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How to: Set up unblock-us on the Amazon Fire TV

Unblock-us is the service I’ve been using for 2 years now to bypass geolocation checks on services such as Netflix and Amazon instant video. It lets us watch streaming services like Netflix from countries like India, Australia, Spain, Canada. I’ve been personally using it from Japan and India with great success. I’m also a gadget

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How to install the Playstation App on your Kindle Fire HD / HDX

a few months ago Sony unveiled their Playstation app for Android, a nice companion app for all PS3/PS4 users out there. Among other things, the Playstation app can be used on your tablet as a second screen for your PS4, a feature that was made popular with the Playroom free game for the PS4. The

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Netflix too slow? New data indicates a VPN or DNS Redirector could improve your Netflix experience significantly

If you’ve seen a drop in performance on your Netflix subscription recently, you’re not the only one. With more and more customers, as well as ongoing disputes around Net neutrality between Netflix and the main ISPs, it is now believed that ISPs such as Comcast or Verizon might be intentionally slowing Netflix traffic down. The symptoms

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XBox One: Watch Netflix from outside the US (Europe, Asia, Canada, etc…)

If you’ve bought an Xbox One and live in Canada, Europe, or anywhere outside of the US, you are probably frustrated that services such as Netflix are not available for non US residents. Thankfully you don’t have to live in the US to be able to watch Netflix, as we will share here a way

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Got a new PS4 but you live outside of the US? Here’s how you can access American Netflix

If you’ve bought a PS4 and live in Canada, Europe, or anywhere outside of the US, you are probably frustrated that services such as Netflix  are not available for non US residents. There exists simple ways to get around these restrictions, and to watch Netflix without having to live in the US. Several people will

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How to watch American Netflix on your Playstation Vita in any country

Netflix is one of the best streaming services out there. sadly, it’s only available in a limited number of countries, and only has a really good catalog in the US. Netflix does checks on your IP address to verify that you are in the US and allowed to access it. Several services exist to let

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Watch Netflix on the Nexus 5 in any country (Europe, Australia,…)

PS3 owners: check our article on how to Watch Netflix outside of the US from any ps3 iPad/iPhone owners: check our article on how to watch Netflix in Europe for the iPad Kindle Fire/Kindle Fire HD owners: check our article on how to stream Netflix outside the US from your Kindle Disclaimer: the Unblock-US links

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External players support (MX player, etc…) fix for XBMC on Android: perfect HD with no compromise

This is a fix for external player support on the latest Android version of XBMC. This fixes the possibility to run MX Player on the latest Gotham build. Not interested in the technical details? Scroll to the bottom of the article for the download link. I’ve mentioned before that one of the great things about

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Airplay Mirroring works with your Raspberry Pi

I been playing with the Raspberry pi again and found a new beta app to turn it in to a apple tv. The developer huisinro has been working on a new remote display product, called rPlay. In short, rPlay v1.0 supports Apple’s Airplay protocol, including the latest Airplay Mirroring technology, so you will be able

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How to: XBMC with perfect HD (1080p) support on Android (mk802 III)

Update: I created an updated version of this article with a more recent build, you probably want to check it out now: http://makesmarttv.net/external-players-support-mx-player-etc-fix-for-xbmc-on-android-perfect-hd-with-no-compromise/ Important note: The following tutorial should work on any android device. Although we tested on a specific model below, we would love your feedback if it works fine (or not) with your

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