Re: Advice needed re TV internet media machine.
On Saturday 05 July 2014 23:44:46 Ric Moore wrote:
> On 07/05/2014 05:45 PM, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > On Saturday 05 July 2014 22:32:25 Ric Moore wrote:
> >> On 07/05/2014 03:39 PM, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> >>> Loads of people have streaming Internet. It must be possible. And
> >>> yes, once I hace a box that is adequate, I may need to do something
> >>> with my network.
> >> Will XBMC do the job with your hardware?? If it will run, then running
> >> it as a dedicated server-only might be the ticket. You'd be minus a lot
> >> of other overhead, given the smallish amount of memory you mentioned.
> >> Ric
> > No, not this specialized application of it. I think that my homework was
> > just inadequate. As I said, I have come to the conclusion that I really
> > need a computer, but I was hoping for some advice on specs. I really
> > can't keep buying doorstops, but to buy e.g. an £800.00 machine when a
> > £250.00 one would do the job would be ridiculous. I don't want to
> > massively over-kill.
> > Amazon sells Prime. Someone must be able to use it on something.
Thanks, Ric. :-) That looks hopeful. Now if I could just get catch-up
I'm also having trouble using the remote. I have found lots of stuff via
Google that says go to here, then go to there, but absolutely nothing that
says *how* to get there. I have managed to open the video folder, and turn
the m/c off. And that is it!! I even tried plugging in a mouse and
keyboard, but they didn't work.
I think that I have bitten off more than I can chew. I should stick
to "normal" computers. I grock them. :-(