable operator, and as a result we started talking to a number of pretty cool companies. One of the bigger results of that trip was the current work with Silicon Dust’s HD Homerun to …

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Kodi 16: Alpha 3

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 03, 2015 in Pre-Release, Site News

Development never ceases on Kodi, and so we’re delighted to present the 3rd alpha for Kodi 16 with features and fixes galore. Long Press More and more hardware companies are coming out with remote controls with a very limited button set. In particular, all current Android TVs are lacking a dedicated context menu button altogether. …

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Kodi Pre-15.1 testing

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Aug 02, 2015 in Site News
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For those of you not on the various social media sites, we would just like to note that testing for 15.1 has already begun, as we’ve noted and already fixed a number of issues that popped up upon release of 15.0. We could definitely use your help in testing the fixes that have been made …

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Kodi 15.0 – Isengard – One Release to Rule Them All

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jul 21, 2015 in Release Announcements, Site News
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We are proud to announce the release of Kodi 15.0. No new name this time around, but many new features that cover requests both more than 5 years old and less than 5 months old. Let’s take a quick look at a few. Kodi for Android Perhaps the biggest news for Kodi 15 isn’t a …

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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.