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Drawing on a Linux Desktop with an Android Tablet and a “User Friendly” XBMC for Android! – XDA Developer TV

Android gaining X11 support is one of the stories from this weekend on XDA-Developers. You can also make your voice heard and vote on the next XDA cases. However, other big stories occurred this weekend. XDA News Specialist Jordan covers some of the highlights, including the first "user-friendly" version of XBMC for Android.In learning news, Jordan...

First “User-Friendly” Build of XBMC for Android Emerges

By now, we're all familiar with XBMC. The megascale, multiplatform media player has become nearly ubiquitous in HTPC circles, far outgrowing its original home on its vestigial namesake, the original Microsoft Xbox. In fact, we've featured quite a few stories that talk about how to integrate XBMC Controller into your HTPC workflow, as well as...

XBMC for Android Beta 3 APK Released

Android received some pretty exciting media player news when it was announced that XBMC had made it to the platform. Initially, there were quite a few issues with the nightlies coming out. However, it has been a few months, and the developers have made some great strides.There are still some issues to work out, but Beta...

XBMC for Android Nightlies Available for Your Mobile-Viewing Pleasure

For those unfamiliar with XBMC, it has become the defacto standard for Home Theater PC's (HTPC). Given Android's Linux roots, the desire has always been there to utilize an Android device as a HTPC, so the recent news from the XBMC developer team took the Android world by storm. Much rejoicing and excitement met the...

Jelly Bean on G1, XBMC for Android, Raspberry Pi ICS! – XDA Developer TV

Our friend Jordan loves rehashing the news so much that he did it twice for us today. After some technical annoyances and a snazzy haircut, Jordan finally gets a video to complete successfully. Today, Jordan gives a quick update of the awesome news that appeared on the XDA Portal like how CyanogenMod 10 was unofficially...

XBMC Ported to Android, Nightlies Released

The last release of a popular, open source media application ported to Android was a pretty big deal, so it wasn't hard to guess that the next one would be too. For those who don't know, XBMC is an open source, multi-platform media player. With a strong and loyal following, the media player could be...

Pro Tip Number 1: Android XBMC Remote Control – XDA TV

In the first in a series of XDA Pro Tips, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler shows us how to repurpose an Android device as a remote control for your TV with XBMC.  He demonstrates sending a YouTube video from the YouTube application on an Android phone to a TV.  He then talks about the hardware required...

XBMC Remote App Modified For GTab

If you own a Viewsonic GTab and have Xbox Media Center, XDA forum member WickedStyx has modified the official Android XBMC remote app so that it scales properly on the GTab!The XBMC remote app is a remote client for Android that lets you connect over WiFi or 3G so that you can control your XBMC from...

The Five Apps You Must Try This Week (July 25)

Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s...

A Look Back at the Ouya: A Tale of Failure

The NVIDIA SHIELD console, Razer Forge TV, and Nexus Player, all running on the Android TV platform, represent the latest efforts by Google and its OEM partners to morph Android into a competent and complete living room entertainment experience. Android TV can be seen as Google's first serious attempt at incorporating console-quality gaming into the idea...

Yatse Removed from Google Play Store

A remote controller for XBMC/Kodi - Yatse - has been removed from Google Play Store. As usual, Google did this without any prior notice. You can read about the developer's reaction, feelings and the exact reason of removal in this Google+ post.

Remotely Control Kodi With Kore

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is a free and open-source player for multiple platforms. You can control it easily by using your smartphone thanks to Kore, a tool developed by XDA Forum Member Syncd. Get it now and change your phone into a remote device.