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    Looks like XBMC just announced its android port


     
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    Nice, we need something like that for MP. Maybe as MP2 is more straight designed in a server-client manner we could come up with a micro client getting all important stuff from the server, inculding fanart.
     
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    ^ this is basically what ampdroid does already
     
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    True, but aMPdroid is still more a seperate application with focus on mobile devices. This XBMC android port is a true xbmc on an android system.
     
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    I'm glad someone has noticed the xbmc android development. I would absolutely love for MP to have a similar proper android port. I'd see this being great for MP clients. I imagine it would make it cheaper and simpler to setup and maintain multiple clients around the house. Coinciding with MP2 would be ideal :)
     
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    What would be better is if mediaportal could serve it's media library as a uPnP/DLNA media share, that way you could use WDTV and a dozen other media players as media extenders.
     
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    MP2 will do that.
     
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    the android port now comes with pvr. They no hardware decoding so any thing hd will run slow.. the mediaportal pvr plugin work just as well as the windows xbmc version.. But the bad news is pvr mediaportal is not final and locks or a crashed xbmc.
     
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    Raspberry Pi has mpeg-2 hardware decoding available:

    http://www.raspberrypi.com/mpeg-2-license-key/

    Also, has VC-1 hardware decoding:

    http://www.raspberrypi.com/vc-1-license-key/

    XBMC PVR has been merged into the mainline and RASBMC has PVR builds available:

    http://www.raspbmc.com/

    And PVR is also available on the Open Elec builds:

    http://openelec.tv/component/k2/ite...nd-raspberry-pi-support-and-important-changes

    I am currently using a Pi as an XBMC frontend with PVR via MP Plugin and it works great.
     
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