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  1. D

    Problem with Samsung TV, AVR and PC Mode

    I have Samsung UE65MU6405 TV and i had no problems before when directly connecting my PC to TV with PC MODE. But i just bought new AVR Onkyo TX-SR494 which i now pass trough the HDMI cable. So my problems is that normally pc mode seems to be selected by editing the icon and selecting the PC one...
  2. D

    Nvidia and 4k HDR TV

    Hey all, Want to understand this fully and get this figured out.. I am wanting the best possible picture out of my 4k tv (Samsung 55in MU8000), Supports up to 10bit and has HDR. In nvidia settings when I am at the color settings what exactly do I set everything at? RGB then full output...
  3. Supercharged_Z06

    Samsung has decided to adopt OLED tech...

    Samsung is investing close to 11 billion dollars (yes billion) into OLED tech to produce Qdot OLED based TVs starting in 2021. It seems OLED tech is going to be around for quite a while and Micro LED tech is still too damn expensive to be feasible for consumer TV production. Now that all the...
  4. cageymaru

    Refurbished ELEMENT 50" Class 4K LED TV (E4SW5017RKUR) $159 Walmart

    Refurbished ELEMENT 50" Class 4K (2160P) UHD Roku LED TV (E4SW5017RKUR) is $159.99 at Walmart. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Refurbished-ELEMENT-50-Class-4K-2160P-UHD-Roku-LED-TV-E4SW5017RKUR/775859780?
  5. D

    Thoughts on Better Monitor than 2015 55" JS9000

    Would love to hear peoples thoughts as to what is better than the Samsung JS9000 55" I have been doing a lot more FPS and it would be great to have lower input lag, better colors and be able to take advantage of my 2080ti to its maximum potential. For me 55" seems to be the sweetspot. I do not...
  6. cageymaru

    TCL 65R617 65-Inch 4K TV Is $719 at Amazon

    I don't own one so good luck! Seems that others think these are great as PC monitors. I left a link to the RTINGS review at the bottom of the page. There is a 75" version but it was only $300 off. TCL 65R617 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2018 Model) is $719 at Amazon...
  7. D

    Gaming mouse pad attached to a Computer Chair

    I am in a unique postion as I take a Steel Case Leap chair and attach a mouse pad to the arm rest. Past few years I LOVE it for gaming as I have a gel pad for comfort for the wrist but what I realize now is that the mouse pad service is not high tech enough. It has worked really well but as it...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Pirated 4K Release Suggests iTunes DRM May be Breached

    In the world of pirated content, the titles of downloadable videos usually give some indication as to how they were encoded. "h264," for example usually means a video is encoded with the AVC codec, while "CAM, DVDRip, WEBRip, and Web-DL" specify the source of the video (namely, camera footage in...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Cancels The Punisher And Jessica Jones

    Even though Netflix's Marvel TV series are still quite popular, the streaming platform has steadily been axing all of them. They already canceled Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, and today, Deadline reports that Netflix has all but finished off their slice of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Dimenco Keeps the 3D TV Flame Alive

    At the beginning of the decade, glasses free 3D displays were hyped as the next big leap in TV and monitor technology, but the 3D push from big manufacturers fizzled out years ago. However, IEEE Spectrum reports that at least one company was continuing to champion the concept at CES 2019. One of...
  11. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Demonstrates Issues with Non-Validated FreeSync Monitors at CES 2019

    At CES 2019, NVIDIA announced that it was going to support Adaptive Sync monitors that passed its certification process. Out of over 400 monitors tested, only 12 were deemed "G-SYNC Compatible." NVIDIA has created a display at CES 2019 to highlight issues that non-validated FreeSync monitors may...
  12. cageymaru

    VESA Introduces DisplayHDR True Black Standard for OLED and Emissive Displays

    VESA has announced that it has created a new variant of the DisplayHDR standard that promises up to 100X deeper black levels for OLED and other emissive displays. When compared to VESA's DisplayHDR 1000 performance tier; DisplayHDR True Black allows for up to 100X deeper black levels, a greater...
  13. cageymaru

    LG Electronics to Release 8K OLED HDR TV Models in 2019 with VRR Support

    LG Electronics has announced that its new ThinQ AI And Alpha 9 Gen 2 Processor use deep learning algorithms and artificial intelligence to analyze source content and enhance picture and sound based on ambient conditions. This technology will span multiple product lines of TVs from LG. The 8K TVs...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Is the Cost of a Cable Box Really Too Darn High?

    A recent poll found that most Americans think cable is way too expensive, and the monthly fee subscribers pay for a cable box makes up a good chunk of that expense. Prices for those boxes seem to keep going up, even as streaming boxes and other computers get cheaper. David Lazarus of the LA...
  15. cageymaru

    Study Finds that Millennials Prefer Multiple Content Providers for Streaming

    According to Parks Associates research, millenials are becoming ever more varied when it comes to choosing an Over-The-Top (OTT) subscription service to stream content. By tracking over 200 OTT services it was discovered that more than 25% of millenials chose 3 or more services and over 50%...
  16. M

    Samsung 55" Curved NU8500

    Hey Gents, Just letting you guys know I picked up this bad boy due to my failing eyesight to replace my AOC AGON 35QCX 200hz. Gotta say once properly set up it has not skipped a beat. https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/samsung/nu8500 There's a pretty decent review, I purchased mine in...
  17. DooKey

    Facebook Wants Messages in TV Ads That Force Your Phone to Record Audio

    Facebook speaks out of both sides of their mouth it seems. For the longest time they have said they don't turn on your mic and yet they just received a patent for software that turns on your mic when certain TV ads broadcast an inaudible signal. It appears this is to find out what you/re...
  18. R

    Watch Streaming TV On Oculus Go, With Oculus TV

    AndroidCenteral is reporting that available today on the Oculus Store is a new app called Oculus TV. Available for free after downloading the app will transport you to a virtual living room, with a 180" equivalent screen, where you can watch content from Netflix, Hulu, Showtime, Pluto TV and...
  19. R

    Samsung Updates 2018 TVs with FreeSync Support

    PCPer is reporting that Samsung has released a firmware update 1103 for 2018 QLED TVs, bringing them FreeSync support. FreeSync support has been enabled on the Q6FN, Q7FN, Q8FN, Q9FN, and NU8000 sets. PCPer notes that the 55" Samsung Q7F TV can be had right now for around $1700, which is $300...
  20. R

    70 More Rick and Morty Episodes Ordered

    There was no doubt that the cult cartoon Rick and Morty would get renewed, but Adult Swim has just ordered 70 more episodes, more than double the amount of episodes made to date. While there was no time frames announced, it was described as a "longterm deal." It's just a shame with the time it...
  21. R

    Late Afternoon Defrag Streaming

    Are the adrenaline packed, high tension livestreams of Hunt Showdown too much for you? Perhaps PvPvE gameplay just isn't your bag? Well fortunately for you, we're here to help, and bring you "twitchdefrags," a 24/7 livestream of a hard drive being defragmented. Let your cares float away as you...
  22. R

    YouTube TV Becomes Presenting Partner For the NBA Finals

    YouTube TV announced this morning that as the result of a multi-year partnership it will become the presenting sponsor of the 2018 NBA Finals per an article from TechCrunch. YouTube is hoping the move will raise awareness of the streaming service, and the deal will also see YouTube TV be the...
  23. R

    YouTube TV Pricing Goes Up $5 Per Month Starting Tomorrow

    Do you subscribe to YouTube TV? Of course you don't, but if you did, you would be happy to know that the price for the service is going up by $5, to $40 per month. YouTube announced on its blog on Valentines Day that the change would happen, as the service expands to bring more networks, and...
  24. DooKey

    Steven Spielberg’s Halo TV Series May Begin Filming In Fall 2018

    Halo fans have been wondering when the popular game was going to make it to TV and it looks like things are starting to gel. Rumors say the miniseries may begin filming this fall. According to Showtime's president of programming the live action series will interest Halo fans and fans of drama...
  25. DooKey

    Apple TV App Enables News Section as Promised

    The Apple TV app now has a news section that integrates six different news streaming apps. If you don't have the individual apps it will prompt you to download them from the App Store and once they are setup the TV app will allow for single sign-on into any of them. Also, it integrates the Siri...
  26. R

    Hackers Infect Android Phones And Smart TV's to Mine Monero

    Hackers have infected thousands of Android phones and smart TVs, turning the devices into Monero miners. Chinese cyber security firm 360Netlab announced that the attack affected more than 7,000 devices in China by taking advantage of an open port 5555. The report says that scan traffic for port...
  27. NoxTek

    2017 (MU) Samsung 6xxx series TV on PC report...

    So I took advantage of the Black Friday sales last year and picked up a 50" Samsung UN50MU6070 from Best Buy. This is basically the same unit as a 6300 but they deleted Bluetooth, one HDMI port (so it has two instead of 3), and it doesn't come with a smart remote. It was a 'sidegrade' from the...
  28. DooKey

    Next Gen TV Launches Next Year

    Next Gen TV, or simply ATSC 3.0, is going to start rolling out next year. This technology brings 4K over-the-air capability, better reception indoors, and even some interactive functions. However, this new technology brings some pitfalls since it allows TV stations to engage in targeted...
  29. M

    Study Says Binge Watching TV Makes It Less Memorable and Enjoyable

    A new study suggests that binge watching TV may lead to a less memorable and enjoyable experience than watching shows on a weekly basis. During viewings the participants of the study were tasked with hitting a spacebar on a keyboard whenever a character would perform certain action. They were...
  30. B

    How long does your 4K TV take to power up?

    Lack of power management is the biggest hassle of using a TV as a display. Turning them off and on can be a pain. I owned one that took forever to start and it drove me crazy. Some TVs don't even have physical power buttons. You have to fumble around with a remote control. This thread is to...
  31. L

    40" 4K curved PC monitor: Philips BDM4037UW vs Samsung UN40KU6500 (UE40KU6100)

    Philips BDM4037UW and Samsung UN40KU6500 (UE40KU6100) seem to be a good choice for a large curved (3000R) 4K PC monitor. Unfortunately KU6500 (KU6300 in non-curved version) uses PWM backlight dimming, though BDM4037UW has some dramatic pixel response time issues. Which do you consider better...
  32. Schtask

    Root Access Through Radio

    Rafael Scheel has found that hacking the glowing box in your living room is as easy as spending 180 bucks on a DVB-T transmitter. Once the transmitter is in range of the target boob-tube the hack begins to exploit hybrid broadcast TV signals to leverage common bugs that exist in most web...
  33. S

    10ft/3m USB 3.1 Type C Male to HDMI Male 4K Adapter

    I recently purchased a MacBook for my wife, and realized we needed some cables as the ones we'd used for her old MacBook were all obsolete now. So I went a little crazy and picked up a few different adapters, knowing I'd likely need them for myself when I upgraded. I honestly expected that this...
  34. Zarathustra[H]

    Samsung’s New Quantum Dots Serve Up Some Tasty TV Colors

    If you guys are like me, you've seen these new fancy looking Samsung QLED TV's start showing up at retailers, but didn't really know what this QLED thing was all about. Wired has an article up discussing Samsung's new Quantum Dot tech at a rather high level, and also includes a link to a much...
  35. Zarathustra[H]

    How HDMI 2.1 Makes Big-Screen 4K PC Gaming Even More Awesome

    As we reported on last month, a new version of the HDMI standard is soon upon us. Many of you know that I use a large 4K TV as my primary monitor on my desktop. As fantastic as this solution has been, I've always wondered what if. What if I could have higher refresh rates than 60hz, or what...
  36. Z

    HDMI CEC to turn TV on with system boot

    So I recently bought one of these, in order to get my TV to turn on with my PC. The problem is since it uses a Windows app it won't kick the TV on until about 30 seconds after I log-in, and since the TV is my primary monitor that means I have to log-in blind. Is there an option I can use to...
  37. B

    Help!!!, 2 HDMI source to 1 TV

    I have steam link and ps4, i want 2 of that connected to the tv at the same time but on the tv only have 1 hdmi so i can only connect 1 at a time, which is really inconvenient for me because i have to unplug 1 and plug the other one in. Are there any solution to this?
  38. Hagrid

    How to force a TV upgrade with VR Rift

    Yeah, so I was playing Drunkn Bar Fight and this dam 50"(55?) TV came out of nowhere... Sooooo.... I guess I get the living room TV and I have to buy a 4K to replace it.
  39. R

    Samsung 4K TV AG coating removal?

    Hi, this is my first forum post. After reading the forums about using the UN40KU6300 as a PC monitor, I decided to give it a go and I am very happy with the experience, however the main thing that has been bothering me is the rather aggressive AG coat on this TV, so I have decided I want to...
  40. S

    Windows desktop switching resolution automatically when using TV as a monitor...

    Hi all I've just purchased a Samsung TV KS8000 (EU) and I have a random issue related to using the TV as a PC monitor. I'm running a Windows 7 os and GTX 1070 gpu, my PC is directly hooked to the HDMI 2 on the One connect box. I like to run my desktop resolution at 1080p because 4k makes...
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