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  1. jbeecham

    jbeecham Registered User

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    I have Fox Sports AZ & ESPN streaming on my Xbox One & 360 & Fire TV Stick by putting in a family member's Cox logon.

    The stream quality isn't always great for live sports though so Sling would probably be better quality.

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    Is there an app for fox sports AZ to stream on XBOX? I was not aware of that.
     
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    Yup, Fox Sports Go.

    It has more than just Fox Sports AZ too.

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    Sounds like I get to watch suns games this year!
     
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    gmabel830 It's football season!!

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    You need a cable/satellite subscription (or at least access to someone's login)

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    Right, if you don't have access to that then you need to look into something like Sling TV or Hulu TV.

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  7. JS22

    JS22 Say Vandelay!

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    Just stay away from Torrents.
     
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    They've been going after box sellers, but that's it. But if you're paranoid just spend $30-$40 a year on a VPN and you're good to go.
     
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    Use a VPN for torrents. Cox is terrible about copyright infringement.
     
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    I do not use a VPN for Kodi.
     
  11. MrYeahbut

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    My Samsung smart TV updated software a few days ago and it removed the YouTube app... Huh? Some message showed up but it went by to quickly for me to read. Anyone have a guess as to why Samsung would do this?
     
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    It sounds like youtube has stopped supporting their app for older smart tvs (including samsung) so that's probably why it got removed from yours. Time to get a fire tv stick (or comparible).

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    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    I am good. I have tried them all and the quality sucks to bad to even bother.
     
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    JS22 Say Vandelay!

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    As it should. Kodi has gone way too mainstream and there are too many addons that promote easy piracy. Hopefully the quality with these addons continues to suck.

    But trust me, with a small amount of effort you can be pulling 1080p streams before they're even done airing here on the west coast.

    I won't condone it. But I will say, with the proper setup it's damn near flawless. It is simply better than any paid service available - although it's getting better with things like PS Vue, Youtube TV, etc.
     
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    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    It's come a long way since the early days. I have tried them all at one time or another but they have definitely evolved. For me personally, with the investment in my home theater equipment it just doesn't cut the mustard in terms of quality. Even the 1080P streams are not even legit. They are highly compressed. Compare any of those streams to OTA signals or optical. It's no competition. It's like that on even legit streaming devices or even DirectTV for that matter. Their compression is getting better but still doesn't compare.
     

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