1. RealityDysfunction

    Question Saphi OS

    Do people think that Philips will drop Saphi from their line-up in the next couple of years? They don't seem to have put the effort into supporting it that, for instance, Samsung and LG have in developing there operating systems. I seems to me that switching completely to Android would allow...
  2. C

    Question What are the best and worst OS and interfaces?

    Hi, I am looking for a new TV. I currently have a 10 year old Sony and so have no experience with how intuitive, or user friendly the user interface/os is between the different brands. Any advice? How do Samsung, Hisense, LG, Sony compare????? Thanks
  3. JonnyTester

    Question Anyone here have a Wear OS watch?

    I'm having a problem trying to copy my Google account from my new Wear OS Ticwatch Pro. No matter what I do, it just won't copy. I have tried on 4 different android phones and a tablet and it fails on every one. From what the Internet says, its more a Wear OS issue than hardware. And anyone who...
  4. leeb-1977

    Question Which OS for emulation

    Hi all. I've picked up a cheap micro PC from ebay and I'm looking to convert it into an emulation station. It's an old Dell optiplex 3050 micro so has an i5 and hd630 graphics, plus 8fb ram and a 240gb hard disk. It's never going to be a gaming beast - bit I'm guessing it's good for most retro...
  5. Monty Burns

    Wear OS and Huawei Phones (P40 Pro)?

    Hey guys, I'm struggling to find an answer to this and thought you guys might know. I've got a Suunto 7 which is Google's Android Wear OS. I'm very tempted to buy a Huawei P40 Pro in the next couple of days but, obviously, Google ban. Can I side load Google Mobile Services and Wear app on to...
  6. Tdubya22

    Question Schedule conflict Recording on Web OS (Freeview, films split by a news segment)

    I’ve attached a usb drive to my tv - 49sm8600. It now successfully records programmes. But I have noticed an issue. On many tv channels, a film is split by a 5 minute news segment. Trouble is, if you set the first segment of a film to record, you cannot set the second segment. It says “another...
  7. Darren Heal

    Advice Needed - CPU and OS for Home Server

    I am in the throws of putting what motorcyclists used to call a "Bitsa" ( bits a this, bits a that) PC from left over, salvaged and some new parts. The server will mainly be used to access ripped movies and CDs etc., as a general home repository, but ultimately I would like to use the server as...
  8. 2

    Question 70” TVs and android OS

    Hi all, A couple of questions. I’m looking for a tv of about 70” and the front running set is the following: Sony X830F| LED | 4K Ultra HD | High Dynamic Range | Smart TV (Android TV) I have heard people say that android TV can get a bit laggy or non responsive at times. I plan to use an...
  9. russellsnr

    Question Transfer OS to SSD

    Hi, Just waiting a computer that has the OS on a one TB hard drive although stated made for gaming I would only use it for Graphics (Lightroom and On1 Photo 2018) so would I get any advantage apart from boot up time to transfer the OS to an SSD (have a 120GB SSD) or leave as is? Also if I...
  10. T

    Casting photos/Videos on Web OS

    What methods do you guys use? I found using Smartview on my S8 resulted in reduced quality (i assume because its reduced bitrate to allow screenshare) I tried the built in app but found it very buggy having to manually select each photo, also any kid of video was buffering (4k). I used to use...
  11. D

    Question LG 43LH604V Youtube app crashing-Web OS

    Hi , I have a LG LCD TV model 43LH604V and the children always use the YouTube app on it. Frequently the app will stop and state on the screen "The app will restart to free memory " , i have tried restarting the TV with no luck .The problem persists and does any one know of a fix? Your advice...
  12. P

    Do retailers still sell discounted OS if you buy hardware from them?

    Back in the day, some of the big English retailers used to sell you a discounted (OEM) version of Windows if you brought things like hard discs or motherboards from them. Are there any that still do this? I'm only really interested i the larger retailers, not Amazon\eBay sellers?
  13. dazed&confused

    Should I update Mac OS?

    Hi I am totally new to computers, having just purchased a used MacBook Air. It is early 2015, 8gb RAM, and 256gb SSD. I have reset it to factory settings, which resulted in installation of El Capitain, which I presume is the OS that was originally installed. I would like to know is there are...
  14. snerkler

    Am I now safe to upgrade to Mac OS X High Sierra?

    When high Sierra was first released I was warned against it due to it causing some serious performance issues, I can’t remember exactly what but something’s niggling away saying it was something to do with the GPU possibly, I think maybe after going to sleep and starting up again? Anyway, have...
  15. S

    Sony Bravia KDL40RE453 OS confusion

    Hi. What operating system is instaled on the Sony Bravia KDL40RE453? I've looked all over the internet and cannot get the answer. Some websites say it is Android, others don't say and the official Sony support site shows it as Linux. I know that Android is a type of Linux but very heavily...
  16. M

    Warning about docks and OS 5.0!

    Just a heads up guys and girls, The 5.0 update is bricking your Switch if you're using an non-official dock! Yes, I'm one of the many, my Switched was bricked yesterday and even though it's in warranty, Nintendo UK quoted me £169 to fix it!! (which I simply do not have) So beware, if you're...
  17. T

    Using the Android OS on XE90/93 models....Good or Bad experiences??

    Slowly circling round to the right 65" 9005 or 9305 (UK)...and aware of many of the comments relating to Android OS...! These relate to speed (changing channels/using menus) and freezing altogether, requiring rebooting of set.....along with some comments on slow boot speed? Also, some comments...
  18. Snagga

    Question Qvis Hibernator H4 OS

    Hi All, Anyone have a copy of the OS for the Qvis Hibernator H4? Thanks in advance
  19. Clay Michael

    Answered Is it true Window 10 is the last OS by Microsoft?

    Share your information about Window 10?
  20. G

    Android TV vs Tizen OS

    I'm probably going to buy a Sony(X9005E/X8xxxE)or a Samsung(Q7F/Q8F) LED tv and I tend to prefer Sony when it comes to image quality. What I'd like to know is which operating system is better at this time. I know that Android TV has a lag issue and it would be fine until it happens when I have...
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