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Youtube: Plus or Minus? Your opinion!
Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:34 AM
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:45 AM
It's easier on the Samsung TV, but mostly I would use a PC or my Verizon Rezound which has an HD display.
-Steve- Subscriber since Sept 1998 My Complete Setup
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:48 AM
Receiver : DirecTV Genie HR44-700, Dish Hopper w/Sling & Super Joey
HDTV : Mitsi WD-73742 73" 3D DLP
Surround: Denon AVR-2113ci 7.1 Setup
Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:00 AM
Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:07 AM
Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:07 AM
Xtra + HD Extra Pack
Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:10 AM
DirecTV customer since 1995.
Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:13 AM
The HR/DVR YouTube interface works well enough too... though could be improved by having the ability to paste back into the search textbox, and also be able to move within it and have insert/overtype options. Having said that, part of the fun is to select the "More From..." and "Search Related...". One thing just leads to another and I've come across some real gems doing this - it's own up time now: most of my searches are music related - lots of prog stuff from the 70s, 80s, and these wouldn't have been hi-def anyway, so YouTube quality is sufficient (and audio is usually good). I've also found some classic comedy clips - lots of old brit stuff like Pete and Dud - that often aren't readily available elsewhere. Yes I know you could do all this via YouTube on the PC, but I find this 'browsing' style to be just that much more comfortable and fun this way.
Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:30 AM
Proud DirecTV customer since July, 1994
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:01 AM
HR34-700, HR24-500, & HR22-100
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:03 AM
I used it initially to try, but too many shortcomings. Much easier to use the Tv, BD-player, or laptop.
I like it and use it some. I will have no interest in pandora though. I don't listen on my iPad or iPhone so no reason I'd listen on my tv.
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:05 AM
Sharp 52" LCD 1080p
Yamaha YSP Sound Projector fed with Optical
32" Samsung LED New School
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:07 AM
I use it on occasion. It's nicer viewing on a large screen. But as dpeters11 said, higher quality would be nice.
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:19 AM
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:27 AM
If one day it's easy to pull down HD content I'd change for some things.
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:36 AM
I'd prefer to have a new screen with icons for Most Viewed, Top Rated, Top Favorites, with "Search" added, modeled after the EXTRAS menu. This would make it more accessible to those who see the Search screen (like many in my extended family) who think they have to search for something rather than just arrowing right (past B, C, D, E and F) to get to the options so they could browse.
Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:37 AM
"We named the dog Indiana."
Family Room: HR24-100; WD10EVCS 1TB drive in Antec MX-1; connected via HDMI to Denon AVR-2313CI; 5.1 setup with Boston Acoustics A250 fronts, A225C center, A25 surrounds, ASW650 sub; video to Sony 52W4100 via HDMI; hardwired to Linksys WRT54G
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