1. ChrisM

    Turn On & Have To Press Home To See The Launcher?

    If you find ES File Explorer opens each time you turn your device on, or you don't want it popping up when you connect a storage device then https://goo.gl/pWPKVN has the steps required to turn this function off.
  2. ChrisM

    Screen Squashed? Videos/Menus Clipped?

    Do you find that some information is not shown on your television when using a DroidBOX device? It is possible that an incorrect resolution has been configured, but this is easy to fix! If you find, after checking your television has the correct options set, that changing the resolution...
  3. ChrisM

    25Mbit/sec Is Plenty...

    Did you know that using your DroidBOX to watch media with public servers, you will rarely be using more than 25Mbit/sec of bandwidth? Most streams (IF the server has enough bandwidth at their end) will play happily on a LOT less than that, check our post at https://goo.gl/GcD771 for more...
  4. ChrisM

    Copying Files To/From LibreELEC Via Your Home Network

    If you use the LibreELEC operating system on your DroidBOX device, the post at https://goo.gl/spTzYN explains how to copy files to your device over the network. No extra hardware or software is required, a few minutes will see you copying to and from LibreELEC's file system (or attached...
  5. ChrisM

    Recovery Menu Entries Explained

    The Recovery menu is an important area of your DroidBOX device. You can clear the cache, factory reset and apply firmware updates from here. If you have looked at the Recovery menu before, but were apprehensive about what each entry did, and what was safe to click on, please read...
  6. ChrisM

    LibreELEC Basics (How-To)

    Have a DroidBOX device with the LibreELEC operating system installed? Not booted into it yet? Tried, but got lost? https://goo.gl/N2FGKX will help guide you through connecting to the internet and other essentials, be it from the first run wizard, or using the LibreELEC Configuration program...
  7. ChrisM

    VPN Installation Instructions For LibreELEC 7 and 8

    Want to use your VPN connection within the LibreELEC operating system, but not sure how to? Already found the benefits of using the IPVanish application in Android, need to set up in LibreELEC as well? https://goo.gl/jmtHcN has the steps required, covering both the Jarvis (Confluence) and...
  8. ChrisM

    iMXQpro v2, T8 Mini & T8-S Plus v2 OTA July 2017

    DroidBOX announce OTA firmware updates for the iMXQpro v2, T8 Mini and T8-S Plus v2 models. In Android, this update brings Kodi 17.3 and DBMC 16.7-00, whilst LibreELEC is updated to meaning Kodi 17.3 can now also be found there! Read more about this update, and how to apply it, at...
  9. ChrisM

    DroidBOX R1 NAS Unboxing and Demonstration Video

    Watch our R1 NAS unboxing and demo. The DroidBOX R1 NAS is an Android box and NAS server. It features an internal hard drive bay for 3.5" hard drives and a HD-PVR for recording via the HDMI Input. You can use this to record games consoles, PC, or even another DroidBOX device! It has Android 6...
  10. ChrisM

    DroidBOX Go v3 Updated Model Demo & Unboxing

    The DroidBOX Go v3 features our own firmware with the latest versions of DBMC, Kodi, DroidBOX Market and now with a choice of launchers. The new DroidBOX Go v3 mini projector has been unboxed and given a chance to demonstrate its abilities at https://goo.gl/Y78FEr . With automatic and manual...
  11. ChrisM

    Installing The Essentials In Windows - Part I

    Running on Windows, not sure which programs to install next? Although it was written with our DroidBOX GPD Win ( https://goo.gl/T3jFq8 ) customers in mind, the post at https://goo.gl/s6uDvL still equally applies, no matter if you're using one of our T11 boxes, or a desktop/laptop PC. This...
  12. ChrisM

    For Father's Day, you can win a DroidBOX Go v3 projector (open to all, not just fathers!)

    Simply visit https://goo.gl/d9SkJ0 , follow the steps outlined to increase your chances of winning (with more entries) by sharing with your friends more. The upgraded DroidBOX® Go v3 projector (one of our newest devices) brings your screen anywhere you go! With an Amlogic S905 processor...
  13. ChrisM

    This Father's Day Get 15% Off Great Products!

    DroidBOX has launched a promotion for Father's Day, with 15% off some great devices! With our DroidBOX GPD Win pocketable Windows 10 mini PC, the Go v3 mini projector, our T8-S Plus v2 and Gamer's Edition bundle featuring the same T8-S Plus v2, you can obtain a 15% cut on top of the already...
  14. ChrisM

    Kodi 17 Subtitles Security Update

    Do you use subtitles when you watch online media with your Android device from DroidBOX? Several applications (including Kodi) were found to have a hole in their security. Malformed subtitle files could grant hackers access. If you never see subtitles, you do not need to make any changes...
  15. ChrisM

    DroidBOX® Main Models Comparison Spring 2017

    Which ever type of device you're looking for, DroidBOX's Spring 2017 Pick Of The Best post should help - https://goo.gl/Gdw2cH Covering everything from handheld consoles to multi-functional set top boxes with video recording & home servers, and other types of devices, you can make sure your...
  16. ChrisM

    Free UK Delivery! (For a limited time)

    Alongside the 10% price reductions we mentioned last week, there is now FREE UK delivery available! See https://DroidBOX.co.uk to save even more money than usual with DroidBOX! All you need to do is visit the site and click on the link at the top, from there you can share the news via social...
  17. ChrisM

    Ten percent off all our prices!

    We have recently reduced our already low prices by a further 10%. No discount code is required, all items at https://DroidBOX.co.uk/choose-your-droidbox.html are already waiting for you with a discounted price!
  18. ChrisM

    Gamepad Compatible Games #1

    Do you have an Android device and a gamepad? We have shortlisted some of the best games available, over at https://goo.gl/suFuE2 If you don't yet have a gamepad, check out the DroidBOX Play Gamepad Pro - https://goo.gl/h8wqoG (this is the controller we used for testing).
  19. ChrisM

    Kodi 17 on Older Android Devices

    (for those that missed the news here on this forum, credit given in blog post to forum members who posted first) If you have an older Android device running KitKat (4.4) then you may have noticed that the official Kodi app requires Android 5 or higher, if you want to install Krypton (Kodi...
  20. ChrisM

    DISCOUNT: DroidBOX GPD Win Handheld Windows PC

    Not the lucky winner of a DroidBOX GPD Win in our recent Easter giveaway? Still after one of these great handheld Windows PCs? You can save 15% with our discount code, to take advantage when you purchase a GPD Win directly from our store, simply enter the code shown in the blog post at...