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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-07-2015, 14:44
Replies: 53
Views: 7,282
Posted By Faust
TBH this is the first time I have read about this...

TBH this is the first time I have read about this alleged WiFi issue. There again I always use a wired connection for my iMac so fortunately for me this is not an issue.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-06-2015, 10:54
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Faust
Absolutely correct.

Absolutely correct.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-06-2015, 14:36
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By Faust
Even though I own a Mac myself (as well as a...

Even though I own a Mac myself (as well as a Windows PC) I find myself wanting to scream every time I go in an Apple store.

The places are simply full of student types talking bum hole nonsense...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-06-2015, 12:52
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By Faust
Slap an SSD in there and up the Ram if possible,...

Slap an SSD in there and up the Ram if possible, step away and watch it fly, seriously. Two years is nothing in the life of that machine.

I have just dropped an SSD in my HP laptop and I'm expecting...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-06-2015, 10:19
Replies: 35
Views: 3,067
Posted By Faust
Where Windows falls down is the fact that not one...

Where Windows falls down is the fact that not one manufacturer can seem to put all that hardware/software together in a pleasing well designed well built unit.

Apple go for aesthetically pleasing...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-06-2015, 10:14
Replies: 35
Views: 3,067
Posted By Faust
VM Fusion has been pretty much eclipsed by...

VM Fusion has been pretty much eclipsed by Parallels these days.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-06-2015, 10:13
Replies: 35
Views: 3,067
Posted By Faust
Whatever it is you're talking about sounds a bit...

Whatever it is you're talking about sounds a bit school playground to me! :o
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-06-2015, 10:42
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Faust
You obviously missed the really rather good...

You obviously missed the really rather good Xperia range from Sony. Battery life is amazing, two days being the norm. Quality is up there with the iPhone as many reviews attest too.

The Compact...
Forum: Humax 25-06-2015, 10:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Faust
They cannot act as a DLNA server but they do act...

They cannot act as a DLNA server but they do act as client.

Whether you want to use the catchup services or not, they are still a very good box with an excellent planner and have access to a great...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-06-2015, 16:15
Replies: 317
Views: 17,906
Posted By Faust
Your statements speaks volumes about your depth...

Your statements speaks volumes about your depth of thinking. Tomorrow's World in our house was a must not miss programme along with just about every other documentary series.

Fifty years on and...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-06-2015, 16:09
Replies: 28
Views: 2,710
Posted By Faust
Yes, you should go with Apple - they never try to...

Yes, you should go with Apple - they never try to squeeze every last penny out of you! :p
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-06-2015, 16:05
Replies: 25
Views: 2,149
Posted By Faust
TBH despite many advancements in wireless...

TBH despite many advancements in wireless technology, for the medium of streaming video I still don't feel wireless cuts the mustard.

Either the TV's in the wrong place, the walls are to thick, the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-06-2015, 23:50
Replies: 35
Views: 3,067
Posted By Faust
Forget Bootcamp and buy yourself a copy of...

Forget Bootcamp and buy yourself a copy of Parallels. That way you have the best of everything. You can run Windows as a separate system or integrate the VM so that you can open and run Windows...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-06-2015, 23:33
Replies: 28
Views: 2,710
Posted By Faust
Same as it ever was - what issue are you taking?...

Same as it ever was - what issue are you taking? :confused:
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-06-2015, 23:27
Replies: 25
Views: 2,149
Posted By Faust
Another vote for Devolo from me. They may be...

Another vote for Devolo from me. They may be more expensive but they are really well screwed together as well as reliable.

I always buy the ones with integrated power socket. That way you don't...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-06-2015, 23:21
Replies: 317
Views: 17,906
Posted By Faust
In some ways the announcement today was...

In some ways the announcement today was welcomed.

We all know the BBC is a gutless PC organisation and this announcement confirming that Clarkson and Co will not be returning confirms...
Forum: Humax 16-05-2015, 23:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
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, 23:50
Replies: 35
Views: 3,980
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, 20:52
Replies: 35
Views: 3,980
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, 15:16
Replies: 35
Views: 3,980
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, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
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, 22:25
Replies: 35
Views: 3,980
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, 11:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
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, 20:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
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, 20:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
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...
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