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Forum: PlayStation Area   11-16-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17,203
Views: 490,391
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tfoltz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1459375/playstation-4/9090#post_23955418)

I can confirm that it doesn't play 3D...
Forum: Nintendo   08-18-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,415
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Leo_Ames http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486343/the-legend-of-zelda-the-wind-waker#post_23640402)

It's my understanding that...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-20-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,336
Posted By JimboG
I am disappointed that Netflix is cropping its...

I am disappointed that Netflix is cropping its streaming movies (and often so poorly!).

What disappoints me even more is how often Netflix chooses not to carry the Blu-ray version of an available...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-18-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 512
Posted By JimboG
To amplify what TylerSC just said, one of the...

To amplify what TylerSC just said, one of the best arguments in favor of lifetime service on a TiVo is salvage value. You could pay a monthly fee to TiVo and have nothing to show for it after...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-11-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,759
Posted By JimboG
Pre-ordered this morning at work. Saw the...

Pre-ordered this morning at work.

Saw the announcement about the price and DRM on PS4 this evening, cancelled my Xbox One pre-order and pre-ordered the PS4 instead.

I bought an original Xbox...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-10-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,446
Posted By JimboG
Why on Earth would you purchase a soundbar...

Why on Earth would you purchase a soundbar instead of a pair of bookshelf stereo speakers? Is there any reason other than aesthetics to purchase a soundbar?

I get that this form-factor might be...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-12-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,756
Posted By JimboG
Yep, the decision to change the invaders from...

Yep, the decision to change the invaders from Chinese to North Koreans was ridiculous. Just how many movie tickets did they sell in China to warrant this change?

That said, the original Red Dawn...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-09-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By JimboG
I have the exact same TV and the exact same...

I have the exact same TV and the exact same flicker when playing back 24p content at 48 Hz. Unfortunately, the best solution (for me) was to switch back to 1080p60. A little bit of judder on the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-24-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,730
Posted By JimboG
Good lord, just get a decent pair of bookshelf...

Good lord, just get a decent pair of bookshelf speakers. Place them further apart and you'll get proper stereo separation, even if you won't get the full audio immersion and deep bass extension of a...
Forum: AVS Articles   12-06-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 481
Posted By JimboG
The Roku 2's work just fine with Vudu /...

The Roku 2's work just fine with Vudu / Ultraviolet. You guys might want to update the article.<br><br>Also, you don't need TiVo, that old Boxee box (or the newest Boxee box) to receive over the air...
Forum: Nintendo   08-05-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,337
Posted By JimboG
I probably will pick up a Wii U at launch; I'm...

I probably will pick up a Wii U at launch; I'm willing to spend up to $249 for it.

I really look forward to the new Wii U just for the convenience of HDMI and finally getting digital sound from a...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-04-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,463
Posted By JimboG
Good god, this is ridiculous. I've placed an...

Good god, this is ridiculous. I've placed an order for a solar panel installation that will produce 110% of my power consumption. I did this out of concern for the green in my wallet, not because...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-21-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By JimboG
If you're living in military housing or the...

If you're living in military housing or the dorms in Naples you might get US power and US TV. If you are living on the economy, then you might get by with an Armed Force Radio and TV satellite...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By JimboG
The Denon AVR-4311CI paired with large SVS...

The Denon AVR-4311CI paired with large SVS subwoofers is an excellent combinatiron. I say this in part because I have a pair of SVS water heater subwoofers, a ridiculously overpowered subwoofer...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-25-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,982
Posted By JimboG
You now have an HDTV. IMO, you shouldn't pay for...

You now have an HDTV. IMO, you shouldn't pay for programming that isn't HD.

For a one-time fee of $16 you can get a decent over the air antenna for Fox, CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS, the CW, etc in HD for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-08-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,889
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by subavision212...

Quote:Originally Posted by subavision212 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21749661)

I enjoy the 1080p streams available from Netflix, Amazon VOD...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-17-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 91,285
Posted By JimboG
Walking Dead and Lion King both are excellent....

Walking Dead and Lion King both are excellent. NCIS and Sponge Bob are passable entertainment.

The rest of that list is terrible dreck.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-17-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 91,285
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by Jakes...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jakes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21659679)

Let me be the one to remind you that you are posting this in the HDTV...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-07-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 95,698
Views: 8,491,066
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by dcowboy7...

Quote:Originally Posted by dcowboy7 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21612603)

Mash had been already been beaten a bunch already:

#1 Super...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-27-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 259,216
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by dkreichen1968...

Quote:Originally Posted by dkreichen1968 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21540848)

Even in small markets, broadcasters are generating up to $1...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   12-27-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,723
Posted By JimboG
Yep, a Harmony One or TiVo Slide remote is just...

Yep, a Harmony One or TiVo Slide remote is just about the best solution for watching pre-recorded content.

Even if Apple launched a product that recorded free over the air content at 1080 rather...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-11-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 95,698
Views: 8,491,066
Posted By JimboG
Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV...

Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21332943)

But, it get's even better (note, I fixed what appears to be a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,069
Posted By JimboG
Lots of newer construction in southern Florida...

Lots of newer construction in southern Florida has tile roofs and chicken wire and stucco exterior walls. These construction materials are anathema to attic and other indoor means of reception.
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Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,784
Posted By JimboG
Zaax, Unless there is some especially...

Zaax,

Unless there is some especially compelling reason to want Central Michigan's PBS station in addition to WTVS, I would forget about channel 28. That leaves just the main Detroit stations in...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-09-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By JimboG
Actually if you toss an over the air TV tuner in...

Actually if you toss an over the air TV tuner in a Windows 7 PC you can get your local network stations on your Xbox 360. I picked up an Avermedia Duet and a two way splitter for less than $60.
...
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