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by pacman000
August 23rd, 2018, 3:01 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 78
Views: 11221

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr3ngmRuGUc

Congrads to the camera operator.
by pacman000
August 23rd, 2018, 8:38 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Blu Ray Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 1111

Re: Blu Ray Fail

At the very least they don't remove compatibility with old disks...yet. :twisted:
by pacman000
August 23rd, 2018, 8:36 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Big Bang Theory Ending
Replies: 15
Views: 962

Big Bang Theory Ending

https://ew.com/tv/2018/08/22/the-big-ba ... -to-leave/

Apparently, the actor who plays Sheldon is ready to move on.
by pacman000
August 21st, 2018, 6:06 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Blu Ray Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 1111

Re: Blu Ray Fail

I have the opposite experience with updates. My computer works fine... Till I install the newest version of a piece of software. It's slower, & I have to relearn everything. Sometimes the developers even remove features. So I try to avoid updates as long as possible. I make exceptions for securi...
by pacman000
August 21st, 2018, 2:03 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Blu Ray Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 1111

Re: Blu Ray Fail

I'm sure revenue disk sales is worth more than revenue from streaming.

Studios should be very cautious about this; they shouldn't let a manufacturer stop supporting a device after only two years.
by pacman000
August 21st, 2018, 1:58 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 78
Views: 11221

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

by pacman000
August 20th, 2018, 10:46 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Blu Ray Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 1111

Re: Blu Ray Fail

You can install updates from a thumb drive. You just need an internet-connected PC to download them.

Sneakernet! The Return!
by pacman000
August 20th, 2018, 10:44 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Curlie Directory Accepting New Editor Applications
Replies: 0
Views: 461

Curlie Directory Accepting New Editor Applications

http://curlie.org/ the DMOZ successor project, is now accepting new editor applications. DMOZ was a (nearly) 20 year old web directory organized by volunteers. It broke web pages into a series of categories users could browse through. It lost its home & domain name when AOL decided to stop suppo...
by pacman000
August 19th, 2018, 10:57 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Blu Ray Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 1111

Re: Blu Ray Fail

Updatable encryption methods were requested by film companies to help thwart piracy.

I buy discs because my internet's lousy, so updates annoy me.

But we're at these companies' mercy if we want their products...
by pacman000
August 15th, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Audio games?
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Audio games?

https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/02/pac ... lexa-game/

Bandia/Namco & Amazon have gotten together to create a series of interactive Pac-Man stories for Alexa.

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