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In this episode, we meet Ryan Shea, co-founder of Blockstack. This ambitious project aims to create a new, decentralized Internet in which users, not Big Content, own their data and keep control of how their apps run.

We discuss why the internet needs re-decentralising, if and how to pull users away from reliance on monopoly platforms like Facebook and Google, and much more. Plus, Ryan and Jamie come up with a scheme for a blockchain-powered meme market! Read more


In the UK there are two broad views on copyright infringement, one covering a type that’s usually small and personal and another of varying scales done in the course of a business.

For the purpose of punishments, the latter is much more serious and copyright holders often warn that commercial scale pirates risk significant custodial sentences. Indeed, over the years that has often been the case.

However, a case being reported in Wales this morning is of interest in a number of ways, not least since it involves the current piracy hot topic – set-top devices loaded with Kodi and infriging third-party addons – and large sums of money. Read more

Some of the best third party Addons on KODI are closing down and that is the domino effect of the complaint that DISH Network has filled against TV Addons and the ZEM TV Addon. It may sound surreal but it’s true, in the video I give you all the sources as the copy of the complaint filled in Texas. Now a judge will have to decide.

Dish Network sues TV Addons and ZEM TV Addon for copyright infringement and a lot of developers have decided to close their addons. Some will be imported to other known addons like Silent Hunter going to Stream Army, some have permanently removed everything like Phoenix, One242415, ZEM TV and some have an uncertain future since we have no announcement but also we cannot find them in the repositories like SALTS, Pro Sport, cCloud TV, etc.

A very sad day for KODI and third party addons and we will have to wait and see if this was it or if we are still at the start of a massive KODI crackdown.

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The US Warehouse of Gearbest is celebrating Summer with a bunch of great sales on all the products that are currently in the USA and that means less delivery time! The US Summer Opening Sales offers are also great and take place in various categories, from Electronics, Smartphones and Android devices to Vaping, Drones and 3D printers! Everything with faster delivery and as always free shipping. Great prices for awesome tech and not only!

One the top of the page, everyday you will find the flash sales / deals of the day. Very popular products that go on sale just for some hours and with very low prices. At the moment there are 4 such products with the excellent iPazzPort Mini Keyboard / Remote Control and the Xiaomi Mi IV Hybrid Dual Drivers Earphones being the most popular deals of the moment. Read more

That was no typo, Happy Easter To Everybunny (lol!) is the event by Gearbest in order to celebrate Easter with all it’s customers by offering… guess what, 7 days of egg-cellent sales!!! And in fact through the hundred sales that keep changing all the time, you can find gadgets and devices across all the categories of the online superstore. In the smartphone department we have maybe the best offers of the moment. You can buy a Xiaomi Redmi 4A for just $119.99 or the Xiaomi Mi 5S for just $279.99.

If you are into computers and networking, no worries. The MXIII GII, one of the most loved Android TV Boxes now in the new and powerful version of Android 6 is selling for the next 4 days just for $61.99 and the Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router 3 1167Mbps with Dual BAnd WiFi 2.4GHz 5GHz Dual Band a/c for an incredible price of $28.89. Also the very good Motospeed K87S Mechanical Keyboard with blue switch, perfect for any serious gamers comes for just $48.99. And that is just a preview of today’s sales since every day new sales are being added and no coupon is necessary! Low prices for each category you select. Read more

We have just reached 40.000 subscribers on the Dimitrology Youtube Channel (and still counting!) on our fantastic journey and in order to celebrate with every single Boom Shakalandian out there, I decided to do a giveaway! A simple thank you, for each one of you that honored me by following me all this time!

In order to participate simply visit the link below, it’s on the Gleam.io website so the giveaway will be impartial and fair for everybody.

Once again, from the bottom of my heart thank you and good luck to everyone!

40.000 subscribers GIVEAWAY!

Gearbest.com the Asian direct competitor of Amazon.com get’s 3 years old! In order to celebrate accordingly it offers thousands of products on sale! The sales extend in every single one category, from Home & Garden to Apparel and of course into Electronics and Computers departments as well. In these 3 years the HK based super-store brings the best prices available since they are able to make deals directly with the manufacturers / factories that eliminate the re-sellers. Inside the super-store you will find thousands of genuine products and some of the most known brands in China which is a huge market but now all known to the western world, at least not yet. Of course there are also low quality products as in any store but that’s why I do research before recommending a product, in order to give you the best possible for your spend money.

The 3rd Anniversary brings great buying opportunities! There are products with more that 70% sale currently on their store and products that literally sell for $0.99. On the main anniversary page you will find more on these that do not appear in the $0.99 category: http://www.gearbest.com/m-promotion-active-283.html?lkid=10569015 Read more

A very nice initiative is currently online over at folks on Gearbest! The Entertainment – Home Tech sales offer some very good deals.

In the Android TV Box category we find the last flagship from Beelink: the Gt1 Ultimate which sports 3GB of DDR4 RAM is in a limited offer for just 200 units! So hurry up if you are looking for a top Android TV Box which you can get at an excellent price! Other than the RAM, it is powered by the latest CPU by Amlogic, the S912 Octa-core 64bit and 32GB of internal storage. Also loaded with a very fast Dual Band WiFi ac. Read more

You may have wondered how is it possible for Netflix to have such an amazing production line-up of original shows. The answer is obvious for some but no-one could have really guessed how many subscribers can Netflix have. In the past year (that is 2016), Netflix has expanded to even more countries getting close to deliver awesomeness on almost every country on the planet! The image below (courtesy of Netflix) shows where exactly Netflix is available. It may be that in some countries some specific shows do not appear due to copyright laws, which was one of the toughest problems Netflix faced, but for more or less a subscriber in New Delhi a can watch the same episode as a subscriber in New York.

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Over at Gearbest.com there is a sale for the last final days of 2016! The promotion will last for these last days only, so hurry up if you are really interested buying something on sale! We are lucky enough to have a nice selectiong of products that are on sale! Among them we can also find some very nice TV Boxes (new arrivals included – not just the old stuff!) but not only. There are also some great computer peripherals like keyboards, remotes and mouse, networking tools, pc components (I nailed that Samsung 850 SSD once again!) and office supplies. Read more