Posts by: Cory

You asked for it: XBMC for AppleTV2, iPad, iPhone4.

Posted By: Cory on Jan 20, 2011 in Dev Journal

The XBMC team is proud to present our first ARM-based release, and it’s a big one. Scott Davilla, with the help of Edgar (gimli) Hucek and Zeljko (amet) Ametovic and several other developers and testers, is finally ready to pull the curtain off of his fun little secret. You know that $99 tiny form-factor powerhouse …

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Updated: More About Sigma

Posted By: Cory on Jan 12, 2011 in Dev Journal

Update: There was a typo in Sigma’s press release and our resulting post. Their XBMC port was done on the SMP 8656 which supports Open GL ES.  GLES will also be supported on Sigma’s recently announced SMP 8910, so this may be a potential target for XBMC as well. For those asking “Will a potential …

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XBMC Port From Sigma

Posted By: Cory on Jan 05, 2011 in Dev Journal

Today Sigma Designs announced(pdf) that they are working to bring XBMC to their popular line of system-on-a-chip models (their new SMP8656 in particular). For those not familiar with Sigma, they are a major player in the set-top box market and their SOCs are the heart of many products from Popcorn Hour and WDTV, as well as countless …

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Updated: XBMC Moves to Git

Posted By: Cory on Jan 02, 2011 in Dev Journal

As we discussed in a recent post, XBMC is finally moving to a current SCM. Many of us have been using git-svn for quite a while anyway, but the burden of doing a real migration has kept us from making the switch. Today the migration begins. We have picked GitHub as our host due to …

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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.