AFTVnewscast 37: Kodi, SPMC, & MrMC’s Uncertain Future

If you missed yesterday’s live stream, here’s the latest AFTVnewscast episode. Thanks to everyone who viewed live and who participated by asking questions.

The AFTVnewscast is streamed live on Fridays at 1:30pm PT. You can watch all episodes on YouTube, subscribe via RSS, iTunes, Google Podcast, listen via TuneIn, Stitcher, or download the MP3 directly. Read on for the show notes and links.

Show Notes & Links

Sideclick Clip-on Universal Remote Review and Giveaway

Sideclick Remote on Amazon

PiggyBack Remote Review

PiggyBack Remote on Amazon

Logitech Harmony remote on Amazon

FLIRC USB receiver on Amazon

How to connect a USB Keyboard or Mouse to a rooted Fire TV Stick with an OTG Cable

Kodi’s future on Android and the Amazon Fire TV is in jeopardy



MrMC, a forked version of Kodi, gets approved into the official Amazon Fire TV appstore

MrMC’s developers do not deserve the hate they’re receiving

Square Enix releases 5 new games for the Amazon Fire TV in Japan with an interesting promotion

App Deal: Jelly Blox down from $1.99 to FREE

Jelly Blox app on Amazon

Motorland, AWN, and Here TV arrive as the newest Amazon add-on subscriptions

Amazon adds 7 new video add-on subscription options

How to Cancel an Amazon Prime Video Add-On Subscription

Triby, the family oriented gadget that puts Alexa on your fridge, is on sale for $169

Triby on Amazon

NVIDIA offering a second game controller for free when you buy a Shield TV

Shield TV Deal

How to partially or entirely move Kodi data to external USB or MicroSD storage

How to block software updates on the Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

Fire TV & Fire TV Stick Rooting Starter’s Guide


Final Fantasy XIII

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  1. Izzard says:

    Just letting you know that firewall at work blocks for the content: pornography. And now I am in trouble with HR. please fix.

    • AFTVnews says:

      Thanks for the heads up. I need to know what software your company is using to be able to do anything about it.

    • xnamkcor says:

      Those lists are handled by the company who does the list/service. “AFTVnews” did not sign up to be put on a “pornography” list.

      Does your HR consist of a human? Or is your HR a completely automated process? If it is a human, you can request they manually review the site. Unless they just want an excuse to fire you, there should be no issue.

  2. Johnny Always Right says:

    When you are at work, work! Then some occasional porn wouldn’t be an issue. HR should give you a couple months off without pay.

  3. Izzard says:

    Spoke to HR, explained what aftvnews is, looks like the process of blocking content is fully automatic based on the category of the website.

    The filter is Fortiguard Filtering
    see below!586&authkey=!AEGaO7xEYmPeNZo&v=3&ithint=photo%2cpng

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