Chromecast??

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  1. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

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    The fuck good is this thing?

    I appreciate the gesture but I'm not really sure it's a need or even a want.

    Do any of you use it?
     
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    Google it
     
  3. Mack

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    I did and I'm still unimpressed. I want to like it but so far I'm not. :dontknow:
     
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    jpeg it
     
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    If you're serious about that F-150 you can PM me the VIN# and I'll pull the warranty history on it on Monday.
     
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    What is it?
     
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    Are you going to show him the Carfax? When I traded in my last pick up truck the dealer showed me the Carfax that came back on it and holy fuck was it detailed! :eek:
     
  8. Mack

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    It's the first thing I told him to do. :hat:
     
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    it's this thingy that sends video to your TV from your PC... whoopty fuckin' doo.
     
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    Exactly....nonsense
     
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    I gave 5 Chromecasts out to employees this year; $35 is cheap as fuck for a tv stream device. First they complained that we didn't include a year to amazon Prime as well. Next they complained some of their TV's didn't have USB ports. Finally they complained that at times, streaming videos would become slow.

    I don't want to hear another thing about fucking Chromecast.
     
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    I've got like 6 streaming devices already. :dontknow: This thing would have been TITS 5 years ago.
     
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    I got a laptop and a hdmi cable if I want to do that
     
  14. Mack

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    exactly why I made the thread... Am I missing this things vital selling point?

    I guess if you didn't have a Roku, Apple TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Sling Box, web TV, or streaming DVD this thing would be awesome.
     
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    Spend the extra 50 bucks ang get a ROKU
     
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    they don't need the usb port on their tvs. it comes with a usb power supply to use for those tvs that don;t have usb. its performance is totally dependent upon their home wifi. if they have bad connectivity it will bog down.
     
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    the USB port is also how the device feeds its broadcast to the TV.... without it, it doesn't work
     
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    are there different models?

    mine uses the hdmi port to supply video to the tv. i'm pretty sure usb is far too narrow and slow to provide full motion audio and video

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    no USB port on it
     
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    It's good for porn. That's pretty much all we use it for.
     
  20. Mack

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    :bigthink