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

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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

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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...]

How-To Jailbreak the Apple TV 2 with 5.3 Firmware and then Install and Configure XBMC for Dummies

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It's been over six months since the 5.3 Firmware was released for the Apple TV 2 device and it wasn't until this week that you could untethered jailbreak your device with it, even more exciting is the fact that if you're Apple TV 2 is running an older firmware, you can now upgrade to this 5.3 firmware safely because Apple is still signing the firmware code, meaning you don't need to have … [Read more...]

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

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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)

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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...]

The Comprehensive Guide to Uninstalling XBMC on Most Platforms

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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

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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...]

How-To Factory Restore your XBMC Configuration with Fresh Start

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Once in a while a nice spring clean-up is just what your XBMC installation could use. If you're the kind of person that has multiple addons installed (and most are) then after months of updates being placed on top of previous updates tends to slow down your XBMC sooner or later. We've devised a sort of factory restore functionality for XBMC, that way every once in a while you can simply run this … [Read more...]

Complete Guide to Installing XBMC on the Apple TV 2 Running 5.2 or Lower with iFaith Blobs, and Configure with the Wizard Addon

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Many of our newer visitors were starting to get confused as to how to proceed in getting XBMC to work on their second generation Apple TV 2 devices, especially since the process has changed a bit after Apple released the 5.1.2 firmware. We've come to your rescue of course, and have now rewritten our previous guides and compiled them into one easy to follow instruction manual, now including iFaith … [Read more...]

How to Install and Configure XBMC the Old Fashion Way, While the Wizard is Temporarily Broken

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We figured that since most of our visitors have probably grown dependent on either the XBMC HUB Wizard application or addon, it would probably be a good time to revisit how to install XBMC to your device and then configure it manually, the old fashion way. Don't get all scared, it's very easy and you shouldn't have a problem configuring one or two devices in no time, however this might be a pain … [Read more...]