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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
I'm fairly certain that there are several...

I'm fairly certain that there are several software decoders available (here (https://blogs.gnome.org/rbultje/2014/02/22/the-worlds-fastest-vp9-decoder-ffvp9/)'s an article about one that I found in a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,791
Views: 243,242
Posted By michaeltscott
I'd read about it in their blog...

I'd read about it in their blog (http://blog.netflix.com/2015/07/evolving-tv-at-netflix.html) and discussed it a bit with someone who had it on a new unit in this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 1,032,732
Posted By michaeltscott
I've heard good things about the NVIDIA Shield...

I've heard good things about the NVIDIA Shield TV, a 4K capable media player/streamer. Not inexpensive at $200 and it comes with a gamepad, remote extra, which ought to be the other way around. The...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-27-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 173,520
Posted By michaeltscott
I'm not inflexible, just playing amatuer market...

I'm not inflexible, just playing amatuer market analyst :D. I'll be one of the first in line for a UHD disc player but I don't think that it'll ever be more than an A/V-ophile niche product unless,...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-27-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 173,520
Posted By michaeltscott
That's what I mean by "pushing" it. I bought a...

That's what I mean by "pushing" it. I bought a Vizio 4K TV last year (more because I was interested in FALD than 4K res). It was new their top model line "P-Series"; this year their...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,507
Posted By michaeltscott
I suspect that PQ of Hulu from my Roku 3 is...

I suspect that PQ of Hulu from my Roku 3 is superior to that of my local CW affiliate, who may be broadcasting bit-starved MPEG-2. I watched my TiVo recording of The Flash after having watched the...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 173,520
Posted By michaeltscott
So is every new feature on every device. Once...

So is every new feature on every device. Once everyone has what you're selling you have to do something to get them to buy new ones :D. I think that HDR, however much of a PQ improvement it brings,...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-27-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 173,520
Posted By michaeltscott
The problem with HDR is that it's a hard sell to...

The problem with HDR is that it's a hard sell to Joe and Jill Average. They understand resolution and they know what increased resolution has done for them in the past. Explaining HDR in terms that...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-26-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 173,520
Posted By michaeltscott
Judging from this...

Judging from this (http://4k.com/news/amazon-prime-adds-two-new-shows-to-4k-hdr-content-selection-9040/) blog entry made a couple of days ago only Mozart in the Jungle and Red Oaks are HDR so far.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-26-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 626,641
Posted By michaeltscott
The main thing would be that the 500X is surround...

The main thing would be that the 500X is surround sound and the 420X is not.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-26-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,507
Posted By michaeltscott
I realize that it's not their fault; they're just...

I realize that it's not their fault; they're just making the episode that's reran on the broadcast channel available to stream the day after (I streamed yesterday's episode of The Flash on Hulu after...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-26-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,649
Posted By michaeltscott
At today's exchange rate that's a little cheaper...

At today's exchange rate that's a little cheaper for the US price :D.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 1,032,732
Posted By michaeltscott
Walmart.com is showing new P60s and P70s on sale,...

Walmart.com is showing new P60s and P70s on sale, available for shipping and local pick up.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-25-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12,477
Views: 868,234
Posted By michaeltscott
Well, I won't be buying it until I can get the...

Well, I won't be buying it until I can get the device ala carte (or unless they sell a bundle with a download code instead of a disc). The only Xbox One game that I've bought on disc is Rocksmith...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-25-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 14,280
Posted By michaeltscott
Several times so many Xbox 360s have sold...

Several times so many Xbox 360s have sold worldwide than Xbox Ones so far so not every Xbox 360 player has an Xbox One yet. When BC launches for everyone in November they say that there will be...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-25-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 14,280
Posted By michaeltscott
Apparently not yet. Perhaps when BC goes wide in...

Apparently not yet. Perhaps when BC goes wide in November. Kind of sucks for 360 players, since it will severely limit the set of games which they can get.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-24-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12,477
Views: 868,234
Posted By michaeltscott
I had read months ago that they were working on...

I had read months ago that they were working on an adapter. At first they weren't sure that they could get it licensed (MS is testy about non-standard controllers, especially wireless ones), then...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,475
Views: 49,740
Posted By michaeltscott
I have, a few weeks ago; can't remember what was...

I have, a few weeks ago; can't remember what was in the 4th package Said it was from a secret admirer, or something like that. I'm not going to question a gift of 9 coins :). EDIT: It was 8/13...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 1,032,732
Posted By michaeltscott
My maximum coverage is what I paid for the TV;...

My maximum coverage is what I paid for the TV; perhaps that's what he paid.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 1,032,732
Posted By michaeltscott
I have a 5-year plan, purchased at...

I have a 5-year plan, purchased at http://www.squaretrade.com/vizio .
Forum: Xbox Area   08-24-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12,477
Views: 868,234
Posted By michaeltscott
Yep--hadn't thought of that. That'd work. It...

Yep--hadn't thought of that. That'd work. It also pretty much would have to be the way it works.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-24-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,475
Views: 49,740
Posted By michaeltscott
Whilst grinding on patrol I'd stopped taking...

Whilst grinding on patrol I'd stopped taking Eris' missions after HoW dropped but it struck me yesterday that they're worth chunks of XP. D'oh! :rolleyes: :D
Forum: Xbox Area   08-24-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12,477
Views: 868,234
Posted By michaeltscott
Yeah--I need a digital pre-order and the adapter...

Yeah--I need a digital pre-order and the adapter ala carte or I'll pass. I wonder what happens if you use the adapter in a room with an Xbox One and an Xbox 360. Hopefully nothing if you don't...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-24-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,791
Views: 243,242
Posted By michaeltscott
I can't explain why you were able to do it the...

I can't explain why you were able to do it the first time. The remote which comes with Roku 3 is WiFi Direct with no IR output, or so it's been said.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-23-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,475
Views: 49,740
Posted By michaeltscott
Yeah, right? I've been in areas with 30+ level...

Yeah, right? I've been in areas with 30+ level people farting around when a "pack of wolves" or other public event happened that they didn't join in. What's up with that??? I can understand if...
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