Luxa2 LM100 Mini: m-ITX HTPC Case


Recently I’ve been pretty harsh on the rather blah looking HTPC mini-ITX cases which have been released recently. I felt they were pretty basic in design and lacked any creativity. Thermaltake is upping the game through their Luxa line of chassis, and this one looks pretty attractive. Of course if big bright VFD’s aren’t your thing, then you’ll probably hate […]

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Logitech SqueezeBox with Windows Home Server

MSWHS found this handy little article written on connecting your Logitech Squeezebox to your Windows Home Server system. Presumably a lot of these steps are good practice, so they could work even if you have a different player. Simple but effective if you’re having difficulties. Scott Miller The main problem was that while streaming music I would get intermittent stops […]

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Onkyo Debuts 3 Networked, Multi-task AV Receivers

Interesting announcement of upcoming products from Onkyo. I’m not sure if I’m a fan of every CE device including all these various tie-ins to online content providers. I think in the end all the devices might support everything and then allow the consumer to choose the best. But seriously, who buying one of these receivers wouldn’t be able to afford […]

Read more & UNICEF come to Boxee


Some unconventional but very interesting plugin additions to the Boxee video streaming options to pass the time. I was unaware of both before this announcement, so at least it’s good exposure for some other video sites. Boxee Blog curates high quality videos about the people, issues, and ideas changing the world. They gather the web’s largest collection of unmediated […]

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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid with your HTPC Build


Remember the feeling you had when you would pack for a nice long vacation, only to arrive at the hotel and realize you forgot your toothbrush? That feeling can be 100 times as bad when it comes to building out a Home Theater PC (HTPC) where components cost a lot more than $3, not to mention the effort involved with […]

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