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  Reply # 284544 22-Dec-2009 10:02 Send private message

I would get Sky if they had these.

HBO HD - US Version
Scify HD - US Version


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  Reply # 284567 22-Dec-2009 11:15 Send private message

Pomphobetus: I would really like to see SyFy US more than anything. Discovery and History Channels would be next choice. But I would also want Sky to update MySky HD hard drive sizes at the same time. Any more recorded Hi Def programmes on a regular basis and I would be limited to about 15 programmes, including daily news. If my wife archived any Living channel programmes etc in high definition I would have to delete things daily.


I notice the myskyhdi boxes have USB ports, maybe send a software update that will allow the use of external HDD's ?

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  Reply # 284574 22-Dec-2009 11:24 Send private message

DjShadow: Syfy/Sci-Fi channel more than anything
be nice also to see something like the old TechTV also


Loved TechTV when it was on Telstra Clear cable (Before they just onsold sky, and just broadcast anything they could find). Sucked when it bit the bullet. Was the channel that I watched most often.

Between TWiT TV, Revision 3, and CNet, you can still get a whole lot of this tv, just in the form of IP-TV.

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  Reply # 284633 22-Dec-2009 14:51 Send private message

JohnstonDJ:
DjShadow: Syfy/Sci-Fi channel more than anything
be nice also to see something like the old TechTV also


Loved TechTV when it was on Telstra Clear cable (Before they just onsold sky, and just broadcast anything they could find). Sucked when it bit the bullet. Was the channel that I watched most often.

Between TWiT TV, Revision 3, and CNet, you can still get a whole lot of this tv, just in the form of IP-TV.


Yeah techTV was great, but when G4 bought them they stripped it to nothing and fired everyone.  Revision3 picked up most of the presenters.  Still a fan of Patrick norton, he host Tekzilla and HDNation which i get both in HD off revision3.

Discovery in HD would look good, Mythbusters in HD, many explosions.




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  Reply # 284780 23-Dec-2009 09:40 Send private message

ESPN HD
Discovery HD
UKTV HD

I'd be happy with that :-)

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  Reply # 284781 23-Dec-2009 09:49 Send private message

Even if they got HD channels thought I doubt I'd get a MySki HDI. Pity no content providers will release HD decoders (with no recording capability).




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  Reply # 284837 23-Dec-2009 14:20 Send private message

Good news is that Discovery is going 16:9 from the 1st January!

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  Reply # 284840 23-Dec-2009 14:26 Send private message

If more channels go HD I would definiutely need a hard drive upgrade.

If all the crap my wife has on series link becomes HD there will be no room for the good stuff I like to watch.

Recording a FTA HD movie takes up absurd amounts of space at the moment - mostly because the ads seme to meant the movie lasts 20-30% longer than it would on Sky Movies.

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  Reply # 284855 23-Dec-2009 15:42 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: If more channels go HD I would definiutely need a hard drive upgrade.

If all the crap my wife has on series link becomes HD there will be no room for the good stuff I like to watch.

Recording a FTA HD movie takes up absurd amounts of space at the moment - mostly because the ads seme to meant the movie lasts 20-30% longer than it would on Sky Movies.


Sky is launching a external HDD they are currently working on the name for marketing.

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  Reply # 284856 23-Dec-2009 16:00 Send private message

sbiddle: Good news is that Discovery is going 16:9 from the 1st January!


Where did you hear that?





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  Reply # 284860 23-Dec-2009 16:32 Send private message

Read in on a mailing list, it's mentioned in the January Skywatch.

I'm really worried if you don't know! :-)


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  Reply # 284861 23-Dec-2009 16:33 Send private message

DS9:
NonprayingMantis: If more channels go HD I would definiutely need a hard drive upgrade.

If all the crap my wife has on series link becomes HD there will be no room for the good stuff I like to watch.

Recording a FTA HD movie takes up absurd amounts of space at the moment - mostly because the ads seme to meant the movie lasts 20-30% longer than it would on Sky Movies.



Sky is launching a external HDD they are currently working on the name for marketing.


More like a price for marketing  Cool




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  Reply # 284962 24-Dec-2009 10:01 Send private message

Argh.. I'd be happy if they show Wimbledon (in HD) on Sky! Screw TVNZ, their coverage was shocking.

But apart from that, ESPN HD would be awesome.

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  Reply # 284971 24-Dec-2009 10:20 Send private message

There surely has to be enough interest in football now to warrant a dedicated football channel? I'd pay for it.




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  Reply # 284976 24-Dec-2009 10:51 Send private message

sbiddle: Read in on a mailing list, it's mentioned in the January Skywatch.

I'm really worried if you don't know! :-)



Is Documentary channel.. not Discovery.. just confirmed. :) 




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