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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-12-31, 09:28 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 48,361
Posted By j0dest3r
I was able to setup the Prime App on my Sony...

I was able to setup the Prime App on my Sony Blu-ray player. I am assuming however that I am tapped into the U.S. store because the Bosch series is available. I have unblock-us still running on one...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-10-04, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,379
Posted By j0dest3r
About a month ago or so there was a thread on...

About a month ago or so there was a thread on Reddit about this very thing. Major Nelson was going to bring it up to Xbox engineering. I haven't heard what ever happened to that.
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-10-04, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,639
Posted By j0dest3r
Hi, I haven't been around much lately but I...

Hi,

I haven't been around much lately but I am in the same boat as you. Saw that Xbox had a change of heart regarding DVR on X1 and I also have an older SD tuner that is not compatible with the...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-10-04, 06:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 85,551
Posted By j0dest3r
Apparently they are re-transmitting OTA signals...

Apparently they are re-transmitting OTA signals and are trying to say they are transmitter and therefore don't have to pay. If that is indeed the case, this is not going to end well.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 38,151
Posted By j0dest3r
The kill VPN affect is going to take a little...

The kill VPN affect is going to take a little longer before Netflix starts to feel it. If they do.
audacity what is your secret? ;)
ExDilbert how does suspending service with Netflix work? Or...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 38,151
Posted By j0dest3r
I ran into the issue today myself. Unblock-US...

I ran into the issue today myself. Unblock-US support gave me alternate DNS servers and a PITA procedure, but it still wouldn't work on the Roku. I then tried the Windows 10 Netflix app on my laptop...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,073
Posted By j0dest3r
Now that U.S. Netflix is a mess, I was thinking...

Now that U.S. Netflix is a mess, I was thinking of trying this out. I read somewhere if you use it on your Xbox One it can be detected and canceled. I don't know how true that is however. Roku 3...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-04-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By j0dest3r
VIVE has a pre-build Eco system as well, Steam....

VIVE has a pre-build Eco system as well, Steam. There are already 155 apps and game for your VR pleasure. Both PC versions also have a head start on Sony. They do have the lower entry / less...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-05, 08:22 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 120,447
Posted By j0dest3r
I got tired of waiting so I cancelled. They...

I got tired of waiting so I cancelled. They didn't even try to answer my tech support question about when it would be out. The only thing I was able to do was choose from the drop down that it wasn't...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-04-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,671
Posted By j0dest3r
Thanks for this write up. I just picked this up...

Thanks for this write up. I just picked this up on Xbox One for 30 bucks. I haven't played an RPG in a while. I was a bit overwhelmed by all the operational mechanics but got over it after a while. I...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2016-04-05, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By j0dest3r
No motion controllers for the Rift yet either,...

No motion controllers for the Rift yet either, stuck using an Xbox One controller. I am very tempted by this as well. Would be for the Vive as well. Makes me curious how Sony is going to fair through...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-04-02, 11:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,670
Posted By j0dest3r
This is the tool that should be used to block W10...

This is the tool that should be used to block W10 installs. https://www.grc.com/never10.htm

All it does is flick the officially supported Microsoft group policy / registry items. It sets them, and...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-04-02, 11:20 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 38,151
Posted By j0dest3r
I finally ran into this on the Rokus this...

I finally ran into this on the Rokus this morning. Wife not happy. I did open up a support call with Unblock-us. I expected there to be some sort of statement on their site about this but nothing.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-11-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,520
Posted By j0dest3r
Yeah I do this all the time. The version of...

Yeah I do this all the time. The version of Windows does not matter as it requires the Chrome browser. There are two ways to chromecast. If the app / website supports the chromecast natively such as...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-09-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,086
Posted By j0dest3r
Yeah I saw this as well. Interesting to say the...

Yeah I saw this as well. Interesting to say the least. I read through part of the thread on MDL but didn't make it to the end. They were trying to sort out the red tray icon record button and guide...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-09-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,086
Posted By j0dest3r
Except Kodi can't record protected content. Also...

Except Kodi can't record protected content. Also doesn't support all capture devices (like mine!).
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2015-08-30, 03:20 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 228,234
Posted By j0dest3r
Welcome to Edmonton! Best bet is to consult...

Welcome to Edmonton!

Best bet is to consult the antenna chart thread here...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-08-29, 12:04 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 86,498
Posted By j0dest3r
Their Xbox 360 implementation is way worse than...

Their Xbox 360 implementation is way worse than the Chromecast IMO. I have had good luck with the Chromecast version.
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-27, 08:43 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
Ear Trumpet may help.... Well perhaps not, but it...

Ear Trumpet may help.... Well perhaps not, but it is handy

https://github.com/File-New-Project/EarTrumpet/releases

Ear Trumpet is a new app for Windows 10 which brings better volume control -...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-27, 08:39 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
In the System Settings window, find and click...

In the System Settings window, find and click Multitasking in the column on the left. Under the “Snap” category on the right, find the option labeled Allow the system to suggest companion windows...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-23, 12:45 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
Well the new insider build is out! 10525. I...

Well the new insider build is out! 10525. I haven't installed it yet, but the bad news is you need a previously activated 10240 build or a 7 / 8.1 to upgrade to it to. Looks like no more insider free...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-07, 09:46 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
You don't need to 'upgrade to release' if you are...

You don't need to 'upgrade to release' if you are on insider build 10240 as they are identical. If you try to upgrade to release over top the insider build, you will end up with an unactivated...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-05, 11:45 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
The typing stuff that is sent to Microsoft is...

The typing stuff that is sent to Microsoft is actually used for auto-correction for a virtual keyboard on a phone or tablet. I wish they explicitly specified this though. Personally I doubt the get...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-08-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,387
Posted By j0dest3r
Yup will do! I just need to find some time now.

Yup will do! I just need to find some time now.
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
An insider build you have to take all the way to...

An insider build you have to take all the way to 10240 via windows updates. The build that came out later only works as an upgrade from 7/8.1. After it upgrades once, and activates, your hardware id...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-08-04, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,387
Posted By j0dest3r
Can an i5 3.3 with 16GB of RAM handle the...

Can an i5 3.3 with 16GB of RAM handle the transcoding on the fly? I have this to test with but don't really want it as the final solution. I also found out today that DVR is coming to XboxOne so...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2015-08-04, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,639
Posted By j0dest3r
Xbox One DVR + W10 confirmed for 2016

Details were few but gamescon 2015 it was just announced DVR and Windows 10 coming to Xbox One this fall!

So those who predicted Xbox One would be replacing WMC were spot on. They also mentioned...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-01, 09:14 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
There is no equivalent at command line. All the...

There is no equivalent at command line. All the development is on the powershell side of things now. Command Prompt is basically there for leagacy.

Have a peek here.

How PowerShell Differs From...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-08-01, 02:41 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 54,494
Posted By j0dest3r
Wow Really? The store should have been one that...

Wow Really? The store should have been one that has stayed!! That is how it functions on Windows 8.1. Oops!! :(

check your Windows\SystemApps folder to confirm it is really deleted.

Sorry about...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-08-01, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,387
Posted By j0dest3r
I am going to do a test recording shortly with no...

I am going to do a test recording shortly with no guide data to see if it works. Gotta get this all done soon and then upgrade that box to W10. :)

So it records in .TS. The Xbox Media App nor the...
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