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by Paul Webster
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: BBC Radio 4 You and Yours Feature
Replies: 27
Views: 5128

Re: BBC Radio 4 You and Yours Feature

Raspberry Pi about to feature on You and Yours on R4
by Paul Webster
Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI CEC and XBMC
Replies: 98
Views: 182648

Re: HDMI CEC and XBMC

This is a great piece of news (video from 2 days ago). Given that someone from TeamSBMC has an alpha board then I"m very hopeful that this means that the info (even if private for now) is in their hands as well.
by Paul Webster
Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI CEC and XBMC
Replies: 98
Views: 182648

Re: HDMI CEC and XBMC

<r>However, isn't libCEC looking at the USB side of their device rather than the HDMI CEC side?<br/> <br/> If yes - then might be quite a lot of work both to put in GPU support and to make it work for top-level applications without using USB route.<br/> <br/> I openly admit to not being an expert on...
by Paul Webster
Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI CEC and XBMC
Replies: 98
Views: 182648

Re: HDMI CEC and XBMC

<t>I am planning to use R-Pi to replace an old Xbox1 running XBMC ... but I had hoped to do this without having to plug in a keyboard.<br/> I had hoped to control it using the remote control of the TV and then use HDMI CEC controls (once mapping for Sony Bravia remote control pass-through via CEC is...
by Paul Webster
Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model B as DVR/Media Server?
Replies: 2
Views: 3063

Re: Model B as DVR/Media Server?

Where XBMA = XBMC.
by Paul Webster
Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Google TV or Android OS
Replies: 44
Views: 16602

Re: Google TV or Android OS

Re XBMC and RPi ... see this recent thread, it includes video.
http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....38;ret=all
by Paul Webster
Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 402363

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>I've just come across an old plastic case for a PCMCIA disk that I have had for years.<br/> <br/> Might just do it - have dropped in a card to show size. It even has little rubber feet in the corner.<br/> <br/> I suspect that once cut apart to make the holes for the various connectors it will fal...
by Paul Webster
Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Yet another tiny ARM computer
Replies: 8
Views: 4099

Re: Yet another tiny ARM computer

and, like the recent emergence of XMBC running on RPi, the CuBox people have also posted a video showing XBMC running on it

by Paul Webster
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Roku - HDMI "USB"
Replies: 0
Views: 934

Re: Roku - HDMI "USB"

Off-topic
Roku just announced a potentially interesting device
Plugs into HDMI port on TV – adds "smart TV" capability including control via wifi – USB disk form factor.
http://www.roku.com/Libraries/.....
by Paul Webster
Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
Replies: 514
Views: 209456

Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<t>Media Centre for me.<br/> Bought and Xbox1 years ago just to run XBMC - and happy with it - but noisy fan and I expect machine to fail at some point.<br/> Given this device is around same power then seems a natural replacement.<br/> <br/> Maybe also use with USB disks as extra NAS - have a couple...

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