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PC Gaming on an OLED TV

Last night, I connected my PC to my LG 55EC9300 OLED TV to really test the gaming potential of this baby. Console games rarely hit over 30 frames per second, and always force VSync which increases response time and makes controls feel sluggish or “laggy”. PC gaming gives you the option of disabling this with […]

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Why I Still Buy Blu-rays

If I can’t see the film grain in a 1080p video, I feel I might as well be watching a Standard-Definition DVD. It indicates to me there has been significant compression applied to the video, which means a great deal of detail has been lost. As a videophile and someone who believes that depth is in […]

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Political Correctness

Got an opinion? Get a lawyer. Political Correctness is this delusional idea that discussion creates the issue, that not mentioning something will slowly make it go away. By this rationale, people with opinions are opinionated, and people who express them are aggressive and inconsiderate. It’s a movement fueled largely by self righteous social crusaders with their hands […]

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LG 55EC9300 OLED TV Calibration

Results and settings are at the bottom! Having saved for a new TV for some time now, I finally decided to pull the trigger. I bought the LG 55EC9300 OLED TV (55EC930T here in Australia). If prices continue to come down, I think OLED is the future of TV’s. LCD/LED panels have never looked good to […]

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‘Gravity’ (2013) – What I didn’t like

Characters, characters, characters. A good story hinges on them, and a good film hinges on a good story. No matter what a film launches you through, if the characters don’t resonate with you and face personal triumphs and challenges, the film leaves you as you walk out of the cinema. I’ll never forget ‘Contact’ by […]

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Facebook buys Oculus: Why I’m Worried

Recently I’ve been testing the first development kit of the Oculus Rift, and I’m so taken aback by the experience that I would happily replace my gaming screen with a Rift if the technology was taken to the next level. If you think 3D movie glasses are good, you need to try this. Your depth […]

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