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Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,563
Posted By DSperber
Not really odd. I know that there are a number...

Not really odd. I know that there are a number of unhappy ex-pats of TDS, and this thread, who are disappointed with what's become of this show since Trevor Noah took over.

The thread discussing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-09-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By DSperber
"Full Frontal" with Samantha Bee, on TBS

Finally... someone formerly from TDS who has now done something ACTUALLY FUNNY and which has great promise. Samantha Bee's "Full Frontal" on TBS.

30 minutes once a week (like John Oliver on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-09-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 6,419
Posted By DSperber
Just in case you'd like to watch someone formerly...

Just in case you'd like to watch someone formerly from TDS who has now done something ACTUALLY FUNNY and which has great promise, catch Samantha Bee's "Full Frontal" on TBS.

30 minutes once a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-09-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,563
Posted By DSperber
Just in case you'd like to watch someone formerly...

Just in case you'd like to watch someone formerly from TDS who has now done something ACTUALLY FUNNY and which has great promise, catch Samantha Bee's "Full Frontal" on TBS.

30 minutes once a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-27-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 6,419
Posted By DSperber
I gave this show all I could stand. I finally...

I gave this show all I could stand. I finally deleted the two shows from this week I hadn't watched yet, and canceled the series.

Turns out he's the most annoying talk show host of them all. ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-20-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By DSperber
2016 Australian Open on ESPN2 (and new score object)

Just started trying to catch up on all of the start-to-finish daily coverage of the year's first major on ESPN2.

I am having a strongly negative reaction to the new smaller graphics ESPN has...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-03-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
Many people set things up this way, and not just...

Many people set things up this way, and not just on Win8. It's supposedly "simpler and easier" to have Windows just automatically start and get you directly to the desktop without any further manual...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-02-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
So why don't you enter your Windows "Welcome"...

So why don't you enter your Windows "Welcome" password for that remote PC? This is the same as is required when you set up a home network with multiple computers, and have "shared" drives or...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-19-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,840
Posted By DSperber
Just arranged for my girlfriend in Hawaii to...

Just arranged for my girlfriend in Hawaii to upgrade her Oceanic Time Warner Cable service from "74-channel standard cable" tripleplay (with no digital boxes, simply coax from wall into each of her...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14,108
Views: 1,237,239
Posted By DSperber
You're both right. Should have thought of that...

You're both right. Should have thought of that solution.

Having another external HDMI source like Fire TV (wired ethernet) or stick (WiFi), which can simply plug into the front external HDMI input...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14,108
Views: 1,237,239
Posted By DSperber
Couple of questions regarding my 65VT50. I...

Couple of questions regarding my 65VT50.

I currently do NOT use Viera Connect, as I very happily use the Netflix app in my Oppo 103 for streaming. But Oppo doesn't have the Amazon Prime Video...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27,897
Views: 3,276,771
Posted By DSperber
The 103 also provides two external HDMI inputs,...

The 103 also provides two external HDMI inputs, so that you can route external HDMI source (e.g. DVR from cable/satellite) through the 103. You get exactly the same audio/video processing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-14-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,530
Posted By DSperber
You MISSED that sequence in the hot tub when he...

You MISSED that sequence in the hot tub when he recognized his daughter and another girl?????

One thing I really really enjoy about this show is that they have a "music person" who finds the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-10-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By DSperber
Well, I must say this was one of the least...

Well, I must say this was one of the least entertaining VS shows I've seen. Even the ads were below average.

I found the music (and all of the singers) uninteresting and unappealing, the energy...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-08-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By DSperber
I meant to start a new thread for this year's...

I meant to start a new thread for this year's 2015 show... which airs tonight!!! But I forgot.

I will, however, be recording it for watching. Depending on quality, it might also be edited and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-06-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
Yes. It applies the same audio/video processing...

Yes. It applies the same audio/video processing it does when you play a disc internally to whatever comes in through its external HDMI source inputs. The same is true for content provided from...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-05-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
But, a VERY GOOD REASON to get a 103 is if you...

But, a VERY GOOD REASON to get a 103 is if you would like to route external HDMI input (e.g.720p/1080i cable/satellite-provided HDTV) through the 103 to get the advantages of the "video cleanup and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-22-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6,063
Views: 2,872,834
Posted By DSperber
Attached is the specific ZIP file you're looking...

Attached is the specific ZIP file you're looking for, from my own archives.
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-02-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 232,911
Posted By DSperber
I know it's unrelated to the topic of this...

I know it's unrelated to the topic of this thread, but who else to share it with?

I had the good fortune today to see a showing of the 60th anniversary release of "Oklahoma" at the Regency theater...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
You don't HAVE to do this. I have a friend whose...

You don't HAVE to do this. I have a friend whose wife is always selecting the "non-HD channel" on their cable system and never seems to mind. When I ask her why she didn't choose the HD version of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 487,734
Posted By DSperber
You've asked several questions here, but you...

You've asked several questions here, but you haven't really provided enough information to provide proper answers.

Are you going with an internal Ceton InfiniTV card (4 or 6) to be installed in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 487,734
Posted By DSperber
It probably should be mentioned that because the...

It probably should be mentioned that because the Prime is on the network, along with any extender/HDTV nodes for viewing, all of which much talk to the HTPC via ethernet cabling, that the home LAN...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 487,734
Posted By DSperber
Like with anything, YMMV. I was one of the...

Like with anything, YMMV.

I was one of the original adopters of the 4-tuner InfiniTV4, having signed up on their waiting list months before it was finally delivered. This was back in 2010. So...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-25-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
Yes, and no. The point about this piece of...

Yes, and no.

The point about this piece of equipment and its design is that it is not a "one generic size fits all generic brains/ears" approach to "virtual surround through headphones" like Dolby...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 1,794,806
Posted By DSperber
As with most things in life, the real story is...

As with most things in life, the real story is always a bit more complicated than what you first thought.

Actually, I bought the Oppo for several reasons, only one of which was to support...
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