In this case the culprit is Samsung. Samsung did the acquisition and they will be busily shuttering Boxee over the next 45-90 days (my guess, but based on past history with these types of acquisitions that's as long as I give it).
Your post is kind of hard to follow and understand.If what you are saying is that you moved a cable or satellite TV box from HDMI port 3 to HDMI port 4 and you noticed an audio difference then that MAY be a problem. The first thing you would need to do is verify that the settings on both of those HDMI inputs are exactly the same.Assuming the settings are identical then you could possibly have a problem with the AVR. I would first start with a full reset though as user...
I think you remember a different version of history than myself.
Yes, all the studios initially resisted VHS..... however, Disney was in the minority in resisting DVD. Disney partnered with Circuit City and tried to back DiVX and initially said that they would not release on DVD because as far as they were concerned giving such a high quality version of their movies on disc was tantamount to selling the keys to the kingdom.
Similar arguments were made by them about...
Disney fought VHS
Disney fought DVD
Disney fought BD
.................. even though these physical formats have each made Disney billions of dollars.
Yet, Disney is embracing online distribution.
If that doesn't tell you something, it should.
The reason that both new gaming platforms (and it's worth pointing out that gaming platforms have a 8-10 year life cycle) have BD discs is that it is still not feasible to expect that 99% of your customers can download 30-50GB size games reliably over the internet. Games keep getting bigger. When Sony released the PS3 with a BD drive people scoffed at the idea that a game would need more space than a DVD.... yet, here we are with cutting edge games bumping into the...