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Kodi Box
« on: April 03, 2017, 19:41 »
Does anyone here use a Kodi Box?  If so what is your opinion of them?  I know they are very popular these days and seem to come fully loaded with films and TV channels. 
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2017, 21:04 »
Amazon have just announced that they are banning the sale of the "fully loaded" ones, as they are in breach of copyright and anti-piracy laws.
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2017, 21:16 »
So I may have missed the boat!   :(
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2017, 21:43 »
You could probably still get one from a well known auction site, but I guess the "unloaded" ones would just have the bog standard range of channels. 
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2017, 09:26 »
I think you can load them yourself.   :D
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2017, 10:36 »
Or you can just download Kodi to laptop and hook up to tv. There's tons of legal stuff on it, Kodi is no more illegal than any web browser used to stream content, it just depends on the source of the content.


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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2017, 12:45 »
Thanks Dave - that was my interpretation of it too.   :thumb:
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2017, 13:17 »
Thanks Dave - that was my interpretation of it too.   :thumb:
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2017, 18:46 »
I've ordered one from Amazon which is advertised as being "fully loaded" and the order has been accepted.  I'll keep you posted.
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2017, 19:53 »
I believe exodus is the "app" that a lot of seasoned Kodi users go for. I find the whole thing a bit confusing to be honest, seems very clunky (from a laptop perspective) and I rarely use it. I suspect it would be much easier with an all in box.

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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2017, 22:21 »
Thanks for the heads up Dave.   :thumb:
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2017, 19:36 »
The box arrived this afternoon but I'm returning it to Amazon since there is absolutely nothing on it - not even Kodi.  It was described as a fully loaded Kodi box and does not have any of the screens shown in the Youtube setup video.  Amazon has agreed to collect it from me. 
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2017, 19:52 »
Sounds like whoever left the description online was fully loaded  :stars:

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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2017, 20:15 »
Tellingly, they've now removed the listing and I've never ordered it according to "my orders".   ::)
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Re: Kodi Box
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2017, 21:19 »
I went right off Amazon when a voucher i bought was stolen (account hacked). It took ages to get them to refund the money and they literally wouldn't discuss who, how, where etc and were extremely awkward about the whole thing.


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