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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 146,840
Posted By calculon68
The "HD" banner that used to be in the left...

The "HD" banner that used to be in the left corner? I haven't seen them in a while.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-24-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 146,840
Posted By calculon68
I still get the HD/ HD1080p indicator on my Fire...

I still get the HD/ HD1080p indicator on my Fire TV and Fire sticks. Watched HUMANS (not prime) last night, still showed up.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,183
Posted By calculon68
HBO Now is now available ...

HBO Now is now available (http://www.streamingmedia.com/PressRelease/HBO-Now-Available-Today-on-Android-and-Amazon-Fire-Devices-Includes-30-Day-Free-Trial-Offer-to-New-Customers_39001.aspx)on the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,377
Views: 364,947
Posted By calculon68
Suddenly I have a reason to add Showtime to my...

Suddenly I have a reason to add Showtime to my Hulu subscription...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,411
Posted By calculon68
Honda factory (EX level w/NAVI) but replaced four...

Honda factory (EX level w/NAVI) but replaced four of the six speakers w/ 6.5" Infinitys. Stock Honda 8" subwoofer, stock Honda windshield tweeters. Can't replace those.

Gave up on after-market...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-24-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 805
Posted By calculon68
Kinda agree, prefer a little more difficulty in...

Kinda agree, prefer a little more difficulty in the flight model. I've been messing with Flight-Assist Off to spice it up a bit. There are some CMDRs that really excel in FAO.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-23-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
fyi, pulled the plug on Sling two days ago. ...

fyi, pulled the plug on Sling two days ago.



95% of my SlingTV usage was using HBO's on-demand catalog. IMO, their on-demand selection is pretty huge and unwieldly. You can spend several...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 239,330
Posted By calculon68
Seeing the same crappy YT performance on my 3. ...

Seeing the same crappy YT performance on my 3.

I usually use the Fire TV for YT, so it was quite a shock.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-11-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 146,840
Posted By calculon68
The only new thing I've seen is that FireTV voice...

The only new thing I've seen is that FireTV voice is returning Hulu Plus hits. Searched for the Charlie Chaplin movie "The Great Dicatator" and it pinged Hulu Plus- and clicked straight to the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-03-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
I'm dumping Sling when my three month expires on...

I'm dumping Sling when my three month expires on 6/22. Just in time to get the last GoT episodes. Was never happy with the live quality. The only times I've used it for live was to watch John Oliver....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-29-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 17,083
Posted By calculon68
It's dark/muddy on all my devices. Win 8.1, Roku...

It's dark/muddy on all my devices. Win 8.1, Roku 3, Fire TV & Stick.

Watch the on-demand versions. (they're available immediately after the episode airs) They typically don't have all the quality...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-25-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 17,083
Posted By calculon68
No, the stick won't convert. Its only audio...

No, the stick won't convert. Its only audio options are:

Dolby Digital Plus Automatic
Dolby Digital Plus OFF (stereo)
Dolby Digital Plus over HDMI

The regular Fire TV (set top box) does have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-22-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
I stayed up late watching that Frank Valli...

I stayed up late watching that Frank Valli biopic (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey_Boys_%28film%29) on HBO late last night, and it crapped out in the last 1/2 hour. That sour experience washed...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-21-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
30 days in. The service is better than it was a...

30 days in. The service is better than it was a few weeks ago. Watched a few long documentaries on HBO and History over the weekend with no buffering/drops.

But the majority of my Sling usage...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-20-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
Nope. Windows 7 & higher.

Nope. Windows 7 & higher.
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-14-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 37,250
Posted By calculon68
Three years ago I picked up The Venture Bros...

Three years ago I picked up The Venture Bros Season 4 on BD, and discovered that they packed all 16 24 minute episodes (6+ hours) plus extras onto a single Blu-ray disk. If the disks are going to be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-13-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
I had no connectivity issues watching last night....

I had no connectivity issues watching last night. (Fire TV and Fire HDX tablet) No buffering like on TNT and AMC the last two weekends. Tech sites are reporting same, both HBO Now and HBO via...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-13-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
Tornado alley. I still have POTS. The last EF5...

Tornado alley. I still have POTS. The last EF5 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enhanced_Fujita_scale) that blew through my area was only two years ago. Even if I don't lose power- sometimes the cell...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   04-10-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 805
Posted By calculon68
The only thing ED and those games have in common...

The only thing ED and those games have in common is being set in Space. :D
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-10-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
It's inexplicably spotty. I've been wanting to...

It's inexplicably spotty. I've been wanting to watch Veep for a long time, but only 22 of 28 episodes are available? Only three episodes from the first season of Silicon Valley?? Smatterings of...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-09-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
FYI, if you've signed up for that three-month...

FYI, if you've signed up for that three-month prepaid trial and you want HBO added, SlingTV will charge you $45 to add HBO for that same three months. IMO, there should be some pro-rating, I started...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-08-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 16,625
Posted By calculon68
Sling TV to begin streaming HBO on Saturday. ...

Sling TV to begin streaming HBO on Saturday.
http://www.engadget.com/2015/04/08/hbo-on-sling-tv/
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-07-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,123
Posted By calculon68
John Oliver pimps HBO Now. Not as funny as...

John Oliver pimps HBO Now.

Not as funny as the Snowden interview.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-07-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 108,209
Posted By calculon68
In a nutshell why I abandoned HTPC, WMC and the...

In a nutshell why I abandoned HTPC, WMC and the HDHR tuners. Between a THD and a Roamio basic I have six tuners- which is more than plenty for OTA.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   04-06-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 210,356
Posted By calculon68
Ah. I prefer to buy from Amazon when it come to...

Ah. I prefer to buy from Amazon when it come to straight digital versions w/no disc. But I'll only pull the buy trigger if it's discounted ($8-13)
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