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Forum: Mobile Phones 16-07-2014, 11:14
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By spanishmark
getting rid of Vodafone apps

Hi,

I have a Samsung Galaxy III mini, which I bought on a Vodafone contract. So, it has all the Vodafone apps on, which I cannot remove. I am changing to another mobile provider (a Spanish one...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 30-04-2014, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By spanishmark
Best value tablet for streaming and viewing on TV

Hi,

Now there are so many streaming services available, I am looking to get a tablet that can do so (i.e. has good wifi). It would need to be able to connect to a TV. Ideally via WiDi (using...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 09-02-2014, 14:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,826
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, The issue I have is that the BBC satellite...

Hi,

The issue I have is that the BBC satellite coverage no longer covers Europe. I have Sky and get pretty much everything else, but the BBC channels disappeared a couple of days ago, when they...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 07-02-2014, 13:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,826
Posted By spanishmark
suggestions for the best tablet & docking station to connect to a TV

Hi,

I have quite a specific need and I am not sure if there is a product that does just what I want. I'd like to get IPTV (I'm not in the UK and the BBC channels are now not available via...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-12-2013, 17:23
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By spanishmark
I finally managed to get this setup working...

I finally managed to get this setup working (although I used the TP-Link firmware and not DD-WRT). However, the devices on the slave router's network cannot see the contents of devices on the master...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 06-12-2013, 16:43
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By spanishmark
You were right about hassle. I tried all manner...

You were right about hassle.

I tried all manner of combinations. Getting a network set up between my laptop (wifi turned off) and router 2, to set things up as 192.168.2.XX was OK. Then I tried...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 05-12-2013, 08:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By spanishmark
How would I achieve that? I have looked around...

How would I achieve that? I have looked around and many of the instructions I see are device specific and don't apply to what I have. I'll have a look around the DD-WRT setup for the WAN socket and...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 04-12-2013, 22:38
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, The Netgear router is the one I have always...

Hi,

The Netgear router is the one I have always used for my internet connection and network. However, the wifi signal does not go too well through the concrete walls and floors in our building. So,...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 04-12-2013, 15:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By spanishmark
Using VPN on a slave router

Hi,

I have managed to set up an additional router as a slave to my main router, to extend the network (both are gigabit, connected by Cat 5e, so streaming should be better). The master router is a...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-11-2013, 15:39
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By spanishmark
Wireless setup question

Hi,

I am currently trying installing a cable that will connect my router to another router downstairs (I will use this as a switch only). One of my goals is to boost wireless performance downstairs....
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-11-2013, 16:07
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By spanishmark
HTPC - what should I use?

Hi,

As you may have guessed by my username, I am in Spain. At the moment satellite TV is working, but many channels are switching to a new satellite, which will be more focussed on the UK. To keep...
Forum: General Discussion 13-06-2013, 17:36
Replies: 91
Views: 6,213
Posted By spanishmark
also the "family is lobbing to have disposable...

also the "family is lobbing to have disposable barbecues banned from beaches" - so watch out or one might hit you!
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-05-2013, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By spanishmark
Best stylus for using with Photoshop..?

Hi,

I want to be able to draw freehand and have the results appear in software like Photoshop or CorelPaint. I have had a look at what there is and I am confused. I couldn't see anything regarding...
Forum: General Discussion 29-01-2013, 22:46
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By spanishmark
On and off for just over a year in total. I was...

On and off for just over a year in total. I was in for chemo for leukemia, then a year later it relapsed and back for chemo again. Then radiotherapy and a stem cell transplant.

The doctors, nurses...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 03-10-2012, 19:54
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By spanishmark
Finebytes - where has it gone?

I was working away renaming files with Magic File Renamer 7 when it suddenly asked me to activate. As it was already activated I assumed a "feature" was to blame. No worries, I thought, I'll just go...
Forum: Advice 10-09-2012, 14:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,579
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, I've (unfortunately) suffered with Shingles...

Hi,

I've (unfortunately) suffered with Shingles many times (at least 6 that I can remember). The nerve endings are affected and can be pretty painful - so going to your GP and getting treatment...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-06-2012, 17:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By spanishmark
I just want to be sure that I can get something...

I just want to be sure that I can get something that play ISO files of DVDs. Does the media software that comes with the Synology drives support this (maybe even transcode)?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-06-2012, 14:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By spanishmark
Which network drive

Hi,

I am gradually filling up my PC's drives and I thought it about time to get a network drive (I still have a 500GB Freecom drive, but that too is almost full). I'd like to get a system with a...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-02-2012, 17:13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By spanishmark
Thanks for the advice - I'll keep a lookout for...

Thanks for the advice - I'll keep a lookout for NAS units that can run media servers
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-02-2012, 14:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By spanishmark
NAS DLNA drives and codecs

I'd like to be able to stream video/music to my bluray player, without having my PC turned on. I know that this is fairly straightforward and I can do so if I plug a USB drive into my current router....
Forum: Sky 31-01-2012, 12:09
Replies: 85
Views: 16,607
Posted By spanishmark
Outside UK?

Hi,

I am already fairly sure that I know the answer to this (i.e. no), but on the offchance - is there any way that this would work with a non-UK based ISP?

There are ways to use proxies, etc for...
Forum: Advice 26-10-2011, 15:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By spanishmark
Try amazon.fr - they are also weirdly cheaper...

Try amazon.fr - they are also weirdly cheaper for some stuff

If you select things with free delivery the postage is fairly cheap.

It pays to look at the various amazon sites. I am in Spain and I...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-09-2011, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By spanishmark
Bump :)

Bump :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 23-09-2011, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By spanishmark
I have an LG BD670 Blu-ray player, which can...

I have an LG BD670 Blu-ray player, which can (allegedly) stream videos. It works OK with photos and music, but just sits there for videos, which makes me think it is the wireless signal being too...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-09-2011, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By spanishmark
best adsl 2+ modem/router?

Hi,

I have an old, but very good modem/router. It hasn't been in any way problematic - BUT, the wireless connectivity is a bit slow for my new media player.

I am looking for a device that is a...
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