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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-24-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
Gary Kildall indeed deserves credit for creating...

Gary Kildall indeed deserves credit for creating the first personal computer operating system, but his operating system didn’t come out of nowhere; it was essentially a simpler version of many other...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-24-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,906
Posted By mgkdragn
That's a good point .. and why has the Defense...

That's a good point .. and why has the Defense not used that .. ?? In fact, I don't know why I never thought of it .. the early scene where Naz stripped and the Police bagged the clothes was fairly...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-24-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,906
Posted By mgkdragn
Now that I'm fully caught up, I have to say I'm...

Now that I'm fully caught up, I have to say I'm still on the fence as it relates to Naz did/didn't do the Crime .. the drugs in his system, the previous two violent bursts in school, his seeming easy...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 766,954
Posted By mgkdragn
Has anyone got any intel on the so-called new DVR...

Has anyone got any intel on the so-called new DVR Charter has been promising as well as the new menu system .. ?? I'm in the St Louis area, I've called Charter a couple times and can't get anything...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-23-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 36,000
Posted By mgkdragn
At the risk of continuing off topic .. Oink is a...

At the risk of continuing off topic .. Oink is a guy that it takes a while to "get" .. early on, he and I had more than one altercation, later thru a PM here and there, we developed a better...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-23-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 37,545
Posted By mgkdragn
That's a good point, but the thing is, I just...

That's a good point, but the thing is, I just can't seem to get really invested in this cast like I did with WD .. Strand and Salazar have been the only two that seem of interest, for me anyway ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-23-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,906
Posted By mgkdragn
Got thru Episode 5 last night .. this show is...

Got thru Episode 5 last night .. this show is what "True Detective" season 2 should have been ..

The metamorphosis of Naz :: Starting with a relatively sheltered guy that supposedly did not even...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 37,545
Posted By mgkdragn
Nice to know you caught that one .. ;)

Nice to know you caught that one .. ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,906
Posted By mgkdragn
I had convinced myself to skip this one, yet in a...

I had convinced myself to skip this one, yet in a period of insomnia the other night, I was browsing HBOgo and decided to give it a shot .. I'm up to Episode 4 and completely hooked .. it's quite a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 37,545
Posted By mgkdragn
We're sailing in the same boat ..

We're sailing in the same boat ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 200
Posted By mgkdragn
"Chloe, open a new socket ASAP" .. ;)

"Chloe, open a new socket ASAP" .. ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
Is it ever a bad time .. ?? ;)

Is it ever a bad time .. ?? ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
I have to plead guilty to having been somewhat a...

I have to plead guilty to having been somewhat a part of that "movement" .. on the fringe, you understand .. back in the '90's anyway ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
I thought the story was set in the 1980's ..

I thought the story was set in the 1980's ..
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-18-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 345,765
Posted By mgkdragn
While it may not be everyone's cup of tea,...

While it may not be everyone's cup of tea, speaking for myself, having been an itinerate musician back in the 1960's/early '70's, I found "Austin to Boston" an excellent documentary with wonderful...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
Those were definitely the days .. the Shack was...

Those were definitely the days .. the Shack was riding high and the advent of the Independent shops was great as well, not just for computer items and what not, but the Boutique Audio business was...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By mgkdragn
I stayed with it .. Smurf has enough Gemma Teller...

I stayed with it .. Smurf has enough Gemma Teller to make it interesting .. it's pretty much over the top and TNT is really pushing the edge, getting very close to HBO / Showtime series styling .....
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,163
Posted By mgkdragn
I'm in full agreement on that .. :)

I'm in full agreement on that .. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
Yes, that's likely true .. however, as long as...

Yes, that's likely true .. however, as long as AMC will make it, I will take it ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-16-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 200
Posted By mgkdragn
Well, in the teaser, Kiefer looks like somewhat...

Well, in the teaser, Kiefer looks like somewhat of a dork .. I'm sure the plot involves him growing into the job .. ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-16-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 200
Posted By mgkdragn
Designated Survivor ABC HD Sep 21, 2016

Designated Survivor ABC HD Sep 21, 2016


It's not 24, but it's not all that much of a departure, either. Kiefer Sutherland returns to TV as a low-level cabinet member (the Secretary of Housing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-16-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 18,065
Posted By mgkdragn
Really looking forward to Season 3 .. shifting to...

Really looking forward to Season 3 .. shifting to Silicon Valley ..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFHnR0Bqdvw&feature=youtu.be
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-12-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,163
Posted By mgkdragn
I was really on the fence initially, and, like...

I was really on the fence initially, and, like you, had plenty of other choices .. heck, I've not even started on "Last Ship" yet .. I'm not giving "Outcast" a must watch, all I can say is it was...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-12-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,413
Views: 665,161
Posted By mgkdragn
1080i and 1080p HDTV uncompressed 8-bit @...

1080i and 1080p HDTV uncompressed
8-bit @ 1920x1080 @ 24 fps = 95 MB/s, or 334 GB/h.
10-bit @ 1920x1080 @ 24 fps = 127 MB/s, or 445 GB/h.
8-bit @ 1920x1080 @ 25 fps = 99 MB/s, or 348 GB/h.
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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-12-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,163
Posted By mgkdragn
Well, the thread never picked up much traction .....

Well, the thread never picked up much traction .. I stuck with it, even though the first few episodes did not really grab me .. glad I did ..


Not a bad show overall, somewhat contrived with an...
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