Thursday, January 29, 2015

New Router (Now With DHCP!)

So, last December, my WBR-2310 router died, forcing me to go back to the D-Link DIR-601, which was already, really, really beat-up and performing not so well.
A new router was in order, almost mandatory, and the chosen one was a Netgear WNR2000v5.
Configured to spec even during the holidays, withouth the actual LAN to test it, and replaced the aging D-Link DIR-601 without any issue once I got home.
The main difference with the prior setup was that I had to move my LAN setup to DHCP, in order to be able to use the Roku, but then again, using the DHCP reservations proved to work A Ok so far, so I didn't even change the fixed IP addresses of all the boxes on the LAN.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Roku: No Fixed IP For You!


First problem with the Roku in Argentina..
Well, actually, it is a problem that would eventually happen anywhere.
The Roku box doesn't support fixed IP addresses... For the love of Jeebus, they have to be fucking kidding...
Since I don't use DHCP on my LAN, therefore I'm fucked.
Tried to make a reservation, using the Roku's MAC address, but, of course, did not work.
Will have to switch to a DHCP enabled LAN for this... At least, for the few minutes it will take me to test what actually works, regarding the streaming, here in Argentina.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Second Roku Is The Best Roku (?)

Got a second Roku for the GF yesterday.
Again, a Roku 3, and like on the original one, mostly just for the USB port.
Nice setup, now that I have an account, even one without the hassle of the credit card, registered under the same account, and it automagically downloaded ans installed all the the same channels that I had installed on the previous one.
Nice touch, I guess.
Still have to see what can be streamed below the Tortilla Wall...


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Friday, January 23, 2015

Stack'em High!


This past Monday on an Ihop around here running the all you can eat pancakes stuff...
I can't possibly believe there is someone who can actually eat more than one of these.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Bigger Is Better (And Newer)


Along with the Nexus 6, the Moto X are the only cellphones I would buy as of right now.
The Moto X is smaller (more manageable) than the Nexus 6, and also a lot cheaper.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Monday 19-01-2015 Miami

Monday, January 19, 2015

Wednesday 14-01-2015 Miami