Could Kodi get DRM support?

Ran across an interesting piece on TorrentFreak this morning noting that Kodi was open to working with content owners, including the possibility of of adding support for DRM into the platform. It’s an interesting idea, and would definitely make the software more useful for some things. I have to wonder if it would weaken its play in other areas like […]

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Kodi domain seized by ICE

I’ve been ignoring all the noise about Kodi and piracy that’s been circling around the interwebs recently. Because, well, it’s just ignorant to think that Kodi has anything to do with illicit video content. I figured that it would play out, and content owners would move on to something a bit more sensible – like blaming your TV, because you […]

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Kodi v17.1 RC out with nice list of fixes

If you’re a Kodi house, go grab the 17.1 RC. Good list of fixes there.  • Update Estuary and Estouchy with some bugfixes and improvements• Fix EDL skipping• Fix slow song smartplaylist• Several PVR fixes• Update Chorus webinterface• Fix addons not being marked broken when they are updated with broken flag• Add limiter on random songs which should prevent large […]

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Kodi app in Microsoft Store

If you’ve been waiting to get your Kodi on, and can’t install the old-school version. There’s no an option straight out of the Microsoft Store. Oddly, it’s PC only… So Windows Mobile and XBox One are left out. Which at least one of them should find pretty typical. Kodi® media center, formerly known as XBMC™ Media Center, is an award-winning […]

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NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

Let me start by saying, I am not much of a gamer. So while the NVIDIA Shield Android TV box has been out for a while, offering 4K UHD support for native playback and over-the-top (OTT) services like Netflix, the value proposition really did not speak to me given its $200/£150 (16GB) $300/£220 (500GB “PRO”) price tag. The landscape for […]

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Kodi Javis 16.1 RC1

Kodi keeps on coming. This time to 16.1; looks like some good fixes – although it’s unclear to me if they are fixes for 16 or regresions in pre-RC1 16.1. Fixes done in this RC 1 version Fix possible lockup when entering EPG grid Fix possible problems with rendering on Windows Fix possible non working key presses after a key […]

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Kodi 16.0 out of beta

Kodi 16 has been in beta for a while, and working great,  but not everyone is comfortable living on the bleeding edge when it comes to the HTPC :). So now’s the time to go grab the update. FYI – the Kodi site has been experiencing some issues lately (seems to be back now), so don’t be surprised if you […]

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Kodi 16 Beta 1 Released

Kodi has done a fantastic job of never staying still, but release 16 is looking like an especially changeful rev. With DX11, event logging, long press support, and slew of other features. Official betas are generally pretty stable, so I’ll be doing the upgrade over the weekend. Only three weeks ago we announced 15.2 which is the last release of […]

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