How to Install Kodi 18 “Matrix” Alpha on Amazon Fire TV

How to Install Kodi 18 “Matrix” Alpha on Amazon Fire TV

Kodi development is proceeding at a breakneck pace and you might have noticed that there has been a new version every few weeks for Kodi V18 Leia.  The latest official release version of Kodi is Version 18.3 and there is a Beta version of Kodi Version 18.4 Leia available for download on the Kodi website. But for those of us that like to stay on the bleeding edge, there is also an Alpha version of…

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How to Install the Grease Lightning Add-On for Kodi

How to Install the Grease Lightning Add-On for Kodi

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the Grease Lightning Kodi Add-On.  Grease Lightning is a great Kodi add-on that brings you movies and TV shows.  It offers up super fast-starting streams and has an auto-play feature.  From the creators of the awesome Movie Theater Butter add-on, Grease Lightning reflects the content that MTB offers. Grease Lightning is available in the Diamond Build Repo which we will be installing as part of…

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How to Install Kodi on Roku Devices

How to Install Kodi on Roku Devices

Most Kodi users are aware that there is a version of Kodi for every popular operating system. Whether you are running Windows, Linux, Android or MacOS, you can install Kodi.  This is why Kodi is so popular on devices like the Amazon Fire TV, Google’s ChromeCast and other generic Android boxes.  But what if you use Roku?  Roku is a very popular device and there is a good chance you have one if you are…

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Top 10 Best Kodi Builds for Fire Stick

Top 10 Best Kodi Builds for Fire Stick

Installing a Kodi Build is the fastest way to get all the best Kodi add-ons installed without all the hassle of searching for elusive repositories.  Sometimes it can be a real problem trying to get an add-on installed and even harder to find a working repo for that add-on when it needs to be updated.  In short, trying to create the perfect home entertainment setup can be more trouble than it’s worth.  But with Kodi…

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How to Install Streamline Build on Kodi

How to Install Streamline Build on Kodi

This tutorial will show you how to install Streamline build on Kodi 18.2 Leia. These instructions work on Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon Fire TV, Android TVs, Android Boxes, Android Mobile Devices, Mac & Windows, and any other place where you can install Kodi. The Streamline Build is one of the best new builds out there.  There are versions available for Kodi 17.x all the way up to 18.2 Leia.  This build, unlike many of the…

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How to Install 13Clowns Video Add-on for Kodi

How to Install 13Clowns Video Add-on for Kodi

If you are already familiar with Exodus or other Exodus derivatives, you will be right at home with 13Clowns Video.  13Clowns Video was built using the same source code as the other Exodus type add-ons out there, with the addition of tons of categories.  There are so many categories of media in 13Clowns Video, that this might be your one-stop-shop as far as Kodi Add-ons go.  The categories include Movies, TV Shows, Cartoons, Documentaries, YouTube…

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How to Watch Live Webcams on Kodi 18.2

How to Watch Live Webcams on Kodi 18.2

We all know that Kodi is great for watching movies and TV series as well as other great on-demand media.  But one of the most overlooked things to do with Kodi is to watch live Webcams.  Lots of people and even governments set up cameras that they stream over the Internet for anyone to see.  Many of these Webcams are located in historic locations so you can visit these places without leaving your living room.  …

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How to Uninstall Apps from Amazon Fire TV Devices

How to Uninstall Apps from Amazon Fire TV Devices

Everyone likes to try out apps on their Amazon Fire TV Stick or other Fire TV device.  But after a while, due to the limited amount of memory on most Amazon devices, you will start running low on RAM.  There are a lot of things you can do to clean up your memory to free up space.  But the most common thing you can do to maximize your memory is to uninstall applications.  I cover…

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How to Install Xanax Build on Kodi – New for Kodi 18.2

How to Install Xanax Build on Kodi – New for Kodi 18.2

In this tutorial, I want to show you how to install Xanax build on Kodi.  This tutorial will work on Kodi versions 17.6 and up and is applicable to all Amazon Fire TV products including the Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV cube.  This will also work on any Android TV or TV box, Android mobile devices, and tablets as well as computers. The Durex Build was one of the best builds out…

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Top Kodi Add-Ons – March 2019

Top Kodi Add-Ons – March 2019

If you have been using Kodi for a while, you know that there are literally hundreds of add-ons available all over the Internet.  No matter what kind of content you are looking for. Whether it is movies, TV series, live TV or any other content, you can find an add-on that gives you exactly what you are looking for. The big problem comes when you try to find the BEST ones.  What are the best…

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How To Reset Kodi On Fire TV Devices

How To Reset Kodi On Fire TV Devices

Sometimes Kodi gets messed up.  That’s just a fact.  There are so many add-ons available for Kodi that it’s almost inevitable that you will get some that don’t play well with the others.  This can cause freezing or buffering issues in Kodi and there is almost no way to recover from it. Due to the nature of Kodi and the Kodi Add-On structure, we also need to periodically reset Kodi so that we can be…

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How to Install Kodi 18.1 Leia on Amazon Firestick

How to Install Kodi 18.1 Leia on Amazon Firestick

I know Kodi 18.0 Leia was just released, but fast on its heels was the release of Kodi 18.1 Leia.  Sometimes it can be a hassle to upgrade Kodi on your Amazon Fire TV device depending on how you initially installed Kodi.  I always recommend doing a fresh install if you are jumping from one major Kodi version to another.  For instance, if you are running Kodi 17.x Krypton or any other lower version and…

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How to Install the Alfa Add-on on Kodi 18 – Spanish Language Streams

How to Install the Alfa Add-on on Kodi 18 – Spanish Language Streams

If you are a Spanish speaker, or live in a Spanish speaking country and would like to get great movie and TV show streams in Spanish, then the Alfa Add-on for Kodi is a great place to start.  While the standalone app Stremio has awesome Spanish dubbed content as well, if you are a Kodi user, then Alfa is the way to go. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the Alfa…

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How to Install Kodi 18 Leia Official Version on Fire TV Devices

How to Install Kodi 18 Leia Official Version on Fire TV Devices

The Kodi development team has released version 18 after a long wait.  In the past, I have shown you how to install the beta version of Kodi 18 Leia, but it was full of bugs at that point and not really useable other than just to take a look at it and see what’s new.  Now, with the official release, you can use Kodi 18 as your current version with almost no problems.  Some of…

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How to Install No Limits Magic Build on Kodi 18 Stable Release

How to Install No Limits Magic Build on Kodi 18 Stable Release

We waited quite a while for the release of Kodi 18 Leia.  There have been ALPHA versions and BETA versions to play with.  There has been Wonderbox.tv which gave us a working Kodi 18 long before the STABLE release.  Some of these versions worked fine for some, but for most, it was just error messages and headaches.  But those days are gone.  The team over at Kodi have finally released the STABLE release version of…

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Openload Stream Authorization Fix 2019

Openload Stream Authorization Fix 2019

As many of you are aware, when using Kodi Add-ons such as Placenta, Rising Tides, Exodus or any of Exodus derivatives, you are often bombarded with Openload stream authorization messages.  This an annoying message, and, if you are not using a VPN, authorizing the stream exposes your IP address to OpenLoad.  Personally, I don’t want to tell them my IP, so I struggled with a way to disable openload stream authorization. I wrote an article…

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How to Install the Galactus Add-On on Kodi 17.6

How to Install the Galactus Add-On on Kodi 17.6

Galactus is a movie and TV show add-on for Kodi.  As of this writing, Galactus is working great with lots of fast, working sources.  This is one of my favorite add-ons for Kodi because of how fast the streams come up and play.  In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Galactus add-on for Kodi in just a few simple steps. KodiAmerica.com Quick Tip – ALWAYS use a VPN when streaming free movies and…

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How to Install IPVanish VPN Service on Amazon Fire TV Devices

How to Install IPVanish VPN Service on Amazon Fire TV Devices

I have written articles in the past about IPVanish VPN Service and how to install it.  I wanted to offer an updated article in honor of Data Privacy Day.  Not only is this an important day to take stock of your own data privacy and the privacy of your business, but also to make others aware of the risks of using the Internet and steps you can take to protect yourself. Learn more about a…

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How to Install Rising Tides Add-On on Kodi – Live Sports Streams for Your Fire TV Device

How to Install Rising Tides Add-On on Kodi – Live Sports Streams for Your Fire TV Device

The Rising Tides add-on is one of the best sports add-ons available for Kodi.  In the past, I have written articles about other ways to get sports on Kodi such as Sports Devil.  It can be difficult to stream live sports due to the sports industry’s tight grip on their live content.  Rising Tides provides you with sports highlights streams as well as many live sports channels.  The choices available are very are very broad…

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How to Install Wonderbox.tv Media Centre Updated – Kodi V18.0 Leia RC1 for Fire TV Devices

How to  Install Wonderbox.tv Media Centre Updated – Kodi V18.0 Leia RC1 for Fire TV Devices

I have written a few articles in the past that show the progress being made in the development of Kodi V18.0. Kodi V17.6 is currently the latest release version available.  Millions of people are using Kodi on their jailbroken Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and many other devices.  You have always been able to download and install the development versions as well, but often these are not fully functional releases. So far development has progressed…

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How to Install the Kodiamerica.com Jailbreak App Vault

How to Install the Kodiamerica.com Jailbreak App Vault

To make things lots easier for you to work with your Jailbroken Fire TV device, I created something I call the KodiAmerica.com Jailbreak App Vault.  This is a repository for all the files I use in the tutorials on this site.  Once you install the App Vault, you can come back often for updated apps and/or replacement apps for any of the apps that might stop functioning for whatever reason. Installing the KodiAmerica.com Jailbreak App…

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Protecting Your Privacy On-Line

Protecting Your Privacy On-Line

Protecting Your Privacy On-Line I wanted to write a little about the necessity of having a VPN.  I always recommend using a VPN whenever you are connected to the Internet.  This is especially true if you have a jailbroken Amazon Fire TV device,  Android Box, PC or Mac computer that you are using as a streaming media device. I normally stress the importance of a VPN as a matter of privacy, but today I want…

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How to Install Kodi and Stremio on Amazon Fire TV Devices

How to Install Kodi and Stremio on Amazon Fire TV Devices

Jailbreaking your Amazon Fire TV device has gotten easier over time as more and more methods are created to do so.  The most common method in the past has been to use the Downloader App for Amazon Fire TV.    This app has been instrumental in helping millions of people jailbreak their Amazon Fire TV devices.  But I would like to show you the fastest and easiest way to get up and running quickly. With…

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How to Install Wonderbox Media Centre 18.0 Leia ALPHA + Jailbroken Firestick + No Limits Build

How to Install Wonderbox Media Centre 18.0 Leia ALPHA + Jailbroken Firestick + No Limits Build

No Limits Build is and has been one of my favorite builds to install on my jailbroken Fire TV Stick running Kodi.  Now there is a version for Kodi 18.0 Leia ALPHA.  Some of you might have tried to install it on the ALPHA build of Kodi 18.0.  You will have noticed that it doesn’t install very well, if at all.  Kodi has disabled the file unzip feature on Leia 18.0 ALPHA.  This breaks the mechanism…

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How to Install a Working Kodi Leia 18.0 jailbreak using Wonderbox.tv Media Center on Fire TV Devices

How to Install a Working Kodi Leia 18.0 jailbreak using Wonderbox.tv Media Center on Fire TV Devices

I have done a couple articles in the past about Kodi’s latest version 18.0 called Leia.  But Kodi 18.0 Leia has only been officially released as an Alpha version.  This means that there are still some major developments that need to be made to make it ready for a full release.  Learn how to install the Alpha version of Kodi 18.0 Leia in my article How to Install the Kodi 18 “Leia” Beta. An Alpha version…

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How to Install adbLink to Jailbreak and Side-Load Apps on Amazon Fire TV Devices

How to Install adbLink to Jailbreak and Side-Load Apps on Amazon Fire TV Devices

There are a few tools you can use to jailbreak your Amazon Fire TV devices.  Any of you that have a little experience side-loading apps onto your Fire TV device will most likely be familiar with the Downloader App for Amazon Fire TV.  This is an awesome method to get an app installed without having to use a computer.  This is a good method for installing the occasional app, but to me it can be…

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How to Install Exodus 2018 on Kodi. It’s Back and Better Than Ever!

How to Install Exodus 2018 on Kodi.  It’s Back and Better Than Ever!

Exodus continues to be the most popular third-party add-on for Kodi in spite of the numerous forks that claim to be better.  Exodus forks such as Covenant, Placenta, Neptune Rising claim to offer an improved experience over the original Exodus, but that hasn’t kept Exodus from staying on top.  The development of Exodus was abandoned by the original developers and that looked like the end of the road for this awesome Kodi Add-on.  But a…

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How to Watch Marvel’s Venom on Terrarium TV without Kodi

How to Watch Marvel’s Venom on Terrarium TV without Kodi

Marvel Studios, in conjunction with Sony Pictures, is churning out the super hits and there is no end in sight.  Marvel’s Venom is one of the most anticipated movies this year.  Venom is slated for release on Oct. 5, 2018. Sony and Disney collaborated on the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming movie last summer, but Sony will continue to produce a series of stories based on the characters from the Spider-Man series of comics.  Venom will be the…

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My Favorite Kodi Skins – July 2018

My Favorite Kodi Skins – July 2018

Kodi is one of the most configurable pieces of open source software available for general use.  One of the most visible customizations you can make to Kodi is to install a Kodi Skin.  Skins are modules that you can install that change the entire interface of your Kodi installation. When you first install and open Kodi, you will see Kodi’s default skin, which is called Estuary as of Kodi 17.6.  Personally, I use Estuary as…

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5 Best Kodi Repos – July 2018

5 Best Kodi Repos – July 2018

Kodi repositories are the heart of the entire Kodi Add-on ecosystem.  The repositories are containers that contain collections of Kodi Add-ons.  If you install an add-on from a repository, then when new versions are updated in the repository, Kodi automatically updates the add-on in your installation. Kodi Builds contain many of the top repos.  One of the things that makes a great Kodi build is that it contains repositories that are solid and updated frequently. …

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How to Install Plutonium Build on Kodi

How to Install Plutonium Build on Kodi

Plutonium Build for Kodi is one of the best Kodi builds available as of this writing.  It’s very lightweight build at 142mb, but comes pre-installed with every app you will need to stream all the media you could possibly want. Since it is a small build, it runs very well on the Amazon Fire TV Stick.  But it also works perfectly on any other devices that are compatible with Kodi. Plutonium Build has an intuitive…

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How to Use Kodi – In-Depth Overview

How to Use Kodi – In-Depth Overview

If you are new to the streaming video scene, you are probably hearing a lot about Kodi.  But many of you are probably wondering what Kodi is and how you can benefit from using Kodi.  In this tutorial, I hope to show you what Kodi is and how you can make the most of Kodi to maximize your streaming experience. Kodi is basically a piece of software that is designed to organize and play digital…

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How to use Trakt.tv with Kodi Add-Ons

How to use Trakt.tv with Kodi Add-Ons

How to use Trakt.tv with Kodi Add-Ons If you are like me, and you like to try out different add-ons and applications, often on different Fire TV or Fire Stick devices, it can be difficult to keep track of what movies you have watched.  Trakt.tv is a free service that is supported by many different applications and add-ons such as Terrarium TV and Poached Add-On for Kodi.     For this tutorial, I want to show…

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How to Install Poached Add-On for Kodi

How to Install Poached Add-On for Kodi

Poached is a fork of the most popular Covenant Add-On.  It provides you with Movies and TV shows and has lots of content that is updated regularly so you can always access the latest and best streams.  I really love this add-on.  I have always been a big user of Placenta and/or Neptune Rising, but have started using Poached more and more because it has really solid streams.   In this tutorial, I want to show…

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Top WORKING Kodi Builds – July 2018

Top WORKING Kodi Builds – July 2018

Top WORKING Kodi Builds – July 2018 The best and fastest way to get the most out of your Kodi installation is to install one of the pre-configured packages.  These packages are known as “builds”.  Most Kodi builds come complete with a pre-configured menu system and a huge set of pre-installed applications that are used to serve up live tv, movies, music and whatever other types of content you might want to consume.  It can…

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How to Install Terrarium TV to watch Ant-Man and the Wasp without Kodi

How to Install Terrarium TV to watch Ant-Man and the Wasp without Kodi

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” looks to be another huge blockbuster for Marvel Studios.  It seems the hits never stop coming.  I saw the previews for it when I was at the theater watching Deadpool 2.  Yes, I go to the theater!  Someone has to get the studios paid for all these great movies.  So, as always, I encourage you to go see Ant-Man and the Wasp in your local theater. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe…

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Best VPN Services for Streaming Kodi, Terrarium TV, Popcorn Time and More

Best VPN Services for Streaming Kodi, Terrarium TV, Popcorn Time and More

Best VPN Services for Streaming Kodi, Terrarium TV, Popcorn Time and More There are lots of options to choose from these days when it comes to streaming media on your jailbroken Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick.  Most people are familiar with Kodi, and when they think of free movies and tv series, they usually mention Kodi with add-ons such as Exodus, Placenta, Covenant or Neptune Rising.  But there are some great alternatives that some people…

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How to Jailbreak Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV Stick 2018

How to Jailbreak Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV Stick 2018

How to Jailbreak Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV Stick 2018 Amazon has revolutionized streaming television with the introduction of the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.  Traditional cable and satellite TV companies have been left reeling by the sheer number of people switching to streaming their content from free sources rather than pay the high price for questionable service.  But a lot of people get a Fire Stick and think that is the solution…

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How to Install the Downloader app on Fire TV Devices

How to Install the Downloader app on Fire TV Devices

How to Install the Downloader app on Fire TV Devices UPDATE:  All of the greatest apps are now available for download and installation from the KodiAmerica.com Jailbreak App Vault. For help installing, read this article. How to Install the Kodiamerica.com Jailbreak App Vault. The App Vault makes it easy to install all of the apps mentioned on my site.   Type in a text search or use Voice Search to find the Downloader App in…

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Troubleshooting Common Issues with Kodi

Troubleshooting Common Issues with Kodi

Troubleshooting Common Issues with Kodi Kodi is a powerful tool for consuming streaming digital content.  The developers put in a lot of work to make Kodi stable and reliable.  But no matter how well written the software, there are always going to be small issues. There are so many different operating systems and devices that might run Kodi, that there is no way the developers can test every configuration.  These issues can be caused by…

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How To Install Neptune Rising on Kodi

How To Install Neptune Rising on Kodi

How To Install Neptune Rising on Kodi Neptune Rising is one of the top Covenant forks available for Kodi. It is right up at the top of the list along with Placenta.  Placenta seems to be having a few problems as of late, so we have started using Neptune Rising with great success.  Both of these add-ons are offshoots of the same code and share much of the same menu structure.  However, Neptune Rising uses…

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What is Kodi?

What is Kodi?

What is Kodi? In a Nut Shell Kodi is used by millions of people all over the world to enjoy streaming content of all sorts.  Many people buy Android boxes or Fire Sticks with the express intent of installing Kodi.  But there are many people that are still on the fence about cutting their cable or streaming free movies and TV shows.  Many of those just don’t understand what Kodi is or how it can…

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How to watch UFC 223 on Kodi

How to watch UFC 223 on Kodi

How to watch UFC 223 on Kodi UFC 223 is here.  Don’t miss a bit of the action.  UFC 223 brings us 2 title fights Khabib VS Iaquinta and NamaJunas VS Joanna 2 After a surprising turn of events on Friday, Khabib VS Iaquinta is the new main event of UFC 223. After concerns that he “looked unhealthy” after his recent weight cut, The New York State Athletic Commission, which oversees the event replaced original headliner Max…

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How to Watch Deadpool 2 on Kodi

How to Watch Deadpool 2 on Kodi

How to Watch Deadpool 2 on Kodi Marvel is really hitting it out of the park these days.  With the release of Black Panther, they have really proven that there is, and has been, a solid market for superhero films.  Black Panther is the 10th highest grossing film of all time.  That is saying a lot.  We already showed you How to Watch Black Panther on Kodi.  But, in this article, we want to talk…

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How to Watch Kodi on Roku

How to Watch Kodi on Roku

  What is Kodi? Kodi is the most popular media center software in the world.  It is 100% legal and open source.  Anyone can write a Kodi Add-On or modify the Kodi software to meet their own needs.  This makes it a VERY versatile platform for streaming all kinds of digital media.  There are add-ons that let you watch live television in the form of IPTV.  There are other add-ons, such as Placenta that allow…

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How to Install Placenta on Kodi

How to Install Placenta on Kodi

How to Install Placenta on Kodi For years, the predominant video streaming add-on for Kodi was Exodus.  Exodus dominated.  With tons of great providers and a simple to use interface, there really was no other add-on that came close.  Those that still use Exodus know that it still works to this day.  It’s just not that great anymore.  Luckily, Exodus didn’t just die, it split off into tons of other great add-ons.  We call those…

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How to Update No Limits Build on Kodi

How to Update No Limits Build on Kodi

How to Update No Limits Build on Kodi No Limits Builds continues to be our favorite build available for Kodi.  No Limits Build comes with all the best Kodi Add-Ons pre-installed, so you don’t have to spend the time hunting around for all the Add-Ons individually.  Many of the repos that you need to install some of the Add-Ons are flaky at best, and often they move around.  Following online tutorials is difficult as well because…

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How to Watch the NCAA Final Four 2018 on Kodi

How to Watch the NCAA Final Four 2018 on Kodi

How to Watch NCAA Final Four 2018 on Kodi The madness is over.  Four teams have emerged and will battle for the NCAA Championship. Loyola Chicago, Michigan, Villanova, and Kansas have made it to the Final Four.  If you are a basketball fan, you won’t want to miss a second of the action.  The Final Four 2018 will be aired live on TBS.  But if you can’t get this channel, or if you live overseas and…

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WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania 24 Schedule

WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania 24 Schedule

WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania 24 Schedule WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania 24 in New Orleans is officially underway.  The list of events is huge, and you won’t want to miss a second of this insane action.  This event makes up some of the most popular Pay Per View events every year and this year will only be bigger.  We hope you are able to get these events on PPV.  People need to get paid…

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How to Cast Kodi to Google Chromecast with a PC

How to Cast Kodi to Google Chromecast with a PC

How to Cast Kodi to Google Chromecast with a PC Google Chromecast is a great device.  It doesn’t really give you the capability of installing Kodi.  Its strong suit is that it is geared to receive instructions and streams from other devices.  This is particularly advantageous for those that want to stream Kodi, but don’t have a streaming media device such as the Amazon Fire Stick or Fire TV. There are a few methods that…

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How to Watch Real Madrid Soccer on Kodi

How to Watch Real Madrid Soccer on Kodi

Real Madrid is a team with an enormous fan base.  It is considered to be the most widely supported team on the planet.  Real Madrid is also a winning team. In domestic football, Real Madrid has won 64 trophies; a record 33 La Liga titles, 19 Copa del Rey, 10 Supercopa de España, 1 Copa Eva Duarte, and 1 Copa de la Liga. In European and world competitions, Real Madrid has earned a record 24 trophies; a record 12 UEFA Champions League titles, 2 UEFA Cups and…

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Top Android Streaming Media Devices of 2018

Top Android Streaming Media Devices of 2018

There are a LOT of choices when it comes to Android Media Devices.  Whether it be a cheap no-name Chinese box that you can buy on Ebay, or a high end box like the SkyStream TWO Streaming Media Player.  If you are just starting out with streaming media devices, it can be confusing. In this article we are going to go over some of the choices available, and offer up our suggestions.   An Android Streaming Media…

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How to Watch Joshua vs Parker on Kodi

How to Watch Joshua vs Parker on Kodi

On March 31, 2018, two fighting legends will go head-to-head in what is expected to be one of the great fights of our time.  New Zealand’s Joseph Parker will take on the United Kingdom’s Anthony Joshua. Parker is currently undefeated in all of his 24 professional fights, with 18 of those wins by way of knockout. The fight will take place at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. If you are a boxing fan, you won’t…

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How to Install the Kodi 18 Leia Beta

How to Install the Kodi 18 Leia Beta

Kodi is hot.  The development team that brings us the software we know as Kodi are continuously working to improve our experience with streaming media.  Things have really come a long way, and Kodi Version 17.6 “Krypton” was announced to be the last point release of Version 17.  That was outstanding news to those hardcore Kodi enthusiasts out there.  That could only mean one thing. Version 18 was on the way.  They were right.  The recent release…

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How to Watch Coco on Kodi

How to Watch Coco on Kodi

One of the hottest animated movies so far this year, Coco is a must-see for kids and adults alike.  Coco is the first-ever motion picture with a multi million dollar budget to ever feature a completely Latino cast.  This fantastic animation is set in Mexico during the celebration Dia de Muertos, or Day of the Dead.  In the fictitious town of Santa Cecilia, Mexico, a young boy named Miguel, growing up in a household where music is forbidden,…

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Net Neutrality Repeal – A VPN is Essential for Privacy

Net Neutrality Repeal – A VPN is Essential for Privacy

I wanted to write about something that we hear about a lot on the news, but, perhaps, is not well understood by the general public.  Net Neutrality. Net neutrality is the principle that says that governments should mandate that Internet Service Providers treat all data on the Internet the same.  They should not discriminate or charge different prices based on user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. For instance, under these principles, Internet Service Providers are unable…

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How to Build a HTPC with Raspberry Pi

How to Build a HTPC with Raspberry Pi

Generally when you think of Kodi Media Center, you think of Amazon Fire TV Stick or Amazon Fire TV.  While these are wildly popular platforms for running Kodi, they lack the full functionality of a Home Theater PC or HTPC.  An HTPC runs a full blown operating system, usually Windows or Linux.  Then Kodi is installed as an application on that operating system.  The popularity of the Fire TV Stick is mainly due to the…

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How to Listen to Live Radio on Kodi

How to Listen to Live Radio on Kodi

Everyone thinks of Streaming Movies and Streaming Video when they think of Kodi.  But Kodi is a media center with great selection of Streaming Music Kodi Add-Ons.  One of our favorites is TuneIn Radio.  TuneIn Radio is available as an App or Addon for Android, Windows and OSX as well as directly via their Website.  TuneIn Radio is a Live Radio App.  You can find streaming stations from all over the world, and even from…

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How to Watch David Bowie: The Last Five Years on Kodi

How to Watch David Bowie: The Last Five Years on Kodi

This is a little something different to write about.  The launching of Elon Musk‘s cherry red Tesla Roadster atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy with a David Bowie song playing on the radio just proves the impact of David Bowie on the world and it’s culture.  This special documentary series is produced by HBO, and details the last 5 years of the life of David Bowie and in particular the making of his final two albums The Next Day…

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How to Watch NCAA Tournament Final Four on Kodi

How to Watch NCAA Tournament Final Four on Kodi

So, I hope your team made it this far.  But even if it didn’t, you are not going to want to miss what is certainly going to be a big tournament finish.  NCAA Tournament Final Four draws huge crowds, and millions of people all over the world tune in to watch at home on TV, or at the local bar.  There is no reason you should miss out on the opportunity to enjoy this great…

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How to Watch NCAA March Madness 2018 on Kodi

How to Watch NCAA March Madness 2018 on Kodi

NCAA March Madness 2018 is always a huge sporting event. Selection Sunday will take place on March 11th this year. That is when the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee reveals which 68 teams have made the cut for the 2018 basketball championships. Kodi is an especially good way to see the NCAA March Madness 2018.  Lots of different Kodi Add-Ons are available for you to watch the NCAA March Madness 2018, but for this tutorial we are going to…

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How to Remove Openload Stream Authorization on Kodi

How to Remove Openload Stream Authorization on Kodi

A lot of the Streaming Video Add-ons in Kodi use Openload links to provide their content.  The problem with that is that you need to pair your Fire TV Stick or other Streaming Media Device with Openload using your Internet browser.  This can get a little bit inconvenient because the pairing only lasts 4 hours.  Makes movie night a little more challenging.  But there is a solution to the problem.  You can just go in…

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How to Watch Live News on Kodi

How to Watch Live News on Kodi

Some people like watching Movies, and some watch a lot of TV Shows.  But sometimes we need to watch the news.  Real news, fake news, good news, bad news. We need news.  Whatever sources you use to get your information, that’s up to you.  But there are many Network News streams on Kodi.  There are also many apps to serve that content out to you.  One of our favorite Kodi Add-Ons is cCloud.  Honestly, I…

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How to Watch Black Panther on Kodi

How to Watch Black Panther on Kodi

One of the hottest movies of the year, Marvel Studios Black Panther appears to be a huge hit.  We hope you go to the movie theater to see it on the big screen.  In fact, we encourage that you go to the theater so that those guys get paid.  That being said, we know there are a lot of people that won’t go to the theater.  For those that want to stream Black Panther online…

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How to Watch NBA All-Star Weekend 2018 on Kodi

How to Watch NBA All-Star Weekend 2018 on Kodi

This year’s NBA All-Star Weekend 2018 starts on Friday the 16th of February and goes until Sunday the 18th . It includes lots of activities like The Three Point Challenge and The Slam Dunk Contest. But the most anticipated event of the weekend is the NBA All-Star Game 2018.  This year, East will meet West with all the excitement you are expecting. Kodi is an especially good way to see the NBA All-Star Game 2018.  Lots…

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How to Watch XXX Content on Kodi

How to Watch XXX Content on Kodi

There are a variety of ways to enjoy free XXX Video content on Kodi.  Some of the first Kodi Add-Ons that were created were for viewing Adult Video Content.  Obviously this is a popular subject, and we wanted to show you how to use one of the best Kodi XXX Add-Ons so you can enjoy it, too. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Video Devil.  This XXX Kodi Add-On has been…

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How to Check your Internet Speed on Fire TV or Fire Stick

How to Check your Internet Speed on Fire TV or Fire Stick

 Install FireDL from the Amazon Store From FireDL, download Mouse Toggle by using the 300008 shortcode Run Mouse Toggle and configure it Install Downloader and Aptoide TV from the Amazon Store Aptoide TV is an alternative play store.  It’s good to have! Install SpeedTest.net using Aptoide TV Open SpeedTest.net application To activate the mouse pointer, double-click the Play button on the remote control Use the mouse pointer to click the Begin Test button Now that…

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How to Watch the Olympics on Kodi

How to Watch the Olympics on Kodi

The Olympics are here! Don’t miss out on any of your favorite events.  Most any contest that is being televised somewhere is available for streaming on one of the great Kodi Sports Add-Ons that are available.  The Kodi Sports Add-On mentioned in this tutorial is available on most every good Kodi Build.  Check out our list of the Top Kodi Builds of 2018 to get going right away with this add-on. Sports Devil has been around…

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How to Watch World Cup Soccer on Kodi

How to Watch World Cup Soccer on Kodi

Kodi is a great solution for all the sports lovers out there.  And, since there are more soccer fans out there than any other sport, Kodi can be a great resource to help you keep up with all your favorite teams.  Most any match that is being televised somewhere is available for streaming on one of the great Kodi Sports Add-Ons that are available.  All of the Kodi Sports Add-Ons mentioned in this tutorial are…

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How to Enable Subtitles in Exodus

How to Enable Subtitles in Exodus

There are a lot of reasons to use subtitles when you are streaming media using Kodi.  You might just want to watch a movie with the sound muted.  You might be hearing impaired, or you might not speak the language that the movie is in.  Whatever your reason, it’s very easy to enable subtitles in Exodus. This tutorial is not specific to Exodus.  All Exodus forks generally have the same menus, so this how-to can…

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How to Access Spanish Content on Kodi

How to Access Spanish Content on Kodi

Kodi allows you to stream movies and TV shows on your Fire TV or Fire Stick, as well as Android, Windows and Linux.  But many of our readers live in Spanish speaking countries and want to enable subtitles or Spanish audio to watch these streams in their native language. This tutorial will show you how to enable Spanish subtitles and audio in Exodus.  This tutorial works in all forks of Exodus, including Covenant and Placenta. …

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Top Kodi Builds for 2018

Top Kodi Builds for 2018

Kodi is a great framework for an awesome streaming entertainment system.  Whether you use it on your Fire TV or Fire Stick, an Android box, Linux or Windows, it’s always a solid solution.  But, sometimes it can be frustrating to configure everything.  Why doesn’t your Kodi look as good as your neighbor’s?  Well, the answer is that he probably installed a BUILD.  Builds are preconfigured installations of Kodi that you can download and install for…

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How to Install Misfit Mods Lite on Kodi

How to Install Misfit Mods Lite on Kodi

Misfits Mod Lite Build is another one of our favorites.  With a slick interface and a wide range of preinstalled add-ons, it will fit the bill for most everyone.  It includes add-ons for Live TV, Movies, TV Shows, Sports and Music.  Lots of video sections with sub-categories makes it easy to find and enjoy content.  We think this build is one of the best all-in-one solutions available. Open Kodi Click on the little gear icon…

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How to Install No Limits Build on Kodi

How to Install No Limits Build on Kodi

There are a lot of apps out there.  Sometimes it can be confusing and frustrating trying to find a repository that is alive and has them.  Well, there is an answer.  By far the simplest solution is to install No Limits build. No Limits build is a complete package that includes all of the most popular add-ons and repositories.  With one easy installation, you can have the add-ons you want, without having to search and…

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Top Kodi Add-Ons for 2018

Top Kodi Add-Ons for 2018

Kodi doesn’t have much functionality out of the box.  But, it’s a great platform for installing all sorts of add-ons that can unlock the full potential of Kodi.  There are apps for on-demand movies and TV programs, live TV, sports and other online streaming content.  We wanted to put a list together of our favorite apps.  Keep in mind that the repositories for these apps sometimes come and go.  If you want to install most…

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How to Install RealDebrid in Kodi

How to Install RealDebrid in Kodi

In this tutorial we will show you how to install the most popular unlimited downloader available.  With an unlimited downloader, you aren’t limited by slow download speeds from web streaming services.  Download or stream at the full capacity of your Internet connection. Open Kodi and click the Settings button. System settings Click on Basic at the bottom of the left menu. Keep clicking on Basic until it says Advanced Click Add-ons Click on Manage Dependencies Click URL Resolver Click Configure Click Universal…

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How to Install the Ares Wizard in Kodi

How to Install the Ares Wizard in Kodi

The Ares Wizard is a great tool to help you perform many important maintenance tasks for your Kodi installation.  Make sure you perform the steps in our guide on How to Reduce Buffering on Kodi Open Kodi Click on the little gear icon at the top Click File Manager Click Add Source Click where it says <None> Type in http://androidaba.com/addons/ and click OK Name it Ares Wizard and click OK Make sure everything looks right and click OK Go back…

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How to Reduce Buffering on Kodi

How to Reduce Buffering on Kodi

In this article we will show you various methods to reduce or eliminate buffering in Kodi. I think every user has experienced buffering in Kodi.  Kodi tries it’s best to overcome slowdowns in your Internet connection by buffering.  And, really, buffering is your friend.  Think of it as a shock absorber in your car.  The shock absorber is a buffer.  When you are driving and hit a bump, the shock absorber buffers the movement of…

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How to Install Sports Devil in Kodi

How to Install Sports Devil in Kodi

No Kodi installation would be complete without Sports Devil.  Sports Devil allows you to access live sports from around the world.  No matter your favorite sport, you are sure to find and stream all your favorite events.  This tutorial will show you how to install Sports Devil on Kodi 17.6 Krypton. Open Kodi Click on the little gear icon at the top Click File Manager Click Add Source Click where it says “None“ Type the following:  http://kdil.co/repo and…

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How to Install Covenant in Kodi

How to Install Covenant in Kodi

Covenant is a fork of the wildly popular Exodus add-on.  It is the official fork and is essential if you want to stream movies and tv shows.  Exodus has been discontinued for all intents and purposes, so, if you are currently using Exodus, we recommend switching over to Covenant. Open Kodi Click on the little gear icon at the top Click File Manager Click Add Source Click where it says “None“ Type the following:  http://archive.org/download/repository.xvbmc and click Done…

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What is a VPN? Why do I need it?

What is a VPN?  Why do I need it?

A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a means of encrypting your Internet traffic before sending it out, and decrypting it again on the other end. Preventing anyone in the middle from being able to see what that traffic consists of. Think of it as a pipe inside a pipe. The ISP owns the outside pipe. They can see what is running through that pipe. But you own the inside pipe. So, all the ISP…

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How To Install IPVanish VPN on Fire Stick or Fire TV

How To Install IPVanish VPN on Fire Stick or Fire TV

*** THE IPVANISH APP WILL NOT WORK ON THE FIRST GENERATION FIRE STICK. YOU MUST HAVE THE SECOND GENERATION WITH THE ALEXA VOICE REMOTE *** The following is required for IPVanish VPN to work with the Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire Stick: A secure IPVanish VPN connection (Don’t have one? Sign up here for a special 57% discount!) An internet connection Amazon Fire TV or Amazon 2nd Generation Fire Stick with Alexa Voice Remote IPVanish Amazon Application Install 1….

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How to Install Kodi on Android

How to Install Kodi on Android

Installing Kodi on your Android device is easy and unlocks the potential for streaming all your favorite movies, TV shows and sports programming. Previously, Kodi was only available for media center devices such as computers or gaming consoles.  But now, Kodi is available for installation on almost any platform or operating system.  Whether you have a game console, a Linux PC, a Windows PC, a Mac, or an Android phone or tablet, its easy to…

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How to Install Kodi on Windows

How to Install Kodi on Windows

There are two methods to install Kodi on Windows.  First, you can download Kodi directly from the official Kodi website and install it there.  But, recently, Kodi has been made available in the Microsoft Store.  Installing from the Microsoft Store ensures that Kodi will always be updated to the latest version automatically.  This tutorial covers both methods. Install Kodi on Windows by downloading Kodi from the official Kodi website. First, open your Web Browser and…

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How to install Kodi on Fire TV or Fire Stick

How to install Kodi on Fire TV or Fire Stick

This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions for installing Kodi on your Fire TV or Fire Stick.  The Amazon Fire devices are some of the most popular devices for running Kodi.   Scroll across the top menu and select Settings Select Device  Select Developer Options  Select Apps from Unknown Sources, and, if it is turned off, click it once to turn it on.  A word of caution:  Allowing installation of third-party applications can be a…

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How to Install Kodi on Linux

How to Install Kodi on Linux

Kodi will run on just about any device with most any operating system.  This has made Kodi the outrageous success that it is.  Many times, Linux users are left out in the cold when it comes to some of the cooler software.  But not so with Kodi.  This install guide will show you how to install Kodi on Linux.  In this tutorial we will be using Linux Mint, but the installation instructions should be the…

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