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Forum: Humax 16-05-2015, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By Faust
They are a decent manufacturer. This is a...

They are a decent manufacturer. This is a handshake issue between your TV and the Humax. If possible make sure the HDMI lead runs direct from the Humax to your TV and make sure CEC is set to off on...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 14-05-2015, 22:50
Replies: 35
Views: 3,263
Posted By Faust
I think it's called 'Throw' on my Xperia. ...

I think it's called 'Throw' on my Xperia. Example, whatever I select from YouTube on my phone I then swipe upwards and the media starts playing on my TV.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 14-05-2015, 19:52
Replies: 35
Views: 3,263
Posted By Faust
Again both my smartphone and tablet can cast...

Again both my smartphone and tablet can cast straight to my TV. I tried my Chromecast with Youtube this evening and it genuinely is no better at doing the job than either my TV PVR or any of my other...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 14-05-2015, 14:16
Replies: 35
Views: 3,263
Posted By Faust
Listen Cinders, you can only comment on your own...

Listen Cinders, you can only comment on your own user experience. The only person that uses either a smartphone or tablet in our house is me, so multiple users aren't really an issue. :-P
Forum: Humax 13-05-2015, 21:41
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Faust
Freesat boxes are pretty well dead you say? Have...

Freesat boxes are pretty well dead you say? Have you arrived from a parallel universe?

The Freetime second generation Freesat boxes from Humax are state of the art PVR's. It's the Freeview boxes...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 13-05-2015, 21:25
Replies: 35
Views: 3,263
Posted By Faust
I have one plugged in which I received as a free...

I have one plugged in which I received as a free gift. TBH I'm glad it was free as I am struggling to find any use for it.

The problem is that it's late to the party and the apps are very limited. ...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 13-05-2015, 10:03
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Faust
I think without doubt the solution is to use...

I think without doubt the solution is to use Firefox rather than Chrome for the time being. Something of an embarrassment that Chrome and the keyboard do not function correctly with Google's premier...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 12-05-2015, 19:38
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Faust
I forgot to mention that the keyboard on my...

I forgot to mention that the keyboard on my Xperia phone works as it should i.e. tap the area you want, blue slider appears (chrome) and slide to where you want it.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 12-05-2015, 19:01
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Faust
Xperia tablet keyboard issues following Lollipop

As the title suggests the keyboard has real issues when using Chrome following the Lollipop upgrade.

Scenario - I'm typing a forum entry on my Tablet (could have been this one - it wasn't but could...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-05-2015, 15:42
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By Faust
When you say downloaded them, from where did you...

When you say downloaded them, from where did you download them?

I am attempting to ascertain if Outlook is simply acting as a client for Web based email e.g Gmail.

If that is the case and...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-05-2015, 13:56
Replies: 31
Views: 3,939
Posted By Faust
In the meantime whilst they boast about coverage...

In the meantime whilst they boast about coverage in areas of population high density, many of us in less populated ares struggle with 3G and on occasions 2G.

It's the fibre broadband fiasco all over...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-05-2015, 13:48
Replies: 46
Views: 4,414
Posted By Faust
It's Dixons with a different name plate over the...

It's Dixons with a different name plate over the door. Those who ignore the obvious deserve what they get. :-(
Forum: Mobile Phones 11-05-2015, 19:14
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Faust
It may well be a moot point in any event as Gmail...

It may well be a moot point in any event as Gmail is shortly to be replaced by Google Inbox, the next big evolution of Gmail. Both Web based desktop application and the mobile app will be the same,...
Forum: Mobile Phones 11-05-2015, 11:50
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Faust
Doesn't really take the argument any futher does...

Doesn't really take the argument any futher does it? I was enquring why the mobile app works differently to the desktop whether that be web based or client based.

Is it working as intended and if so...
Forum: Mobile Phones 11-05-2015, 09:00
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Faust
The logic of Gmail's mobile app

I hope someone can explain as I have got brain pain with Gmail.

If I go onto my computer and check Gmail either on the web or via an email client I will have a mail coming into my Inbox and any...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-05-2015, 10:19
Replies: 51
Views: 2,558
Posted By Faust
As a stock holder in MS I'm really excited by...

As a stock holder in MS I'm really excited by this statement. I think quite the reverse is true to what many have posted. For the first time in years MS have at last got a vision and some real...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 08-05-2015, 15:43
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Faust
Some of mine are that old their capacity is in...

Some of mine are that old their capacity is in MB's (seriously) and the casing is made of wood. All (touch wood) are still going strong.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 08-05-2015, 15:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,467
Posted By Faust
I would strongly argue that in the world of tech...

I would strongly argue that in the world of tech Microsoft are the good guys these days. It's the likes of the fruity one and the mighty search engine that needs some closer scrutinisation.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-05-2015, 21:38
Replies: 253
Views: 23,124
Posted By Faust
We have a HP Laptop. First thing I did out of...

We have a HP Laptop. First thing I did out of the box was delete everything by doing a clean install of the OS. I then installed just the programmes I wanted. A mornings work and I had the machine...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 03-05-2015, 08:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,374
Posted By Faust
The ratio of used to free space is too high and...

The ratio of used to free space is too high and is bound to compromise the speed and efficiency of the SSD.

If you do a quick search you will find how much free space you should have.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 02-05-2015, 22:03
Replies: 253
Views: 23,124
Posted By Faust
Bloatware isn't really an issue these days. ...

Bloatware isn't really an issue these days. Memory is as cheap as chips with storage even cheaper. If programmes I don't use annoy me then I simply get rid of them. I don't cut my nose of to spite...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 02-05-2015, 13:55
Replies: 253
Views: 23,124
Posted By Faust
I'll probably wait the first hour or so. :D Come...

I'll probably wait the first hour or so. :D Come on people, it's the most widely and extensively tested OS in the history of computing and you've still got the jitters?

Plus what's all this...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 28-04-2015, 21:54
Replies: 64
Views: 2,753
Posted By Faust
I can copy programmes of my Freeview Humax 2000T...

I can copy programmes of my Freeview Humax 2000T onto USB (SD) and then convert them into a useable format for viewing on other devices e.g. mp4.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-04-2015, 09:57
Replies: 31
Views: 4,013
Posted By Faust
When a TM backup is in operation everything slows...

When a TM backup is in operation everything slows to a crawl, always has. Please don't mention iPhoto and the truly dreadful Photos in the same sentence - very rude.

iPhoto = Apple's glory days...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-04-2015, 12:10
Replies: 31
Views: 4,013
Posted By Faust
Hated it at first, looks acceptable now I have...

Hated it at first, looks acceptable now I have got used to it. As others have said, Mavericks now looks rather quaint.

You don't provide any specs which makes it difficult to comment. My machine...
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