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You can now install the latest Kodi. The RC2 version is now available with all these improvements

A few days ago we saw the RC version or Release Candidate of Kodi 20 hit the market and just a few days later, we already have the second revision here. Kodi 20 Nexus version RC2 is now available for download stating that the final version is a little closer.

You can now install Kodi 20 Netflix RC2 on compatible devices, and it doesn’t matter if it’s a television with Android TV or Google TV, a Windows or Mac computer, or a compatible phone or tablet. in all of them you will be able to find the newest Kodi and try it before anyone else.

The final version a little closer

How they advertise on the Kodi blog, The second Release Candidate for Kodi 20 Nexus is now available for downloadwhich means that we are getting closer to seeing how the general version arrives for all users and without the testing label.

Kodi 20 Netflix RC2 is available for all the devices we are already used to. Kodi can be used on the Smart TV, on the computer, on the phone or on the tablet and leaving aside the problems that can occur with some accessories (addons)the rest is perfectly functional.

It is possible to control Kodi on TV or on the PC using the mobile as a remote control: this is how you can do it

You can download the new version from this link depending on the system you want to install it on. Yes indeed, there is a warning to users of Android 11 or newer versionsto which they state that due to the change in permission usage, if you “use USB storage for your media on these versions of Android, after the first run, you need to do the following to allow Kodi to access these drives:

  • Go to Android settings

  • apps and then “See all apps” (or just directly to Kodi if it’s in Recently Opened)

  • Tap Kodi

  • Go to “permissions” and then in “Files and Media”and change to “Let” all the time

On the other hand, and regarding the novelties that this version brings, these are the changes that come with this updatechanges that on the other hand follow what has already been seen in the RC1 version of Kodi 20:

  • They have solved the Database migration issues from Kodi 19. In this way, the EPG databases and the Microsoft UWP platform (Xbox and UWP desktop) improve their operation.

  • one has been made fix for playlist detection for both audio and video.

  • kodi 20 is now ready for macOS 10.13 users.

  • Windows users You should no longer have trouble using this version by resolving a crash that only occurred on debug builds of Windows.

For the rest, we should see a final version of Kodi 20 Nexus in early 2023, in the months of January or February. An update in which to see a series of Important changes from Kodi 19 Matrix.

  • they arrive changes to subtitle settings and now you can customize some aspects that make it easier to read. So you can change the size and color of the border; background type, color, and opacity; as well as color/opacity of shadow and blur. In addition, underline and strikethrough text style support is introduced, for the WebVTT format and for OTF fonts.

  • Another change to subtitles is that now in settings, subtitle metadata can be overriddensuch as style and position.

  • Fixed bugs in subtitles during video playback, as well as those that prevented them from being displayed correctly when the application is in windowed mode.
  • Kodi 20 releases a function that allows multiple instances of the same binary add-on, in such a way that we could use, for example, two PVR (Personal Video Recorder) recording sources simultaneously.

  • Update FFMPEG codecs to version 4.4.
  • Skin improvements have been added or skins that come by default in Kodi.
  • The less powerful teams benefit from the improvement in the management of fonts. “Performance improvements should be noticeable on equipment with low power”.

  • Fixed a bug that caused thumbnails to not appear when accessed from “remote” filesystems (eg WebDAV). In addition, support for NFS (Network File System) in Windows has been improved, in addition to incorporating the initial implementation of NSF4. *On Linux, optical media is now mounted by default (using udisks).

  • In Linux comes the support for setting an HDR output.

  • In the case of Android devices, Kodi releases the AV1 hardware decoding.

  • Kodi for Xbox improved implementation of H.265 videos.

  • On Windows, incorrect window positioning has been fixed when transitioning from normal window to full screen and vice versa.
  • Fixed “inconsistencies” relating to RTL languages ​​(ie those written from right to left, such as Arabic, Hebrew and Persian).

  • Minor problems related to the command manager (the one that allows us to regulate with which input device we use Kodi) have been solved.

It is possible to control Kodi on TV or on the PC using the mobile as a remote control: this is how you can do it

Kodi is a very popular application because it is highly customizable and can be used on a wide variety of devices, from computers and mobile devices to game consoles and streaming devices. In fact, we have already seen how to use Kodi to watch HBO Max, Disney+, DAZN, Netflix, Pluto TV and even how to watch DTT or record programs. It can even be used to play games by installing an emulator or using it to access Plex.

Remember that you can download Kodi from its website for any of the systems on which it is available. If yours is Android, remember that the last version that could be downloaded from Google Play was Kodi 19.3 Matrix, since from Kodi 19.4 you have to go directly through the Kodi website to download it.

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How to watch Orange TV on Kodi. These are the advantages you have compared to using the application or the deco

We’re talking about Kodi again. A few days ago we saw how the application launched a new version of the app for all the operating systems in which it is present and now it’s time to see another tutorial for further exploit the features of this multimedia center.

If we have already seen the possibilities of Kodi when using it to access HBO Max, Disney+, DAZN, Netflix, Pluto TV, SkyShowtime and even to watch DTT, record programs, to play by installing an emulator or use it to access Plex, now it comes a new installment in which we are going to see how it can be take advantage of Kodi to watch Orange TV.

Kodi and Orange TV all in one

To begin with, the first thing to do is prepare the necessary accessories. You can find them if you access the GitHub website where they develop the project and download the script first and then the video plugin.

With these plugins installed, the process returns to normal. It’s about doing the first “Settings” of Kodi, by clicking on the gear icon that appears on the main screen.

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Then you must look for direct access to the “Add-ons” within the “Settings” in “System”. It is the second box that we will see between “File Browser” and “System information”.


At that point you have to click on “Install from a ZIP file” and choose the script file you downloaded.

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Then you must repeat the process and again, you must go to the “Add-ons” screen, click on “Install from a ZIP file” and choose the second plugin you have downloaded.


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With these steps taken, you can now go to “Video add-ons” and you will see how it appears “Orange TV Spain”.

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At that point, all you have to do is set username and password from your Orange TV account.


In this way, you only have to return to the initial screen and You can now watch Orange TV from Kodi as if it were a normal channel.

Improvements for using Kodi

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However, in addition to having everything in a single application, you can also access a series of improvements within the “Settings” section in the Orange TV add-on.

Kodi can work even better with this addon.  We tell you how it works and how you can install it

  • You can ask the app that only shows the content included in the subscription so that you will not see the content that you do not have available and that you cannot play, making the search easier, above all.
  • You can also ask that shows the program currently broadcast that is broadcast on each channel.
  • Access extra information of the series or movie with details of the actors, director, year…
  • If your TV or device does not support HD, there is an option to make it play in HD.
  • Modify subtitles to make them more readable…

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three tricks to find the ideal place

If you have problems with your home Wi-Fi and after trying different tricks to improve stability, speed or coverage in different parts of the house, you decide to buy a Wi-Fi repeater, two pieces of advice: the first is not to get too carried away and opt for this device due to its low price, since others such as a PLC, another more powerful router or a mesh network may suit us. If the Wi-Fi repeater is the most convenient option, then it is not enough to just connect it and that’s it: It is better to keep these tips in mind to maximize the usefulness of a WiFi repeater.

The idea is to place your WiFi repeater in the ideal place and configure it properly to get the most out of it, so that our wireless internet benefits and, therefore, us, since we can enjoy a more stable and faster connection. Go ahead that Not all WiFi repeaters are the sameHowever, they do have common characteristics inherent to their operation.

Where to place the Wi-Fi repeater

The theory says that we should place the Wi-Fi repeater in an intermediate place between the router and the places where we have connection problems and want to improve it and that will be the base premise. From here, it is better to take into account other factors that allow us to take advantage of the full potential of the device.

Interferences? No, thanks

Just as we should not place the router anywhere, both to maximize its coverage and to reduce interference, something similar happens with the Wi-Fi repeaters, which also suffer a drop in performance when they are close to certain devices due to their exposure to other signals.

Thus, it is recommended move the Wi-Fi repeater away from Bluetooth devicessince the 2.4 GHz frequency in conjunction with this can result in interference.

In addition, do not place it close to other devices, both because of these interferences and because they could suffer an increase in temperature as a result of heat dissipation. Finally, avoid nearby thick walls, as the signal could be weakened.

Eye on the distance repeater – router

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As we explained above, the basic thing is to place the repeater halfway between the router and the black point of the connection, but sometimes we are tempted to place it as close as possible to the area with poor coverage, thinking that this will solve it. Big mistake: the repeater needs to receive a good signal.


So spend time exploring that middle ground with a strong, stable signal. looking for that balance between strength and proximity.

Don’t settle: take tests

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You have already found an area moderately clean of interference and with a good signal that promises. Beyond something qualitative as you see quite a few lines on the Wi-Fi icon, it is worth it Stop and do some tests before making the final decision.

So, grab your computer, mobile phone or tablet and run some Wi-Fi speed tests to make sure. Our recommendation is that you do not limit yourself to just one test: take the test at different times of the day to know what speed and power will reach the device, as well as potential outages. Maybe you’ll get a surprise that makes you think twice.

Via | RedesZone

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“I have tested more than 50 robot vacuum cleaners and these are the ones I recommend putting in the cart on the next Prime Day”

It is increasingly difficult to have a clean house due to the stressful pace of life we ​​lead. Robot vacuum cleaners have become a great ally to achieve a floor cleaning made easy and by pressing just a button or programming it from your mobile.

Now that the next one is approaching Amazon Prime Day (which will be held on October 10 and 11), we have spoken with Eva Rodríguez, technology editor at Webedia, to recommend some models that we can take into account.

Furthermore, in its buying guide for robot vacuum cleaners, you will be able to discover all the necessary characteristics to look for when purchasing a product of this type.

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum S12: the best in value for money

With a usual price of 299.99 euros, although it is now on sale for 219 euros, this Xiaomi robot vacuum cleaner has a LDS sensor with 360º detection rangewhich allows for precise positioning and distance measurements.

Its water tank is intelligent and, in addition, this robot has zigzag and Y-shaped cleaning routes and, for scrubbing, it does so in an S-shape and also in a Y-shape. Its suction power is 4,000 Pa. and the 3,200 mAh battery provides autonomy of 130 minutes in standard mode.

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum S12 - Robot Vacuum Cleaner and Floor Mop

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum S12 – Robot Vacuum Cleaner and Floor Mop

*Some prices may have changed since the last review

iRobot Roomba i7+: a real beast for homes with pets

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With a recommended price of 599 euros, it is now on sale on Amazon for 529 euros and is one of the robots that, despite having been on the market for some years, is essential in homes with pets, since it incorporates pet hair tangled brushes.

It connects to your home WiFi network, so you can control it through your mobile and you can also control via voice. It incorporates selection of areas or rooms and also a self-emptying system.

iRobot Roomba i7+

*Some prices may have changed since the last review

iRobot Roomba Combo

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It is one of the robot vacuum cleaners that meet the three “B”s (Good, Pretty and Cheap). The recommended price for this iRobot Roomba Combo On Amazon it is 349.99 euros but now it has a 15% discount and remains at 296.46 euros.

His V shaped brush Allows you to vacuum dust and dirt from floors and carpets. In addition, it incorporates a scrubbing system (with three different levels) using a special ribbed microfiber cloth. It is also compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant.

iRobot Robot Vacuum Cleaner and Floor Mop Roomba

iRobot Robot Vacuum Cleaner and Floor Mop Roomba

*Some prices may have changed since the last review


roborock Q8 MAX: the real beast of robot vacuum cleaners

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One of the most complete robot vacuum cleaners that we can currently find on Amazon is the roborock Q8 MAX, whose recommended price is 499 euros and now you can get it for 449 euros, since it has a 50 euro discount coupon available.

Available in two colors (white and black), this robot vacuum cleaner has HyperForce suction power of 5,500Pa and also features its double rubber brush. The dust tank has a capacity of 470 ml and the water tank has a capacity of 350 ml, so it vacuums and mops at the same time. It can be controlled from the mobile phone and the battery offers a autonomy of up to 240 minutes.

roborock Q8 MAX Robot Vacuum Cleaner with Double Brushes

roborock Q8 MAX Robot Vacuum Cleaner with Double Brushes

*Some prices may have changed since the last review

Conga 999 Origin Genesis: the most economical model

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For less than 100 euros (it has a recommended price of 99 euros), it is the ideal candidate if we want to carry out simple and uncomplicated cleaning. It is a 5-in-1 robot vacuum cleaner and has two side brushes.

It has five cleaning programs and two scrubbing levels, its battery offers a range of 120 minutes and can be controlled from your mobile phone. With this robot vacuum cleaner, it can be said that it is difficult for Cecotec to give for less money.

Cecotec Robot Vacuum Cleaner Conga 999 Origin Genesis

Cecotec Robot Vacuum Cleaner Conga 999 Origin Genesis


*Some prices may have changed since the last review

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