Xiaomi Mi Box Stories June 29, 2018

As Android TV grows in popularity, we’re expecting a lot of new hardware to hit the market. Apparently, Xiaomi is planning to launch a refreshed version of its 2016 Mi Box.

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Xiaomi Mi Box Stories June 26, 2018

Xiaomi Mi Box picking up Android Oreo update widely w/ redesigned homescreen

Android TV is by far my favorite platform for streaming, but updates have been a massive issue. From TV makers to set-top boxes, we rarely see devices updated beyond bug fixes or the occasional version upgrade. Now, though, Xiaomi is finally releasing Android Oreo for the Mi Box.

Xiaomi Mi Box Stories May 1, 2018

Beta users are receiving Android 8.0 Oreo on the Xiaomi Mi Box

The Nvidia Shield TV is one of the most popular Android TV set-top boxes on the market, but the company delayed its Oreo update due to the lack of updated apps. But according to several users beta testing software for the Mi Box, Xiaomi has decided to start pushing out the update to its hardware…

Xiaomi Mi Box Stories April 17, 2017

One of Xiaomi’s first big releases in the US was the Xiaomi Mi Box, an affordable 4K set-top box powered by Google’s Android TV. Since its debut, it’s been one of the better options for bringing Android TV to the big screen, but with one notable omission — Android Nougat. Now, a beta version of Nougat is finally available for the Mi Box.

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Xiaomi Mi Box Stories January 23, 2017

Android Basics: How to disable ‘Mi Box Recommends’ row on Xiaomi Mi Box

Android TV is a fantastic platform that has always been plagued by sub-par hardware. However, things are looking up as we enter 2017 with new options being released and a few excellent ones already on the market. One of those is the Xiaomi Mi Box, a 4K set top box that hits the sweet spot in pricing.

Xiaomi Mi Box Stories October 13, 2016

Since Android TV launched, it hasn’t seen a whole lot of success, and I think that’s been the fault of the hardware rather than the software. Android TV itself works well and has the majority of the apps you want are there. However, there’s never been anything super compelling in the hardware department.

The Nexus Player was decent, but overpriced and under specced. The NVIDIA SHIELD is awesome, but it’s expensive. And then there are the others you probably forgot about, like the Razer Forge.

Enter the Xiaomi Mi Box…

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