It’s possible to cast videos and music from a Windows PC to Kodi transforming your Kodi box into a poor man’s Chromecast. Windows devices can cast or stream content by leveraging a browser plugin for Chrome or FireFox. For example, it’s possible to stream Netflix or Hulu from a Windows computer to a HTPC or Android box running Kodi. In order to take advantage of this functionality a few features must be enabled within Kodi. (more…)
It’s possible to cast videos and music to Kodi transforming your Kodi box into a poor man’s Chromecast. Android devices can cast or stream content by leveraging the DLNA standard in conjunction with an app. In order to take advantage of this functionality a few features must be enabled within Kodi. (more…)
The swoosh sound must go. Kodi navigation GUI sound effects are quite annoying. Fortunately they can be easily disabled within Kodi’s Audio System settings menu.
Placenta has become popular among the Kodi community for movies and tv shows. It has a familiar interface and features like the now defunct add-on Covenant. Debrid, TMDB, Trakt and Alluc are all supported.
For more information on Kodi and a list of popular add-ons, see How to stream tv shows, movies, and sports with Kodi. (more…)
The majority of Kodi add-ons are obtained through third-party repositories. These repositories are maintained by communities and don’t last forever. Some are even forced offline due to legal pressure. In some cases completely legitimate add-ons are affected and adding new repositories or add-ons to continue accessing specific content.
Adding repositories and add-ons to Kodi is fairly straight forward. You can follow the general instructions below to add a repository and install any of its hosted add-ons.
For more information on Kodi and a list of popular add-ons, see How to stream tv shows, movies, and sports with Kodi.
Poseidon has been recently revived and is still popular among the Kodi community for movies and tv shows. It has a familiar interface and features like the now defunct add-ons Exodus and more recently Covenant. Debrid, TMDB, Trakt and Alluc are all supported and it utilizes the popular NaN scraper. It’s actively developed and includes a community of loyal followers. It’s available from the Soulless repository. (more…)
In October 2017 numerous updates were made to the Covenant add-on for Kodi. One of those updates included a new dialog to display the number of different quality streams and has resulted in the error “No stream available” although streams are clearly available. Good news, there’s an easy fix. (more…)
If you’re unable to use the NHL app for iOS or Android to stream the game then you’ve probably tried the NHL.TV or Rogers Gamecenter websites. And you probably discovered they’re terrible. Especially from a Media Center PC running Windows. The websites do not support high DPI displays and stream at a measly 30fps. But if you’re running Kodi, there’s a great add-on called NHL TV available from the official Kodi repository. (more…)
It seems each year more and more NHL games are facing blackouts for cord cutters. This mostly applies to “in-market” games using NHL.TV or Rogers NHL Gamecenter (depending if you live in the US or Canada). The NHL defines “in-market” games as those which are broadcast by a regional television provider in your area. “Out-of-market” games can be streamed with no problem. For example, if you’re a Montreal or Ottawa fan living in Atlantic Canada, you won’t have much luck. But if you’re a Canucks fan, you’ll be able to stream every game. (more…)
Kodi is a full featured media center actively developed for numerous platforms such as Windows, Linux, and Android. Kodi can play media such music, videos, pictures from your device, over your home network, as well as from the Internet. But Kodi’s add-on functionality is what makes it such a great media centre. Add-ons from official and third-party sources provide the ability to stream movies and television shows. I’ll go over the basics and then explain how to get started with my favorite add-ons. (more…)
Elysium is a fork of the popular Exodus add-on. It has the familiar Exodus layout with a few perks. It’s actively developed and includes a community of loyal followers. It’s available from the Noobsandnerds repository. (more…)
Covenant is a fork of the popular Exodus add-on for Kodi. It has the familiar Exodus layout and include integration with services such as trakt.tv to keep tabs on your library. There are many ways to obtain the Covenant add-on. The best is from the official Colossus repository but it can also be obtained through repositories such as the Ares Wizard. (more…)
Media such as music and videos can be streamed to Kodi from an iOS or Android device basically transforming your Kodi instance into an AirPlay and/or DLNA receiver. Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices rely on Airplay while Android device can leverage the DLNA standard in conjunction with an app. However these features are not enabled within Kodi by default. (more…)
Addons for Kodi such as Covenant, Elysium, and Exodus rely on third-party sources for content. In many cases these sources will have daily bandwidth limits and connection throttling. Real-Debrid is an unlimited multihoster which provides access to premium hosting providers with faster, reliable, and higher quality sources (1080P and HD). It’s fairly inexpensive costing around $5 a month. For more information on Kodi, see the article What is Kodi and how do I use it to stream movies and tv shows? (more…)
Update September 28, 2017: The NHL Game Center Mod is no longer working. A new add-on called NHL TV is now available from the official Kodi repository. For more information see the article Watch NHL Gamecenter or NHL.TV in 60fps with Kodi.
Original article: NHL Game Center was recently overhauled to NHL.TV. The re-launch was accompanied by new apps for iOS and Android which allows subscribers (or those with a Rogers Share Everything plan) to stream games in full HD at 60fps. Although iOS and Android users have beautiful apps to stream live NHL games, one of the most popular platforms on earth was forgotten.. again.
Those of us who run Windows, especially anyone with Media Center PCs running Windows, understand the pain of watching NHL games through a web browser. It’s an awful experience which is limited to 30fps (frames per second). But as long as you’re a subscriber, you can stream those games on Windows in crystal clear 60fps with the recently updated NHL Game Center Mod addon for Kodi. (more…)