[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri May 28 20:10:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 02:29:20PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:01 AM, George Galt <george.galt at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm actually somewhat interested in getting one of these and playing
> >> with EyeTV some. They've got some pretty spiffy additional transcoding
> >> and streaming support that can be set up to use their turbo.264 hd
> >> encoder stick (which I have one of), making real-time video
> >> transcoding not that hard on the cpu, which was what it seems many
> >> people were citing as the main reason real-time transcoding for
> >> streaming wasn't practical...
> >>
> >
> > Jarod:
> >
> > All I can say is that I admire your wife's tolerance for the number of
> > electronic toys you buy!  Mine gives me a hard time when I buy a 1TB
> > drive (on sale no less!) so that I don't have to erase any of her
> > growing library of cooking shows.
> Heh. Like JYA said, my wife knew what she was getting into when we got
> married. She gets her fair share of the spoils too though. I think the
> trick is spending at least as much on things *she* really wants --
> preferably even more on her things. When I say "I" have an iPad, what
> I really mean to say is that my wife wanted one, so I got to buy *her*

     Yup. Same here.

     She bought me an iPhone knowing that I would get annoyed with it and
jailbreak it. She wanted hers jailbroken too.

> one (granted, she'd have been happy w/just the base model). I just get
> to play with the iPad every now and then when its not being used by
> her or one of the kids. :)

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