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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 81,120
Posted By Charles R
I don't follow Fire TV that close but I believe...

I don't follow Fire TV that close but I believe it can't handle that much bandwidth. Of course it can't do HD audio either. If you want to stick with Kodi a Chromebox would handle both nicely.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,840
Views: 353,889
Posted By Charles R
Sounds like it. After a year they can't even...

Sounds like it. After a year they can't even decide what it should do...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,840
Views: 353,889
Posted By Charles R
With only two tuners how practical is it?...

With only two tuners how practical is it? Hopefully not a lot of people live in the whole house. :)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Charles R
Kodi works great as an extender using Windows 8...

Kodi works great as an extender using Windows 8 if your channels/programs aren't protected.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-20-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Charles R
If you aren't on cable I would recommend taking a...

If you aren't on cable I would recommend taking a look at the Chromebox running OpenELEC/Kodi. Watching The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (Windows 8.1 Kodi) right now via my WMC server. Even...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 60,958
Posted By Charles R
How would Internet speed be involved? Local...

How would Internet speed be involved? Local network perhaps...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Charles R
Sounds like you are outside of the coverage...

Sounds like you are outside of the coverage window but quite a few of the credit card companies offer damage protection (for free). I had a motherboard "accident" and after filling their form out...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,276
Posted By Charles R
Many times as I tend to change the source...

Many times as I tend to change the source location often... swapping NAS units and whatnot. No issue there. I'll probably play around some this weekend and perhaps take in a movie.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 47,470
Posted By Charles R
Well I punted the VivoPC as no matter what I...

Well I punted the VivoPC as no matter what I tried I couldn't get sleep/hibernate to work properly. At times it would go to sleep and instantly wake up, lose audio (drop the HDMI audio device) and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-19-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,231
Posted By Charles R
Thanks. I'll cancel my 45 or so series recordings...

Thanks. I'll cancel my 45 or so series recordings and donate my WMC computer to Goodwill.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,276
Posted By Charles R
I don't really use it often as it's installed in...

I don't really use it often as it's installed in my dedicated room which is only used a few times a month tops. I have used it a few times with the monitor in the room and so far so good. It has...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-18-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 32,799
Posted By Charles R
Season Six Sept. 21, 9:30 ET/PT

Can't wait...

What do you want fans to know before Sunday?

Michelle: One thing they may want to know is the episode premiere of season six starts just seconds after season five ends, so we're...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 60,958
Posted By Charles R
Unless things have changed you don't need a code...

Unless things have changed you don't need a code (at all) if you are an existing customer for $399 Lifetime. If you are new you use the code to save $100... if you purchased the TiVo from anyone but...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-17-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 60,958
Posted By Charles R
No need to sign up for monthly. You can go...

No need to sign up for monthly. You can go directly to Lifetime (via the code) and they still offer a refund up to the 30 days if you decide to punt.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 81,973
Posted By Charles R
I transfer the money out before they even get...

I transfer the money out before they even get done counting it... :)
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-16-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,348
Posted By Charles R
Presuming you purchased the TiVo from someone...

Presuming you purchased the TiVo from someone other than TiVo you can purchase Lifetime for $399 (not $499). The discount code is PLSR or some such. A search will find it in 2 seconds. Also, TiVo is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 81,973
Posted By Charles R
I presume you paid Paypal using a credit card...

I presume you paid Paypal using a credit card (who wouldn't for the added protection...) and as such forget Paypal. There is no need to contact them. Within your credit card's dispute period (90...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 47,470
Posted By Charles R
I promoted the VivoPC to top shelf and put him to...

I promoted the VivoPC to top shelf and put him to work. I wouldn't really recommend the PC even at $168 as you are just shooting yourself in the foot. It's under powered if you try to do anything...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-15-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,770
Posted By Charles R
The intention here is beyond obvious and in this...

The intention here is beyond obvious and in this case (as usual) beyond any logic and only lives within tunnel vision.

Based on the fact no one else offers what TiVo offers (their user experience)...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 34,251
Posted By Charles R
For me not so much. I found 24 via streaming...

For me not so much. I found 24 via streaming roughly as the original series was ending and became a Bauer fan. When this series rolled around it was good to see him again much like one would enjoy...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 47,470
Posted By Charles R
Part Two - Decision Made

OK I made the decision. I'm sticking with WMC (for now). :) As much as I wanted to punt I couldn't for three reasons...



$168 ASUS VivoPC - $8 more than the TiVo Roamio I picked up (and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,563
Views: 501,324
Posted By Charles R
I believe it's just the first two weeks.

I believe it's just the first two weeks.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Charles R
About the same time they are broadcast.

About the same time they are broadcast.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 47,470
Posted By Charles R
OK this is my current thought process and it's...

OK this is my current thought process and it's 99% off topic so feel free to skip the post.

I'm perfectly happy with WMC and I'm not looking to punt because of this or that. Rather it does what I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 47,470
Posted By Charles R
Zero. I built them (NUC, Shuttle, PCs) for resell...

Zero. I built them (NUC, Shuttle, PCs) for resell and I just sold my Xbox 360 E (for a profit) as well.
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