A DIYer’s Geek Theater – Seriously serious


Normally when you hear about a DIY Geek Home theater you’re thinking what, a couple grand, maybe a projector with some automation tied in, maybe a comfy seat or sofa. This guy is not your normal geek. This project took him SEVEN (7!!) years and $90,000!!! Considering everything done though, had he had it professionally installed he probably would have […]

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Next Generation NMT Popcornhour C-200 Unveiled

Probably the most videos I have ever seen for an unboxing of a unit, especially from a forum post. Here’s the original unboxing, but visit the actual NetworkedMediaTank forums for the full details and all 100 of youtube videos (or so it seems). Still trying to get one of these Popcorn Hour units in-house to do our own comparison, so […]

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Niveus Zone Pro One-Ups The Zone


Ian Dixon had previously done a video review of the original Niveus Zone, now Gizmodo takes on the ZONE Pro unit.   Gizmodo Here are the specs: 1080p, Blu-ray drive, HDMI 1.3, eSATA, Core 2 Duo, Gigabit Ethernet and a $2000 price tag. It lands in a strange spot between performance and "HTPC-ability", as in the ability to sit nicely […]

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Portwell’s Tiny PC battles to be your next Client


I wasn’t sure whether to put this under OEM PC’s or Extenders just given the ridiculous size of this unit. Looking at the specs I’m withholding judgment until I see someone throw some actual HD content at this, but they claim it’s going to be able to handle it.   Gizmodo Measuring just 4x4x1 inches, the fanless, XP-based system operates […]

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Open Media Library 0.4 Beta is now available


Open Media Library is showing what a bunch of smart people getting together for an open-source application can do. This is one ridiculously feature filled release and offers a ton of improvements and new features, including TV show information support which is high on a lot of people’s lists. Check out the whopping 16mb PDF for installation and all sorts […]

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Verizon Launches Trial of FiOS TV Online, Extending Multi-Screen Leadership

Verizon continues onward with their feature-loaded FiOS television package, and shortly after announcing the features has already begun the trial of said services. Quite a lot mentioned in their press release, will be interesting to see this in action–if only I could get it! EngadgetHD In addition, V CAST Video from Verizon Wireless brings more than 100 full-length TV series […]

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