Why get ROKU over a Tablet?

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  1. navychop

    navychop Member of the Month - July 2014! Pub Member / Supporter Lifetime Supporter

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    You still have to shift between disc, Dish, OTA and YouTube etc GUIs, do you not?


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    comfortably_numb Dogs have owners, cats have staff Pub Member / Supporter

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    Yes, but I don't find that to be an inconvenience-
     
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    comfortably_numb Dogs have owners, cats have staff Pub Member / Supporter

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    I have a 2 TB HDD almost filled to capacity with movies easily accessible from the couch:

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    Comptech SatelliteGuys Pro

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    I found out a long time ago plex is the way to go. My PC is a ryzen7 with 16 megs of ddr4, a Samsung M2 SSD for operating, 2 Samsung 2TB ssd's and a GTX 1070. The pc has a 955q tuner for ATSC, a TBS 5927, a ruku and a fire TV box connected. The only streaming I pay for is Pluto for a couple channels I want live. Have more TV to watch than I could in a lifetime and can watch at work also. Oops, forgot the 65 inch 4K Samsung it is connected to.
     
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    Comptech SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Like CN, a wireless mouse and keyboard all is good.
     
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  6. navychop

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    I’ll save the cost of that PC. And the storage efforts of disc to HDD.


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    If you're unwilling/unable to rip your discs, yes. Plex has a nice interface to OTA and there is a third party YouTube interface. Of course DISH can only be viewed through the DISH interface.
     
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    My Plex Server was an old PC from my basement. It cost me about $80 6 years ago to convert and dedicate it for all of our viewing.
     
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