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Best (low cost) digital signage solution w/remote centralized management

Recently I was tasked with recommending a digital signage solution for a client. Specifically, they needed centralized maintenance and control of approximately 20-30 signs covering 10-12 locations. Another paramount goal was cost effectiveness via no recurring/subscriptions costs. Here is my digital signage recommendation: Specific unit recommendation: Mvix Xhibit Myrko   Mvix Xhibit Myrko   http://direct.mvixusa.com/product/xhibit-mykro-digital-signage $259 single time cost to purchase device No additional license cost, no subscription fees Remote management Single HDMI output My recommendation is for one of the

Drawbacks of Mvix Amazon Fire TV app

As best I can tell, for digital signage there are two main drawbacks to the Mvix Amazon Fire TV app solution:   #1 Monthly fee They charge a $30 per month fee per account. However, that does cover all the devices/displays that are in use (it is NOT a per unit fee). For more details: http://signagecreator.com/pricing (click the “Amazon Fire TV” button for that pricing, or see my attached screenshot) #2 Performance or content limitations I am  also worried about the

How to cancel Dish TV service [solved]

Dish still doesn’t offer an option to cancel via their website 🙁 Nor will they cancel via chat 🙁 So if you need to cancel your Dish TV service: Call: 866-218-2297 Press “1” for English Press “1” to confirm your account (they look it up via the phone number you are calling from) Enter four digit account security code Talk to an account representative and request to cancel service they will likely offer you a discount or offer to put your service on

SE39UY04 4K LCD review and Accell Adaper

I just ordered a 39″ 4K display from Amazon and will be posting a full review once it arrives. Until then, here is the download full manual in PDF format: (dl link) I am very intrigued to see how this display performs when connected to a PC and used as a high-resolution monitor. The $699 price makes it particular interesting when compared to >$1K 30″ 2560×1600 displays from Dell etc. Seiki Digital SE39UY04 39-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz LED TV

How to suspend DirecTV account?! [answer]

UPDATE: if they tell you that you have suspended the maximum amount allowed for the annual period, you may want to try telling them that “in that case I need to cancel my service”. In my experience, they will quickly accommodate you after that. If you’re going on vacation and want to suspend your DirecTV account while you’re away, here’s the phone number: 1-800-531-5000 and let them know you would like to suspend your service. Here are the requirements that DirecTV lists for

Wonderful day full of picnicing and other activities

Yesterday was an absolutely splendid day. It was one of those days where it starts off great and just keeps on being wonderful. Most days are good, but this day was one to remember and to strive to repeat in new and exciting ways. The day started with some yoga. Samantha is quite adept at yoga, having taken a number of semesters of it at Drury. I am surprised I didn’t take yoga while I was at Drury, because from