That’s where you need to find someone generous who will give you his provider 
credentials to light up your applications.  Say someone with a gig of access 
and the ultimate TV + Sports package with every channel enabled.;)


> On Aug 11, 2017, at 12:00 PM, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote:
> 
>   At the moment, the built in apps are sufficient. I hid the majority of them 
> because I do not want to be saddled with multiple subscriptions. I was 
> disappointed to find out this week that even PBS wants you to be a 
> "sustaining member" to access their premium content. Sad.
> 
>   Anyway, I will be window shopping and add to my wish list.
> 
> From E.T.'s Keyboard. . .
>  "God for you is where you sweep away all the
>  mysteries of the world, all the challenges to
>  our intelligence. You simply turn your mind off
>  and say God did it." --Carl Sagan
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> On 8/11/2017 8:52 AM, Scott Granados wrote:
>> So 3rd gen doesn’t have apps I don’t think the model I speak of is the one 
>> that had internal memory and runs actual IOS or TVOS apps.  Just for 
>> completeness and accuracy.
>> 
>> And yes you most certainly can handle it if the AV control protocol isn’t 
>> enabled on the box you’re attaching.
>> 
>> As far as models, you probably don’t want the ones I bought because of the 
>> price but the ones I’m familiar with are the 7500, 8500 and 9500 series 
>> which are basically different screen technologies with them all being 4K but 
>> the 9500 model hs quantum dots which is a much more accurate generator of 
>> pixels.  That being said you may not want to go so high end.  What you want 
>> to insure is what ever Samsung you go with it supports Voice Guide or they 
>> also call it accessibility features.
>> 
>> Good luck.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On Aug 11, 2017, at 11:47 AM, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>  Thanks Scott. Ok that sounds good to me, so if the other device does not 
>>> support the auto switching, it still is doable. Is there a particular model 
>>> that I should look at? My Apple TV 3rd still does what I want and I am 
>>> starting to use the apps more too.
>>> 
>>> From E.T.'s Keyboard. . .
>>> "God for you is where you sweep away all the
>>> mysteries of the world, all the challenges to
>>> our intelligence. You simply turn your mind off
>>> and say God did it." --Carl Sagan
>>> E-mail: ancient.ali...@icloud.com
>>> 
>>> On 8/11/2017 8:40 AM, Scott Granados wrote:
>>>> It depends if you have HDMI control messages enabled on both the TV and 
>>>> the end device supports it.  I can confirm Samsung does this with the Gen 
>>>> 4 Apple TV but not previous versions, Google Chrome Cast works this way as 
>>>> does Comcast, charter and FIOS set top boxes.  So it can be hit or miss 
>>>> but your general idea is sound. Samsung also provides spoken output so you 
>>>> can change sources very easily and not have to memorize or guess what port 
>>>> you’re on.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On Aug 11, 2017, at 11:26 AM, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Am I correct in thinking that with one of these TVs, it will switch to an 
>>>>> active input source, such as Apple TV? Samsung brand? My current TV is 9 
>>>>> years old, might be time to replace it.
>>>>> 
>>>>> From E.T.'s Keyboard. . .
>>>>> "God for you is where you sweep away all the
>>>>> mysteries of the world, all the challenges to
>>>>> our intelligence. You simply turn your mind off
>>>>> and say God did it." --Carl Sagan
>>>>> E-mail: ancient.ali...@icloud.com
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