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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 97
Posted By Sammy2
May I suggest getting an internal Blu-ray drive...

May I suggest getting an internal Blu-ray drive and then a nice case with cooling to mount it in? A lot of the pre-built ones are in crappy cases and they burn up the drives right quick.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Posted By Sammy2
If you decide the NUC isn't for you I'll pay...

If you decide the NUC isn't for you I'll pay shipping to send it to me.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 6,040
Posted By Sammy2
But it shows it isn't completely abandoned..

But it shows it isn't completely abandoned..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
Messed me up as it hasn't worked properly either...

Messed me up as it hasn't worked properly either on my LAN or WAN since then. It was set up and working fine before. That said, I had a router go out on me at the same time so I'm not sure what the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
I run Win7x64 Pro and I already downloaded it and...

I run Win7x64 Pro and I already downloaded it and the google RDP app too.

Any issues with those pesky MS updates messing up RDP a few months back? I haven't been using RDP much actually but when I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
Maybe I should give MicroSoft RDP a whirl..

Maybe I should give MicroSoft RDP a whirl..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
The only app I have encountered that I use...

The only app I have encountered that I use regularly that doesn't have full capability on my Tab S 8.4 is Quicken. I can do that on my laptop or my PC. With Remote PC or Jump Desktop, I can remote in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 6,040
Posted By Sammy2
So there IS a project manager for WMC related...

So there IS a project manager for WMC related things, then?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
So why's the Windows tablet better in your...

So why's the Windows tablet better in your opinion? Just stating it doesn't make it so. What works better?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
Tablet came and it was still in the protective...

Tablet came and it was still in the protective plastic.. Right after initializing it, Lollipop installed. That was an unexpected surprise as it was only rumored on line to be coming soon to a Galaxy...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Sammy2
Playlists is what I had in mind when suggesting a...

Playlists is what I had in mind when suggesting a media server be used; they aren't that hard to set up but do take a little bit more work.

MHL.. I tried an MHL to HDMI converter from monoprice...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Sammy2
Something like EmBy or Plex can do this. You'll...

Something like EmBy or Plex can do this. You'll need to set up a server on your PC and then use a Roku connected to the monitor (or a smart TV with DLNA capability) for playback.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sammy2
That is a pretty good deal except having to spend...

That is a pretty good deal except having to spend half my Saturday going to get it. The Samsung is known to possibly have a substituted third party panel in it according to some of the reviews I've...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sammy2
Just got my outdoor TV in Warehouse deals.. Not...

Just got my outdoor TV in Warehouse deals.. Not the best deal but still pretty good.

Samsung UN50EH5000 50-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV Used - Like New for $500 shipped and after utility rebate it'll be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sammy2
Right before I was going to get it..

Right before I was going to get it..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 6,040
Posted By Sammy2
For TV it is but for internet, we have Charter....

For TV it is but for internet, we have Charter. That's the best available in our area. On the other side of the main street it is all FiOS but the lots are a lot smaller and squeezed in. U-Verse here...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
$40 off $268 is 15%.

$40 off $268 is 15%.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sammy2
Why downgrade the audio?

Why downgrade the audio?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
That was 15% off.. It was $268 plus tax but they...

That was 15% off.. It was $268 plus tax but they took off $40 making it $228 plus tax and I paid $4 extra for overnight shipping.. I'll score my typical 3% back (~$8) on my amazon rewards VISA next...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sammy2
Got 15% off at Warehouse Deals on a Used Like New...

Got 15% off at Warehouse Deals on a Used Like New Samsung Galaxy S 8.4" ~ $250 OTD with tax and the $4 extra for shipping. Not too shabby..

Are you saying the Warehouse Deals 15% off is only good...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 353
Posted By Sammy2
Yup.. I figured that out after I posted (I have...

Yup.. I figured that out after I posted (I have the Galaxy S4 phone so there's the confusion on my part). The S 8.4" is what I'm getting.. Warehouse Deals.. Used, Like New for $250 shipped ($4 for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By Sammy2
So I looked at SunbrightTV but I'm not kicking...

So I looked at SunbrightTV but I'm not kicking out $5k to $6k for this TV. Trying to stay under $1k actually..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 6,040
Posted By Sammy2
I got re-married and moved into a new house and...

I got re-married and moved into a new house and have been so busy for the last year I haven't finished the build of my new HTPC as my old, perfectly set up i3-550 went kaput on me during the move. My...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-15-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By Sammy2
LCD / LED for outdoors use..

Probably should have posted this yesterday or before but it's prime day and I'm looking at a TV to mount in the covered patio by our pool. It has to be bright to overcome the SoCal sunlight so it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sammy2
Spoke too soon! It WAS running fine..

Spoke too soon! It WAS running fine..
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