Get Arc Smart About Scenes and Routines

 You’ve probably seen all the cool new smart devices that people are using with their smart hubs to control their lighting, appliances, locks, and etc. But how do you group these devices to work together and create scenes? What can you automate within a scene?

G-Box Q Firmware v1.2.1 OTA Rollout Released

It’s been a very productive week for the Q’s firmware. Thanks to many people’s feature requests and bug submissions, we have been able to conjure up some pretty nice things for this new firmware release, which will be available via the OTA updater later tonight.

Miracast on the G-Box Midnight Q

Miracast has been around for some time now, but it wasn’t until the Android 4.4 update that screen sharing started becoming popular among Android. Like the previous G-Box, the G-Box Q supports Miracast. Here is a short video on how to load up Miracast.

G-Box Q Released. Thank You for Your Amazing Support

Today is finally the day! The G-Box Q was released this morning and the demand has been overwhelming! We here at Matricom would like to thank everyone who has been patient with us as this release day approached.  As we move forward with the new product, we will be working on lots of exciting features […]

Upgrading OpenELEC to Kodi on the G-Box MX2

If you’ve been following our posts the last few days, you’ll remember that we just installed OpenELEC Gotham on our MX2. This G-Box MX2 update allowed for true 1080p and all the features of XBMC without relying on the Android interface. Today we’ll upgrade our current OpenELEC to the new Kodi beta.

Installing OpenELEC (XBMC @ 1080p) on the G-Box MX2

  Thanks to the hard work of user Codesnake on XDA, users can now install OpenELEC on the Matricom G-Box MX2 devices. We’ve been monitoring the process that has been under development for some time now and decided we wanted to give it a shot too! The files that you need are very similar to […]

SMB Streaming to Your G- Box MX2 and G-box Q (Windows)

If you are new the G-Box era and have a bunch of files on your Windows computer, you can share that content with all the G-Boxes in your house right away! The process of sharing files form your computer to your TV is simple and requires no other applications other than your G-Box, home computer, […]

Bug Issues with Kodi 14.1 (Stable) for Android

Kodi’s most current “Stable” release, 14.1 has an issue on the G-Box Q causing the display to turn off when starting, which is due to code logic that was introduced into their new release causing issues with the G-Box Q display drivers. Since our device is unique in how it handles certain intents, we cannot expect Kodi to […]

G-Box Q Android TV Box is now available in Amazon UK!

The United Kingdom has been a strong market for G-Box enthusiasts since the dawn of the G-Box MX2. With the growing popularity of G-Box around the world, we’re working hard to bring these products to every country possible. Now, we’re pleased to announce that the G-Box Q is now officially available in the UK through […]

Android TV and How G-Box is Changing the Streaming Game

While Android has been out for a long time and now, Android TV is a revolutionary new concept that is making set-top boxes more popular every day. Google introduced Android TV in an effort to push their device known as the Nexus Streamer. While Google, Amazon, and others are finally emerging into the set-top box industry, […]