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by mcewinter
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Apple TV app (tvOS)
Replies: 136
Views: 39741

Re: Apple TV app (tvOS)

The Sony AVR that it replaced was 7.1 with multiple inputs including HDMI, Toslink and SPDIF. I felt little need to upgrade in the first place but the Sony AVR was also a budget unit and had poor sound quality, ... Which is why I don't buy "budget" sound hardware. I am, or was, an audiophile. Had t...
by mcewinter
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Apple TV app (tvOS)
Replies: 136
Views: 39741

Re: Apple TV app (tvOS)

For what it's worth (adding to the OT discussion of AVRs), I purchased a budget Onyo AVR - $400 marked down to $225 for the floor model which was missing the remote. I went to watch a movie from my Plex library and my receiver reported "Dolby Atmos". Dolby Atmos is not an advertised feature and is n...
by mcewinter
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Apple TV app (tvOS)
Replies: 136
Views: 39741

Re: Apple TV app (tvOS)

Amazon netted 178 Billion last year with that approach. As retail dies, it’s the new norm. Every local retailer appreciates your conviction. I wish I was able to try the Silicon Dust tuner before I bought. Amazon definitely lets you try out apps before purchasing them. Your statement is not relevan...
by mcewinter
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Apple TV app (tvOS)
Replies: 136
Views: 39741

Re: Apple TV app (tvOS)

but that 'buy first, then try" marketing approach is something that makes me not even want to bother with the product. Amazon netted 178 Billion last year with that approach. As retail dies, it’s the new norm. Every local retailer appreciates your conviction. I wish I was able to try the Silicon Du...