PureVPN: Another VPN to Protect your Privacy and Access Country-Blocked Content

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There's another VPN provider which we just finishes testing which seems to work quite well with XBMC for that matter. It's from one of the biggest VPN service providers out there, PureVPN, and we just figured it would be a good idea to take some time to talk a little bit about them. These VPN services will protect your privacy and give you access to country-blocked content because it enables you … [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...]

How-To Configure your Device to Access the Internet through a VPN for Enhanced Privacy (and Watch Blocked Content)

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In this day and age, with governmental monitoring and censorship increasing as an exponential rate, using a VPN is almost a must, and if it isn't yet, it will be in the coming years. Meanwhile, if you're located in the United Kingdom or China you'll actually probably need to use a VPN immediately should you want to access content from sites like 1Channel and Project Free TV that have been blocked … [Read more...]

Having Issues with Thumbnails Not Displaying Correctly? It’s Easy to Fix!

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We've heard from a few people recently who have been having issues with thumbnails within XBMC not displaying correctly. It's actually an issue that can be fixed extremely easily with no technical experience required. The underlying issue is caused by a database corruption which renders the XBMC thumbnails in disarray. It will take less than five minutes to complete this procedure, allowing your … [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...]

Remove Analytics Tracking from XBMC with the GA Checker Addon

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It has come to our attention that lately certain independent addon coders have been including Google Analytics code within their addons. Many people throughout the community have seen this as a potential threat to your personal privacy under certain circumstances. Many web sites use Analytics Tracking to understand their visitors more and figure out what people enjoy and what people don't, that's … [Read more...]

New, Sleeker Version of the Wizard Addon Released; New Addons, XBMC for Android Support and More

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We're very pleased to announce that we've just released a new version of the XBMC HUB Wizard Addon, filled with all kinds of new stuff for your enjoyment, and slimmed down a little bit to make the experience more sleek and reliable. However, before we begin we'd like to remind you that we're an open source community that is fuelled by visitors such as yourself, so please do your part and help … [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...]

How-To Instantly Configure XBMC with the XBMC HUB Wizard Beta Addon

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The XBMC HUB Wizard gained quite a bit of popularity as a standalone application however some users had trouble employing it in the past due to complications with their computers and such. We've now made it so you can run the XBMC HUB Wizard directly from XBMC, meaning we've now setup an addon for XBMC that will preconfigure your entire setup, saving you dozens of hours of hassles and learning. … [Read more...]