How-To Install XBMC to the Amazon Fire TV from a Windows Computer


Amazon's latest innovation is a pretty cool contender for an Apple TV replacement, but as with all proprietary hardware devices, they don't want you to be able to install any application you want on the Amazon Fire TV, because the whole point is for them to be able to sell you their content through this device. This could very well become the next big thing to hit the television entertainment … [Read more...]

How-To Setup XBMC on the Amazon Fire TV through an Android Phone or Tablet


Amazon just started selling their new Android-powered set top box and it's pretty cool, the only problem is you don't have access to the regular App Store from it and side-loading applications aren't possible either, but don't sweat it, where there's a will there's a way. It's pretty easy to install XBMC to the Amazon Fire TV if you have another Android device such as a mobile phone or tablet … [Read more...]

Preliminary Review of Matricom’s G-Box Midnight MX2


There is no doubt that we are in the age of Android. The platform is dominating the mobile market and it is slowly preparing to take over the set top box market. As such we have seen an onslaught of Android based units flooding the web, this site, and our homes over the past 2 years thanks to the efforts that of those who ported XBMC to the Android OS. With this insurgence of hardware options we … [Read more...]

How-To Jailbreak your iPad, iPhone, or iPod on iOS 7 in Minutes, Making XBMC Possible


It's been quite some time since the last jailbreak was released and millions of people across the globe have been waiting months on end to be able to once again jailbreak their favourite iDevice, whether it's an iPad, iPhone, or iPod, running the latest iOS 7 firmware from Apple. It was released just before Christmas and we can confirm that it works very well. Once you've jailbroken your iDevice, … [Read more...]

How-To Use the XBMCHUB.COM Configuration Wizard Addon for Dummies (and see Mount Rushmore from XBMC)


Well, it's been quite some time since we wrote the first guide on how to use the incredible XBMCHUB.COM Wizard Addon to preconfigure your XBMC setup with all the best add-ons available to date, so we figured it was time to revisit the whole procedure to make sure that even the newest users of XBMC will have no trouble at all in using this tool to make their lives exponentially more simple when it … [Read more...]

Great XBMC Compatible Hardware Gift Options for the Holidays


We've seen an influx of visitors asking about what XBMC hardware we recommend they purchase for friends or loved ones this holiday season and felt the only responsible thing to do would be to write a little tidbit on which hardware we deem to be the best mix of consumer friendly and high performance with XBMC in the more affordable price range. Sadly there aren't as many quality potential … [Read more...]

The Comprehensive Guide to Uninstalling XBMC on Most Platforms


With the upcoming release of the new Gotham version of XBMC we figured there would be a lot of people who would want to completely uninstall XBMC before upgrading and start again from scratch, which is always a good idea when upgrading software to new milestone versions. It's a pretty easy process to uninstall XBMC, but you should follow the instructions below anyway just because on many platforms … [Read more...]

Recommended: Reset XBMC to a Clean State and Super Configure It with the New Wizard Addon in 5 Minutes


If you installed XBMC HUB addons before October 5th, 2013 we strongly recommend following this guide immediately! It will ensure that your XBMC setup remain a secure and working configuration, free of any possible security issues that have just recently been patched. You'll also have a working SportsDevil addon as well with the new version of our Wizard Addon tool. For the best XBMC setup … [Read more...]

OUYA, the Best Hardware Option for Running XBMC


Everyday we get people coming onto our forums and asking what we think is the best set top box hardware device for running XBMC? It has been kind of a tricky answer for a while and we'll explain why soon, but basically now that there are several different options which have been around for a while and work well, we thought it would be a responsible time to let our visitors know what we recommend … [Read more...]

XBMC for OUYA Now Available from the OUYA Discover Store


We're very pleased to announce this incredible news to the entire OUYA community, now you are able to use a real version of XBMC that can be installed through your OUYA Discover Store naturally and not through a whole complicated download process like it used to be. This makes OUYA pretty much the easiest platform to install XBMC onto to date. It's pretty much already there, you're basically just … [Read more...]