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How To Update Kodi On Fire TV

Now that you have Kodi installed on your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, you will need to be able to update it without re-installing everything.  There will be numerous updates to Kodi in the future so it is important to learn how to update Kodi on Fire TV.

I will provide step-by-step instructions on how to do this with Windows.  I have also provided a video demonstration on how to do this as well which is at bottom of page.
How To Update Kodi On Fire TV Step-By-Step Instructions (Video Instructions Below)
1.  Connect to your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

a.  In your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, make sure ADB Debugging is on by going to Settings / System / Developer Options.

b.  Install and run ADB installation which you may download by clicking HERE.

c.  When installing ADB installation, it will prompt you to install ADB and Fastboot/Drivers.  Type Y […]

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How To Make Awesome Videos On The Cheap

Online video can be a very powerful medium in which you and your business can be seen by thousands of people in a short amount of time.  In my opinion, video production is more important than social media because of the quality and professionalism that we can now advertise our brands with.

Three weeks ago, I uploaded a video that provided instructions on how to install Kodi Media Center onto the Fire TV Stick.  I have a category on my Web site where I provide tutorials on my hobby projects that deal with electronics and this was one of those videos.  Within that two-week time-frame, I already  have 9,000 people who have viewed my video!  Out of those views, approximately 120 people have subscribed to my TROYPOINT YouTube Channel.  This is FREE marketing and the video only took me an hour to put together!

By the way, please be sure to subscribe […]

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Chromebook Or Laptop Step-By-Step Decision Guide

If you have stumbled upon this post, you are in the same shoes that I was in a few months ago.  You are trying to decide whether you should buy a chromebook or laptop.

I put together this decision guide so you can pick the device that will work best for you and your specific situation.

Since this Web site is all about saving money and cutting expenses, if we can use a chromebook instead of a laptop and save money while doing it, then great!

Prior to purchasing, I probably read over twenty articles on how to decide between the two.  I currently use a Dell Inspiron laptop as my primary computer and it is a pretty heavy piece of hardware with short battery life.  I wanted to find something relatively inexpensive that had great battery duration that I could use while traveling.  When I first started looking around, I thought that […]

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WordPress Advertising Plugin Winner With Features

I have chosen the TROYPOINT WordPress advertising plugin winner and I am confident that you will enjoy the features that this plugin has to offer.

Due to the infinite amount of WordPress plugins floating around, I am going to post a winner for various WordPress plugins each week.  As WordPress technology improves, if a change needs to be made, I will edit each post to feature the new “Winner” in that plugin category.  Your kind comments under each post will allow me to look at WordPress plugins that I may have missed.  Please comment if you have a better suggestion.  I will also include a video tutorial on the plugin that I choose in each category which will save you the time necessary to try the plugin yourself.

I have found the TROYPOINT WordPress advertising plugin winner after months and years of trying so many different options.  I decided to take the […]

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How To Make A Thumbnail For A Youtube Video

This tutorial is going to walk you through how to make a thumbnail for a YouTube video with free software.  There are two main free photo editors that I use on a regular basis that work really well and are 100% free.  With Adobe Photoshop costing approximately $700, it doesn’t make sense for most people to purchase this software.  90% of tasks that most of us need can be accomplished with free photo editors.  Let’s leave Photoshop with the experts!

Why would you want to learn how to make a thumbnail for a YouTube video?  The answer to this question is simple.  To attract more views on your YouTube videos!

The other great thing about doing this is that you can use the same image on your blog post if you are also writing about the same subject.  I often create a blog post in conjunction with my videos and vice versa. […]