Plex – Great Home Media Solution

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Plex is a server-client solution for the delivery of your media. Now don’t let this turn you off this product as I believe it one of the best interfaces I have come across especially with the ability to fit into different ecosystems. They describe it as “a complete media solution” and even go a bit further to say “experience your media on a visually stunning, easy to use interface on your computer or Home Theater PC. Your media has never looked this good!”  I agree as far as the visual media goes.  While I love my TV and movies I can not for the life of me understand why you need a TV to listen to music.  I don’t consider music videos to be music.  So, I have never looked at the music side of it and at this time don’t intend to. Continue reading

BackBeat Go Headphones – Plantronics

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I have a habit of listening to a variety of podcasts and music all the time and I often find that the wire to my headphones often gets in the way as I do my things.  So I thought I would look for some other options – specifically bluetooth headphones to get rid of the wire.  Most I found were bulky but I came across the BackBeat Go Headphones by Plantronics and thought I would give them a go. Continue reading

NBN & Phone Services – Emergency Situations

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I have recently had cause to have some discussion with some of my elderly neighbours about their connection to the National Broadband Network (NBN) within Australia.  In my discussions with them it has become clear that they are not being told the full story about the phone connection that they are purchasing.  It could also be argued that they are not asking the “right questions” but surely full disclosure is what should be common practice. Continue reading