This looks like a low power Plex server to me, as long as you don't need multiple transcoding streams it should do just fine. I've been looking for something to replace my current Plex server (i5 powered Asus lappy) with something that uses less juice.
29 posts • joined 6 Jun 2014
Remember when the keyboard was the computer? You can now relive those heady days with the Raspberry Pi 400
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Re: aren't they doomed anyway ?
Agreed, HP's board was correct that the planned takeover would have saddled the new firm with enormous amounts of unserviceable debt and could have possibly killed both. This was all Carl Icahn's baby from the get-go and as history has shown Icahn is not concerned with long-term viability, just short-term profit.
Like its Windows-noob-stabilisers OS, Zorin's cloudy Grid tool is Linux desktop management for dummies
Microsoft's on Edge and you could be, too: Chromium-based browser exits beta – with teething problems
Re: I'm touched by the weirdness of this request...
Most of the Discworld novels are standalone and can be read in any order, however it is *suggested* by the author to read from the beginning (The Colour of Magic) and the witch books (Wyrd Sisters, Witches Abroad, Lords and Ladies, Masquerade and Carpe Jugulum really do need to be read in order. Enjoy, Pratchett's work is brilliant.
How is this progress?
The Apple vs Android hyperbole aside, is this really that much faster or convenient? You still have to physically open your wallet and wait for the cash to dispense. I fail to see how removing a few button presses (which you still have to do on your phone) is worth all the fuss. Now if it transported the cash directly into my wife's purse I could see the point...
Re: Self service checkouts -Tesco's
>apart from ASDA that is, who decide the need to see ID whenever I buy booze despite being in my 60's
Thanks to the draconian alcohol laws here in the US (Virginia to be more precise) I am asked for proof of age for ANY age-restricted product even though I'm well into my 50's. This includes non-alcoholic "beer". Go figure...
Re: Very decent screen
> slow processor.
For playing the latest 3D games certainly, however my HD+ does just spiffy on full 1080 BD rips which is the primary reason I bought it. Cyanogenmod 11 runs at an acceptable rate, not earth-shattering mind you but certainly fast enough for the light fondling I do. I've grown rather fond of it...