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TV Box novice needs advice on which tv box to get saw this deal-whatta u experts think?

JudySue 43 10 August 24, 2015 at 04:23 PM More Amazon Deals
I have never used a tv box, but have already cut the cable out and looking for options I can afford- dont n=currently know anything about android, but ewilling to watch videos and learn- need advice-just saw this one, can anyone who understands use of kodi and programming these boxes, tell me if this is a good deal and as good as all the pre-programmed cord cutting tv boxes sold on ebay::
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B011BDDDVM?psc=1
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I would be wary of this particular box since the majority of the reviews appear to be fake. As xxxHolic stated some of the Kodi streaming services can get you banned by your ISP so I would recommend using a VPN connection if you plan to stream from any services that primarily use torrents.

You may also want to review the popular Amlogic chipsets if you plan on using 4K resolution in the near future. You can find an overview here [vipstech.com].

I hope this helps.
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Ditto what the others said. Unless you have some specific need\desire for Kodi\XBMC just get a WD TV Live, Roku, Apple TV, etc. or use an XBOX or similar smart device. Hook up Hulu, Netflix, other free internet based stuff and get an HDTV antenna for over the air broadcasts in your area and you should be good for most things. The one exception is live sports in your local area that are not on free tv. There is no easy way to get that without a service.
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Remember your internet provider can block it.
Well that's only if you use it improperly. You can use this sort of thing properly just fine.

I have an XBMC machine I built from a Raspberry Pi. I use it to play all my stored family photos and videos off a hard drive. I also use it to stream content from perfectly legitimate websites, mostly a movie previews site that links to all the latest movie previews.

If you're using it to stream illegal movies from known blacklisted sites then yeah....your ISP is likely to take notice. If you're watching legitimate content, the ISP doesn't really know if you're using the streaming box or just watching videos on your computer.

That being said....if you are looking for a Hulu/Netflix/Amazon prime streamer.....I have the Amazon FireStick and I absolutely love it. I mean love it. For $40 you can't go wrong. And with an additional app that's like $5 you can stream anything off your phone or computer right to the TV screen.
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