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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-08-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,475
Posted By hjackson
Downside to Samsung BluRay player is that it is...

Downside to Samsung BluRay player is that it is susceptible to Cinavia, while android devices or htpc's are not.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-28-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By hjackson
"One thing I discovered a couple months ago was...

"One thing I discovered a couple months ago was you can not cast if you are using a foreign IP"
ChromeCast just went international a couple of weeks ago.

"Is there a way to cast pics or videos...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-09-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 24,576
Posted By hjackson
"I like pictures better, video backdrops were...

"I like pictures better, video backdrops were the first thing I turned off in Plex"
Wait, what? Plex has video backdrops? I searched for it and do not see that option. Where is it?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-21-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,292
Posted By hjackson
Oh, and the answer to you post is; without a...

Oh, and the answer to you post is; without a HTPC, YES!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-21-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,292
Posted By hjackson
PDXRealtor, I've been doing this home movie...

PDXRealtor, I've been doing this home movie server thing for 11 years. I've tried HTPCs, PopcornHours, Sony GoogleTV, some other streaming device I wouldn't litter my garbage can with, ISO files,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-05-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
The picture quality is excellent. The resolution...

The picture quality is excellent. The resolution and bit rate is dependent on your upstream bandwidth out of your house. I think you need a powerful rig to transcode multiple movies. Don't know if...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-03-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
I believe that's what Plex does. It transcodes...

I believe that's what Plex does. It transcodes on the fly and sends the stream.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-02-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
I will utilize Plex for streaming to my android...

I will utilize Plex for streaming to my android devices in AND out of the home, but I just get bothered by Plex's Windows Media Center GUI. I am happy to see that I can still use WMC and MyMovies as...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-30-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
"You could also just rip out the forced sections...

"You could also just rip out the forced sections and add it in that way."
Can you elaborate on this please?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-30-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
"Does MKV now support forced subtitles?" I can...

"Does MKV now support forced subtitles?"
I can say that by default on Plex, forced subtitles are not supported. I haven't had the time with it enough to determine the work around. No other...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-30-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
Thanks for your input guys. I decided to make...

Thanks for your input guys. I decided to make the jump to MKV. Currently using MakeMKV. I tried Handbrake, but didn't how to convert without compressing the file. I've finished playing around with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-29-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By hjackson
Holy crap! You just went and figured that out?...

Holy crap! You just went and figured that out? What the hell do you do for a living? I have 2 of those remotes still (and it appears they don't sell them any more) so I will keep this video. By the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By hjackson
Eleven years of ISO use. I have waited and...

Eleven years of ISO use. I have waited and waited for more widespread adoption of bluray/DVD ISO capability on tablets (ie Android), cheap streaming devices, and for streaming solutions out of my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,530
Posted By hjackson
I had successfully used my 1st gen Slingbox...

I had successfully used my 1st gen Slingbox (s-video input) to sling DVD ISOs from my Xlobby HTPC (svideo output from video card) 10 years ago. Control was through Xlobby's web client, but also...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By hjackson
Looks cool! What is the technology that you are...

Looks cool! What is the technology that you are leveraging that only allows this to work with Samsung TVs?
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-05-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,622
Posted By hjackson
"$3999" Holy cow, I thought you were...

"$3999"
Holy cow, I thought you were joking!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-08-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 51,451
Posted By hjackson
Holy crap! That concert video looks like it was...

Holy crap! That concert video looks like it was live there in the *%$!!^ing room! Looks more live than the guy standing in front of it. 7680 x 4320 for the win!

hjackson
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-07-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,024
Posted By hjackson
Why did you buy the Dune after having the NeoTV...

Why did you buy the Dune after having the NeoTV 550?
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-26-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,229
Posted By hjackson
The closest way to integrate Pandora with WMC...

The closest way to integrate Pandora with WMC appears to be throught the Kylo web browser plugin. By the way, Kylo is the only way I can tolerate web browsing on a windows tablet. Pretty...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,024
Posted By hjackson
Well, this didn't take long... "DVDFab...

Well, this didn't take long...
"DVDFab provides the first Cinavia solution for the Blu-ray playback" http://www.dvdfab.com/cinavia.htm
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By hjackson
Dude, almost all your posts are pushing this...

Dude, almost all your posts are pushing this software. Please give it a rest as it is obvious you are the developer and/or marketer.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,396
Posted By hjackson
I recently found out that my Acer Iconia W500...

I recently found out that my Acer Iconia W500 (Win7) tab can play back my bluray ISO rips! They can now be had for $499. Add a portable USB external HD or a GoFlex wireless streaming HD and you are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-28-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,586
Posted By hjackson
Yea, I deleted the preprogrammed codes and it...

Yea, I deleted the preprogrammed codes and it still didn't work. I couldn't stand not having the "Power" button and "6" button not working for my cable box.

hjackson
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-26-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,586
Posted By hjackson
I had one, but returned it because it couldn't...

I had one, but returned it because it couldn't learn several codes, couldn't do macros, and didn't have HDMI out as i originally thought. I'll try the Griffin IR solution with the Transformer Prime....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-23-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By hjackson
I have used the original gyration air mice and...

I have used the original gyration air mice and now own a few of these http://www.amazon.com/Gyration-Motio...9424697&sr=1-1...
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