NEWS: Apple TV 4K set for HDR/SDR bug fix

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    1. hodg100

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      Excellent news and well done for finding this out.

      Hope you mention it in a Podcast.
       
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      Sweet!

      There goes £179
       
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      Yes went out and bought one immediately I heard the news. What with a new FireTV as well my own kit is now as complete as I want it to be.
       
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      This is good news indeed, I’ve limited my viewing to HDR/DV movies on mine since I got it, to save faffing about changing the setup every time, so am looking forward to this.
       
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      Magnificent news - I'm back in. I ordered the ATV 4K as soon as it was announced, but cancelled when I found out it ran at a single fixed output frame rate YET AGAIN. I've been banging on about this issue ever since ATV4, and couldn't believe that Apple didn't understand what a mess transcoding 24fps or 25fps material to 60Hz causes (and the same for the HDR/SDR behaviour). I was questioning whether Apple's video engineers actually understood anything about video! I'm massively reassured that they have fixed the problem so quickly. Not only that, they've done it exactly the way I was suggesting they do it. I'm placing a new order right now.
       
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      Also Amazon Prime is coming to Apple TV as Tim Cook has mentioned it in the Keynote.

      I like that it has Bluetooth 5.0 and we are seeing the launch of new Bluetooth 5.0 headphones.
       
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      Was frame rate an issue on the older Apple TV? Has it been fixed on this model too? Still waiting for the public beta
       
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      Great news indeed. I'll still be sitting on the fence until the software is in General Release (I'm in no rush at all) but as soon as it is and the issues (including the flashing that some users have been reporting) have gone away, I'm also in. I too cancelled my order when I heard the reports. I'm guessing tens of thousands of others did too which would certainly make Apple sit up and take notice. Well done to them.
       
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      What is ths flashing issue?
       
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      Every time I play a movie, my doorbell goes. When I answer it there’s a bloke stood there in a trench coat who, well, you know the rest...
       
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      Check out Steve's review comments thread. There are some reports there.
       
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      Thank you. I could not find it.
       
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      Sorry, brightness fluctuations. Took me a while to trawl through the thread but got there. I thought there were more reports on that but can't find them again.
       
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      That’s the interactive director’s cut your playing, his name is Harvey ......
       
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      Same here. I cancelled my order, and also took the time to provide feedback to Apple. The moment this news came out I instantly reordered one.
       
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      Only had my one a few days and must admit Edward Scissorhands looks pretty dam good and so colourful.

      Only £7.99, runtime 1hr45m

      T2 is also pretty good BTW at £9.99
       
    19. nonsoloinglese

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      Did this update ever materialise? I am interested in the frame rate switching.
       
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      Yes, 11.2 update that came out some time ago
       

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