Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

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Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by mad_ady » Sun May 12, 2019 6:49 pm

I'm looking to getting an extra TV and I really like the mods on my rooted H-series (sleep-mode, unencrypted recordings, channel info, screenshot, ir injection). I'd like to have the same amount of control over the new tv as well, but I suppose it's no longer doable on new series. So, I'd like to ask the community if I should look at a specific vendor/brand/model that is more open than Samsung at this point, or is it a lost cause?

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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by quintrix » Mon May 13, 2019 8:00 am

I wanted to open a similar thread, but maybe more general overall:
Is it realistic that we will get a new root series in the next months or is the samygo project on the crossroads with this tizen TVs?
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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by mad_ady » Thu May 16, 2019 4:56 pm

I'd be getting a dumb tv, except this time I'm looking forward to using the wireless display feature...
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Re: RE: Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by juusso » Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:37 am

Things became really slow here, do not expect any quick updates. The worst thing is here is no ETA for updates. I advice you to take most recent rootable model (check extras), or buy something what fits your needs hoping that one day we will have something sweet for your model. Or not. Peace :)
mad_ady wrote:I'd be getting a dumb tv, except this time I'm looking forward to using the wireless display feature...
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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by mad_ady » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:02 am

Thanks for the update... I'll look at what the market has in terms of dumb TVs and I'll pair it with an Odroid N2 that I have as a media player and hope to add all the features I want. The H series can do the TV recording and monitoring.
Sorry to hear things are lingering... But you never know when a breakthrough happens...
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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by lunaHW » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:20 am

Could always do NVIDIA Shield too... with any kind of TV.

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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by mad_ady » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:05 pm

I went with a Philips Android TV because it had built-in chromecast support. With new android kernel exploits, it shouldn't be impossible to root in the (near?) future...
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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by the4anoni » Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:54 am

Why just not buy Mi Box S/Shield TV ?
You can get much more from them, even without root!

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Re: Recommendations for getting a rootable TV in 2019

Post by mad_ady » Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:01 pm

I wanted ambilight and less smarter models were not sold in my region.
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