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Forum: Xbox Area   08-03-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,483
Posted By michaeltscott
Nice deal for those who don't already own the...

Nice deal for those who don't already own the four games as 360 DDs like me :D. At least they were all purchased at sale prices--I got Gears 3 for $6.60 and I think one of them was a Games with Gold...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
I'm looking for a decent budget stereo headset...

I'm looking for a decent budget stereo headset for Xbox One; any suggestions?
Forum: Xbox Area   08-03-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
Yes VLC can play MKVs (and I can do tricks with...

Yes VLC can play MKVs (and I can do tricks with it like display an SBS 3D clip in 2D that I could never do with something like the Movies and TV app). The M&TV app however, can display a poster...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-02-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
Ah--I did not do a clean install and I still have...

Ah--I did not do a clean install and I still have both WMP and Zune. And Zune remains my go to music player.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-02-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
After I installed Win10, Windows Media Player was...

After I installed Win10, Windows Media Player was still there, though they'd changed the default for the filetypes that it was assigned to the new Movies and TV app; I changed most of them back. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-02-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16,226
Views: 1,014,311
Posted By michaeltscott
The whole point of staggered firmware release is...

The whole point of staggered firmware release is to control how many people have it (and thereby how many people can come complaining about problems not detected in testing); that pop-up thing...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-02-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
I thought that it was just me :D. A number of...

I thought that it was just me :D. A number of things seem a bit oversimplified, like the video app (whose one saving grace is that it can play MKV files and can display poster frames from them in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-02-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16,226
Views: 1,014,311
Posted By michaeltscott
I hope that they formulate the batches randomly...

I hope that they formulate the batches randomly so that people who've been at the end of the line aren't doomed to be served last forever. They could use a mechanism like TiVo's which allows people...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-01-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
I need to give "Groove Music" a try; as I stated,...

I need to give "Groove Music" a try; as I stated, the old "Xbox Music" Win8 app was horrible. It was functionally horrendous, slow as molasses and with stuff like a (very) limited displayed track...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   08-01-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 325,291
Posted By michaeltscott
moreflicks.com says that it's available in the...

moreflicks.com says that it's available in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands regions.

EDIT: Changing my region reveals that it does not seem to be available in either the UK or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16,226
Views: 1,014,311
Posted By michaeltscott
Sharp plans to stop sales of integrated...

Sharp plans to stop sales of integrated televisions in most if not all markets they're in right now but that doesn't mean that they won't continue to manufacture panels for sale to other TV OEMs. ...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-30-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
Thus far it works fine for me but then my use of...

Thus far it works fine for me but then my use of Windows is pretty simple; I run web browsers, Zune app for music (I may switch to the Groove Music app; the old Xbox Music app was horrendous), some...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-29-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 619,627
Posted By michaeltscott
I installed Win10 and so far, okay, though it did...

I installed Win10 and so far, okay, though it did frighten me for a moment there before I realized that I could set the taskbar up like it was before. Shockingly, 8gadgetpack actually works after...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-29-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 48,306
Posted By michaeltscott
Thank you, you are correct; I tend to forget...

Thank you, you are correct; I tend to forget about the one near the entrance from Dock 13. But with at least three other guys participating, at least one of us would have checked it. Not finding it...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,006
Posted By michaeltscott
With an 18 month release lead, Ground Zeroes...

With an 18 month release lead, Ground Zeroes possibly provided funding for The Phantom Pain development. It becoming a freebie for XBL Gold members a month before the release of Phantom Pain seems...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-28-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 48,306
Posted By michaeltscott
My expansion drive is a Seagate Backup Plus Fast...

My expansion drive is a Seagate Backup Plus Fast (http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Portable-External-Storage-STDA4000100/dp/B00HXAV0X6), 2 2TB (inexplicably Samsung I've read...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,006
Posted By michaeltscott
Ground Zeroes, a brief, 7 mission prequel to MGS...

Ground Zeroes, a brief, 7 mission prequel to MGS V: The Phantom Pain, which people decried as being overpriced for what it is when it hit the market. Still, it's free and I haven't played it yet :D....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-27-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 171,262
Posted By michaeltscott
First you're responding to a 4 month old post,...

First you're responding to a 4 month old post, second the statement was in reference to the Amazon Instant Video channel on Roku, not Netflix. Last I looked the Roku AIV player still couldn't tell...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-26-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 404,756
Posted By michaeltscott
Not a deal but I notice that Amazon now has a...

Not a deal but I notice that Amazon now has a large selection of Xbox One digital downloads...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-26-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 48,306
Posted By michaeltscott
Anyone want to do a story mission with me? ...

Anyone want to do a story mission with me? There's possibly an Etheric Light in it for you; it's unclear since Bungie hasn't talked about it other than in that e-mail (see this...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 48,306
Posted By michaeltscott
Nope--we took the Wolf boss at that location down...

Nope--we took the Wolf boss at that location down each time (don't think I've ever managed to do it by myself fast enough but never failed to do it with the help of one or more other lvl 30+...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-26-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,544
Views: 630,281
Posted By michaeltscott
The only clients with which you can view 1080p...

The only clients with which you can view 1080p Netflix on a Windows PC that I know of are the HTML5 player in IE11 on Windows 8 and the Win8 Netflix app (the latter can also bitstream Do!by D+ 5.1...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-25-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 48,306
Posted By michaeltscott
I just played a session where the Wolf pack...

I just played a session where the Wolf pack battle in The Divide was slightly broken, in that the chest of goodies did not instantiate. I was grinding for XP and was there for two of them. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 729,796
Posted By michaeltscott
The Panasonics have a 1.5x FF with normal pitch...

The Panasonics have a 1.5x FF with normal pitch audio that I always liked.
Forum: Xbox Area   07-25-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 48,306
Posted By michaeltscott
I was cutting through The Waking Ruins on my way...

I was cutting through The Waking Ruins on my way to The Endless Steps and I saw a group of 34s whom I assume had just opened the Vault of Glass. Some massive machinery was running that I'd never...
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