Category Archives: Hardware

Amazon Fire TV Not Connecting to Internet with Ethernet Cable

NOTE: This applies only to the Amazon Fire TV Box, Not the Amazon Fire Stick.  The Amazon Firestick Does not have an Ethernet port. I have had some complaints of the Amazon Fire TV Box not connecting to the internet when using the Ethernet cable rather than Wifi.  The most common cause is that the…
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KODI Version 16.0 Jarvis Released

KODI Version 16.0 Jarvis Has Been Released this week and at first glance seems to perform well.  The user interface has not changed much so the user experience should be the same form the end user perspective.  Event Logging to provide feedback to Kodi has been added along with Long Press to support the lack…
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Fix LogCat Error With FireStarter Home Button Amazon Fire TV Stick Remote

If FireStarter is preventing you from starting Kodi and presenting LogCat Errors you may need to uninstall FireStarter and Launch it Manually due to updates applied to the home button of the Fire TV or Fire Stick by Amazon.  Here is the procedure for uninstalling FireStarter and launching Kodi Manually. Unistalling Firestarter In the AMAZON…
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Amazon Fire TV Stick VS Amazon Fire TV Box

Ports If you pick up an Amazon Fire TV Stick, one end connects to an HDMI port, and one connects to a USB port or an outlet (as we discovered, the outlet is the much more reliable solution). That's all you need to know. Video and audio both come via HDMI. The device uses Wi-Fi…
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