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Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-01-25, 09:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,079
Posted By HT gearhead
Don't waste your time here where matters of faith...

Don't waste your time here where matters of faith are. All you'll get is insults, ridicule and scorn from the top down.
I agree Pat Robertson doesn't represent the majority of Christians. He...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2010-01-25, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By HT gearhead
I have 6 Alpha B's and a centre C and a sub....

I have 6 Alpha B's and a centre C and a sub. Works very well for HT. :)
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2010-01-23, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By HT gearhead
I use memorized random letter and number...

I use memorized random letter and number sequences for the important stuff. For a site like this, what's the worse someone can do to me? Make garbage posts in my name?
I can do that without any...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-01-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By HT gearhead
How does the BDP series compare with the PS3 for...

How does the BDP series compare with the PS3 for upconversion?
Is any particular model better at it and is it worth buying for that purpose?
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2010-01-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By HT gearhead
Sometimes it's better to just drive to the...

Sometimes it's better to just drive to the nearest US airport and fly out from there and deal with land customs instead.
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2010-01-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 682,196
Posted By HT gearhead
Well so far so good. My 6131 and Comstar 250GB...

Well so far so good. My 6131 and Comstar 250GB EHD have been working flawlessly since Dec 28. 99 bucks at FS. No green pixels, hums, pops or corrupt files yet. I'm running all HDMI. Software v167....
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2010-01-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,644
Posted By HT gearhead
Have you guys noticed TCMHD doesn't quite fill...

Have you guys noticed TCMHD doesn't quite fill the screen on the sides?
Almost like it's a 15:9 ratio. Every other HD channel fits perfectly. I know it's not screen geometry because the set is...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2010-01-10, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By HT gearhead
It'll be a niche product. Nice to have but under...

It'll be a niche product. Nice to have but under current economic times it won't likely ever go mainstream. Add to that there is very little 3D content available.
Since my tv is "3D ready" I may...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2010-01-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,741
Posted By HT gearhead
I have Bell on a 67 inch set. I concur about...

I have Bell on a 67 inch set. I concur about their HD sports looking pretty good as well as the Fidelity channels but the US HD nets look like DVD by comparison.
Very soft. In some cases History SD...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2010-01-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,805
Posted By HT gearhead
PS3 media server on your PC will help you stream...

PS3 media server on your PC will help you stream all kinds of formats to your PS3.

http://ps3mediaserver.blogspot.com/
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2010-01-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,893
Posted By HT gearhead
I like using one hand to operate my all gear and...

I like using one hand to operate my all gear and I think most would agree with me on this,
yes the game controller works but it's clunky as a BD/DVD remote with one hand.
My controller sits on a...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-01-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,861
Posted By HT gearhead
http://entertainment.bell.ca/en/

http://entertainment.bell.ca/en/
Forum: What's On Television?   2010-01-06, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By HT gearhead
Followed by a 2D Canadian version the following...

Followed by a 2D Canadian version the following year.
[smartass comment] ;)

You can't play Corner Gas in 3D AFAIK.
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2010-01-03, 11:22 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 278,169
Posted By HT gearhead
CNN international CNN HD TCM TCM HD

CNN international
CNN HD
TCM
TCM HD
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2010-01-03, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 841
Posted By HT gearhead
Harmony sends email concerning update issues

Dear Harmony Customer,

Thank you for your recent Harmony Universal Remote purchase.

On Friday, January 1, 2010 we experienced an issue which caused some
Harmony remote updates to stop at 3%....
Forum: Rogers Cable - Atlantic Canada   2010-01-03, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,780
Posted By HT gearhead
Actually APTN HD airs different content than it's...

Actually APTN HD airs different content than it's SD counterpart much like Discovery.
Space and History HD would be nice.
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2010-01-02, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,348
Posted By HT gearhead
*YAWN* Bell replaces ku bird with new ku bird in...

*YAWN* Bell replaces ku bird with new ku bird in same old slot. No more bandwidth than before. Whoopteedoo. The only way there will a major increase in bandwidth is if the new birds in the same old...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2010-01-02, 11:25 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 224,655
Posted By HT gearhead
I'm glad to finally see AMC and TCM added to...

I'm glad to finally see AMC and TCM added to Bell. Now we wait for History HD. They carry some good stuff which would be nice in hidef.
As for PQ, Bell's HD "lite" has always been on the soft side...
Forum: HDTV: Front and Rear Projection Screens and Televisions   2010-01-02, 11:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 50,813
Posted By HT gearhead
Ya, you can have my 67 for 5000 bucks plus...

Ya, you can have my 67 for 5000 bucks plus shipping. :eek:;)
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2009-12-07, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 1,188,064
Posted By HT gearhead
Can't say I blame it. If I were a PVR I wouldn't...

Can't say I blame it. If I were a PVR I wouldn't it on my hard drive either. ;)
nyuk nyuk nyuk. :D
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2009-12-07, 11:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 35,087
Posted By HT gearhead
I waited for the mid season price drop to get CI...

I waited for the mid season price drop to get CI since I would only miss 2 or 3 Sens games without CI in October and November.
Thanks to TSN2 and RDS. Not worth the full price when you include the...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2009-12-07, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,240
Posted By HT gearhead
All SD equipment should be phased out eventually....

All SD equipment should be phased out eventually. Even for folks with no HDTVs yet the current slate of HD hardware is backwards compatible.
Forum: Windows Computing   2009-12-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By HT gearhead
I used 9 freeware for a time on everyone's PCs at...

I used 9 freeware for a time on everyone's PCs at home. I didn't have any major problems with it. When System Mechanic Pro 9 went on sale I bought the 3 user license pack. It really helped speed up...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2009-12-05, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By HT gearhead
The Mummy ride is awesome, so is Jurassic Park if...

The Mummy ride is awesome, so is Jurassic Park if it's still there. You must see the Terminator 3D experience or I'll never be nice to you again [kidding]. It made my whole trip worthwhile, the wife...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2009-11-30, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By HT gearhead
Having spent 10 days in the area in March 07,...

Having spent 10 days in the area in March 07, trust me. You'll want a car to get around in. 6 days at Disneyland? You can see it all in 3. It's only an hour and change drive down to San Diego from...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2009-11-30, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,900
Posted By HT gearhead
It's Star Trek for teens and twentysomethings of...

It's Star Trek for teens and twentysomethings of the 21st Century. I saw the movie in the theatre. Too fast paced and almost no depth to the characters and storyline. More like Starship Troopers than...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2009-11-26, 10:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,274
Posted By HT gearhead
No kidding, "mine is better than yours blah blah...

No kidding, "mine is better than yours blah blah blah". Had the 360, have the PS3 and Wii. 360 better graphics and gaming experience.
PS3, better hardware and media platform. Wii is more fun than...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2009-11-23, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,576
Posted By HT gearhead
Naughts? NOT! ;) I guess anyone of those works....

Naughts? NOT! ;)
I guess anyone of those works.
Maybe we should have a poll with all the possible names and see which one will be the most popular. :D

The O's [oaz]
The zeros
Aughts
Naughts...
Forum: What's On Television?   2009-11-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,526
Posted By HT gearhead
I didn't think it was all that bad even if thew...

I didn't think it was all that bad even if thew show was a total mindf**k. That's what I liked about it. Totally weird. It wasn't the classic 60s show but it had it's own qualities.
Ian McKellen...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2009-11-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 142,662
Posted By HT gearhead
So 51 bucks a month will get you all the HD minus...

So 51 bucks a month will get you all the HD minus movies, TSN and Raptors is that right?

33 Digital Standard
3 BS fee
15 HD bundle
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