Recovery firmware for MK802 III

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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby Zyla » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:26 am

Hi,
Does it has now a poweroff button?
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby blackk » Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:11 pm

Thanks for install methods, but firmware is 10/31, posted before.
Unfortunately not possible to recover a bricked device (need flash with RK Batch Tool).
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby adamforeman » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:46 am

I received my MK802III yesterday. The main issues for me is stability. It crashes and restarts quite a lot due to compatibility issues. The main issues is that it has the power under the bonnet to do A LOT! However, the current firmware is in such an early stage that the Play Store doesn't recognise it as a proper device.

I assume moving forward if they can add spoofing of a Nexus 7/10 to the ROM, then it will be really good. At the moment Chrome, YouTube just mention a couple of major apps, just wont install from the Play Store due to incompatibility. That's not to say you can't side load them, it's just more convenient to install directly.

I'm hoping someone on XDA will take on the challenge of making a CyanogenMOD 10 build for it. It really needs some extra tech support at this stage, the very fact there is no option for Live Wallpapers is rather sad considering some of them would look stunning on my HD TV (eg Simaquarium found here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.SimAquarium.LWP)

A shaky start, but the specs are there to give this device a very good chance of being exceptional value for money to make any HD TV a Google TV.
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby sirsimo » Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:44 pm

i have upgraded my device according to steps above and it finished succesfully
thanks
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby adamforeman » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:10 am

I got my MK802III on Saturday. It had the original firmware that came with the device and suffered from incompatibility issues and reboots.

However, after installing the above firmware, like Bill states, it's much more stable.

Now Chrome, GMAIL, Google Maps, Street View, to name just a few apps, can now be upgraded via the PLAY Store.

Now if they only can add Live Wallpapers to the Desktop/Display Options.
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby Itch3R » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:07 pm

Firmware helped a lot with flickering issue. But resolution is still only upscaled to 1080p. Hope newer firmware is upcoming soon. Also video playback (at least for hd video) is a bit laggy. It is relatively smooth but when you focus on details, you see that there is unconstant framerate that is lowered in regular intervals (if you get what I mean). Maybe drivers needed to be optimized, because this phenomenon is watchable in every player.
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby johncmolyneux » Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:37 am

I know it was posted before, but thanks Bill for posting again with clear instructions. Nice and easy and now I don't feel like I bought a dud. Hardly anything worked before installing this, but now it works perfectly.
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby johncmolyneux » Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:14 pm

adamforeman wrote:Now if they only can add Live Wallpapers to the Desktop/Display Options.


Live wallpaper works fine for me. Long-hold on the home page to bring up the options. I've got a lovely clouds type wallpaper that looks awesome on a HD TV.
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby nammeapl » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:29 pm

says not a valid update. odd. can someone shed light?
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Re: New firmware for MK802 III

Postby ropo » Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:28 am

Hallo,

I am obtain MK802III with 8GB but is not stable. Firmware which presents Bill is no longer available. Can I download this firmware from another source?

Many thanks for answer
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