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How To Check If My Android TV Box Is Rooted

I’m a control freak (or so my wife tells me). So when I hear that rooting your Android TV box gets you more control over your device, you’ve got my attention. Rooting your Android device isn’t for everyone, and that holds true for smartphones, TV boxes, or smart TVs. Why Root Your Android Device First, …

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MINIX U22-XJ Review: Is MINIX Still The Best?

Update: I no longer recommend the MINIX U22-XJ or the U22-XJ MAX. MINIX has shifted their focus away from Android TV boxes and towards Windows mini-PCs. This review is purely for reference. I recommend checking out my roundup article of the Best Android TV Boxes instead! There’s no arguing it. MINIX has always made great …

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Best Android TV Box For Canada (Updated for 2023)

It’s been a few years since I wrote my Canadian buyer’s guide to Android TV boxes, and a lot has changed. Several of my favourite Android TV box manufacturers have moved on to other products. That means this is the perfect time to dive back in and get some fresh new recommendations. If you’ve been …

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The Best Android TV Box for Streaming 2023

With 2022 at an end, it’s time to take another look at the best Android TV boxes for the money in 2023. You’ll see a lot of new faces on this list. Several manufacturers, like Beelink and MINIX, have retired their popular Android TV boxes to focus on mini-PCs. As such, the popular Beelink GT-King …

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Ematic Jetstream AGT419 Android TV Box Review

The Ematic Jetstream series of Android TV Box has been discontinued by the manufacturer, but this review will stay up for reference. I recommend checking out our list of the best Android TV boxes for other options. There’s no doubt that the NVIDIA Shield TV dominates Android TV devices. However, the price leaves many people …

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How to Download & Use The Amlogic USB Burning Tool

Installing new firmware on your Android TV box is a great way to get additional features or fix some pesky bugs. Many manufacturers have an OTA (Over The Air) process to update their firmware. If your device doesn’t have OTA updates, you can still flash your firmware using the Amlogic USB Burning Tool. Important Notes: …

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What Is An Android TV Box & What Are They For?

You’ve probably heard many different things about Android TV boxes from people trying to sell you one.  They’re magic. They let you get any show you’ve ever seen and could ever want to watch.  Today, we’re going to set the record straight and talk about just what an Android TV box is (and isn’t) and …

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Best Air Mouse 2023: Head-to-Head Test & Review

Back in 2015, I bought ten of the most popular air mouse remote controls to see which one was the best for your Android TV. In fact, you probably skipped over that article when you clicked here. (Thank you by the way!) Times have changed, though. Only a couple of those remotes are still on …

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MINIX NEO U9-H Review: Still Worth It?

Update: MINIX has discontinued the NEO U9-H, so it is no longer available for sale. This review is purely for reference. I recommend checking out my roundup article of the Best Android TV Boxes instead! Once upon a time (back in the beginning of 2017), MINIX brought out the NEO U9-H as the successor to …

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