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    News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    High-definition content for the masses.
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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    might wanna fix the link/page

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Shame that with my broadband being throttled it's not a pleasant experience. Best way we can get Dr. Who in HD though :-)
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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Can't wait till all of the videos are in HD.

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    ISPs will have a fit!
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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Ouch, there goes my download limit!

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    when top gear start filming in hd ill start to care

    download limit, what's that then
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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    we actually watched this in my lecture theatre today and the refresh rate seemed poor. Im gunna try it on my PC here as the cmputer they use is a single core 3GHz. Works fine for blu ray and such but the bulk of the decoding is passed onto the GPU for that and im assuming this uses the CPU for the decoding.

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    ISPs will have a fit!
    Indeed they where bitching about 800kbs feeds!
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    download limit, what's that then
    xactly!

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    download limit, what's that then
    /me wait (im)patiently for Be to unbundle exchanges up here.

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Wonder if this will finally cause my tiscali powered freedom2surf connection to die (its getting worse by the day).
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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    lol - I'll be watching all of my TV between 12am and 7am then (unlimited overnight downloads!). Acxtually, iPlayer lets you download for watching later, doesn't it... have they built a timed download feature into that yet?

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    /me wait (im)patiently for Be to unbundle exchanges up here.
    You've been unlucky there iirc Be* have kept pushing back the "go live" date a few times I see. Only 2 months away now (Best not jinx it )

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    yeah it was a month after the last date when they actually issued a new one

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    Re: News - BBC to roll out iPlayer HD

    This could kill your broadband limit though as a 1 hour HD prog is about 1.5 gig.

    Hopefully, this will finally get ISP's to realise that the majority of their customers are now going to be streaming HD content and they will need to remove their download limit.
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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