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Forum: Windows Computing   2016-06-13, 02:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,890
Posted By Tikker
Yup I'm actually pretty happy with win10,...

Yup

I'm actually pretty happy with win10, and was very satisfied with win7.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-06-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,684
Posted By Tikker
I used it the 5 minutes after installing, then...

I used it the 5 minutes after installing, then never again.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2016-06-06, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,721
Posted By Tikker
I'd personally ditch Kodi for plex it's very...

I'd personally ditch Kodi for plex

it's very well supported on the samsungs
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-27, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,401
Posted By Tikker
Plex is pretty much always the answer for all...

Plex is pretty much always the answer for all local streaming options

You have to work hard to find hardware it won't work with

ATV4 and ability to use certain apps is a nice addition
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-27, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,939
Posted By Tikker
just a word of advice, build as big and as fast...

just a word of advice, build as big and as fast as you can afford


Everyone who tries to go low power/cost on their servers always ends up wanting to do more than they originally intended and end...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,531
Posted By Tikker
the USB channels just let you play specific video...

the USB channels just let you play specific video files from a thumbdrive

nothing too cool

you definitely can't plug a chromecast into it

I still can't wrap my head around trying to get a...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,531
Posted By Tikker
if this isn't the definition of the $1000 fix for...

if this isn't the definition of the $1000 fix for the $30 problem, I don't know what is
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-14, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,939
Posted By Tikker
I know a couple of guys who have had myth up and...

I know a couple of guys who have had myth up and running for a while
tinkerer`s dream
in that you never end tinkering trying to get it working perfectly!
some really neat features to it tho, just...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-03-28, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tikker
I had completely forgotten about the warp disk...

I had completely forgotten about the warp disk gun thing and the kids had no idea it existed, so assumed I was cheating when I was getting up on walls and places they couldn't find a path to.

The...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-03-27, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tikker
Kids talking smack about gaming, so I installed a UT99 server....

Holy mackeral, I'd forgotten how twitchy fast this game was/is !

hah, the kid who talks trash night and day about his black ops 3 is getting owned by mid level bots


I had really forgotten how...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-03-27, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,886
Posted By Tikker
oh man, I like this~ HTPC 8000B...

oh man, I like this~

HTPC 8000B (http://www.nmediapc.com/htpc8000.htm)

http://www.nmediapc.com/HTPC%208000/800011.jpg
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-03-26, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,886
Posted By Tikker
I'm a huge Antec fan for the last 15 years or so....

I'm a huge Antec fan for the last 15 years or so. the cases are well made, and with silence in mind
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-03-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By Tikker
I just want Skyrim to work with VR that by...

I just want Skyrim to work with VR

that by itself would make me crazy happy
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-03-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,966
Posted By Tikker
the HTPC to me kinda went backburner when PLEX...

the HTPC to me kinda went backburner when PLEX went mainstream

and by that I mean basically every smart tv, networked Blu-ray player, and every game system out there has a plex client

now you...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-03-15, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By Tikker
It will definitely be interesting to see if...

It will definitely be interesting to see if leaderboards are dominated by 1 particular console.

I suspect fps should be dominated by players aiming with mice heh
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-03-15, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By Tikker
finally!

finally!
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-02-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,474
Posted By Tikker
well, if you're a FPS guy, you can now finally...

well, if you're a FPS guy, you can now finally play FPS properly, with a mouse and keyboard!
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-02-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,045
Posted By Tikker
how is it networked to the tv? what type of video...

how is it networked to the tv? what type of video file are you trying to process?

your best bet is probably server logs, and the plex forums, but it's probably either too high a profile for your...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-02-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By Tikker
I haven't seen it happen yet on win10 home, and...

I haven't seen it happen yet on win10 home, and AFAIK I'm right up to date.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-02-16, 11:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,045
Posted By Tikker
if it's having trouble playing, it's usually an...

if it's having trouble playing, it's usually an underpowered plex server at issue, not the client app
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
and that's fine there's always the right...

and that's fine


there's always the right tool, for the right job

all I'm saying is that email isn't the killer app that it used to be, the thing that originally made the BB the must have...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-13, 07:20 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
Most of the applications used are collaboration...

Most of the applications used are collaboration or cloud based. there's not a lot of group emails going around anymore, when everything is updated in this manner


the volume of email we see at...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
nope, just literally older folks I've got 20...

nope, just literally older folks

I've got 20 years on at the telco, and while email is used for distribution lists, no one uses it for one on one contact much anymore. we've had video calling,...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-12, 11:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
Says the guy who's choice is probably down under...

Says the guy who's choice is probably down under 5% market
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
it fits your M.O. to pick the 3rd place platform...

it fits your M.O. to pick the 3rd place platform at least!
Forum: Sasktel   2016-02-11, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,345
Posted By Tikker
Personally, I think it's better, but I'm biased...

Personally, I think it's better, but I'm biased ;)

For many years, SaskTel got their feeds from Bell, so they would have been basically the same
Forum: Home Computing   2016-02-11, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By Tikker
I'm missing something, why can't you continue to...

I'm missing something, why can't you continue to use chrome?
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
um, you're stuck with an OS that's the MOST...

um, you're stuck with an OS that's the MOST limited of any of the mobile OS's
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-02-07, 07:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tikker
it's getting there chief~ email has been...

it's getting there chief~

email has been replaced for quick communication by multitudes of chat programs or texting

online collaboration has been taken up by tons of cloud services

video...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-02-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tikker
It's complaining that your Plex server (the nas)...

It's complaining that your Plex server (the nas) is not powerful enough to transcode your video for the TV. the Roku probably supports a format easier to deal with than the TV


if you want to...
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