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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-17-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By mailiang
:D

:D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-17-2014, 08:32 AM
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Views: 5,968
Posted By mailiang
Lightbulb If it ain't broke, don't try to fix it.

If I don't have a problem with my set I don't do updates. I bought two Samsung BD players a few years back which worked just fine until I received a firmware update. The Dolby Digital audio output...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-17-2014, 08:06 AM
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Posted By mailiang
Although my S60 doesn't have an 96 hz option, I...

Although my S60 doesn't have an 96 hz option, I have seen BD's at 60hz and 96hz with and with out cinema smooth implemented (weak setting) on an ST60. The differences seems rather subtle to me. Also,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 266
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Posted By mailiang
I know we're getting off topic here, but.....:...

I know we're getting off topic here, but.....: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hoppercom/americas-best-pizza-cities_b_5214962.html

Ian :D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-16-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By mailiang
True, but he was referring to 120 hz plus frame...

True, but he was referring to 120 hz plus frame rates which are only produced by LCD's. Like I mentioned earlier, some current plasmas offer a 96 hz cadence to reduce judder, but all of them offer...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-16-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By mailiang
You are talking about LCD's which create...

You are talking about LCD's which create additional frames. From CNET:
My S60 is a plasma display and can only produce a 60HZ frame rate. The reason why it looks smoother when displaying 24p...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-16-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 266
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Posted By mailiang
Pretty much. Nothing's coming to my mail box this...

Pretty much. Nothing's coming to my mail box this week.

If you want REAL pizza, come to NYC, or Jersey. ;)


Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-16-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By mailiang
All plasma TV's are 60HZ, which has always been...

All plasma TV's are 60HZ, which has always been the NTSC standard frame rate. What you are referring to is motion interpolation, which is 120Hz/240HZ. It's a fairly common option on LCD's, designed...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-16-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By mailiang
The difference is determined by which device is...

The difference is determined by which device is doing the (2:3 pull down) processing. The player, or the TV. With the TV streaming and doing the processing it offers a slight edge over my Roku 2...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-15-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By mailiang
Talking http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c160/mailiang/Al...

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c160/mailiang/AlienLanding.gif


Ian ;)
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-15-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By mailiang
It's one of the reasons why I like streaming with...

It's one of the reasons why I like streaming with my TV. In most cases, it's always best to have the TV do the processing. I haven't noticed any judder issues on my S60.

Ian
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2014, 01:15 PM
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Views: 556
Posted By mailiang
Post Dtv

DIRECTV offers very good HD quality. I rarely have issues on most channels on my S60.

Ian ;)
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-14-2014, 09:53 AM
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Views: 171,509
Posted By mailiang
The one problem I have with the Roku's is they...

The one problem I have with the Roku's is they scale everything to 1080p and don't show you what the actual streaming resolution is. With my TV, I just hit the info button if I notice a change in...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-14-2014, 09:34 AM
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Views: 709
Posted By mailiang
Post Title II

I don't believe implementing Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 would necessarily treat ISP's as just another utility. Also, the FCC is only considering to enforce those sections that apply...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-13-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By mailiang
Let me re-phrase that then. How does suspended...

Let me re-phrase that then. How does suspended animation sound?



Heaven forbid if it takes something almost thirty seconds to load these days!


Ian :D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-13-2014, 04:12 PM
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Views: 171,509
Posted By mailiang
The current UI on my Panny S60 TV asks who's...

The current UI on my Panny S60 TV asks who's using it when I start it, but like the new one, it does not bookmark my last selection as you described.

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-13-2014, 03:51 PM
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Views: 5,968
Posted By mailiang
Talking Sorry, I was streaming Netflix Super HD for...

Sorry, I was streaming Netflix Super HD for several hours last night, so it must have been me. :p


Ian
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7,173
Views: 576,018
Posted By mailiang
Who's your ISP? What is your download speed? Are...

Who's your ISP? What is your download speed? Are you using wifi? Check all your connections and signal levels. I have Cablevision which is an Open Connect partner. Except for the earlier glitch,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 266
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Posted By mailiang
Believe me, I'm old enough and then some! ;) ...

Believe me, I'm old enough and then some! ;)


Ian :D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-13-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 266
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Views: 17,326
Posted By mailiang
At least you have a video store. We haven't had...

At least you have a video store. We haven't had one in my neighborhood for years.

Ian
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-12-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,968
Posted By mailiang
Post The Blacklist

The Black List looks great even with 1080 rez on my plasma. The excellent video transfer sums up great black levels and contrast which provides plenty of pop and detail. Most UHD TV's offer top notch...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-12-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By mailiang
That's why I'm glad I have a plasma. ;) Ian...

That's why I'm glad I have a plasma. ;)

Ian :D
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,968
Posted By mailiang
But the problem is, that unlike Blu-Ray, Vudu...

But the problem is, that unlike Blu-Ray, Vudu HDX, and even Netflix Super HD, the amount of bandwidth currently used by most carriers is so compressed, it doesn't provide the same quality. For...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-10-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,968
Posted By mailiang
I believe it was originally conceived for large...

I believe it was originally conceived for large projection screens which are often used for HT applications. Lets face it, it's difficult enough to find enough bandwidth to support 1080p (except for...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-10-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 171,509
Posted By mailiang
I've experienced the same thing on my Panasonic...

I've experienced the same thing on my Panasonic TV. Also, they changed the loading platform slightly. Now it goes from moving grey squares with the Netflix logo and red background and then quickly...
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