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Zoomtak Becomes The #1 Selling Android TV Box Singapore

Zoomtak has quickly risen to the #1 selling Android TV box Singapore. The Zoomtak Vplus, has already enjoyed a long reigning position as Hong Kong’s #1 selling Android TV box, primarily due to Hong Kong’s high concentration of English speaking expatriates which are at the core of Zoomtak’s fan base. And now, Singapore’s rapidly growing expatriate community has also embraced the Zoomtak brand.

 Although in Asia the Android TV box market is extremely well developed and competitive, the choices for primarily English content have been slim to none as most devices are focused on Chinese content. Chinese devices like the hugely popular Unblock Tech UBOX may have some English content like movies and some TV shows, but the devices generally fall short when it comes to English media options. And although many Chinese devices tout the ability to have multiple languages built into the operating systems, only a few of the main menu screens are translated and usually in quite poor broken English. Those devices tend to leave the users confused and make them hard to use and difficult to navigate for English speaking expats.

With an unprecedented catalog of English TV show and movie content from the United States, Canada, and the UK, the Zoomtak devices continue to fly off the shelf. Zoomtak’s English media focus has answered the call for expatriates looking to consume the content they miss from home.

 Now, Singapore has joined the ranks as Zoomtak’s second biggest market. With an expat population of over 2 million as well has a reputation for being Asia’s tech capital, it’s only natural that the Zoomtak Android TV box Singapore is accepted as well as it is in Hong Kong. In reaction to the rapid growth of the Singapore Android TV market, Zoomtak has reduced its shipping costs, even more, lowering any barriers to entry for potential new customers.

What is Zoomtak

What is Zoomtak?

What is Zoomtak? Zoomtak is an Android TV box devices that runs on the Android 6.0 platform. Zoomtak TV Boxes are a “little black” box simply attaches to your HDMI TV or an HDMI compatible display devices link a monitor. And the coined marketing slogan is that it “Makes any TV Smart”, which is absolutely does. After connecting to your TV, you will immediately see the main functions of Android which now make your TV one big giant Android device. You can now install any apps from the Google Play Store and bring all you favorite apps to the big screen instead of keep them so small on your mobile phone’s display.

There a ton of features that the device is capable of, too many to list, but in a nut shell, it can basically do anything your phone can do. However what Zoomtak has really just become so famous for is its exclusive Kodi Platform. Through the use of KODI, you will be able to access every stream of media in the world in a nice neat and beautiful interface on your television screen that’s simple to browse, simple to play, and available to play instantly on-demand with the simple click of a button. Unlike other competing devices in the market, Zoomtak sets itself a part by implementing a proprietary content updating system that has revolutionized Android TV Boxes. With a dedicated team of software engineers specializing in English content, the devices are automatically updated each month by accessing a global network of servers which push new content and features down to the Zoomtak TV box and removing any content that is dead on the Zoomtak.

The Zoomtak’s build quality also far outmatch any competitive products. Zoomtak devices are all made of the highest quality, brushed aluminum cases, unlike the cheap plastic products you may see the market. This build quality is easily felt when you pick a Zoomtak and examine it up close. Using only the best quality electronic components, a quality control team that unmatched in electronics, Zoomtak certainly has put themselves on a different level when it comes to quality manufacturers of Andriod TV boxes anywhere. This unbeleivable high quality hardware unit also combines itself with a top notch soft ware component that makes its one of the best selling and most reliable Android TV Boxes in the market today.

So now that you got a quick overview of What is Zoomtak? Please visit our shop page to view the different modes.

The Beginners Guide to Kodi: Kodi 17.1 – Kodi 17.3

The Beginner’s Guide to Kodi 17.1- Kodi 17.3

The basics about Kodi, its application, and how to start streaming

The Important Takeaways:

  • Access to a wide variety of add-ons developed by the open source developer community
  • Watch what you want when you want it
  • Stream Legally and Responsibly
  • Very User Friendly
  • One time purchase cost for Zoomtak. No paid account is required for Kodi.

 

What is Kodi?

  • Kodi 17.3 (formerly XBMC, a previous open-source software) is an open-source media application that is developed by non-profit group of programmers and businesses that allow viewers to stream online content by organizing streaming media files from sources online.  
  • Kodi transforms a digital plug-and-play box or streamer, allowing users the ability to stream content from the Internet, a home network and local storage. Unlike other TV streamers such as the Apple TV, Chromecast 2 and Amazon Fire TV Stick, Kodi isn’t governed by licensing or a curated app store, so it lets you access a variety of community-made apps or add ons, and watch whatever you want.
  • Android Boxes commonly use the Kodi 17.3 application to manage the online streaming content into a compact and user-friendly format.  This sometimes includes online streaming synopsis and cover art.
  • Kodi 17.3 is able to offer this software for free by kindly asking for donations from their online community of streamers.
  • Donations help Kodi 17.3 software writers and coders to continue to develop their software, provide bug fixes, and offer customization options such as skins and add-ons to tailor fit your specific viewing preferences.

 

Why Switch to Kodi 17.3?

  • Stream by using secured and trusted sites.
  • The new Kodi 17.3 “Krypton” offers the most up-to-date technology and fixes that enhance the online streaming experience.
  • They’ve have reduced buffering times and frozen screens which have a direct positive impact that has increased the online streaming experience for the end-user.
  • Kodi 17.1-17.3 krypton now use add-ons that employ HTTPS secured sites that promote secure content from secured add-on providers.
  • Unlike Kodi 17.3, the previous versions of Kodi and other online streaming applications used online add-on content from non-secured HTTP sites.  These sites could not guarantee that their content and add-ons were secure.
  • Secure means that the content, add-ons, and bug fixes are being provided via an encrypted connection from the Kodi online streaming community.

 

Is it Legal?

  • Yes.  By downloading add-ons from HTTPS secured sites and with content from trusted developers of the Kodi online streaming community, you can stream responsibly.
  • Kodi also accesses content over the internet using various “add-ons” created by members of the Kodi open source community.  They do so with respect and abide by privacy and copyright laws. As always, nothing is guaranteed, and obviously, there are also add-ons that primarily offer free content. If you choose to use those add-ons, that is a decision that you alone are voluntarily making.
  • There is an enormous amount of trusted online streaming TV shows and online streaming movies at your fingertips.
  • Kodi allows you to navigate this area with clarity and options.

The Cost?

  • The purchase of a Zoomtak Android TV box ranges from $750HKD – $1150HKD
  • If you choose to donate money to Kodi developers and coders, the frequency and amount is up to you.  You can give generously or not give anything at all.
  • Time.  You will have to invest some time to get familiar with your Zoomtak Kodi TV Box but they are easy to use and intuitive. There are many tutorials, videos, and forums to help you get started.  They will also help you to refine your streaming skills.

Stream The Planet Review of the Zoomtak Vplus

Check out the latest review of the Zoomtak Vplus from Stream the Planet.

From Stream The Planet:
Today we are going to review the Zoomtak Vplus Android TV Box
The latest Android TV box from Zoomtak Electronics.
Zoomtak has been offering android tv boxes since 2008 and have been some of the most popular on the market
And their Vplus model might just be the best Android TV Box ever
It has one, gigabit ethernet port and dual band AC wifi which means, if you have the internet speed at home to support it, this box can really fly
In testing, it delivered up to 550mbps over the ethernet port
But the internet is shared in our offices, so some users may even experience better results
And as always, we recommend connecting through the ethernet port for the best performance
The device runs the new Amlogic S912 Octa-core processors, with 2gb of ram
Making this one of the fastest devices on the market
Running graphics heavy games and watching 4k video all went off with out a hitch
But it’s really the combination of Zoomtak’s hardware and software that really make this device shine.
Now we won’t go into too much detail about Zoomtak’s software, as we will cover it more extensively in another review, but Zoomtak never fails to impress with its exclusive Kodi platform that we have never seen on any other device.
Movies play quickly, and when streaming in high definition 1080p, they were all smooth and stable
TV Shows similarly did the same, although 1080p options were not always available.
The Live TV options were extensive, more than any other device we have tested and had options to please everyone. With what seems to be a more of a focus on American and UK content, you can spend hours – even days, exploring the hundreds of channels from the news, sports, to entertainment, it’s all there. The quality of the live streams did vary, but that has nothing to do with the device, as the content is all provided from external sources. There were also some international tv options.
For families, the additional kids club tab is great convenience, able to keep the little ones entertained for hours.
Like all Zoomtak models, the Vplus is built to last with top quality components and a full aluminum metal casing which is rare to find in devices at this price point. It’s small, compact, and discrete, so its an easy fit in any living room setup.
All in all, the Vplus is our favorite android tv box to date. The perfect combination of top notch hardware and software and most of all the ease of use make the decision to purchase this device an easy one.
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