Episode #016

Welcome to episode 016 of the AVexcel podcast

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This week Patrick Norton and Robert Heron assist with the home theater goodness

E3 Expo and WWDC went down this week

Robert appreciating the glory of DOOM

New Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray releases

Checking the top torrents (tor)

The death of the Xbox One DVR

Apple's WWDC coverage via The Verge

  • New Apple TV/tvOS apps & updates
  • Sling TV
  • Fox Sports Go
  • NBA 2K
  • Minecraft Story Mode
  • Sketch Party
  • tvOS has 6,000 apps - 1300 video related
  • App to feature-match Siri Remote
  • YouTube voice search
  • Single Sign-on
  • Live channels

Apple's Home for iOS 10

Robert doings

AVexcel doings

  • Play Store coming soon
  • We grow on the support of our audience
  • Thanks to everyone who has sent us an email, tweet, Reddit, and/or positive thought

Dave wants to know if he can enjoy UHD Blu-ray on his PC

@josefabres0600 wants to optimize TV's contrast setting

  • Using DVD/BD player as source device
  • Quick contrast setup
    • Reduce contrast to 50%
    • Increase until peak white levels disappear/change color
    • Reduce contrast to return detail/minimize color shifting

Matt in North Carolina asked about adding Bluetooth audio support

Francois is looking for a 46" 4K TV recommendation

XBox One S

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Recording date: June 13, 2016