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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-25-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 8,785
Posted By Selden Ball
It's too bad that Talking Dead won't be on after...

It's too bad that Talking Dead won't be on after each of the shows. There was just the one TD immediately before the first episode, and Chris Hardwick said there won't be another one until the last...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 30,228
Posted By Selden Ball
Assuming you mean "analog", you should not need...

Assuming you mean "analog", you should not need to do anything special. Just connect the player devices and listen.

If you hear no output, you'll have to be very specific about what devices...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 30,228
Posted By Selden Ball
You might try doing an Audyssey calibration to...

You might try doing an Audyssey calibration to see if that helps.

I suspect the assumption for most modern AVR designs is that people who care about accurate audio in a home environment are going...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-21-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,861
Posted By Selden Ball
My guess is that the girl who seemed to have a...

My guess is that the girl who seemed to have a hand-shaped burn on her arm is the one who is possessed by Drill. (People can actually cause such blemishes to appear IRL, so having Drill cause it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Selden Ball
Most modern AVRs support DLNA over ethernet for...

Most modern AVRs support DLNA over ethernet for audio and for static picures (jpegs).

Some support multichannel soundtracks over DLNA and some do not. Unfortunately, the manuals usually aren't...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 13,846
Posted By Selden Ball
I thought she took the recording of Leo's...

I thought she took the recording of Leo's memories. The "awakening" code was given to the mother.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By Selden Ball
There are several free 3rd party utilities which...

There are several free 3rd party utilities which will restore icons to their original locations.

I use "Desktop Icon Save and Restore" http://www.midiox.com/html/desktop.htm
It wasn't written for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-13-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 13,846
Posted By Selden Ball
They have had very close calls, though....

They have had very close calls, though. Apparently Google's self driving cars don't like Delphi's self driving cars.

http://betanews.com/2015/06/26/google-car-cuts-off-rival-self-driving-vehicle/
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-11-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,967
Posted By Selden Ball
It's been ages since I saw it, but the cockroach...

It's been ages since I saw it, but the cockroach episode was quite memorable for me: I especially liked that one of the bugs seemed to be crawling on the inside of the viewer's TV screen.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 25,516
Posted By Selden Ball
Lots of people upgrade just because it's new and...

Lots of people upgrade just because it's new and different and fun, not the boring same-old same-old. That's one of the reasons some people really like doing alpha- and beta-testing.

Sometimes,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,031
Posted By Selden Ball
Unfortunately, no: it was on the same Web server...

Unfortunately, no: it was on the same Web server as the current version.

You probably should contact the author directly on his Web site. Let him know that it needs to be updated for Win10. If...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-10-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,031
Posted By Selden Ball
Have you tried exiting from it and starting it up...

Have you tried exiting from it and starting it up again?

I've had that happen to me under Windows 7. Often after resuming from Windows Hibernate, it completely saturates one of the CPUs. It's OK...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-10-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 63,123
Posted By Selden Ball
When you post to a thread, that normally puts it...

When you post to a thread, that normally puts it into your subscription list. The "User CP" option in the Forum's header shows all of your subscribed threads which have been updated since the last...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 27,742
Posted By Selden Ball
Sony BD players made for the US market refuse to...

Sony BD players made for the US market refuse to play 50i video and PAL DVDs. That's just the way it is. Fortunately, players from many other manufacturers, Sharp and Pioneer among them, play 50i and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-04-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 27,742
Posted By Selden Ball
Do you mean that you are unable to play Dr Who...

Do you mean that you are unable to play Dr Who discs imported from the UK in a US player? That is to be expected. They're region locked. A US player will only play Region A discs. UK discs are Region...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-03-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 128,704
Posted By Selden Ball
I was sure the yellow-toned scenes were dreams as...

I was sure the yellow-toned scenes were dreams as had often been the case previously. But no. Just an idyllic hidden farm.

So why are all of the scenes involving the 2nd Mass always blue-toned,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 25,516
Posted By Selden Ball
One problem with just copying the files of an...

One problem with just copying the files of an installed program is that you don't get all of its associated registry settings. Many programs use the registry to store their configurations and your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 25,516
Posted By Selden Ball
Unfortunately, I don't recall the exact details....

Unfortunately, I don't recall the exact details. I haven't done this for a while, and the system where I've done this is at home but I'm at work. I can look this evening, but you probably can poke...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-02-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 25,516
Posted By Selden Ball
Win10 includes full support for the Windows 7...

Win10 includes full support for the Windows 7 Backup program, so you can restore files from your Win7 backups.

Also, Win7's Backup program saves a copy of its system disk as a virtual disk image....
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 13,846
Posted By Selden Ball
My assumption was that the husband paid extra for...

My assumption was that the husband paid extra for the extra features. I seem to recall one of the characters asking when they first got her (sorry, it) why there were 18+ instructions included, but...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 13,846
Posted By Selden Ball
Äkta Människor - Real Humans seems to be...

Äkta Människor - Real Humans seems to be available on vimeo with English subtitles. https://vimeo.com/album/2747482
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 13,846
Posted By Selden Ball
I thought they mentioned that the Synths are...

I thought they mentioned that the Synths are supposed to be programmed with the three Asimov laws of robotics. The first law would explain some of Anita's actions, if one extends the definition of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-21-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 17,751
Posted By Selden Ball
No, "height" speakers don't use reflections....

No, "height" speakers don't use reflections. They're mounted up high and are pointed down toward the audience seating area, usually toward the main listening position (the one where you sit, centered...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-20-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 128,704
Posted By Selden Ball
I guess the Volm really didn't need the general....

I guess the Volm really didn't need the general. Letting him be operated on in a non-sterile environment with only his son to provide medical advice? Please.

Maybe they're going to demand Anne be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 593
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Views: 21,649
Posted By Selden Ball
I hadn't noticed him in the preview and assumed...

I hadn't noticed him in the preview and assumed that the actor wanted out. Killing characters is a common way to allow that.
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