How-To Install SportsDevil (or Updates) through its New Unofficial Repository

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It's been a whole heck of a long time since the XBMC community's favourite sports add-on has had an updated repository to call its own, but now thanks to the continuous hard work of al101, MaxMustermann's SportsDevil add-on can finally update itself on your device, that way you'll be able to keep up with a working add-on when you need it to watch your favourite live sporting events. Although this … [Read more...]

Repositories Appearing Empty? Force Refresh to Fix It

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It seems that lately due to the increased popularity of XBMC, sometimes when a user installs a repository and then tries to open it, the entire repository will appear to be empty. It's our belief that this issue is caused by the servers sometimes receiving too many requests at a time and some of them getting botched. Don't sweat it however, it's super easy to fix this issue and ensure that your … [Read more...]

Configuring the SuperRepo Directory for XBMC (Advanced Users)

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If you've been on the various XBMC related discussion forums lately then you've undoubtably heard of this new XBMC addon aggregator dubbed SuperRepo. It was written by a chap named Bart Otten and seems to be quite promising for advanced users in particular, however it is still a work in progress so there are probably some bugs that will arise for the next little while. The cool thing about it is … [Read more...]

Formal Introduction to the XBMCHUB.com Addon Repository

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It's been a while since we released the XBMCHUB.com Addon Repository and we figured it was about time that we take a few minutes to basically list you what addons are available from within it. We're constantly writing new addons and making improvements to these addons, and several of our addon developers work tirelessly towards making this all possible. These addons will definitely make your XBMC … [Read more...]

Addons and Repositories Explained

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One of the first questions that taunts new users to XBMC is what is the difference between and addon and repository and which should be used? It's actually quite simple, but one of those things that isn't common knowledge, so we'll take some time to go through the concept and then give you some further explanation of some of the more popular repositories and addons out there. Sit back, take a … [Read more...]

Top New Addons for the First Quarter of 2014

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We just realized that there have been a whole lot of new add-on releases which we haven't covered at all, so here it is. Since there are already more 1Channel alternatives than we can count, we tried to focus more on the specific need for live stream add-ons for XBMC in compiling this list. Please keep in mind that the easiest way to get all the add-ons you want is by using our Wizard Addon which … [Read more...]

How-To Install SportsDevil and then Update with the New SportsDevil Fixes Updater Plugin

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It used to be one of the best add-ons for streaming live sports with XBMC but has lately been struggling because although the add-on itself has been continuously updated by a few independent developers, namely al101, but no automated updates were ever pushed because those developers who are now maintaining it do not control the original author's repository (which is needed to push automated … [Read more...]

Watch the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII on FilmOn with the F.T.V Addon for XBMC

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One of the most reliable live streaming sources on the web that most people have probably never heard of is actually a free and legitimately provided service called FilmOn, and naturally an add-on is available for FilmOn on the XBMC platform. There are literally hundreds of quality live channels available at your fingertips and it's always up and running great. It's for this reason that we're … [Read more...]

Watch the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday Live with USTVnow for XBMC

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It's one of the biggest events on television of the year so naturally there are many of you out there who'd definitely want to watch the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII through XBMC, the question is how? The answer is very simple: USTVnow for XBMC. What is it you ask? USTVnow is a legal and legitimate television channel streaming service meant to be used by Americans living overseas, however their free … [Read more...]

Introducing the Addon Browser, a Free App Store for XBMC

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We've been hearing questions like what's a repository, what's an addon, and all kinds of other terms that are super difficult for the average layman to comprehend. In order to make things easier, we've created a kind of App Store for XBMC (don't worry everything is free) where you can simply choose your desired addon and it will automatically install the addon as well as the repository in one … [Read more...]