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    Nvidia Shield Pro 2019

    Finally have one box to replace my Fire TV's, Roku's, and LG TV WebOS. It is connected to an Onkyo RZ610, LG 65 OLED, 1gb Ethernet, and 1gb fiber Internet. Have a Plex Server setup that will DVR and do OTA TV with a Hauppauge Win-dualTV tuner. It paired easily to my Harmony Hub, Alexa, TV tuner...
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    Dolby Vison and Atmos Supported?

    Finally fully canceled my 22-year DirecTV subscription today due to antiquated equipment (had the free upgrade plan but did not want to sign for two more years) and their failure to keep up with technology (slow move to streaming box and no LLC to replace my bulky AM-21). In a gallant last...
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    YouTube TV for Fire TV Released

    NEWS FLASH!!!!!! It is now available for Fire TV in the Amazon App Store. Doesn't come up on search yet but this works: www.amazon.com/Google-LLC-YouTube-TV/dp/B07XF2P9KR/?tag=androidpolice-20 Nothing exciting as YTTV looks exactly the same on my WebOS, Roku's, phones, tablet, and the web. In...
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    New Nvidia Shield TV running Android 9 Pie pops up in Play Console device catalog

    Details here: New Nvidia Shield TV running Android 9 Pie pops up in Play Console device catalog
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    Google and Amazon end their ridiculous streaming video spat

    YouTube is coming to Amazon's Fire TV, and Prime Video will work with Chromecast and Android TV. Google and Amazon end their ridiculous streaming video spat
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    DIRECTV NOW is Shipping Their New Streaming Players to Select Subscribers

    Details here: DIRECTV NOW is Shipping Their New Streaming Players to Select Subscribers - Cord Cutters News
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    DIRECTV NOW is Shipping Their New Streaming Players to Select Subscribers

    Details here: DIRECTV NOW is Shipping Their New Streaming Players to Select Subscribers - Cord Cutters News
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    Why I'm All In With AT&T/DirecTV

    First DirecTV satellite is an original "cord-cutter". Never had one. I posted this on the DirecTV forum: Leaving my 3mbs down DSL connection in Nevada five years ago I was an AT&T hater but hung as a loyal 21 yr DirecTV subscriber. For the past two years I've fooled around with "cord-cutting"...
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    Could My Dish be Bent?

    I was run over my Hurricane Florence. Since, I have been experiencing drop-outs similar to rain fade but not as severe. The 101 is in the high 90's to 100 and the 99 is 95 plus. The 103 however is below 90. I read here once, I think, about dishes being bent. Could my dish have been...
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    Great Comparison Charts

    Features that each streaming bundle offers, which bundles work on each major streaming platform, and a chart showing all the channels you can get through TV streaming bundles. Three charts are in the link here: Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue...
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    Logitech K600 Wireless Keyboard

    Just got on of these to add keyboard support to my LG WebOS TV. Works great. It will connect to three devices of several platforms. It has three buttons to switch between devices. I have also connected it to my FireTV Cube. You can connect by the included Logitech USB Unifying Receiver (UR)...
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    DirecTV Now Osprey Set-top Box

    Interesting and maybe more than rumor and vaporware. I believe the talk DirecTV will soon merge the delivery platforms into one. The box along with the testing USB OTA dongle seems to give it credence. DIRECTV NOW is Getting Ready to Release a Streaming Player Called The Osprey - Cord Cutters...
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    DirecTV Streaming Box

    Interesting and maybe more than rumor and vaporware. I believe the talk DirecTV will soon merge the delivery platforms into one. The box along with the testing USB OTA dongle seems to give it credence. DIRECTV NOW is Getting Ready to Release a Streaming Player Called The Osprey - Cord Cutters...
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    FireTV Pendant and Cube Now Support Dolby Atmos

    How to stream Dolby Atmos surround sound on Amazon Fire TV devices A pain but it does work. Indiotic that you must bore down into the Menus to find out whether it is Ultra or 1080. My FireTV confirms Atmos but not sure whether Video is in HDR or Vision. Do have to manually select Atmos with...
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    New Android TV Box by Ematic?

    Read here: Variety:Ematic Getting Ready to Release Android TV Streaming Box
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    Hulu adds 5.1 Surround to LG WebOS 3.5 TV's

    Nice but the only title I found that it worked on was Handmaid's Tale season 2.
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    DIRECTV and DIRECT NOW Streaming Merger Complete?

    Read this on Solid Signal: DIRECTV and DIRECT NOW Streaming Merger Complete? - The Solid Signal Blog Anything accurate in it?
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    PlayOn is Pretty Cool

    In the Stream+ Thread, Scott mentioned PlayOn as a DVR solution. I looked, was impressed, got a pop-up $29.99 "lifetime" offer and bit. Using my PC as a Server for now and my disliked FireTV that has an app for it that runs. So far I have recorded from Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. Most...
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    HDHomeRun Announces the CONNECT DUO+ OTA DVR

    And now another gizmo: HDHomeRun Announces the CONNECT DUO+ OTA DVR - Cord Cutters News
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    DirecTV Now Beta (Invite Only) for FireTV with DVR

    Details here and I wasn't invited: DIRECTV NOW Rolls Out Fire TV DVR Beta to All Beta Testers - Cord Cutters News I have been with DTV for 21 years. Tried Now awhile back but no Locals and no DVR. I followed the instructions in the Link above, logged on with my Sat service ID, and got in...
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