09-12-2011 12:12 AM
im planning on buying it but i want to make sure it works for what i need it, im gonna store lots of movies on the hard drive so i can watch them. ive read theres apps that can help open diferent formats not supported by the ipad like .avi what app is the best for this and how does it work?
09-13-2011 12:08 PM
GoodPlayer and Buzz Player seem to work the best over upnp or smb. But the stock player actually works great for viewing movies converted into the playable formats. The advantages with Buzz Player is that it will remember your playing position if you stop and restart and it allows playlists to be created which is a nice feature.
09-17-2011 07:31 PM - edited 09-17-2011 07:33 PM
The goflex app is useless imho, it's just the webinterface as an app. A shortcut to the drives url would do the same function.
Use this, http://forums.seagate.com/t5/GoFlex-Satellite/teln
I would also recommend adding ssh (openssh) to your device. Makes editing the filesystem much easier than via telnet or smb if you enable sharing the root partition (which is not recomended).
It's a bit of tinkering to add smb, but it's definately worth it!