Lothar’s Build Log R0.2.5


Welcome to another addition of "Let’s see how long it takes Lothar to put together a working Mythtv box".  In today’s episode we will be focusing on a few of the leftover cleanup tasks. Since I finally got the video drivers working pretty smoothly under Linux a few weeks ago, I decided that it was finally time to move my […]

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HTPC Basics: The EPG


The basics is a series of articles that I am going to do a regular basis to introduce readers new to the HTPC world about the features and benefits of Home Theater PCs. I guess you can compare this to the cheap free drugs before the true addiction :). The software I will be using for the articles is Vista […]

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User Review: Brando Mini 2.4GHz Office Keyboard


How often can you truly trust a website review of a product? Sure, a quality site such as MissingRemote.com will present you with the facts, usability and even a few typos, but having a user review is a nice backup to know you are making the right decision. The user in question, jennyfur, tracked down a mini-keyboard for use with […]

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The Daily Button: November 5th, 2008

Content Hgh-Def Digest brings us news a review of a Will Ferrel holiday classic the Blu-ray version of Elf. Home Theater Having put up with what only can be described as anemic sound crap sound from my LCD for a year now, I can now see the benefit of installing on- wall speakers. I am not sure I am ready to pony up […]

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New Version Of vmcNetflix


I missed this one a few days ago, but there is a new version of vmcNetflix out. Nothing to interesting just a few bug fizes to keep things operating smoothly. vmcNetflix page Release Notes Beta 1.1.6 (10/30/2008): Fixed issue displaying Instant Queue.   Fixed issue w/ listing all search items. Updates to login page Made install check less restrictive, now […]

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The Daily Button: Novemver 03, 2008

Welcome to another fantastic edition of The Daily Button. Second only Google in popularity on the Internet. Content Would you watch a show just because it is in HD? Yah, guilty as charged here. S&V has a list of shows that look good in HD and some actually fulfill in the creative department. This is a huge month in movies […]

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Looks Like Webguide Isn’t Quite Dead


I really have not been involved in Microsoft’s Live Mesh. My geeking time is limited these days but I do like what I am seeing based on various reports including what Ian Dixon has to say. While doing a little light reading this wording on Mesh, I noticed that WebGuide will have a place in the future including a Mesh […]

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GBPVR 1.3.7


GBPVR, probably the best free PVR software out there, has released a new version today. Version 1.3.7 has a few new features including a new skin type the brings a new look to GBPVR, which was sorely needed in my opinion. Why is it the software with the best PVR features and stable recording base tend to be the ugliest? […]

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