Anyone use Front Row?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    Does anyone actually use it? From what I've seen, it isn't that great.
     
  2. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    not really.

    mostly because its external monitor support blows.
     
  3. SonicYan

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    I don't.
     
  4. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    definitely not. Some people like Plex, but it is rather buggy IMO. And It can't even play a DVD :hsugh:
     
  5. Pseudonym

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    I used it all the time before the "upgrade" to the new Front Row.

    Now, not so much.
     
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    it was a bit of a novelty for me.

    I don't watch movies on my computer, so it was mostly for music, but now that I can control my library from my iPhone it's useless.
     
  7. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i'll use boxee instead

    front row usually lacks the codecs i need
     
  8. TheWeasel

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    I never use it other then accidentally starting it up once in a blue moon.
     
  9. _Trev_

    _Trev_ Ya gotta pay the troll toll... OT Supporter

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    every night. i use it to play a movie/TV show dvd as i go to sleep. I like it because I can control it easily using my phone which doesn't need line of sight like the remote.
     
  10. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    i use it to watch movie trailers
     
  11. omgwtfbbqryan

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    its easier for me to just watch the stuff in vlc, or listen to music in itunes
     
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    I used to but now I just use "remote" on my iphone.
     
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    Sometimes if i feel like searching for my remote... otherwise i'll just fire up itunes or qt.

    Definately liked the old version way better...
     
  15. CyberBullets

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    :dunno: i like to use it when having it hooked up to my tv
     
  16. StealthMode

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    On my tv I love it, but but I am having problems streaming from my desktop to my laptop which is plugged into my tv.
    If it had secondary monitor support I would use it on my desktop a lot more.
     
  17. CarRamRod

    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    I use it on my Mini a lot hooked up to my HDTV. Listening to movies, watching TV shows I get off iTunes, that kinda stuff.
     

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