Wireless keyboard and mouse

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    I have just signed up for netflix. Since they have unlimited online streaming, I have decided to hook spare computer up to the TV via HDMI cable. The question I have is can anybody recommend a good wireless keyboard/mouse set up so I wont have to get up to change what I want to watch?

    Any suggestions hopefully in the 30-50 dollar range.

    Thanks
    Brian
     
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    daugherty part time reefer

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    well it is out of your range but this is what i use for my desktop and it has worked great for the last couple years.

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Cordless-Desktop-Laser-967558-0403/dp/B000AY5ZIS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1252944716&sr=1-2]Amazon.com: Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5000 Laser (967558-0403): Electronics[/ame]
     
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    yeah a bit much but thanks

    I just hate sitting infront of the computer to watch movies. It just doesnt feel right

    Brian
     
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    you might ebay the logitech 1000 laser mouse, i have several of them that i use and they are way cool...

    what about something like a presentation mouse, wireles, works over enough distance, and comes with a cool laser pointer.. hehehe
     
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    I will look into those thanks for your help guys
     
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    Don't go for the Microsoft one. The keyboard bugs the crap out of me (missing letters) and the mouse eats batteries like they are going out of style :(
     
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    Cancel your netflex. That just sounds easier.
     
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    I got it for the dvd rentals but noticed that you could stream a bunch of movies and for 9 bucks a month, its worth it

    Brian
     
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    i just need to build a new media machine so i can rip all my dvd disks onto the HD and play them from a list...

    but i'm broke, cause i have fish...
     
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    Ive got a 1Tb hard drive in the computer that I plan on hooking up to the TV. Should hold plenty of movies. That way I wont have to get up to change movies either:mrgreen:

    All this work being lazy is making me tired:shock:
     
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    1tb, HA! thats only 217 movies, assuming thats just a data drive and no system or anything else, on that drive..

    i was planning a RAID of 4 of the new 1.5Tb drives.... just for the data, and then i would have a seperate 2 drive raid for the system drive, swap file, stuff like that...
     
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    yeah it is a data drive. I have about 500 GB on a couple other drives for the system. And 217 movies is enough for me. When that gets full, I will buy a nother drive:mrgreen:
     
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    yea, we have 6 foot tall book shelves double and tripple stacked with nothing but dvd's... last count was 5 years ago when we moved and it was upwards of several hundred back then...
     
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    Rip 'em and sell them for tank money!
     
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    but that would be illegal, and i would never do anything to infringe on someone's copyrights..

    gee dcan, you've really worried me, i thought reefer's were of a better moral fiber than that.


    i can't believe i was actually able to type that without actually laughing out loud.
     
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    I rip them to my external hard drive, but then burn them to a DVD. I don't know how to rip them so that they will play on my computer. Wish I did.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    I still buy music CDs :(
     
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