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  Reply # 1447160 10-Dec-2015 14:23
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reven:
Blanch:
reven: if I was needing a new one, I would buy it, but yeah not a needed upgrade from the pi2.

the discussion on it over at the kodi forums doesnt look so great (3 posts at time of this posting), just a mention of allwinner chips not working great with kodi, so that could be a problem.

my only real issue with the pi2s are I cant run netflix/hulu on it with a remote.  i'll have the same issue with this no doubt.  If they could get android tv on it, then I would buy one in a heart beat.  h264/h265 + android tv == perfect streaming/playback device.



Have you guys tried the playon addon for netflix on Kodi?


yeah its pretty average, not the ideal way to navigate netflix.


Thanks, that just saved $40usd

JWR

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  Reply # 1448273 10-Dec-2015 16:35
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SumnerBoy: Yet another cheap single-board computer.

http://pine64.com/

Looks to have pretty impressive specs for $US15-19.

Can't begin to imagine what will be available in 10yrs time!


A Raspberry Pi 2 is roughly as powerful as a Pentium 4 of 10 years ago and more powerful if you count the Raspberry Pi's GPU.

So, in 10 years and we should have something at least as powerful as a high end gaming PC of today - for a price so low we won't care what it is.

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