1) By installing a DNS proxy on my laptop (connected to TV with HDMI), would I have to make changes to the DNS settings on the computer every time I want to switch between watching American channels and CBC/or other Canadian web content?
I’m not sure if the problem is with CTV and CBC or not. The History Channel seems to run ok. And YouTube runs ok. So, will have to look further, I guess. Maybe I should take the laptop for a much-needed cleaning out of the junk.
On eligible purchases if account in good standing. Not applicable to cash advances, balance transfers, fees, interest, returns or payments. Cash back rewards earned based on purchase price only (excluding any associated transaction fees). Transactions billed in Canadian currency. A 2.5% Foreign Transaction Fee applies to foreign currency purchases. Foreign currency transactions are converted to Canadian dollars at the MasterCard International rate on the date the transaction is posted. The rate applied to debits will be different than the rate applied to credits (rates established by MasterCard International and to change from time to time).
I don’t expect one button click to do more than one action and I really like the idea of getting rid of the mouse and I plan on continuing to turn the computer on and off manually, so the the air remote with the flying mouse that you recommend is extremely interesting to me.
Great resource for folks just learning about TV boxes. I’ve been reading, and learning, for the past hour or so. I sincerely say thank you so much for the time and effort you put into educating those, like myself, that could use the help.
Despite the popularity and ease of use presented by these companies like Roku, Apple TV, and their ilk, more and more Android TV boxes keep cropping up around the market. The demand is understandable; those more popular TV boxes are closed platforms where the Android boxes allow you to make all kinds of alterations to customize your experience. It’s rather akin to the argument between users of Android phones and their Apple equivalents.
Model: Android 4.2. Android 4.2. HDMI 1.4 up to 1080p. HD MPEG1/2/4,H.264, HD AVC/VC-1,RM/RMVB,Xvid/DivX3/4/5/6 ,RealVideo8/9/10. HD JPEG/BMP/GIF/PNG/TIFF. Support mouse and keyboard via USB; Support …
It’s hard to believe, but Android TV was unveiled almost three years ago. This home entertainment service is a telly addict’s dream, as it makes searching through on-demand TV services easy as pie, with the power of Google search at your fingertips (or the tip of your tongue, using voice control).
Amazon’s Fire TV may not look like an Android device at first glance, but under Amazon’s custom interface beats Google’s operating system. Because it runs on Android, you can easily install Kodi on Amazon Fire TV and sideload any other apps you may want to run.
For carrying out the operation of the Android TV Box, it is necessary to set it up properly with the TV. It comes with an HDMI 2.0 Port, using which we can easily install the TV Box on our Android TV.
Sony has committed to putting Android TV on its complete 2015 TV lineup, with Sharp and TPVision committing to their 2015 TV lineup carrying the software. Android TV, and the first hardware to go with it, were announced at Google I/O 2014. Since then Google also released the Nexus Player, its first consumer-facing hardware to run Android TV, and other manufacturers have announced small set top box style units with the software on board.
The problem with Hulu’s freemium model is that it only works on desktops and laptops, if you want to access it on the go via a smartphone, tablet or gaming device you’re going to need to pony up $7.99 per month for Hulu Plus. Not only will you get access to Hulu on any device, but you’ll also gain access to full seasons of shows instead of the last four or five episodes, as well as a plethora of older content.
The reign of cable television is under threat from all sides, from the rise of iTunes to the ubiquity of Netflix to the latest development, internet TV boxes that provide live streaming as well as thousands of movies and television shows all for free.