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Plex Podcasts ! Free Plex Feature to Manage and Sync Your Favorite Podcasts Tutorial / How To

Get a Plexpass: (affiliate link) – Plex’s free podcast feature allows you to listen to your favorite podcasts in your Plex client. It will also sync across all of your devices. Mobile devices can donwload for offline listening. See more Plex : and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:42 – Podcasts on Desktop / Web 01:33 – Discovering new podcasts 02:16 – Managing podcast subscriptions / My Podcasts 03:09 – Individual podcast settings 04:01 – Playback and bookmarking across clients 04:54 –…

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DIY Portable NVMe SSD Drive! ACASIS M.2 NVME Enclosure Review

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – We recently looked at the very expensive Thunderbolt 3 Samsung X5 portable NVME SSD. Here’s a USB-C DIY version that you can put together for half the price! You’ll lose some performance but it will still be faster than many off the shelf portable SSDs. See more : and subscribe! See my Corsair MP300 review here: VIDEO INDEX: 00:30 – Price and configuration 02:05 – Included items and drive installation 03:52 –…

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Weekly Wrapup 224 : ATGames Doesn’t Care What You Think, MiSTer FPGA for Retro, IBM Buys Red Hat

See all of this week’s mentioned content : – This week we look at why ATGames could care less what you think, IBM buys Red Hat, MiSTer gets the Retro world excited about FPGA, and more! Subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:48 – Patreon Thank Yous 01:08 – (non)Ad 01:46 – Week in review: Extras channel 02:04 – Week in review: Main channel 03:52 – On My Mind week 88 – MiSTer Telethon 04:43 – Snippets channel growth tips 06:16 – News…

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Caavo Control Center Review – $99 Universal Remote Control for TV / Home Theater / Set Top Boxes

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Caavo’s $99 remote control is a great universal remote with a catch: some of its features require a subscription. I found its free features are better than what you’ll pay for on an ongoing basis. See more home theater: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 01:13 – Pricing and subscription 01:51 – Hardware overview and ports 02:36 – IR Blaster 03:22 – Case & remote is prone to scratching 03:42 – Set up process…

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Lenovo Legion Cube C530 “Mini” Gaming PC Review

Buy one at Lenovo – (affiliate link) – The Legion Cube C530 is sorta portable, sporting a compact case and a large handle for easy transport. This device should also work well for video applications thanks to its built in GPU. Pricing seems reasonable too. See more computers: and subscribe! Yes I am aware this is not as mini as some of the mini PCs we look at 🙂 VIDEO INDEX: 00:08 – Price 01:09 – Hardware Overview 01:54 –…

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Samsung X5 Portable SSD Review – Thunderbolt 3 NVMe Performance Drive vs T5

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Samsung’s super fast X5 portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD delivers performance but there is a catch that might turn off the power users it’s hoping to attract. See more portable SSDs: and subscribe! See the detailed Anandtech review here: VIDEO INDEX: 01:06 – Pricing and overall build quality 01:29 – Price comparison to USB-C T5 Drive 01:47 – Thermal throttling discussion 02:07 – Not compatible with prior thunderbolt versions 02:51 – Internals 03:19…

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Weekly Wrapup 223 : Analogue & the Retro Game Market, Chromebook Linux Released, No Comcast gig :(

See all of this week’s mentioned content: – This week I talk about being turned down for Comcast Gigabit Pro, Analogue’s new Mega SG console, market forces in the Retro game industry, Chromebooks get Linux on the stable channel, and more! Subscribe today! Chromebook Linux Subreddit: VIDEO INDEX: 00:47 – Patreon thank yous 01:13 – (non)Ad 02:46 – Week in review: Extras channel 03:24 – Week in review: Main channel 03:55 – Walmart clearing out Huawei Ryzen Matebook D 04:56…

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Huawei Matebook D with AMD Ryzen Review – Value packed laptop

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Huawei’s Matebook D offers solid performance for its price point. The AMD Ryzen processor delivers adequate gaming performance too. See more laptops: and subscribe! See comparable MX150 laptops: VIDEO INDEX: 00:42 – Hardware Overview, Build Quality and Price 01:02 – Display 01:26 – CPU, RAM, Storage and Upgradeability 02:14 – Weight 02:19 – Ports 02:50 – Keyboard and Trackpad 03:53 – Huawei PC Manager Application 04:13 – Performance: Web Browsing 04:34 –…

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Lenovo Chromebook C330 11.6″ 2-in-1 Review

Find one at Lenovo – (affiliate link) – Lenovo’s new low cost Chromebooks include this 2-in-1 with an 11.6 inch IPS touch display. It starts at $279 and is available for $249 in laptop form. See more ChromeOS devices: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:45 – Hardware Overview and Price 01:03 – RAM and Storage 01:09 – MediaTek Processor 01:35 – Display 02:00 – Weight and Battery Life 02:32 – Keyboard and Trackpad 03:08 – Ports 03:14 – Full Service USB…

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HP Sprocket 2nd Edition Portable Photo Printer Review

Find one at HP: (affiliate link) – HP’s revised Sprocket is a fun portable photo printer that prints 2×3 photos on sticky paper. It won’t replace a fancier photo ink jet device but does have some cool features. See more printers: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:39 – Hardware overview and price 01:40 – Paper pack costs 02:04 – Battery life 03:04 – Loading paper and calibration sheet 03:58 – Sprocket mobile app 04:12 – No password protection for multi user…

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Chuwi Lapbook SE Review: Fanless 13.3″ IPS 1080p Laptop with N4100 Processor

Buy it on Banggood – (affiliate link) – The Chuwi Lapbook SE will sell for $299. It features a quad core Intel N4100 processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 160GB of aggregate storage. See more laptops : and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:30 – Hardware overview – Price, processor, RAM and storage 01:27 – Upgradeability 01:46 – Display 03:01 – Weight & Build quality 03:46 – Keyboard & Trackpad 04:27 – Ports 04:56 – Fanless 05:07 – Performance: Web Browsing 05:44…

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8bitdo SN30 GP Followup: Directional Pad Too Sensitive? Errant Diagonals Tested

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – A number of viewers were curious about d-pad sensitivity on the SN30 controllers we reviewed the other day. In this video we’ll look at how the controllers are prone to errant diagonals under certain conditions. See related videos: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 01:02 – SN30 diagonal test 01:52 – Original NES Controller Comparative 02:39 – How we tested: Analogue NT Mini 03:30 – Real time test – NES 03:55 – Real time…

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Blu R1 Plus Review – $159 Low Cost Android Smartphone with 5.5″ Screen

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – The Blu R1 Plus is a larger version of the $60 Amazon phone we reviewed a few months ago. See more phones: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX 00:37 – Hardware overview 01:08 – Processor and GPU 01:27 – Runs Android 6 01:40 – RAM and onboard storage 02:05 – Build quality 02:22 – Camera and image samples 03:24 – USB connector and charging 03:42 – T-Mobile Band 12 support 03:51 – Gyroscope 04:03…

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Weekly Wrapup 221 – Comcast’s 2 Gigabit Internet Service, Passwords are Broken, and More

See all of this week’s mentioned content: – Comcast has a secret menu item for 2 gigabit symmetrical residential internet service. That plus broken passwords, extortion emails, living with Linux, and more! Subscribe today! VIDEO INDEX: 00:51 – Pateron Thank Yous lon.tv/smokemonster 01:16 – (non)Ad Amazon lon.tv/primephones 02:05 – Week in review: Extras channel lon.tv/extras 02:21 – Week in review: Main channel 02:38 – We’re now on multiple platforms! 05:47 – Comcast’s Secret 2 gigabit service called Gigabit Pro 12:19…

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New Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Review for 2018 / 2019 – Same Hardware, New Software

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Amazon’s new HD8 tablet has the same hardware as the 2017 and 2016 versions but now allows for hands-free voice control – including a special mode that has it replicate an Echo Show. See more tablets: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:46 – Price and hardware overview 00:54 – “Special Offers” Advertising on lock screen 01:13 – Same hardware as last year (and the year before that) 01:46 – Display quality 02:26 –…

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Plex Launches New Web Shows Feature – Find Me There Too!

Get a PlexPass – (affiliate link) – Plex launched a new Web Shows feature that will run endless streams of many popular online video shows (including mine!). This is a free feature, no Plex Pass required. See more Plex: and subscribe! Subscribe to my email list to get a weekly digest of upcoming videos! – See my second channel for supplementary content : Join the Facebook group to connect with me and other viewers! Visit the Lon.TV store to purchase…

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WIMAXIT Portable Touch Monitor / Display Review – 13.3″ IPS 1080p USB powered

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – A lot of you are interested in portable displays so I’m always on the lookout. This one offers touch functionality, an HDMI port, and is powered by USB. See more displays: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:50 – Hardware overview and display quality 01:11 – Price & buy at your own risk 01:42 – Connecting to a PC / game console 02:47 – Build quality, case, and weight 03:09 – VESA compatibility 03:29…

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Weekly Wrapup 220: Facebook Breach! Should you worry? The FDA and the Apple Watch and More

Sponsored by Plex: – This week we explore the Facebook breach that impacted 90 million users, how Apple got their ECG “cleared” by the FDA, why your favorite apps sometimes kill features, and more. See this week’s mentioned videos: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:54 – Patreon thank yous 01:09 – Ad: Plex 03:03 – Week in review: Extras channel lon.tv/extras 03:19 – Week in review: Main channel 05:44 – On My Mind week 84 – Talking about my trip to…

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HP Tango X Review – Compact inkjet printer with IOT Features

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – HP’s new Tango printer doesn’t offer anything significantly new from a technology standpoint but is being marketed as an IOT device. See more printers : and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 01:07 – Hardware Overview and Price 01:32 – WiFi Only 01:38 – Configuration Through HP App 02:50 – Uses Regular HP Ink Cartridges / cost consideration 05:08 – Printing Photos and Paper Capacity 05:21 – Paper capacity 05:27 – No duplexing 05:52 –…

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Plex Adds New Subtitle Feature: Search and download movie / TV subtitles inside the app!

Get a Plex Pass here: – Plex added a new subtitle feature that allows users to find subtitles inside the app and automatically turn them on. See more Plex: and subscribe! More info – VIDEO INDEX: 01:08 – Compatibility 01:30 – Searching for subtitles and attaching to movies / shows 03:28 – Android TV / Nvidia Shield 03:41 – Subtitles not editable, unique to each user 05:00 – Searching for and changing subtitles on the fly 05:58 – Works with…

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