[TriLUG] OT: Anyone Have A Roku?

Jeremy Portzer jeremyp at pobox.com
Tue Oct 8 17:48:49 EDT 2013

On 7/10/2013 4:05 AM, Craig Cook wrote:
> The roku 3 has wifi direct.
> The roku broadcasts itself as a hotspot.  The only thing that can use it is the roku remote.
> You can't turn this feature off (I checked with Roku support).
> My ipad had a desire to select the roku.  Obviously internet access didn't work.  WAF dropped.
> I couldn't be bothered spending the time developing a fix so I sent it back and replaced with a roku 2 XS.

Why couldn't you just tell your iPad to forget that wireless network, 
thus preferring other wireless networks such as your router's normal 
one?  That seems like a big overreaction just because of an extra wifi 
network showing...


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