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With the WD TV Live affected, maybe now we can get enough noise going to them to address the issue.
I sure hope so. I never had high expectations about these streaming videos because client has really not much to say. If this 720p thing is intentional, it only proves my expectations. By owning blu-ray's and DVD's noboby cannot reduce their quality or revoke your right to watch them again.
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We can eliminate your Panasonic BDT220 since 720p was it's natural limit.

You're thinking of the 2011 BDT110/210/310 (I have a BDT110 as well); Panny BDPs from later model years, like the 2012 BDT220/320/500 have no such limitation.

As an aside, Xbox 360 has always been limited to 720p and still is, even though it has the new UI.

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Why is Netflix so fascinated about there cruddy 720p. If they are intenitally limiting these older players with the older UI and they think people won't notice then they deserve to get the backlash. Still if they would have kept there 3850 kbps 1080p encode many would not even noticed as I did not. Also I will say it again but Amazon Instant at 720p blows them away in picture quality which I can swear looks like 1080p when watching certain programs.

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I don't think that Netflix has any fascination with 720p and if the old UI is presentedly limited to it, it's undoubtably a bug. Xbox 360 limited all video sources to 720p, presumably to make you buy Xbox Video if you wanted 1080p (they eventually allowed VUDU to sell/rent HDX). They have not placed the same stupid limitation on Xbox One.

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Fire TV still goes up to 5800 kbps.

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Anyone have WDTV with older firmware and could try and see if it is also limited to 720p?
I know it shouldn't make any difference but still who knows.

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