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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,300
Posted By niall
If you've got an iPhone or iPad and an ATV2...

If you've got an iPhone or iPad and an ATV2 check out AirVideo Server (http://www.inmethod.com/air-video/) - you can run that on Windows or Mac and it will transcode most file formats, of the files...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-25-2002, 03:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By niall
Has anyone seen any decent HTPC cases with a...

Has anyone seen any decent HTPC cases with a centre mounted 5.25" bay - positioning the drive and all HDs *above* the motherboard instead of in front of it?

i.e. a case that isn't the full depth...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-25-2002, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By niall
What speed of Pentium4 CPU do you guys recommend...

What speed of Pentium4 CPU do you guys recommend for HDTV decoding in software? Minimum spec and recommended spec?

Assume a Radeon9700Pro/GeForceFX for hardware assist.

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niall@holbytla.org
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2001, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By niall
http://www.securityfocus.com/frames/...tml%3Fid%3...

http://www.securityfocus.com/frames/...tml%3Fid%3D236 (http://www.securityfocus.com/frames/?content=/templates/article.html%3Fid%3D236)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-11-2001, 01:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 291
Posted By niall
Well it *did* work, maybe it's disabled for some...

Well it *did* work, maybe it's disabled for some reason.
The sourcecode is available for perusal...

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-10-2001, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 291
Posted By niall
The LiViD project has had a functional DVDdb for...

The LiViD project has had a functional DVDdb for some
time now, source is available at:

http://www.livid.org/

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niall@holbytla.org
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-31-2001, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By niall
http://linuxtoday.com/news_story.php...12-20-PR-H...

http://linuxtoday.com/news_story.php...12-20-PR-HW-SW (http://linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2001-05-31-012-20-PR-HW-SW)

"Now, Matrox Linux users can easily configure Matrox
DualHead...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-28-2001, 01:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 294
Posted By niall
(Re)Announcing The LinuxHTPC Project :-) I...

(Re)Announcing The LinuxHTPC Project :-)

I just posted the following to
linuxhtpc-announce@holbytla.org Please visit:

http://linuxhtpc.holbytla.org/

and subscribe to the relevent mailing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-08-2001, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By niall
Moderators Note: Niall, I cannot allow this site...

Moderators Note: Niall, I cannot allow this site to be linked in the Home Theater Computer forum and it is not only because of AVScience’s associations with a number of companies including...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2001, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By niall
Does anyone know when M-Audio plans to release...

Does anyone know when M-Audio plans to release the
Digital Theatre 5.1 card?

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niall@holbytla.org
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2001, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By niall
> Stupid question: is it legal? Most...

> Stupid question: is it legal?

Most definitly. As I've said time and time again, U.S. law
doesn't apply to the rest of the world. There are many
countries where reverse-engineering for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2001, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By niall
(Finally) I've had time to sit down and get the...

(Finally) I've had time to sit down and get the Open Source
Linux DVD Player `oms' working. I'm VERY excited about this.
Like dTV, oms is an Open Source project. Full sourcecode is
available for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2001, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By niall
> * Will it work with non EPoX MBs? Yes...

> * Will it work with non EPoX MBs?

Yes - it's a standard IrDA 5-pin interface for all mobos
that support this feature. It's a simple transceiver, the
mobo/software handles the rest.

> *...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2001, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By niall
Umm, has no-one seen these before: ...

Umm, has no-one seen these before:
http://www.epox.com/html/english/pro...ard/irport.htm (http://www.epox.com/html/english/products/motherboard/irport.htm)

Internal 3,1/2" and 5,1/4" drive bays...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2001, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 282
Posted By niall
Of course if you were using an Open Source DVD...

Of course if you were using an Open Source DVD player
such as OMS for Linux (linuxvideo.org) then you could
delve into the sourcecode and fix this `feature'
yourself :-)

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niall@holbytla.org
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2001, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By niall
Just testing WinDVD's `lock aspect ratio'...

Just testing WinDVD's `lock aspect ratio' feature on a 16:9 display.

For resolutions that aren't true 16:9 (e.g. 960x480, 1024x480), WinDVD
displays the image at full height but only at the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-15-2001, 02:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By niall
I've just managed to jack my Loewe TV up to...

I've just managed to jack my Loewe TV up to 1024x480@60Hz. It's
only meant to be capable of 640x480, but 720 and 1024 both have
the same horiz rate as 640.

*Perceivably* there is an increase in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2001, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By niall
Does anyone know if it's possible to use an...

Does anyone know if it's possible to use an Airboard style
IR keyboard/mouse with an IrDA transceiver?

Currently I've wedged my Acer Airboard's transceiver in an internal
3,1/2" bay (the cables...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2001, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 469
Posted By niall
Pete/Ken - I've emailed the following to...

Pete/Ken - I've emailed the following to tech@newmagic.com.au
and await their reply and any comments that you can make
yourselves:

Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 12:08:34 +0800 (WST)
From: Niall Young...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2001, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By niall
The UDF filesystem (DVD) limitation is a...

The UDF filesystem (DVD) limitation is a `feature' of Windows.

Thankfully, using an Open Source OS such as Linux I'm able
to build a dedicated fileserver of say 40-80Gig, and share
each...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2001, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 469
Posted By niall
Ken, So this press release is in fact a...

Ken,

So this press release is in fact a fake, and you've released
no details or plans about an Australian version to NewMagic?

Shouldn't action be taken to ensure NewMagic corrects this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2001, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 469
Posted By niall
Ken/Peter - you seem to have missed my post...

Ken/Peter - you seem to have missed my post earlier on:

Hauppage/NewMagic recently released a (confusing) Press
Release: http://www.newmagic.com.au/news-story28.htm

Ignoring the obvious...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-11-2001, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 391
Posted By niall
Re: playing back a DVD-Video backup from HD ...

Re: playing back a DVD-Video backup from HD

> WinDVD: Works up to a point. It is easy to specify a hard-drive
> as the source drive, and the DVD plays great until about 2/3
> through a movie,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-11-2001, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 281
Posted By niall
trbarry: US law doesn't apply to the rest...

trbarry:

US law doesn't apply to the rest of the world.

I live in Australia and I'm free to pursue any reverse
engineering project that I choose (afaik, I will be getting
legal advice...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-11-2001, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 281
Posted By niall
> Can you think of a way that we could pass...

> Can you think of a way that we could pass through AC-3 and
> decode MPEG-2 @ 1080p, with the reverse-engineered code that is
> open source? If so, this could be interesting.

Definitly. I...
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