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Kodi's media player got a name change last year and now it has something even better -- official Android status. The app formerly known as XBMC is now available on the Google Play store for all takers. It actually arrived to the store last month in beta form, but prior to that could only be sidelo...

July 22nd 2015 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Version 13 of XBMC's media center software, codenamed Gotham, is now ready for your official beta-testing pleasure. The foundation -- which started the project for the Xbox and spawned apps like Plex and platforms like Boxee -- kicked off work on the update nearly a year ago. It said that many of...

March 4th 2014 at 5:58am 0 Comments
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The second official beta of XBMC 12 "Frodo" is ready for testing, and if you've been waiting to move up from the nightlies you finally can -- as long as it meets a few requirements, like supporting Neon processor code (most HTC and Samsung devices do). There's a compatibility list of devices known...

December 2nd 2012 at 10:38pm 0 Comments
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We only just learned in earnest that XBMC was coming to Android last month, and yet we're already looking at workable builds. Kermonine96 at the XDA-Developers forum has started offering his own, unofficial nightly versions of the media center front end, both for regularly supported devices with N...

August 18th 2012 at 2:13pm 0 Comments
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Just look at the Ouya above, getting picked on by that meaty finger. The Android-powered, Kickstarter-funded $99 console is, apparently, very small. Images released this morning put context to the pictures of the console and its controller that we've seen already. The console is super, super small....

August 7th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments