DFI Hybrid Motherboard HD Video Preview


I’m not sure if you all have seen this, but it’s a pretty innovative idea from the folks at DFI. Basically it’s combining 2 systems into a single motherboard, which could be useful if you do a lot of HTPC and gaming. I’m curious to see the wattage ramifications of such a system, but this definitely shows some outside the […]

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‘The Hangover’ Blu-ray Announced

I don’t normally post this type of news, but I know I am not the only person super excited about this movie. Probably one of the funniest movies I’ve ever seen, and remains funny even after the 4th time, which is hard to do. December 15th is the magic date, making your Christmas present that much easier to get. HighDefDigest […]

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LG B390 Blu-Ray official, Feature Filled


LG has officially released their jam packed blu-ray player the B390, which besides being able to play Blu-ray movies can also handle a variety of online and other video files as well. Not too shabby for an MSRP of just under $400.   FlatPanels HD LG’s B390 Blu-Ray player is now official. BD390 communicates with a PC, network hard drive […]

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Theater Raises a Glass to Hidden Wine Room


Ok, so the theater itself is pretty impressive, but look closely at the pictures–there’s a bloody hidden door entryway to a wine room! That’s pretty cool I think. Could not have been cheap to implement though 🙂   Electronic House The performance wound up matching the grandeur of the home—with superior images from a Runco RS- 1100 Ultra projector with […]

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IFA 2009: More info on Sony 3D

Here’s yet some more news of another major studio jumping right behind the 3D bandwagon. I still have to believe I’m not the only one who would rather watch a movie without any glasses, even if it means I don’t get the 3D effect. Time will tell, but I am surprised at the quick rate in which so many companies […]

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Microsoft Zune HD vs. Apple iPod Touch


Not directly HTPC related, but I’m sure there’s plenty of you out there using the iPod or Zune to manage your library when you hit the road, so this is a pretty interesting debate. The ZuneHD has received some positive news thus far, so see how it handles against the iPod Touch.   DigitalTrends The generous 3.5-inch screen on Apple’s […]

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Samsung LN46B640 46″ 1080p LCD HDTV

In the market for a really nice 46" LCD TV? Apparantly Samsung has something that could be just right for you. Only downside according to the reviewer is the price and the slow bootup time. CCEReviews The Series 6 feature an improved Ultra Clear Panel to produce deeper and blacker tones and bolder colors. The 120Hz Auto Motion Plus is […]

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Hauppauge WinTV-MiniStick HD TV-tuner


This tuner is tiny!! No analog tuner included, so keep that in mind if you’re looking at this option as a traveling companion or for your HTPC in-home.   TestSeek The WinTV-Ministick HD is capable of tuning in on TDT, radio DVB-T and TDT HD channels. This means Hauppauge hasn’t included an analog tuner with this product. Thus, the WinTV-MiniStick […]

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