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#1 OFFLINE   gio12

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:35 PM

Really disappointed on the overall quality. I am hardwired to my Mac and the quality is ok, nothing what I thought and netflix amazon blow it away. Am I expecting too much?



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#2 OFFLINE   dennisj00

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:49 PM

I've used the IOS, Mac and PC clients and the PQ is as good or better than Netflix or Hulu, HBOGo, Showtime Anywhere, Directv streaming or any other videos that I've downloaded or stream. 

 

Edit:  I just tried last night's Ray Donovan from my DVR on the iPad4 and Showtimes' stream  on iPad3 and my wife couldn't identify which was which.

 

The continuing nice thing about genieGo is bandwidth doesn't matter when you download it.

 

I've seen some unwatchable streaming on HboGo and EspnWatch -not singling those out but Espn will switch to audio only . . .a great feature!! (end sarcasm).



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:54 PM

Possibly! Picture quality is fine on an iPad or iPhone, all right onna Mac with default screen size. Expanding to full screen, not so much. 

 

What size monitor? 


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:55 PM

Maybe I am asking too much?

 

 

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:56 PM

Possibly! Picture quality is fine on an iPad or iPhone, all right onna Mac with default screen size. Expanding to full screen, not so much. 

 

What size monitor? 

 21" full screen. iPad looks great!



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:19 PM

Well, there ya go! Or is there more than that question? 


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:19 PM

Again, Netflix looks better



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:33 PM

I'm not arguing that one! Dennis is an astute member here, and I don't dispute him.


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:48 PM

Thanks, Lax, I'm not sure I deserve that!

 

To Gio, remember to compare Netflix when you're on a plane, in a car, or at a crappy wifi location.

 

I'm not sure geniego or nomad was ever designed for a 21 inch screen, but I've used it in a hotel . . . 32" hdmi and it still looks better than the tv service in the room.



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:57 PM

Thanks, Lax, I'm not sure I deserve that!

 

To Gio, remember to compare Netflix when you're on a plane, in a car, or at a crappy wifi location.

 

I'm not sure geniego or nomad was ever designed for a 21 inch screen, but I've used it in a hotel . . . 32" hdmi and it still looks better than the tv service in the room.

 

Thanks dennis. But figured I was hardwired on my Mac it would look better. But hey, not bad and better than nothing right now.



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 03:10 PM

Hardwired or wireless has nothing to do with PQ from geniego - if either is working properly.  I don't remember the numbers but the transcode is about a standard DVD presentation.



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 03:57 PM

Hardwired or wireless has nothing to do with PQ from geniego - if either is working properly.  I don't remember the numbers but the transcode is about a standard DVD presentation.

 

ahhh, ok,



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 06:34 PM

On a regular MAC it looks OK, on a retina MAC is looks awefull

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 07:22 PM

It's Mac, not machine access code! 

 

I don't care for the look on a screen larger than the iPad.


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 07:40 PM

Don't know this for a fact, but I think it's 720x480, transcoded at about 1.2 Mbps, a little worse than a standard DVD. I think video looks excellent on an iPhone, very good on an iPad Mini, good on an iPad2 and just fair on an iPad 3 or 4. The lower res displays of the Mini and iPad2 are actually more forgiving at normal viewing distance, IMO.


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 07:55 PM

That'd be my guess as well, both from viewing, and looking at half hour shows ranging between 515 and 580 Megs on my Mac.

The iPad Mini is what I have now, and I really like the graphics on it, and how GenieGo displays. 


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 08:14 PM

Since APPLE is superior, it gets all CAPITALS.

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 08:34 PM

Since APPLE is superior, it gets all CAPITALS.

 

I'd prefer a nice font, and nothing that approaches SHOUTING!

 

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 08:44 PM

I'd prefer a nice font, and nothing that approaches SHOUTING!

:hurah:

Sorry iPad app does not give options for fonts. and it was not shouting, more like "emphasizing"

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:43 PM

Sorry iPad app does not give options for fonts. and it was not shouting, more like "emphasizing"


Off topic but you code them like faux HTML. Use a b with square brackets around it for bold then the /b to unbold. HTML uses angle brackets.
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