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Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2013, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Mark the Red
Well, I just tried out the Skype app on the...

Well, I just tried out the Skype app on the s790. And let me say in no uncertain terms that is probably the worst POS app ever made by a man. Constant dropoffs, freezing, horrible interface, etc.
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Snafu68 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2820#post_23614568)

problems i have (yep,...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-07-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By Mark the Red
I went in expecting the worst (i.e., some ADHD...

I went in expecting the worst (i.e., some ADHD focus grouped schlockfest) and was amazed at how good it was.

Pacing? Strong characterization? Tension? What are these doing in a AAA Hollywood...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,852
Posted By Mark the Red
In defense of the current Richlands, I put...

In defense of the current Richlands, I put together a slick little htpc just the other day using a 6800k A-10 Richland and this motherboard Gigabyte F2a85xn...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-28-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,377
Posted By Mark the Red
I use a tube amp / DAC for my headphones / PC....

I use a tube amp / DAC for my headphones / PC. Solid state for all my other gear. I can definitely hear a slight difference, but I liken that to the fact that my headphones are just a better audio...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-20-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,480
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by David...

Quote:Originally Posted by David Susilo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1473588/samsung-launching-55-inch-and-65-inch-uhdtvs-in-june#post_23338541)

The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-18-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Streaming is fine for me. I routinely run 10+ GB...

Streaming is fine for me. I routinely run 10+ GB movie files to my s790 via ethernet no problem. Before I was running on LAN, I used wireless with no problems either (although I switched so I could...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-03-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Here is the custom firmware these guys made for...

Here is the custom firmware these guys made for me for my rt-n66u:(post #6)

http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com/showthread.php?t=9534

This is not an official Asus firmware so don't expect any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-02-2013, 09:26 PM
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Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by iworm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2490#post_23146534)

That is great thanks for...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-01-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 14,168
Posted By Mark the Red
Sigh. Have we all forgotten the ridiculous...

Sigh.

Have we all forgotten the ridiculous hype campaign that surrounded the PS3's release?

Lets actually wait and see what the ACTUAL product provides us before we get too excited. Sony has...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-28-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
^^^^ It really is a great blu-ray player....

^^^^

It really is a great blu-ray player. The Sony streaming services are pretty great and the menu is very clean, snappy and responsive. I am still getting very minor quirks with the DLNA...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-16-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,991
Posted By Mark the Red
I use old Xbox Omnipolar...

I use old Xbox Omnipolar (http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/volume_12_2/spherex-xbox-51-speakers-5-2005.html) because my theater room is a non-symmetrical mess.

They do a fantastic job. Got em for...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-11-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By Mark the Red
^^^ Its stuff like that that makes me proud to...

^^^
Its stuff like that that makes me proud to be a human being. People are so creative! http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Mark the Red
Samsung PN59d8000 $1599 shipped. A Little...

Samsung PN59d8000

$1599 shipped. A Little over your budget, but its a 59" and samsungs flagship model of yesteryear.

I own it. I love it. You will too. Classy bezel. Great media streaming /...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Zaim http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2250#post_22892164)

I just want to thank Mark...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-29-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mark the Red
Django. Shortest 2 hour and 45 minutes of my...

Django. Shortest 2 hour and 45 minutes of my life. Great acting. Great story. Every scene had a purpose. No obnoxious product placement. And it royally pissed off demagogues like Spike Lee and the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-25-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
^^^^^^^^^^ Not to go too off topic, but...

^^^^^^^^^^

Not to go too off topic, but what display do you have? If you have a Samsung plasma, we can call each other "bros" !!! http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-25-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
^^^^^ Also, what do you set your video...

^^^^^

Also, what do you set your video format to:

YCbCr/RGB (HDMI): RGB. YbCr 4:2:0, or YbCr4:4:4?

I've read that my Samsung pn59d8000 can accept native 4:4:4, but just curious what setting...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by apw2607 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2220#post_22880604)

Audio settings > BD...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-25-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Hello All, After spending far too much time...

Hello All,

After spending far too much time getting my networking streaming stuff sorted out, I have failed to spend enough time sorting out the BD settings.

Anybody here have the Lord of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-25-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jason978 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2190#post_22879287)

Hi,


Can someone...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by apw2607 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2190#post_22870913)

I was just having a bit...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-24-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17,064
Views: 2,064,043
Posted By Mark the Red
^^^^ bdp-s790 around $200 - $250....

^^^^

bdp-s790 around $200 - $250. Fantabulous!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-23-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
Thanks apw2607. You're the bestest ever!

Thanks apw2607. You're the bestest ever!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-23-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 415,290
Posted By Mark the Red
^^^^^ Thank you for your kind words, but it...

^^^^^

Thank you for your kind words, but it was really the guys over on sourgeforge who did the nitty gritty of this. I always suspected it was something really simple anyway.

With all this...
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