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Comment: Re:More HDMI dongle devices coming (Score 2) 104

by Sunshinerat (#46144815) Attached to: Chromecast Now Open To Developers With the Google Cast SDK

Different devices on a hotel guest wifi network are not supposed to see each other (and a hotel room wifi login on a ChromeCast dongle seems difficult - to say the least).
ChromeCast in a hotel would be my critical application. Plug it into the Hotel TV, tie it my tablet to it and play local movies or HBO Go.

The best way to solve that would be a direct connection between the dongle and the tablet, not going through the router.
Unless this is fixed by now, I have need to hold out as I have other (better?) means of playing various sources of video at home.

Maybe a third party solution would fix this, however, will it be supported by the third parties like HBO?

Comment: Re:Translation ... (Score 1) 893

by Sunshinerat (#43360941) Attached to: Massive Data Leak Reveals How the Ultra Rich Hide Their Wealth

Yet, in the United States you are required to report to the IRS all your foreign bank accounts if the total value is over $25k, every year.
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f90221.pdf

If you don't, they may not find out, but of they do its a problem for you.
To avoid this, hiding money in shell companies is frowned upon at least.

Comment: "Searching for missing people" is the coverup (Score 1) 158

by Sunshinerat (#43224309) Attached to: FAA Grants Arlington Texas Police Department Permission To Fly UAVs

The use of "Searching for missing people" is obvious the cover for any misconduct. You can always be looking for missing people, everywhere and at any time. Do something you should not be doing with a drone, use the excuse of searching for missing people.

Parts that positively cannot be assembled in improper order will be.

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