Make TV Awesome with Bluecop

A few weeks back, I was whining that although Doctor Who was available on Amazon Prime streaming, I didn't have any way to watch it on my television. Thankfully, my friend Richard Servello pointed me to the bluecop repo for XBMC. Not only does bluecop support Amazon Prime streaming, but it also has add-ons for Hulu and countless other network-video-streaming collections.

TV Screen showing Amazon prime on xbmc

Now, not only can I take advantage of my Amazon Prime membership on our 55" TV, but also my family can watch clips of The Target Lady on Hulu. I don't think the add-ons in the bluecop repo are endorsed by any of the streaming-media providers, but it seems they pull video only from the Web. If you want to extend your XBMC setup to include a huge selection of streaming media, check out the bluecop repository (http://code.google.com/p/bluecop-xbmc-repo). Richard, thanks for the tip!

Retro TV image via Shutterstock.com

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Make TV Awesome with Bluecop

jjmacey's picture

Hi All,

I've been using XBMC 11.0 (Eden) for a while and love it! In fact, I killed my COX cable TV subscription with the add-on SuperTV. I am in Phoenix and watching the local CBS affiliate in Tampa, Florida. Wow, and perfectly legal.

There is a ton of stuff out there if you add either the official repos @

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Official_add-on_repository

or the unofficial repos @

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Unofficial_add-on_repositories

Installing NAVI will keep you entertained forever.

As the song goes - I Love My MTV. LOL!

Really wonderful way to make

Video streaming's picture

Really wonderful way to make TV awesome with Bluecop!! I'm very impressed by reading about all its advantages and make my mind to buy Bluecop. Thanks
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The bluecop repo

Webdesign's picture

Great information here! The bluecop repo for XBMC is not only does bluecop support Amazon Prime streaming, but it also has add-ons for Hulu and countless other network-video-streaming collections. I would sure purchase the TV for me.

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