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Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-31-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
I'm the OP. Just wanted to update everyone. I'm...

I'm the OP. Just wanted to update everyone. I'm incredibly pleased with ACD and their value prop. I've recently tried NetDrive and had some success. Also the Amazon's Cloud Drive software has since...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-24-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By BobSalita
Agreeing with bodosom, Although, I'm using a...

Agreeing with bodosom, Although, I'm using a cheap 8 port managed hub. I like its ability to show me what's happening on the network and occasional port mirroring use. I intend to use VLAN but am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-29-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
jaddie, apparently you didn't read the entire...

jaddie, apparently you didn't read the entire original post. It clearly states:

"Downsides:
...
3. Amazon Cloud Drive terms of use essentially promises nothing. They reserve the right to not be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-20-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By BobSalita
I use Amazon Cloud Drive as my NAS. $59/year for...

I use Amazon Cloud Drive as my NAS. $59/year for unlimited storage.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/2103914-amazon-cloud-drive-primary-media-storage.html
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 773
Posted By BobSalita
All my AC1900 routers handle ISO Blu-Rays just...

All my AC1900 routers handle ISO Blu-Rays just fine. I agree that it's all situational and the ideal situation is internal Ethernet wiring. Wireless, powerline, MOCA, depends on distance,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-15-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,581
Posted By BobSalita
What will happen when cheap tablets get FHD...

What will happen when cheap tablets get FHD resolution?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
Amazon Cloud Drive provides, supposedly,...

Amazon Cloud Drive provides, supposedly, unlimited storage for $59/year. I don't have to worry about backups, theft, natural calamities, hardware failure or buying another hard drive. It works for me...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
Will be interesting to see if StableBit Cloud...

Will be interesting to see if StableBit Cloud Drive can live up to its claims specifically with Amazon Cloud Drive. If so, it will solve the issue of needing to split Blu-Rays, and will enable HD...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
Correct that Amazon Cloud Drive has some size...

Correct that Amazon Cloud Drive has some size limit for uploading. The solution, as described in the OP, is to split the file into smaller parts.

Here's my progression of thinking. At first, I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
I just looked into Stablebit CloudDrive. It looks...

I just looked into Stablebit CloudDrive. It looks promising. However, they have a major issue with Amazon Cloud Drive. If and when they fix this issue, I'll happily take it out for a spin.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,771
Posted By BobSalita
Amazon Cloud Drive as Primary Media Storage

I was thinking to myself, if Amazon Cloud Drive Everything Unlimited ($59/year) works as advertised, it would be an ideal, many TB, primary media storage solution. The solution should work for my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 268
Posted By BobSalita
Every year I look into improving my backup...

Every year I look into improving my backup methods, started again last week. I've never found a better solution than CrashPlan. Don't create a Frankenstein backup method. KISS her.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-09-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,864
Posted By BobSalita
Nearly two years ago, the Haswell NUCs were not...

Nearly two years ago, the Haswell NUCs were not released. Six months ago the problem was still not fixed. What's your model number? I'll test it out.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-08-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,864
Posted By BobSalita
If you need headless operation, verify that the...

If you need headless operation, verify that the NUC permits it. Intel's Haswell NUCs wouldn't boot headless. An HDMI dummy dongle fixes the issue.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-03-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7,375
Views: 393,123
Posted By BobSalita
LG 55EA9800 Rebate in France Ends Successfully

During last Christmas, LG offered a promo on an 55EA9800 purchase. The offer was a 500 Euro rebate. I searched the list of vendors and found one offering the TV for 2100 Euros. The average price was...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-24-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 495
Posted By BobSalita
Spend $79 on a Windows 8.1 tablet. They can play...

Spend $79 on a Windows 8.1 tablet. They can play Blu-Ray from a USB flash drive. Spend a little more for a tablet with HDMI out, a USB hub, and a USB Ethernet dongle. You can run PowerDVD 15, VLC,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By BobSalita
For perspective, I'm able to play Blu-Ray ISO's,...

For perspective, I'm able to play Blu-Ray ISO's, flawlessly, on a <$100 Windows 8.1 tablet.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-27-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By BobSalita
TMobile is giving away, free as in beer, ASUS...

TMobile is giving away, free as in beer, ASUS RT-AC68U routers with some plans. My ASUS RT-AC68U (non-TMobile version) router servers up 802.11AC at 400+Mbps over my 1Gbps Internet connection. I pay...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-12-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7,375
Views: 393,123
Posted By BobSalita
I programmed discrete HDMI input codes into a URC...

I programmed discrete HDMI input codes into a URC 6440 remote. The URC 6440 is an One For All brand European remote with auto backlighting for $25. I used Remote Master (JP1) software to build up the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-11-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 205,514
Posted By BobSalita
I'm concerned about noise level. I can probably...

I'm concerned about noise level. I can probably deal with the lumen output and lens.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,444
Posted By BobSalita
Trying to answer my own question about why...

Trying to answer my own question about why SteelWill likes SlingBox TV ... Engadget says "The $20-a-month service by Dish makes cord-cutting that much easier, offering premium content from the likes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,444
Posted By BobSalita
I'm not getting the significance of Sling...

I'm not getting the significance of Sling Television. Is it really that unique or useful?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,444
Posted By BobSalita
Best HTPC related tech: USB 3.1 Best...

Best HTPC related tech: USB 3.1

Best incremental computing improvement: Lenovo's super light notebooks are impressive: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2474670,00.asp

Epic game changer...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,870
Posted By BobSalita
Thanks imagic. Nice piece of writing. Really...

Thanks imagic. Nice piece of writing. Really great that CR people post on avsforum. Couple comments. CR evaluates usually just one item but they never really know if they got pop-parts, average, or a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-17-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By BobSalita
A very portable way to play Blu-Ray ISOs on a...

A very portable way to play Blu-Ray ISOs on a tablet is to use either a micro-sd cartridge or a minature USB flash drive such as...
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