Pivos AIOS

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by 321estrellas, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. 321estrellas macrumors 6502


    Sep 28, 2007

    Has anyone heard of, or used this media player? I saw it in my local Memory Express store, and the big eye-catcher was that it was 1080p and it had a built-in SATA HDD slot, and only $99 (no HDD included of course). How convenient! There are a lot of mixed reviews, especially on Amazon, many of them saying the interface is ugly and needs a bit of know-how to get it to work properly. But I think anyone who's jailbroken an ATV before will at least have that know-how.

    I've been using a jailbroken ATV2 with Plex to play my movies but I often experience buffering, which really kills the movie experience especially in key moments of the film. I bought my dad a WDTV Live player with an external HDD to plug in and play movies from there. A little bit more hassle than my always-updating Plex library but can be worth the effort (and the extra bit of space it takes up).

    What do you guys think of it?
  2. whoiare macrumors regular

    Aug 30, 2011
    wait until the XBMC guys get a full version of XBMC for android on it....the price of ATV2s will drop off and atv3s will be come non existent. i would hold off on buying until the XBMC guys decide WHICH is the best hardware for XBMC....so far the pivos is the front runner but id wait

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