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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-10-2016, 09:52 PM
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Posted By mailiang
I get better results on the Roku speed app from a...

I get better results on the Roku speed app from a Chicago server 750 miles away. I believe the Netflix app is nuts.:p

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-10-2016, 04:35 PM
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Posted By mailiang
Exclamation And now it's back on my Roku 3600R. :rolleyes:...

And now it's back on my Roku 3600R. :rolleyes: I've also noticed that Netflix's speed test is now only showing 25 megs on my quad core 3600 and less then 10 on my single core 3500? (I was getting...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-09-2016, 11:27 PM
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Posted By mailiang
Post I actually live at the shore, less then 10 miles...

I actually live at the shore, less then 10 miles from Bruce, and we do get Sunday deliveries here, but there's a 48hr turn around on shipping.

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-09-2016, 04:15 PM
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Posted By mailiang
You haven't lived in NJ. ;) Ian :D

You haven't lived in NJ. ;)

Ian :D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-09-2016, 12:36 PM
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Posted By mailiang
I think when I retire, I'm moving back to...

I think when I retire, I'm moving back to California.

Ian :D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-08-2016, 10:11 PM
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Posted By mailiang
Thumbs up Thank you! Ian

Thank you!

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-08-2016, 03:56 PM
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Posted By mailiang
How about instaplay! Ian :D

How about instaplay!

Ian :D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-08-2016, 02:28 PM
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Posted By mailiang
I'm just happy it went back to the old format...

I'm just happy it went back to the old format with the rez info. Now if they would only get rid of autoplay.

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-07-2016, 10:05 PM
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Posted By mailiang
For some reason it went back to the old format...

For some reason it went back to the old format again. :confused: Is Netflix playing games? :p

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-07-2016, 05:12 PM
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Posted By mailiang
If your Panasonic TV is set to auto or full it...

If your Panasonic TV is set to auto or full it shouldn't be too dark. The newer Roku's require the higher RGB range. I have discussed this issue with Roku engineering and suggested that they provide...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-07-2016, 02:21 PM
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Posted By mailiang
They just added this feature to my 3600R. I guess...

They just added this feature to my 3600R. I guess there's no resolution info anymore.

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-05-2016, 12:18 PM
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Posted By mailiang
:confused: Just my two cents, but why would...

:confused:

Just my two cents, but why would you want to download 4K content on a smart phone or tablet? The same content is available in 1080p which eats up a lot less bandwidth. I can't see...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-04-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
I haven't seen any caps in NJ by Comcast, or...

I haven't seen any caps in NJ by Comcast, or anyone else.

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-03-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
Check your router's traffic meter. ;) Ian

Check your router's traffic meter. ;)

Ian
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-03-2016, 12:04 PM
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Posted By mailiang
I use to feel the same way. I'm a big Panasonic...

I use to feel the same way. I'm a big Panasonic and Pioneer fan. When I was a wholesaler they were my best and most reliable lines and I love their PDP's. However, after reading several solid...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-03-2016, 11:47 AM
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Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
What can consumers do with monopolies, that are...

What can consumers do with monopolies, that are both carriers and ISP's? My only option to receive internet service is Optimum, the same company I left years ago when I switched to Directv. No...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-02-2016, 04:25 PM
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Posted By mailiang
Lightbulb As with most content on HBO GO, there is no...

As with most content on HBO GO, there is no visible noise or compression artifacts, other then some occasional minor banding. Obviously, they are providing better service to HBO carrier...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-02-2016, 02:23 PM
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Views: 192,756
Posted By mailiang
No PQ issues with HBO GO. Looks great on my Roku...

No PQ issues with HBO GO. Looks great on my Roku 3600r. Not sure why HBO NOW wouldn't be the same. On the other hand, I've been watching Amazon's Goliath and the picture looks a bit dark and grainy. ...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-02-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
Post Digital Divide

Maybe I'm not making my point clear enough. This Stanford University piece is a good example of the importance of a free, open and affordable internet. The tipping point as you put it concerns what...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-01-2016, 04:05 PM
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Views: 12,033
Posted By mailiang
Wink HBO and Amazon, perfect togeather.

Maybe you should be annoyed with Amazon Fire TV. Amazon video streams HBO content for a price. ;)

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-01-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
I have to respectively disagree. In today's...

I have to respectively disagree. In today's world, communication is the key and access to the media, email etc.. is not a 'convenience' but for many a necessity. It is unacceptable for an ISP to...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-30-2016, 09:28 PM
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Views: 670,496
Posted By mailiang
Unless you want to watch movies and shows on your...

Unless you want to watch movies and shows on your tablet or smart phone's tiny screen, it doesn't seem to be that big a deal, at least not for me. Let me download content onto my flash drive, so I...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-30-2016, 12:16 PM
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Posted By mailiang
I've been saying for some time now, that if the...

I've been saying for some time now, that if the FCC is going to classify ISP's as utilities, then they should bill as such. Why should I pay the same amount as my neighbor, and his wife with three...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-30-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
Actually it's pretty...

Actually it's pretty simple:http://www.theopeninter.net/;) (http://www.theopeninter.net/)

Without Net Neutrality you might see something like this from your ISP....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-29-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,800
Posted By mailiang
Just to clarify. My original post in regards to...

Just to clarify. My original post in regards to this subject was not specifically aimed at streaming. As with this thread, my goal was to emphasize the importance of net neutrality, which now due to...
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