[kwlug-disc] mythtv hardware
rarsa at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 20 22:21:27 EST 2011
If you have an android phone, there are applications that let you control the Front-end from the phone.
Software, Hardware and Practices
An eclectic collection of random thoughts
--- On Thu, 1/20/11, Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
> From: Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] mythtv hardware
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 5:06 PM
> I had assumed that a remote IVR
> device was required because I put a movie in and couldn't
> get the keyboard to select 'play'. I guess I just need
> to figure out how to do that.
> However for this case I think we want a remote. It's
> going in the home gym so we can download spin videos and
> similiar while on the treadmill/bike. Unless I create
> a treadmill keyboard holder........That's gonna cause an
> accident though :).
> Ideally I'd like to be able to switch between watching
> stored movies, live cable tv, and internet movies (like
> those downloadable spin videos) all from one box.
> On 20/01/11 04:27 PM, John Van Ostrand wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> Just curious... Could you not use cordless
> keyboard, instead of remote
> >> (which
> >> is extra purchase and hassle)?
> > Good point, and it might be handy for things like
> Youtube searches, weather lookup, and other things where
> typing is used. I hate using a remote to select letters.
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