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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
There are two "grandfatherings". There are those...

There are two "grandfatherings". There are those of us who were grandfathered into the $7.99/month for 2-screens-at-a-time-in-HD when they raised that to $8.99/month and there are those of us who...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Particularly given these crazy Black Friday sale...

Particularly given these crazy Black Friday sale prices. 70" would be a bit overwhelming in this small space, though.
Forum: Xbox Area   11-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 291
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Posted By michaeltscott
It was an FPS and it actually reviewed quite...

It was an FPS and it actually reviewed quite well. Check out a video of it here (http://www.ign.com/videos/2008/10/03/goldeneye-007-n64-goldeneye-007-single-player-aug-1997). A blast from the past...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Turn off Smooth Motion Effect. I believe that...

Turn off Smooth Motion Effect. I believe that Buzz's settings have it set to low because he's not that sensitive to Soap Opera Effect (there are a couple of participants in this thread who honestly...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Like this...

Like this (https://www.dropbox.com/s/wge7eawi1rby5sj/2014-10-23%2017.04.52.jpg?dl=0) (though not as dark as it seems in that phone camera snap); others have seen different patterns of dark areas. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Yes, that's exactly what I'm saying. I just...

Yes, that's exactly what I'm saying. I just tried it again and I got no automatic next episode play casting it from the Android app. When the episode finished on the TV it just stopped and went...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 01:57 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
You're saying that it definitely does not work on...

You're saying that it definitely does not work on yours? It worked on mine--I advanced to the end of an arbitrary episode of The Walking Dead and let it play through the end of the credits and it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
When I returned a TV to Walmart they took it out...

When I returned a TV to Walmart they took it out of the box far enough to read the label at the bottom of the back of the television to make sure that I was returning the right model and not another...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 27,133
Posted By michaeltscott
I think that I read somewhere that you're...

I think that I read somewhere that you're confined to the Earth missions and a level cap of 7 (or something like that). I cannot find where I read it, though.

EDIT: Found it! Here...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-21-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Yeah--it was more that people said that you...

Yeah--it was more that people said that you couldn't make a good FPS on a console due to having to use a pad instead of a keyboard and mouse. Bungie proved them wrong. Of course, even with the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
I didn't say that you were wrong for trying to...

I didn't say that you were wrong for trying to help, just that the helpful advice that you offered was wrong.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
"Play next episode automatically" works in all...

"Play next episode automatically" works in all common UI Netflix players (and a couple of non-common-UI ones, like Netflix on Apple TV); it's part of "Post-play", the dialog that it brings up after...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 11:45 AM
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Posted By michaeltscott
You're getting that speed from wireless N? ...

You're getting that speed from wireless N? That's incredible! It's theoretical max is 600 Mbps. I can't even get anything approaching the 100 Mbps of my cable modem speed on N.

In any case, the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Why are you using Chromecast instead of the...

Why are you using Chromecast instead of the built-in Netflix app? Just wondering. (I myself don't use the built-in Netflix app except if I want to watch 4K but my reasons are technical and esoteric...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By michaeltscott
I'm an embedded software engineer as well and it...

I'm an embedded software engineer as well and it all depends on how serious the company is. I've had devices which received several firmware updates since they released, particularly in the first...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 11:15 AM
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Views: 457,205
Posted By michaeltscott
In what way was "Huh? How do you suggest that he...

In what way was "Huh? How do you suggest that he press CTRL-SHIFT-ALT-D on his TV?" rude? Were you offended by the word "huh"?

If he'd been talking about watching Netflix on his PC (Silverlight...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 12:23 AM
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Posted By michaeltscott
No. SME is effective in reducing bad judder but...

No. SME is effective in reducing bad judder but it always adds some Soap Opera Effect which I can't abide.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-21-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,428
Views: 304,082
Posted By michaeltscott
Don't know if it will be a gem or not, but...

Don't know if it will be a gem or not, but there's a new Netflix series, Marco Polo (http://www.netflix.com/WiMovie/70305883):




Thus far, there is only a trailer. Fairly cool looking...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-21-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 27,133
Posted By michaeltscott
I've been to 3 straight public events that nobody...

I've been to 3 straight public events that nobody showed up for. That "Defend the WarSat" at Archer's line, a "Defeat the Extraction Crews" at the Ember Caves and a "Kill the Devil Walker" at the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 12:06 AM
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Views: 457,205
Posted By michaeltscott
You can also get it to go away by turning Game...

You can also get it to go away by turning Game Low Latency off. We think that it's associated with Game Low Latency and if you don't use it you won't see that. We could be wrong :). In any case...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
I was thinking that and if all current and future...

I was thinking that and if all current and future 4K TVs support 24Hz input we'll be set.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,241
Posted By michaeltscott
Thanks for all of your work Gabe. It's a shame...

Thanks for all of your work Gabe. It's a shame to see it go, but at least there are a few more choice for the information than there were back when you started the site. I heard that 5 sites will...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-20-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 27,133
Posted By michaeltscott
Yesterday I'm hanging out at Archer's Line on the...

Yesterday I'm hanging out at Archer's Line on the moon because an event was supposedly happening there soon (on DestinyPublicEvents.com this has always been listed as "Defeat the Extraction Crews"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Obviously it cuts out some processing (apparently...

Obviously it cuts out some processing (apparently 40-60 ms worth). The only thing we see is that "Film Mode" is grayed out and "Smooth Motion Effect" is adjustable but does nothing. I don't notice...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,623
Views: 457,205
Posted By michaeltscott
I just used the defaults, 24 bit color,...

I just used the defaults, 24 bit color, colorspace TV, and games look great :).
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