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Forum: Other topics Today, 09:00 AM
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Okay, it is a subject that I am not particularly...

Okay, it is a subject that I am not particularly interested in... or concerned about. However...

IoT gets a lot of crap | Missing Remote...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 12:08 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Ah, come on. I find being...

Ah, come on.



I find being connected to the Internet to far outweigh any fear that someone may try to sell something they think is valuable in my life... Firmware updates, EPG, IMDB, etc....
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 11:39 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
And if you have a UHD (4K) TV 60" or larger, you...

And if you have a UHD (4K) TV 60" or larger, you can get up to about 2 feet from the screen (well, depending upon your eye) and it will feel like you are there in person. Here are a couple of...
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 01:54 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
10 Mbps should be sufficient. But, yeah, a 4K...

10 Mbps should be sufficient. But, yeah, a 4K image should be impressive on your Retina. I have a Eizo Monitor connected to my Desktop (Monitor 2) and can attest to the quality.
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 01:26 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
A very important point if you viewing TV from...

A very important point if you viewing TV from anywhere other than OTA (Over the Air).

We have DSL and I just checked: 31.74 Mbps Download and 2.38 Mbps Upload. I don't very often run into...
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 12:19 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
I am not sure how to answer this. I, too, am a...

I am not sure how to answer this. I, too, am a OTA watcher -- with some streaming with a Roku 4 or the built in Apps in the TV.

I have SageTV running through a Yamaha RX-V673 AVR which has...
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 11:53 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
A couple days old so it may be "old news" but: ...

A couple days old so it may be "old news" but:


The Best Big Screen TVs for the Big Game - Reviewed.com Televisions (http://televisions.reviewed.com/features/best-big-screen-tvs-for-the-big-game)
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 08:56 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
I concur. On the other hand, I am very thankful...

I concur. On the other hand, I am very thankful for that dedication... and how patient they are with complete novices (like me).
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 07:46 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
We purchased a Vizio M65-C1 a little after...

We purchased a Vizio M65-C1 a little after Thanksgiving (2015). I am very pleased with it. Yes, the advantage to UHD (4K) is the ability to sit closer. Whether you need that or not is something one...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-01-2016, 04:29 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Interesting. Those that do keep track of their...

Interesting. Those that do keep track of their expenses seem to be doing it in a much more complicated, time-consuming way than I do. What a change from several years ago when a similar thread was...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-01-2016, 02:32 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Yes, Moneydance can add the receipt to the Entry,...

Yes, Moneydance can add the receipt to the Entry, too... however, that still requires taking the time to scan the receipt.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-01-2016, 01:51 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
[QUOTE=Tandemlovers;1691436]Pretty sure I'm the...

[QUOTE=Tandemlovers;1691436]Pretty sure I'm the odd one here. I use a budget book and write everything in by hand ...QUOTE]

Not so odd, that is the way I did it for 20 years... until the computer...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-01-2016, 01:46 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Actually, it is quite simple. In Moneydance, the...

Actually, it is quite simple. In Moneydance, the entry screen is pretty simple -- see images (of our Capital One Credit Card Account):

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This explains the King Soopers Split transaction....
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-01-2016, 07:38 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
We have tracked every penny spent for over forty...

We have tracked every penny spent for over forty years. For many years we used Microsoft Money. When MS shut that down we moved everything to Moneydance (http://moneydance.com/).

The big...
Forum: Other topics 01-30-2016, 02:22 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
We have a Roku 4 (running through a Yamaha RV673...

We have a Roku 4 (running through a Yamaha RV673 AVR) in our Stick house and a Roku 3 in our RV.

Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Roku vs. Amazon Fire TV - CNET...
Forum: Other topics 01-30-2016, 08:38 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
+1 Everyone, who owns a "smart" TV (or...

+1

Everyone, who owns a "smart" TV (or any electronic device, for that matter), should visit AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/index.php) for very...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-27-2016, 07:48 PM
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Views: 135,737
Posted By RonBoyd
My "go to" book on Lightroom is Adobe Photoshop...

My "go to" book on Lightroom is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC/6 - The Missing FAQ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-27-2016, 07:41 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
It is, actually, an "Adobe Camera Raw" feature......

It is, actually, an "Adobe Camera Raw" feature... which makes it a part of the CC version of Lightroom. So you get it with either program.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-27-2016, 07:37 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Walt's explanation is correct... and sufficient....

Walt's explanation is correct... and sufficient. However, for a much more detailed explanation, this Google search...
Forum: Other topics 01-27-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,479
Posted By RonBoyd
Which was (kinda) my point. Not knowing where you...

Which was (kinda) my point. Not knowing where you left your keys is normal behavior (and not age related) which happens to everyone and can be/should be laughed off. Not remembering what a key is...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-27-2016, 02:08 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Adobe's new "Boundary Warp" tool in the Panorama...

Adobe's new "Boundary Warp" tool in the Panorama Merge tool:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swyKowbPbVU
Forum: Other topics 01-24-2016, 10:27 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
It is one thing to forget the code and quite...

It is one thing to forget the code and quite another thing to lose the knowledge of what a code is. :biggrin:
Forum: Other topics 01-24-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By RonBoyd
My criteria is: "It is one thing to...

My criteria is:

"It is one thing to forget where you left your car keys and a quite different thing to not remember what a key is."
Forum: Other topics 01-22-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,937
Posted By RonBoyd
Hmmm. I, too, am stuck with OTA in our vehicles...

Hmmm. I, too, am stuck with OTA in our vehicles (they are old; the newest a 2008 model).

At home, I use internet radio exclusively -- I have never considered Satellite. Our HTPC is tuned to Net...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-17-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,065
Posted By RonBoyd
The Magazines(s). (FWIW, I only subscribe to one...

The Magazines(s). (FWIW, I only subscribe to one other -- Sound & Vision.)


We have been a member of AARP for around 20 years and get many discounts from many suppliers. I don't remember the last...
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